Writer, editor, translator
archiver, text miner, dramaturg



Council of Library Information Resources and Digital Humanities Postdoctoral Fellow         
Temple University, Samuel L. Paley Library, Digital Scholarship Center


2017    Ph.D., English, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
2009    M.A., Humanities, University of Chicago
2007    B.A., Liberal Arts, Vassar College

Edited Books

William S. Burroughs Cutting Up the Century, Eds. with Joan Hawkins

     Indiana University Press, 2019

The Travel Agency is on Fire

     Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, 5.2, 2015

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes

     Special Issue of The Conversant, 2014


"Decoding the Reality Studio"

     PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, 2020

"The Order and the Material is the Message"

     American Book Review, 2020

The Accursed Share: Primitivism, Misogyny, and Decadent Sacrifice in D.H.       Lawrence’s The Plumed Serpent and “The Woman Who Rode Away

     D.H. Lawrence Review, 2018

Roland Barthes after 1968: Critical Theory in the Cynical Era of New Media

     The Yearbook of Comparative Literature, 2018

Implicating the Confessor: The Autobiographical Ploy in William S.

     Burroughs’s Early Works”

     Twentieth Century Literature 56.4 (Winter 2010): 493-529

Book Chapters

“William S. Burroughs’s Imperial Decadence: Subversive Literature in the 

    Cynical Age of the American Century." William S. Burroughs Cutting Up        the Century, Eds. Joan Hawkins and Alex Wermer-Colan, Indiana University

    Press (2019): 318-347



"Fear of the Deeps: On Alain Guiraudie's "Now The Night Begins"

    Los Angeles Review of Books, 2018