Lyric Confession and the Specter of Autobiography in Postmodern American Poetry

  • Winner of the 2020 Outstanding Dissertation Award in the Humanities at the University of Rochester


“Lyric Confession and Post-Confessional Poetics” (in preparation)

Conference Presentations

  • “Approachable Difficulty: Confession in Anne Carson and Claudia Rankine” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, February 2020
  • “Why not Gwendolyn Brooks?: Whiteness in the Long Confessional Tradition” Modernist Studies Association (MSA), October 2019
  • “Engaging the private, the public, and the social in Confessional Poetry,” Association for the Study of Arts of the Present (ASAP10), October 2018
  • “‘Knowing Oneself and Making Oneself Known’: Keeping it Real in Post-Postmodern Confessional Poetry,” Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), April 2018