Margaret Wappler is a writer based in Los Angeles, as well as a regular panelist on Pop Rocket, a weekly pop culture podcast from Maximum Fun. She has written about the arts and pop culture for the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, New York Times, Elle, Cosmo, the Believer, Village Voice, and several other publications. Her fiction and essays have appeared in Black Clock, Public Fictions, Joyland Retro, Yes Is the Answer: And Other Prog Rock Tales, and Here She Comes Now. Her debut novel, Neon Green was published in July 2016 by Unnamed Press. In addition to writing, Margaret teaches fiction and nonfiction at Writing Workshops Los Angeles.