New Projects

Creature: A Novel of Mary Shelley and Frankenstein.

An Awful Rainbow: Reading the Romantics in a World on Fire.

Advanced Fiction Writing: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury Academic in 2023.

Fiction inspired by Jekyll and Hyde, Vita Sackville-West, and what climate crisis might do to places I love.

Further down the road, with a title from Elizabeth Spencer: A Second Country: Southern Writers in Italy, 1945-1985 (Elizabeth Spencer, Ralph Ellison, William Styron, Tennessee Williams, Robert Penn Warren, Eugene Walter, William Demby, William Weaver, Caroline Gordon and Allen Tate.)

And in life:

(Mavis Staples, “This Little Light,” from Hope at the Hideout: Live, 2008.)