Matt Ortile

Matt Ortile

Managing Editor | Catapult magazine

Matt Ortile is the managing editor of Catapult magazine. He recently sold his debut essay collection, The Groom Will Keep His Name, to Nation Books. Previously, he was the founding editor of BuzzFeed Philippines and the global publishing lead for BuzzFeed. He’s also written for INTO, Out, and Details, and he is currently working on an essay collection. Matt graduated from Vassar College, which means he now lives in Brooklyn.

Mentors, Muses, and Menaces: How Writers Who Came Before Us Shape Our Work Today

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There’s no escaping the writers who came before us. They’re the voices we read growing up. They inspired us to write. But these muses aren’t always benevolent guides. They are complicated. They inspire and embolden. They antagonize and belittle. And sometimes they do both. Discover how these writers engage with and resist their greatest literary […]

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