Frank Shima's Vencil. (11/2005, The Corresponder)
“Death by Fish.” Iconoclast. Daemon College: Amherst, New York, Fall 2017. 32-39.
“The Racist.” Blue Earth Review. Minnesota State University, Mankato, Spring 2006. 88-92.
Manuscripts in progress:
Manuscript: The Thompson Twins (book 2, with Heidi)
Manuscript: Untitled Non-fiction project
Manuscript: Loose Lips/From the Horse's Mouth/Hear it Here First/Heard it Here First (satire, 84k words)
Manuscript: At the Wake (fiction, 76k words).
Manuscript: Untitled Ann Arbor 90s ska band novel (contemporary fiction)
"I'm just a comic book boy": The Intersection of Comics and Punk (author and co-editor). Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2019.
"Aspiring Revolutionaries and “Petty” Conflicts: The Penis in the Punk Movement and Binky Brown." "I'm just a comic book boy": The Intersection of Comics and Punk (author and co-editor). Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2019.
Tell Me a Story: Using Narratives to Break Down Barriers in Composition Courses. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.
Intellectual Creativity: The Case for, and Application of, the Multigenre Research Project in Composition Classes Everywhere. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
“Royall Tyler’s The Contrast and the Birth of American Drama.” American Literature Prior to 1900. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Cengage, 2016.
“The Quixotic Dream of Mark Twain’s Jim.” The Mark Twain Annual 14.1, October 2016.
"Teaching the 'huge' texts s-l-o-w-l-y: taking your time with Dickens and Comic Books." Minnesota English Journal. Mankato, MN: Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Spring 2014.
"Exposing Yourself to Students: You are a Source!" Minnesota English Journal. Mankato, MN: Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Spring 2014.
Mobocracy: The mob and American literature, 1780-1851. Southern Illinois University: Dissertation, 2014.
"Prompts and Reflection." Survive & Thrive: Start with the Heart. Ed. Rex Veeder. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead Press, 2012. 149-153.
“John Bonham.” Student’s Companion to American Literary Characters. Ed. James Tidd. Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2010.
“Johnny Got His Gun.” Encyclopedia of American Literature, 1896-1945. Ed. James Tidd. Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2010.
Men of Heart: a comparison of Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote and Mark Twain's Jim. Minnesota State University, Thesis, 2007.
"Panel Discussion: Women in the Quixote: Windows into Culture." Cross Disciplinary Essays on Don Quixote. Eds. James Grabowska and Kimberly E. Contag. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2007. 173-192.
“Teaching The Old Gringo through the Mexican Revolution and Ambrose Bierce.” Minnesota English Journal. Mankato, MN: Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Fall 2007. 166-76.
“Teaching Clarissa: Will Students See this Book as More than a Doorstop?” Minnesota English Journal. Mankato, MN: Minnesota Council of Teachers of English, Fall 2006. 51-65.
“Does Anyone Read the Affiliate Journals? A Conversation toward Energizing a Potential Readership.” NCTE Conference. Minneapolis, MN. Nov 19-22, 2015.
“Being strategic with collaborative learning: Why intentional group formation matters.” NCTE Conference. Minneapolis, MN. Nov 19-22, 2015.
"Great Power, responsibility, disability: analyzing disabilities in superhero comics." Comics Arts Conference at Comic-Con. San Diego, CA. July 9-12, 2015.
“Graphically Engaging Students in (and with) Graphic Subject Matters.” Plenary session. MNWE Conference. Inver Grove Heights, MN. March 26-27, 2015.
“The Multigenre Research Project: How to Successfully Implement and Assess it in Your Own Classroom.” MNWE Conference. Inver Grove Heights, MN. March 26-27, 2015.
"Stories at the Front Door: Using Narratives to Break Down Barriers in First-Year Composition." NCTE Conference. Washington DC. Nov 20-23, 2014.
"Cocks and Comix: youth culture's use of the phallus in the punk movement." Comics Arts Conference at Comic-Con. San Diego, CA. July 18-21, 2013.
"Author Character Sheets: D&D Meets Lit Survey Classes." MnWE Conference. Bloomington, MN. April 4-5, 2013.
"Medical Humanities Supersession/Workshop: Cultural Crossovers: Medicine and the Humanities in Classrooms and Beyond." MnWE Conference. Bloomington, MN. April 4-5, 2013.
"Heal Thyself, Heal Thy Neighbor: Narrative Medicine, From Private to Performance." Survive and Thrive. St. Cloud, MN. Oct 23-27, 2012.
“Literatures in English, in a Composition Course,” Literatures in English: A Conference at St. Olaf College. Northfield, MN. Jun 7-9, 2007.
“Reloading the Canon: Teaching the Latin American Boom Novel,”Minnesota Council of Teachers of English: Finding our Voices. Brainerd, MN. Apr 27-28, 2007.
“Making Sense of Huckleberry Finn’s Ending, 121 Years Later: Another Possible Reading,” NAHE Conference: The Golden Gateways of the Humanities: Transgressions/Transformation, Dissonance/Harmony. San Francisco, CA. Feb 28-Mar 1, 2007.
“Breaking down Boundaries with the Anonymity of Computers: Pedagogical Techniques for Synchronous and Asynchronous Chats and Discussions,” Great Plans Alliance for Computers and Writing Conference: Online Pedagogies: Making Space for Social Networks. Mankato, MN. Nov 10, 2006.
“Teaching Clarissa,” Minnesota Council of Teachers of English. Rochester, MN. Apr 28-29, 2006.
“The Quixotic Dream of Twain’s Jim,” Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language and Media. DeKalb, IL. Apr 1, 2006.
“Service Learning in English Composition; Are you Mad?” MnSCU Conference on Realizing Student Potential. Minneapolis, MN. Feb 24, 2006.
“Unraveling Myths: Women in Don Quixote,” Don Quixote Across the Discipline Unraveling Myth(s). Mankato, MN. Oct 13-14, 2005.