Photo of Matthew M. Pincus at Jungle Gardens, LA 2018

Matthew M. Pincus, Jungle Gardens 2018

Matthew M. Pincus is from San Diego, California. He holds a B.A. from Pitzer College and an M.F.A. in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University.

He is a regular book reviewer for Rain Taxi and his scholarly work has appeared in Coldfront and Transmodernity.

Matthew is an ABD status PhD Fellow at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette specializing in modernist and mid-century American literature and cultural studies.

He is currently working on a monograph on women crime writers Anita Loos, Vera Caspary, Patricia Highsmith, Margaret Millar, and Dorothy B. Hughes entitled Talented and Expendable: Women Crime Writers of the Twentieth Century. Secondary interests include pulp fiction film studies and popular culture.

He lives in Louisiana with Jennifer van Alstyne and their two cats, Bartlet and Ash. He teaches classes on literature and composition.