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    I am a scholar of contemporary literature, queer studies, affect, and experimental writing. Currently, I am Assistant Professor of English and Graduate Coordinator at SUNY Cortland. I am the author of Queer Experimental Literature: The Affective Politics of Bad Reading (Palgrave, 2017) and co-editor of After Queer Studies: Literature, Theory, and Sexuality in the 21st Century (Cambridge, 2019). I guest edited “Lively Words: The Politics and Poetics of Experimental Writing,” a special issue College Literature 46.1 (2019). My work has appeared or are forthcoming in venues such as GLQ, Mosaic, American Literature in Transition, 1980-1990, Postmodern Culture, Stanford Arcade, and The Comics of Alison Bechdel: From the Outside In.

    Education

    Rutgers University

    Ph.D., Literatures in English, 2013

    M.A., Literatures in English, 2009

    Cornell University

    Certificate, School of Criticism and Theory, 2007

    West Chester University

    B.A., summa cum laude, English and Women’s Studies, 2006

    Publications

    Books

    Queer Experimental Literature: The Affective Politics of Bad Reading. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Published in the Palgrave Studies in Affect Theory and Literary Criticism Series, edited by Adam Frank and Joel Faflak. Paperback edition published in 2019.

    • To download the Preface and Introduction to Queer Experimental Literature, click here.


    After Queer Studies: Literature, Theory, and Sexuality in the 21st Centuryco-edited with E.L. McCallum, Cambridge University Press, 2019.

    Special Issues

    “Lively Words: The Politics and Poetics of Experimental Writing,” special issue of College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies vol. 46, no. 1, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019.

    Articles and Essays

    “Inchoate Kinship: Psychoanalytic Narrative and Queer Relationality in Are You My Mother?” The Comics of Alison Bechdel: From the Outside In, edited by Janine Utell, University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming.

    “The Promise of Experimental Writing,” College Literature vol. 46, no. 1, 2019, 1-31.

    “The Sonic Politics of Black Experimentalism: Critical Forum Introduction,” College Literature vol. 46, no. 1, 2019, 257-59.

    “Thinking Sideways, or An Untoward Genealogy of Queer Reading,” with E.L. McCallum. After Queer Studies: Literature, Theory, and Sexuality in the 21st Century, Cambridge University Press, 2019.

    “Bad Reading: The Affective Relations of Queer Experimental Literature After AIDS,Queers Read This: LGBTQ Literature Now, a special issue of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, edited by Ramzi Fawaz and Shante Paradigm Smalls, vol. 23, no. 2-3, 2018, pp. 189-212.

    “Literature in an Age of Plague: The AIDS Epidemic.” American Literature in Transition, 1980-1990, edited by D. Quentin Miller, Cambridge University Press, 2017, pp. 239-55.

    “Queer Exuberance: The Politics of Affect in Jeanette Winterson’s Visceral Fiction,” Mosaic, vol. 48, no. 1, 2015, pp. 183-200.

    “Critical Immodesty and Other Grammars for Aesthetic Agency,” We, Reading, Now, a special colloquy of Stanford Arcade, edited by Julie Orlemanski and Dalglish Chew,  2015.

    “Permeable We!”: Affect and the Ethics of Intersubjectivity in Eve Sedgwick’s A Dialogue on Love.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 2012, pp. 79-110.

    Reviews 

    Review of Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission by Kevin Ohi, Journal of the History of Sexuality, vol. 27, no. 1, 2018, pp. 178-80.

    Review of Education Out of Bounds: Reimagining Cultural Studies in a Posthuman Age by Tyson E. Lewis and Richard Kahn, symplokē, vol. 19, vol. 1-2, 2012, pp. 392-395.

    “How to Do History with Pleasure.” Review of Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories by Elizabeth Freeman, Postmodern Culture, vol. 22, no. 1, 2011.

    Review of Why I Hate Abercrombie and Fitch: Essays on Race and Sexuality by Dwight A. McBride, College Literature, vol. 33, no. 4, 2006, pp. 223-25.

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