My essay, “Servants to What Cause: Illustrating Queer Movement Culture through Grassroots Periodicals,” has been published in the collection, The Comics of Alison Bechdel: From the Outside In (University Press of Mississippi, 2020). The University Press of Mississippi chose this chapter as the free excerpt to represent the book, so you can enjoy my chapter through the free PDF on the UPM website!
Article: Adjacent Genealogies, Alternate Geographies: The Outliers of Underground Comix & World War 3 Illustrated
My article, “Adjacent Genealogies, Alternate Geographies: The Outliers of Underground Comix & World War 3 Illustrated,” has been published in “The Counterpublics of Underground Comics” issue of iNKS (2019) that Leah Misemer and I co-edited.
Leah Misemer and I co-edited issue 3.1 of iNKS: The Journal of the Comics Studies Society! Thanks to Jared Gardner, Qiana Whitted, and all of the iNKS folks for making this happen.
My essay, “From Julie Doucet to Gabrielle Bell: Feminist Genealogies of Comics Anthologies,” has been published in the collection, The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell: A Place Inside Yourself (University Press of Mississippi, 2019). The volume won the 2019 CSS Prize for best edited collection!
My essay, “‘The Lesbian Norman Rockwell’: Alison Bechdel & Queer Grassroots Networks,” has been published in the “Queer about Comics” issue of American Literature 90.2 (2018). It was awarded the 2017 Crompton-Noll Essay Prize of the GLQ Caucus of the MLA, was named runner-up in the Norman Foerster Prize contest for best essay published annually in American Literature, and received an honorable mention from the Research Society for American Periodicals for their 2018-19 Article Prize. Additionally, the whole issue of the journal also won best special issue of the year from the Council of Editors of Learned Journals.
My essay, “Gender Theory: Femininities and Masculinities,” has been published in the Blackwell collection, A Companion to Literary Theory (Wiley Blackwell, 2018). This book presents a range of established and emerging fields of literary criticism and is written in an accessible manner that would appeal to undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty looking to familiarize themselves with different traditions of research.
My essay, “Making Space: Jennifer Camper, LGBTQ Anthologies, and Queer Comics Communities,” has been published in the “Lesbians and Comics” special issue of Journal of Lesbian Studies 22.4 (2018).
My essay, “Archiving Wimmen: Collectives, Networks, & Comix,” has been published in Australian Feminist Studies 32.91-92 (2017). This special double issue focuses on “Archives and New Modes of Feminist Research.” This article received the Florence Howe Award for feminist scholarship in the field of English by the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages (http://www.wcml.org/). The article is permanently available open-access.
My essay, “Thinking through Thea: Alison Bechdel’s Representations of Disability,” has been published in the collection, Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016).