Publications

Publications

Editor of Collection

Ed. Patrick McAleer & Michael A. Perry.  Stephen King’s Modern Macabre: Essays on the Later Works. McFarland, 2014.

Book Chapters

“How to Draw a King: Duma Key, Blues, Literary Modernism, and the Artist.” Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics: Reflections on the Modern Master of Horror.  Eds. Philip L. Simpson & Patrick McAleer. Rowman and Littlefield, 2015. 135-148.

“King Me: Inviting New Perceptions and Purposes of the Popular and the Horrific into the College Classroom.” Stephen King’s Modern Macabre: Essays on the Later Works. McFarland, 2014. 24-40.

“Introduction: A More Subtle Macabre.” (Co-Authored with Patrick McAleer) Stephen King’s Modern Macabre: Essays on the Later Works. McFarland, 2014. 1-8.

“My First Time: Theological Diversity, The Rhetoric of Conversion, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Buffy Conquers the Academy. Eds. U. Melissa Anyiwo and Karoline Szatek-Tudor. Cambridge College Publishing, 2013.

“Let’s Choose the Average Joe: Viewing Communities and Pop-Culture Literacy in the Composition Classroom.” Music, Movies, and More: Pop Culture in the Classroom.Fountainhead Press. Eds. Joseph j. Darowski & Trixie G. Smith. Fountainhead Press, 2011. 115-126.

“Resisting Paradise: Toni Morrison, Oprah Winfrey, & The Middlebrow Audience.” The Oprah Affect: Critical Essays on Oprah’s Book Club. Edited by Cecilia Konchar Farr and Jaime Harker. SUNY Press, 2008.

Fiction:

“He Cried for Katrina.” Linguistic Erosion: Flash Fiction Without Boundaries. Ed E.S. Wynn, Feb 13th, 2013. (online literary journal)

Reference Collections

“Toni Morrison” Icons of Black America.  Ed. Matthew C. Whitaker.  Vol. 2.  Greenwood Press, 2011.

Entry: “Langston Hughes, The Ways of White folk. Encyclopedia of African-American Literature. Ed. Wilfred Samuels. New York: Facts on File, Inc., 2007.