New and Forthcoming
Artifacts: How We Think and Write About Found Objects was released by Johns Hopkins University Press in the Spring of 2020.
“Needlework Verse” (forthcoming from Bloomsbury in Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain, edited by Chloe Wigston Smith and Serena Dyer) — an essay that recovers the poetry stitched on eighteenth-century needlework samplers and finds a prehistory of avant-garde poetics where dreamlike states of association and absorption prove to be both politically as well as aesthetically meaningful.
Jenny Davidson interviewed me about Artifacts for The Rambling.
I also answered “five questions” for BARS about Artifacts and another five questions for Johns Hopkins University Press.
Recent appearance on That Shakespeare Life podcast–an interview with Cassidy Cash about unicorns and unicorn coins in from the reign of James III to James I/VI.
“Love, Labor, Loss“–a personal essay about what it was like to participate in the second-longest faculty strike in the US at Wright State University in January 2019.
“Antiquarianism as a Vital Historiography for the Twenty-First Century” (in The Wordsworth Circle 50.1) — an essay that examines the presentist mindset adopted by the seventeenth-century antiquary John Aubrey and his nineteenth-century biographer, John Britton.