Critical Companion to Robert Frost, Facts on File, 2007

Contributor, Composing Inquiry: Projects and Methods for Investigation and Writing, ed. Margaret Marshall, Prentice Hall, 2008

Collected Essays

"Creative Writing Creating Community: The Power of the Personal," reprinted in Beyond the Workshoped., Paul Perry, Kingston UP, 2011

"Emily Dickinson's Unutterable Word," reprinted in Bloom's Modern Critical Views: Emily Dickinson, ed. Harold Bloom, Chelsea House Publishers, 2007


"Kay Ryan and Poetic Play," CEA Critic, 2017. 

"Creative Writing Creating Community: The Power of the Personal," Creative Writing Theory and Practice, 2011

"The Logic of Frost's Design" (co-author Robert Seltzer), The Explicator, 2010

"Milk-Fed Discourse and Female Identity in Sara Suleri's Meatless Days," South Asian Review, 2008

"Memory Lost, Memory Regained: The Memoirist's Power in Shaping 'Truth'," Review Americana: A Literary Review, 2007

"Emily Dickinson's Unutterable Word," Emily Dickinson Journal, 2006

"Live Hard and Die Young: The Cowboy as Martyr," selected papers of the Image of the Outsider in Literature, Media, and Society conference, 2002

Encyclopedia Entries

"Rain" -- Edward Thomas.  The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry1900 to the Present.  Eds. James Persoon and Robert R. Watson, Facts on File, 2009

"Danzy Senna," "Caucasia," "Symptomatic,"Writing African American Women: An Encyclopedia of Literature by and About Women of Color, ed. Elizabeth Ann Beaulieu, Greenwood Press, 2006

"Wife" -- Bharati Mukherjee.  Companion to the American Novel, ed. Abby Werlock, Facts on File, 2006