Mary Pappalardo

Mary Pappalardo a PhD candidate in English literature at Louisiana State University, where she's at work on a dissertation about the way social media influences the novel form. Her research interests include contemporary American and transnational literature, new media studies, postcolonial literature, and women's and gender studies. At LSU, she's worked as an editor for NDR, most recently taking on the role of Fiction Editor. Originally from Pennsylvania, she's (still) adjusting to the swampy air in the bayou.