I write for academic and general audiences. My creative non-fiction has been recognized as one of Literary Mama’s annual “Best of.” My research on forensic philology received an Institute for Culture and Society Outstanding Research Award, and my work on writing research was nominated for a John Hayes Award.
I’m currently at work on my debut novel, Unspoken (upmarket, women’s fiction), about a young woman who, after a violent assault, is forced to carry a terrible secret that upends her family, threatens her safety, and permanently alters the course of her life.
My research and writing have appeared in publications such as:
- Literary and Linguistic Computing (Oxford University Press)
- Journal of Victorian Culture (Taylor & Francis / Oxford University Press)
- Literary Mama
- Inside Higher Education
- A PAO Story
- The Teaching Professor
- Variants: Journal of the European Society for Textual Scholarship
I’ve taught writing for many years and use my language, style, and grammar expertise to help students, colleagues, and authors shape their writing for specific audiences and purposes.
My editorial background includes roles as Guest Editor (“Corpus-informed approaches to writing research”) for a special issue of the Journal of Writing Research and as Campus Editor for the Keystone Journal of Undergraduate Research. I was also a member of the Editorial Board for LSA’s journal Teaching Linguistics.
I’ve served as an invited peer reviewer for numerous conferences, journals, books, and grants, including, for example: