Southern and Appalachian Literature
Women's and Gender Studies
"What Mountains Move: Magical Realism in Appalachian Literature." in Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia (forthcoming 2013)
"Feminist Fairy Tales in Who Killed Amanda Palmer?" Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman (2012).
"Reading as Initiation: Ceremonial Metanarratives in ayr Montero's The Messenger." OFO: Journal of Transatlantic Studies 1.1 (December 2011).
"Gothic Revelations of Marriage in The Witch of Ravensworth and The Horrors of Oakendale Abbey." Studies in Gothic Fiction (1.1: 2010).
"A Loa in These Hills: Voudou and the Ineffable in Lee Smith's On Agate Hill." Journal of Appalachian Studies (15.1-2: Spring and Fall 2009).