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Recent Projects/Publications

Current Project: Monograph

Dark Logic: The American Gothic in Detective Mysteries. Lexington Press (2025)


Doing the Thing: Surviving and Thriving in College Writing. Illustrated by Erin Mulder. Kendall Hunt Publishing (2023)

Edited Collection

“Violet Strange: Gothic Girl Detective.” New Directions in Gothic Studies: Rethinking Gothic Transgressions of Gender and Sexuality. Edited by Sarah Faber and Dr Kerstin-Anja Münderlein. Routledge Publishing (2024)

Journal Articles

“‘This Guy is Queer’: Words of Power in The Maltese Falcon and The Big Sleep.” Crime Fiction Studies (2024)

“Fine Southern Gentlemen: The Three Beaux of Edna Pontellier.” The Hilltop Review (2018)

Cherchez la Femme: A Good Woman’s Place in Hard-Boiled Detective Fiction.” Clues: A Journal of Detection (2018)

“Hawthorne’s American Gothic: A Blackness Ten Times Black.” The Hilltop Review (2016)

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