Sarah Mesle

Sarah Mesle (PhD, Northwestern) is faculty at USC and Senior Humanities Editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books. Prior to arriving at USC, she held post-doctoral fellowships in English at the University of Michigan and the University of California, Los Angeles. She is a nineteenth-century Americanist by training and is interested, generally speaking, in the long history of the American popular novel and in the many ways pop culture can excite, estrange, and surprise.    With Sarah Blackwood, she is co-editor of Avidly.org. You can follow her on Twitter.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Super Yoncé

Dear Television on Super Bowl 50 and Beyonce...


Reading Fashion

"Is fashion something that, you think, needs to be read?"...


Srsly.

"Texts from Jane Eyre" Ortberg’s satire matters because it is fantastically able to express women’s anger toward men: men both real, and imagined....


Stephin Merritt's 101 Two-Letter Words

The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt and cartoonist Roz Chast deliver a new collection of hilarious poems & comics that will also boost your Scrabble skills....


YA Fiction and the End of Boys