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Matt Marshall is a freelance writer based in Cleveland, OH.
I got into jazz while in college in the early 1990s. As with other art
forms (film, literature,
painting, et al.) my interest followed a steady progression toward the
avant-garde. I want to
be jarred. I can--and do--enjoy work that follows a traditional line,
but much of it feels
flimsy beside the likes of James Joyce, Jean-Luc Godard and Cecil
I am a member of the Jazz Journalists Association, former contributor
to Cleveland Scene Magazine and Jazz Inside Magazine, and was the
books columnist for Nectar Magazine. My fiction has appeared in
various print and online journals, and my novel The Starlight
Line, will be published by Red Giant Books in fall 2014. I was
awarded a 2012 Creative Workforce Fellowship in Literature in Cuyahoga