This is some marketing copy I wrote in 2012 or 2013, in a crime fiction class with Lynne Hightower. Thousands of words later, much has changed, and yet the general outline still holds. At that point, I imagined I was writing a genre novel and that I would bang it out quickly and…. Of course,… Read More Margot Black Is Back!
My book Caught in the Crossfire grew out of my lifelong passion for novels and movies (especially crime fiction and film noir), a commitment to progressive politics past and present, and a critical moment of archival serendipity. As I was beginning my dissertation research, I took a trip to the State Historical Society in Madison, Wisconsin. At… Read More How I Got Caught in the Crossfire