Matthew M. Pincus

Matthew M. Pincus

Matthew M. Pincus is an ABD status PhD fellow at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He specializes in modernist and mid-century American literature and cultural studies. Matthew holds a BA from Pitzer College and an MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University.

His scholarly work has appeared in peer reviewed and national journals like Transmodernity and ColdfrontMatthew reviews books for Rain Taxi and Colorado Review. 

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

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Matthew is working on a monograph on women crime writers Anita Loos, Vera Caspary, Patricia Highsmith, Margaret Millar, and Dorothy B. Hughes titled Talented and Expendable: American Women Crime Writers of the 1940’s and 50’s.

Secondary interests include pulp fiction film studies and popular culture. Check out his tv/film blog.

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