"'Less Than Perfect': Negotiating Breast Cancer in Popular Romance Novels" (2012)
"Grace Paley's Poetics of Breath" (2009)
“Beyond Mourning and Melancholia: AIDS Elegies” Oxford Quarterly , (Spring 1997) 51-72.
Beyond Consolation: Death, Sexuality, and the Changing Shapes of Elegy , (1997).
Current projects: The Poetics and Politics of Gardens; Elizabeth Bishop's Reading