Non-Fiction

ORSON WELLES
Welles on the march: Rediscovering ‘Marching Song’ play (Wellesnet, April 7, 2020).

At Sea, In Port, Up the River: Orson Welles’s Conrad Adaptations (Bright Lights Film Journal, December 27, 2019). Plus two interviews on the research at Wellesnet (December 30 and July 2).

Viva Italia! Report on Archival Discoveries in Turin (Wellesnet, July 27, 2018). See also the news reports Lost novel credited to Orson Welles unearthed in Turin (Wellesnet, July 26, 2018) and  Orson Welles: a grotesque unpublished novel about the Cold War found (La Stampa, August 24, 2018).

Der Prozeß, a study of Welles’s 1962 screen adaptation of Kafka’s The Trial, in Jim Craddock (ed.), Books to Film: Cinematic Adaptations of Literary Works, Volume 1 (Boston: Gale Cengage Learning, 2017).

Five Questions for Matthew Asprey Gear (interview) (Wellesnet, February 17, 2016).

Orson Welles and the Death of Sirhan Sirhan (Bright Lights Film Journal, 2015)Part I: The Conspirators (February 20). Part II: The Safe House (February 26).

Orson’s Charmed Circle of Fragments: A conversation with Josh Karp on his new book Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of The Other Side of the Wind (Bright Lights Film Journal, April 30, 2015).

Too Much Johnson: Interview with Scott Simmon (Wellesnet, January 26, 2015).

Mr. Arkadin: A look at the film locations (Wellesnet: The Orson Welles Web Resource, October 11, 2013).

T For True: review-essay on three Orson Welles books (Senses of Cinema, issue 68, September 2013).

EVAN HUNTER
Evan Hunter’s Jungle Kids in Andrew Nette & Iain McIntyre (eds.) Girl Gangs, Biker Boys, and Real Cool Cats: Pulp Fiction and Youth Culture, 1950 to 1980 (Oakland: PM Press, 2017).

LESTER GORAN
‘Lester Goran: Wiseguy’
(Mangrove, Fall 2014)

From Sobaski’s Stairway to the Irish Club: Lester Goran’s Pittsburgh (Interdiscipinary Themes, 1.1, 2009; revised version October 21, 2014)

DUKE ELLINGTON
Duke Ellington and Paris 1: Busy Winters (PopMatters, 3 June 2011) and 2: An Interview with Laurent Mignard (PopMatters, 24 June 2011), plus a review of Laurent Mignard Duke Orchestra: Ellington French Touch (PopMatters, 25 May 2012).

A Guide to the Stockpile Parts 123Posthumously Recorded Works (Blog posts May 2012, April 2015).

BOB DYLAN
Listening To Our Parents Talking: Blood on the Tracks and the End of Dylan’s Pastoral Fantasy (PopMatters, 5 May 2010)

ANTHONY BURGESS
Peripatetic Burgess (The End of the World Newsletter, IABF, Jul-Aug 2009)

DASHIELL HAMMETT
Owning it: Dashiell Hammett, Martha Ivers, and the Poisonous Noir City (NEO: Journal for Higher Degree Research Students in the Social Sciences and Humanities, vol. 4, 2011; revised version in Contrappasso Noir Issue, 2013.)

SAUL BELLOW
Chicago and the Contemplative Process in Saul Bellow’s Adventures of Augie March and “Looking For Mr. Green” (The Saul Bellow Journal, vol. 25 no. 2, Fall 2012)

HENRY ROTH
‘Losted’ in Brownsville: Experiential Realism in Henry Roth’s Call It Sleep (NEO: Journal for Higher Degree Research Students in the Social Sciences and Humanities, 2009)

KEN FINKLEMAN
Review of Noah’s Turn (PopMatters, 9 March 2012)

INTRODUCTIONS
Introduction to Jack London: San Francisco Stories (Sydney Samizdat Press, 2010)

“Introduction: Organising What We See” with Noel King (Contrappasso: Noir Issue, December 2013)

“Introduction: Writers at the Movies” with Noel King (Contrappasso: Writers at the Movies, April 2015)