Matthew M. Pincus, Writer and Content Writer


Matthew M. Pincus

Matthew M. Pincus is a freelance writer and content writer.

He writes stories about television, culture, wildlife, and the environment.

He is working on a book about women crime writers, Talented and Expendable: American Women Crime Writers of the 1940s and 50s.

Matthew holds a BA from Pitzer College and an MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University.

He recently completed his PhD in English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette specializing in American literary and cultural studies.

He lives in Louisiana with Jennifer van Alstyne and their two cats, Bartlet and Ash.


Matthew’s research contributes to an emerging debate about the literary and cultural importance of underrepresented women novelists in American genre fiction.

His monograph-in-progress on women crime writers examines feminine personas in crime novels by Anita Loos, Vera Caspary, Patricia Highsmith, Margaret Millar, and Dorothy B. Hughes.

Secondary interests include pulp fiction film studies and popular culture.

Find Matthew on ResearchGate and Google Scholar.

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