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Focus and Scope

Studies in Crime Writing is an online, peer-reviewed, open-access journal focusing on the literary study of crime writing, including noir, thrillers, and true crime, as well as classical and hard-boiled detective fiction. While crime-related films may contribute to the discussion, the principal focus of all articles is crime writing. Theoretical and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome, as are works of scholarly bibliography.


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Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.