Dr. Matthew Luter is a writer and teacher in Jackson, MS.

Originally from Laurel, MS, he is an alumnus of Millsaps College and of the University of North Carolina. He teaches courses in American literature at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School.

His research and writing is on twentieth and twenty-first century American literature, especially postmodern fiction, writing of the U.S. South, and intersections between literary and popular cultures.  After writing a monograph on Jonathan Lethem and co-editing a volume of interviews with Steve Erickson, he’s now at work on a book on the effects of cable TV on American fiction of the 1980s and ’90s.

He is a founding board member of the International David Foster Wallace Society.

A new crossword—mostly themeless but not exclusively so—appears on this site at LuterCross each Tuesday morning.

Get in touch with him on Twitter @matthewjluter or on this Contact page.