Matt Pearce

matttahrirMatt Pearce is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times and a native of Cass County, Missouri. His nonfiction, journalism, and poetry has previously appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Missouri Review, Salon, The New Inquiry, The Pitch, Graze Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, the Kansas City Star and several other newspapers. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he has previously served as fiction adviser to The Missouri Review. You can follow him on Twitter at @mattdpearce and on Tumblr at

Issue 14, Winter 2013, Predictive John