Matthew Newton

Matthew Newton

Matthew Newton is a writer ​and journalist ​from Western Pennsylvania. H​is essays have been published by the ​Oxford American, ​Guernica, ​The Rumpus​, and The Morning News​, and his reporting has appeared in EsquireForbes, and Spin.  

In Its Last Days, a House Turns to Gold

A Pittsburgh-area artist commemorates the derelict house next door, starting with a coat of paint.

'We Buy Houses': Decline and Opportunity in Pittsburgh's East Suburbs

Penn Hills, Pennsylvania's foreclosure woes have left it in deep trouble. At least two entrepreneurs are cashing in.