Cullen Gallagher is a writer and editor specializing in film and literary criticism. When he's not reading or writing, he's usually singing and playing guitar and pursuing his life-long love of music. Currently living in Brooklyn, NY, he holds an MA in Cinema Studies from NYU, and is pursuing an MLIS from Queens College.

His non-fiction has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Paris Review, Not Coming to a Theater Near You, Arrow Films and Film Movement home video liner notes, and the anthologies Cult Cinema: An Arrow Video Companion (2016) edited by Anthony Nield, and Screen Slate: New York City Cinema 2011-2015 (2017) edited by Jon Dieringer.

As a fiction writer, his work been published in the anthologies Bourbon & A Good Cigar (2018) and Time to Myself (2018), both edited by Scott Harris, as well as in the webzines Crime Factory and Beat to a Pulp.

He blogs about books, movies, and record collecting at Pulp Serenade.

Additionally, he's curated film/video programs at the Hamptons International Film Festival, UnionDocs, 92Y Tribeca, and has worked as a copyeditor and proofreader on several books and film festival catalogs.


Latest updates:

12/21/21: New Demoted album, Not Myself Today.

11/27/21: New album released, The Lonely Place of You.

5/3/21: Short story "Death Rides By Night" published at Beat to a Pulp.

4/22/21: Interview with Wallace Stroby published at CrimeReads.

3/6/21: Essay "Becoming Day Keene: The Pre-Pulp Career of Gunard Hjertstedt" published at the Los Angeles Review of Books.