- In August, was Artistic Director for the 10th Annual TenFest in Waitsfield, Vt.
- His article “The Many Afterlives of Matt Talbot: Contesting Irish Nationalisms in Thomas Kilroy’s Talbot’s Box” was published in the most recent issue of the theatre and performance journal Ecumenica.
- His working article “Envisioning Islam Then and Now: Early US Theatre and Contemporary Islamophobic Interpretations of the ‘Barbary Wars’” will be part of the American Society for Theatre Research’s (ASTR) working session, “Arabs and Muslims: Problems, Methods and Strategies in Theatre and Performance Studies” at ASTR’s annual conference in Atlanta this November.
- Attended Shirley Jackson Day in North Bennington, Vt., in June and moderated the Q&A session after the author readings.
- At the Readercon Conference on Imaginative Literature, Quincy, Mass., in July, moderated a panel on “The Sensory Range of Horror,” participated in a panel on “Body Modification and Post-Humanism,” gave a reading of his short story “The Deep End” (see below) and, as vice-president of the Board of Directors for the Shirley Jackson Award, co-introduced the annual awards ceremony.
- In August, his latest short story, “The Deep End,” was published in the anthology Submerged, edited by S.C. Butler and Joshua Palmatier.
- Has had an article, “A Doylean Evening with the Club Women of Granite City,” accepted by the Baker Street Journal. In it she investigates a turn-of-the-century women’s club in Barre, Vt., called the Philomathian Club. In January 1899 this group had a literary discussion about the fiction of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Fascinating primary sources were available in the Leahy Library including the group’s book of minutes, programs, photographs, letters, and papers.
- Her essay “Teaching across Disciplines: Victorian Literature and Science,” was published in October 2017 in Teaching Victorian Literature in the Twenty-First Century: A Guide to Pedagogy, edited by Jen Cadwallader and Laurence Mazeno. The essay is based on a course that she recently taught at Norwich: EN 370: Victorian Literature and Science.
- Her essay titled “The Working Body: Re-Forming the Factory Body,” was published in an essay forum on the topic of “Bodily States,” a recent issue of Victorian Review.
- Was recently appointed as a Policy Analyst representing Vermont in the National Council of Teachers of English Policy Analysis Initiative.
- Had one of his photographs, “Boston, 2017,” accepted in the PhotoPlace Gallery juried exhibition, “iPhone Imagery.”
- Has published the following five essays:
- “A Love Song to Wilderness.” Riverfeet Press Anthology. Livingston Montana, 2017.
- “Enough.” Under the Sun Literary Magazine. Online. (2017).
- “In These Last Days We Praise.” Under the Sun Literary Magazine. Online. (2017).
- “These Weary Fingers.” Under the Sun Literary Magazine. Online. (2017).
- “What I Learn about Cities During the Pause between Dusk and Dark.” Under the Sun. Online. (2017).
- Has published the following three poems:
- “Home/A Wild Edge.” Spillway Literary Journal.
- “In the Hours Since You Left.” The Meadow Literary Journal. Print. 2017.
- “When I See a Lone Goose I Think of You.” The Meadow Literary Journal. Print. 2017.
- Has published the following two short stories.
- “Before the Barn Burned.” Sou’wester. Print. (2017).
- “What I Know about Quantum Physics.” Little Patuxent Review. Print. (2017).
- Has published the following two articles.
- “Review of Winterkill by Todd Davis.” Green Mountains Review. Print. (2017).
- “The Act of Daily Living: An Interview on Fatherhood with Todd Davis.” Vermont Kids. Print. (2017).
- Was the keynote nonfiction speaker at Writing the Rockies Conference in Colorado in July.
- Moderated a panel entitled “Ecologies and Place” at Nonfiction Now in Reykjavik, Iceland, in June 2017.
- Has been appointed to a second three-year term as Faculty Development Coordinator at Norwich University.
- Presented a paper, “The Intersections of Biography and Nursing History,” at the 34th Annual American Association for the History of Nursing Conference in Rochester, N.Y., Sept. 7-9, 2017.
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- Her essay “Watching House of Cards in the Age of Donald Trump” was published in the Summer/Fall 2017 issue of Salmagundi Magazine.