"Poetry as a Form of Dissent: John F. Kennedy, Amiri Baraka, and the Politics of Art in Rhetorical Democracy" (with Jeff St. Onge) in Rhetoric Review (2016)

“‘Something that stutters sincerely’: Contemporary poetry and the aesthetics of failure” in Jacket2 (2012)

“‘No discernible emotion and no discernible lack of emotion’: On Tao Lin”in The Offending Adam (2011)



"Frankenstein Poetics" (forthcoming in Far Villages: Welcome Essays for New & Beginner Poets, ed. Abayomi Animashaun. New York: Black Lawrence Press, 2019.

"Creative Writing 'Fieldwork': Responding to the World Beyond the Classroom" in Whale Road Review (2016)



Review of Matt Hart’s Radiant Action in Spoke Too Soon: A Journal of the Longer (2014)

Review of Ken Babstock’s Methodist Hatchet in Another Chicago Magazine (2011)

Review of Anthony McCann’s I Heart Your Fate in Another Chicago Magazine (2011)