"Beautiful and smart and original."
--Tim O'Brien, author of The Things They Carried, on the memoir most succinctly bred
"The art of teaching is almost as difficult
as the art of walking the tightrope."
--Philippe Petit, "Creativity: The Perfect Crime," Diane Rehm Show 14 May 2014
New and Forthcoming:
“Spectator-Citizen-Soldier: History, Genre, and Gender in The Hurt Locker” (Modern Fiction Studies special issue, “Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq,” forthcoming)
“First to Write: The 1970s and the Vietnamese War” (American Literature in Transition, 1970-1980, Cambridge UP, forthcoming)
"Field Notes on The Things They Carried" (WLA: War, Literature, & the Arts, forthcoming)
"Jungle Gem" (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette interview about Tarzan on the release of The Legend of Tarzan, 8 July 2016)
Teaching Hemingway and War (editor; Kent State UP, Nov 2015)