Assistant Professor of English
306 Pardee

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.F.A., Boston University

Research and Teaching Interests: poetics; creative writing; 20th/21st century American literature; science and technology studies; feminist and queer theory; cultural studies; animal studies; media philosophy; eco-criticism

Recent Publications:

“Transgenic Poetics,” Postmodern Culture, Issue 25.1, forthcoming 2015.

The Kingdom and After. Toronto: Tightrope Books, 2015.

Two Poems.” Pank Magazine, 2015.

The Jungle.” The Academy of American Poets, 2015.

Lisbon, Tanga, Goa.” Others Will Enter the Gates, Black Lawrence Press, 2015.

Two poems.” Cosmonauts Avenue, 2015.

Toxicity, Vulnerability, Intimacy.” The Boston Review, 2014.

The Flight to Sacramento.” Rattle, 2013.

The Afrikander.” Guernica, December 2012.

The Metallurgist,” Memorious, Issue 19, 2012.

Scientific Materialism and Poetics: An Interview with Eleni Sikelianos.” The California Journal of Poetics, 2012.

Some Citrus Makes me Blue. Chicago: Dancing Girl Press, 2011.

Organ Speech. Paris: Corrupt Press, 2011.

Honors/Awards:
Cambridge Arts Council; Canada Arts Council; Commendation, Edwin Morgan International Poetry Competition; Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship in Poetry; Dzanc Books Scholarship for North American Writers; 2012 Writers Room of Boston Emerging Writer Fellowship; Albert and Elaine Borchard Fellowship in European Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara; Society of Fellows Finalist, Harvard University; Merit Fellowship, New York State Summer Writer’s Institute