19th Century Lover's Eye Miniature Mourning Brooch, National Portrait Gallery

19th Century Lover's Eye Miniature Mourning Brooch, National Portrait Gallery

Every Atom no. 20, The North American Review, June 19, 2019. Curated by Brian Clements, the Every Atom project invited poets, scholars, artists, writers, musicians, historians and curators to reflect on Whitman’s legacy. I was honoured to be included alongside such luminaries as Roseanne Cash, Martín Espada, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, and Jody Williams.

Garments, Glances, Limbs, and Rivulets: Four Poems and an Essay on Poetic Research, Commonplace: the Journal of Early American Life, 19.1 (Spring 2019).

Science and Medicine,  Whitman in Context, eds. Joanna Levin and Edward Whitley (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,  2018) 347-358.

The Autopsy ElegiesJournal of Poetics Research 8 (2018).

A Cultural Echo: Walt Whitman and America TodayNortherly (April 2017): 10-11.  Shortly after the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, I was interviewed by Northerly editor Barnaby Smith for this feature article on how and why we read Whitman in the aftermath of Trump.

The Afterlives of Specimens: Walt Whitman and the Army Medical Museum, The Walt Whitman Quarterly Review 32 (2014): 1-35.

The Abyss of a Wound': Elegiac Shamanism in Alice Notley's Alma, or the Dead Women,  Journal of Poetics Research 2 (2015).

Unburied Trauma and the Exhumation of History: An American Genealogy,  Trauma and Public Memory, eds. Jane Goodall and Christopher Lee (London: Palgrave Memory Studies Series, 2015) 131-147.

"The Haunting of Unburial: Mourning the Unknown in Whitman's America," Re-Reading Derrida: Perspectives on Mourning and its Hospitalities, eds. Judith Seaboyer and Tony Thwaites (Plymouth: Lexington, 2013) 61-75.

Encrypting Katrina: Traumatic Inscription and the Architecture of Amnesia(In)visible Culture: The Cultural Visualization of Hurricane Katrina 16 (2011).

"Specimens of Unworldliness': Walt Whitman and the Civil War," Remaking Literary History, eds. Helen Groth and Paul Sheehan (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2010) 143-156.

A love so fugitive and so complete': Recovering the Queer Subtext of Claude McKay's Harlem Shadows, The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945 4.1 (2008) 63-81.