Linda Matchan

A feature writer and video producer, Matchan has a special interest in the arts and international travel. She is also a documentary filmmaker who has received grants from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Latest stories

Cutting loose is the lesson at Ladies Rock Camp

By Joan Anderman , Globe Correspondent

Women of all ages attend Ladies Rock Camp in Jamaica Plain, shedding their inhibitions and joining bands.

People and places: Rabbi Joseph Polak

By , Globe Staff

Polak, an infant survivor of the Holocaust, reads from his award-winning memoir on Sunday in Cambridge.

These authors share a passion for murder

By Kara Baskin , Globe Correspondent

They write murder mysteries that are formulaic but also witty and fun, and readers can’t get enough.


Slow down and save a frog

By Elizabeth Marshall Thomas , Globe Correspondent

Amphibians are faced with extinction, so show a little kindness toward our green friends.