Transformations of Memory: Marcel Proust, Vladimir Nabokov, and James Merrill in Nabokov's World, ed. Jane Grayson, Arnold B. McMillin, and Priscilla Meyer, Macmillan, 2002, 192-203.
Recent and forthcoming book reviews in The Yale Review, The Harvard Review Online, Rain Taxi Review of Books, Twentieth Century Literature, South Central Review, Woolf Studies Annual, Studies in American Humor, and The Slavonic and East European Review.
The Joking Voice: Humor and Empathy in Twentieth-Century Poetry
Editor, Humor in Modern American Poetry
"Witches Against War: Dubravka Ugresic, Umberto Eco, and the Transnational Imaginary"
Five-Paragraph Essay on the Body-Mind Problem, a book of poems
A chapbook, Antiphonal Fugue For Marx Brothers, Elephant, and Slide Trombone, is forthcoming in fall 2015 from Finishing Line Press
"An Imaginary Poet", delivered as part of Agnes Scott's "Last Lecture" series, February 10, 2009; this piece is somewhere between literary criticism and performance art.
A discussion of Marjane Satrapi's graphic memoir Persepolis, featuring students who asked for and designed an independent study in graphic novels in the spring of 2008. This discussion was distributed to incoming first-year students the following fall as part of ASC's first-year common reading program.
Recent and Upcoming Events
"Humor in Modern Poetry" panel at MLA 2015, January 2015, Vancouver, BC.
"Looking Up at the Stars: W. H. Auden's Astronomical Perspectives." MSA 2014, November 2014, Pittsburgh, PA.
Poetry reading with Lori Desrosiers, Ellen Goldstein, and Joy Ladin. Massachusetts Poetry Festival. May 4, 2014. Library Room, Hawthorne Hotel, Salem, MA.
"Salman Rushdie and Islamophobia." MLA 2014, January 2014, Chicago, IL.
"Witches Against War: Dubravka Ugresic's Baba Yaga International." MLA 2014, January 2014, Chicago, IL.
"Vladimir Nabokov and Virginia Woolf." Collaborative presentation with Priscilla Meyer. Nabokov Readings, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 4-5, 2013, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.
"Vladimir Nabokov and Virginia Woolf." Collaborative presentation with Priscilla Meyer. April 5, 2013, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.
"Vladimir Nabokov and Virginia Woolf." Collaborative presentation with Priscilla Meyer. AATSEEL 2013, Boston, MA.
"Witches Against War: Dubravka Ugresic and Umberto Eco." Keynote, University of Georgia Department of Comparative Literature's 2012 Graduate Conference, "Evaluating Transnationalism," March 24, 2012