Nick Coles explores the ongoing gentrification of Pittsburgh's once-blighted neighborhoods and the worsening plight of affordable housing.
Nick Coles is an English professor at the University of Pittsburgh where he teaches and writes about working-class culture, environmental literature, and detective fiction. Coles has co-edited several anthologies of working-class writing. His History of American Working-Class Literature is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. Coles is a regular contributor on Working-Class Perspectives blog-site, and a volunteer with Pittsburghers for Public Transit.