Pop Life

Most writers–and many readers–groove a particular channel of popular fiction, but some of us are magpies.

For me, what holds together all the pop lit I have consumed, taught, critiqued, and written is a certain weirdness that twists across every aspect of fiction.

You can see examples of my twists in the links at right, from an animal cop mystery story to a strange poem about masks to a nonfiction book about two of the wilder mystery writers ever.

I’ll also be posting about some of my big loves, such as adaptations, and continue my arguments against the snubbing of pop fiction, something I’ve written about for decades.

And then there’s the vampires….