Post-Gone Girl Crime Writing


When today’s crime writers are in doubt, they have a woman come through the door with a passive-aggressive zinger on her lips.

At the Atlantic, Terrence Rafferty writes about the history crime fiction, from pulp writers in the 20s and 30s through Raymond Chandler to Gillian Flynn, and how women are writing the best crime out there today.

Kyle Williams is a student at Brooklyn College, studying creative writing and literature. You can find more from him on Tumblr at, but don't feel like you have to. More from this author →