Jason S Polley

Contributor, Guest Editor and Workshop Mentor

Jason S Polley is Associate Professor of contemporary fiction at Hong Kong Baptist University. He completed his PhD at McGill University, Montreal, in 2007. His research interests include Irish fiction, postmodern literature, comix and graphic novels, post-structuralism, and contemporary Indian fiction. He has published articles on women and property in John Banville, the Jonathan Franzen and Oprah Winfrey debacle, slum ideology in District 9, media machination in Watchmen, and critical race theory in Jane Smiley’s The Greenlanders. His monograph is titled Jane Smiley, Jonathan Franzen, Don DeLillo: Narratives of Everyday Justice. He has two creative nonfiction books: a short-story collection, Refrain, and a literary journalism novella, Cemetery Miss You.


  • Issue #38: Beneath the Slogans: Interview with Madeleine Thien on Do Not Say We Have Nothing [Read]
  • Issue #38: Impromptu Performances and Wild Exhibitions: Christopher DeWolf’s Borrowed Spaces [Read]
  • Issue #33 (September 2016): Welcome to the Xiang Gang Museum [Read]
  • Issue #31 (March 2016): Guest Poetry Editor [Read]
  • Issue #30 (December 2015): Find The Title [Read]
  • Issue #25 (September 2014): Constituent Command [Read]