Edited Volumes

Mountains Piled upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene (editor), 2019, West Virginia University Press. I write the introduction and contribute a nonfiction essay “Uprooted” to the collection.

Book Reviews

Rev. of Anthropocene Blues by John Lane, The Goose, June 2019.

Rev. of Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields by Julia Spicher Kasdorf and Steven Rubin, Appalachian Heritage, Winter 2019.

Rev. of The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash, Appalachian Heritage, Winter 2018.

Journal Articles

“‘Wildness Was Nothing to Admire’: African American Environmental Thought and the Importance of Place in Stephanie Powell Watts's No One Is Coming to Save Us,” North Carolina Literary Review, June 2019.

Conference Presentations                             

“The Frozen Deaths of Ron Rash,” Appalachian Studies Association, Asheville, NC, March 2019.

“Environmental Thought and the Importance of Place in Stephanie Powell Watts’s No One is Coming to Save Us,” South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Birmingham, AL, November 2018.

“Robert Gipe’s Trampoline and Appalachian Ecofeminism,” Appalachian Studies Association, Cincinnati, OH, April 2018.

“Seeking the Supernatural in South American Lit,” Pop Culture Association/American Studies Association Joint Conference, San Diego, CA, April 2017.      

“Mindfulness in Language,” (with Carrie Murray) North Carolina Teaching and Learning Association, Asheville, NC, March 2017

“Merging Appalachia and Ecocriticism: The Examination of a Subgenre," Appalachian Studies Association, Blacksburg, VA, March 2017.

“From Gatewood to Davis: How Technology Changes the Way We Write About the Appalachian Trail,” Humanities Education Research Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2015.

“Here, And/Or There: Having Two Writing Centers on Campus,” Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference, Tuscaloosa, AL, February 2011.