Veronica Popp is a writer, teacher and scholar. She has a Bachelor’s from Elmhurst College in English and History, a Master’s in Creative Writing from Aberystwyth University and a Master’s in English with a concentration in Literary Studies from Western Illinois University. Popp is an Organizer for the United Academics Campaign, an affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers. She has been published in Lunar Attic, The Collagist, PenCambria, Popular Culture Studies Journal, New Welsh Review, Journal of Popular Culture and Still Point Arts Quarterly. Her recent publications include Gender Forum, The Last Line, Bust, Bitch Media and Socialist Worker. Popp teaches composition and research at Elmhurst College. Additionally, she was a Teaching Artist and Co-Editor at Young Chicago Authors through the Chicago Beat “Chiraq” student journalist project. Popp serves on the Modern Language Association Committee for Contingent Labor in the Profession and believes the feminization of adjunct labor is a growing concern. She is currently the Rag Queen Periodical essayist in residence. Popp is writing a novel about cranberry walnut loaf, J.D. Salinger, and Christmas in August and considers Chicago to be a character in all of her works.


“True Blood: Monsters and Sexuality, Too Much of the Same Thing.” Monsters in Society.  Interdisciplinary Press, 2014. E-Book. Edited by Andrea S. Dauber. ISBN: 978-1-84888-297-3.


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