MATT MARSHALL is the author of the novel, "The Starlight Line." He contributes regularly to the online jazz publication All About Jazz. His work has also appeared in Jazz Inside Magazine, Cleveland Scene, Cleveland Free Times, Free Inquiry and various print and online literary journals. He lives in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
"Friction" is the second novel by Matt Marshall ("The Starlight Line"). Written in a free-flowing style punctuated by shifts in font size, the book follows the relationship between two Clevelanders, Ed and Angelika, as Angelika becomes increasingly drawn into the conflict in her ancestral Ukraine. An unstable novel for unstable times.