Publications

 

 

BOOKS IN PROGRESS

 

The Paradox of Suicide & Creativity. Forthcoming with Rowman & Littlefield.

 

The Color of Dusk: A Memoir. Manuscript completed; represented by Bradford Literary.

 

 

CREATIVE PUBLICATIONS

"The Devastating Impact of Parental Suicide and Arrested Grief in I Am Not Okay with This.Tor.com, 18 May 2020. LINK TO ESSAY

"A Story that Took Place One Summer. A Story that Took Place One Evening: Suicide Bereavement and Recovery in Given."   Anime News Network, 6 Dec. 2019.  LINK TO ESSAY

"Admission: A Story of Solidarity and Survival." Mad in America, 25 Oct. 2017. LINK TO STORY

"How 13 Reasons Why Gets It Right." Amherst Bulletin, 18. Aug. 2017, A4. LINK TO COLUMN

"Two for the Price of One." New Writing 13.2 (2016): 291-296. PDF OF STORY

"Engulfment." The Awakenings Review 16.2 (2015): 5-12. PDF OF STORY

"Good Girl vs. Bad Girl: Patriarchy and Authenticity in The Bell Jar." Pitkin Review Fall (2012): 119-125.

"Onset." Connotation Press: An Online Artifact 1.4 (2012). 

"The Many Voices of Sybil." Mason's Road 5.2 (2012). LINK TO ESSAY

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS

"Discursive Tensions and Contradictions: A Cultural Analysis of an Online Self-Harm Forum." Self-Injury as Communication: The Body as Medium for Messaging Distress and Resistance. Ed. W. Bareiss. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Forthcoming.

"Internet-Assisted Suicide in Japan, 1998-2013." Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society 8 (2018).  LINK TO ESSAY

"Cultural Discourse Analysis as Critical Analysis: A View from Twin Oaks and SuicideForum.com," with J. Flanigan. Engaging and Transforming Global Communication through Cultural Discourse Analysis: A Tribute to Donal Carbaugh. Eds. M. Scollo and T. Milburn. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2018. 73-90.

"The Creativity and Suicide of Robin Williams: A Phenomenological Study." Mad in America: Science, Psychiatry and Social Justice. 11 Aug. 2018. LINK TO ESSAY

"Online Spectatorship of Death and Dying: Pleasure, Purpose and Community in BestGore.com." Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies 14.1 (2017): 2-21.  LINK TO ARTICLE

Review of Snuff: Real Death and Screen Media, eds. N. Jackson, S. Kimber, J. Walker, and T. J. Watson. Popular Culture Studies Journal 5.1&2 (2017): 201-205. PDF OF REVIEW

"On Creativity, Suicide, and the Necessity of Seeing New Connections to Address Social Ills." Teaching Transformation: Progressive Education in Action. Eds. L. Weil and C. Mirriam-Goldberg. Plainfield, VT: Goddard Graduate Institute, 2017. 198-203. PDF OF ESSAY

 

"Technocratic Death Denial as Disavowal of Life: Lessons from Brave New World and The Abolition of Man." Science Fiction and the Abolition of Man: Finding C. S. Lewis in Sci-Fi Films and Television. Eds. M. Boone and K. Neece. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2016. 251-263. PDF OF ESSAY

"Mediated Suffering and the Global Imaginary: Representations of the Other in the Wake of Typhoon Haiyan." Cross-cultural Studies 1.12 (2014): 95-121. PDF OF ARTICLE

"U.S. Patterns of Mental Health Service Utilization for Transition-Age Youth and Young Adults," with K. Pottick, S. Bilder, A. Vander Stoep, and L. Warner. Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research 35.4 (2008): 373-389. LINK TO ABSTRACT

WORKING PAPERS


"Parent Suicide Survivors and Online Memorials: Possibilities for the Articulation of Disenfranchised Grief." Manuscript completed.

"The Travesti in Brazilian Fiction and Film." Manuscript completed.

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