Cullen Gallagher

Cullen Gallagher is a Brooklyn-based writer whose work has appeared in Beat to a Pulp, Crimefactory, Film Comment, and The Brooklyn Rail. A graduate of The New School in New York City, he is currently pursuing his M.A. in Cinema Studies at NYU.


Voyeuristic Pleasures

Books by Wallace Stroby, Alison Gaylin, Joe R. Lansdale, Hilary Davidson, Chris F. Holm, and Robert Silverberg....

The Criminal Kind: Ed Gorman

The hallmark of Gorman's style is the utter simplicity and clarity of his language. Straightforward prose is the hallmark of his moral universe....

Sharp Tongues

Megan Abbott possesses one of the most lyrical voices in all of noir....

Noir Enough?

"I lived, I fucked up, and I'm going to die."...

Hard Stuff

2011 is turning out to be a banner year for crime fiction....

The Criminal Kind:  Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

Entry Fee: $35. Entry fees are non-refundable.

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