Animal, Vegetable, Digital: Experiments in New Media Aesthetics and Environmental Poetics. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2016.


“Digital and Natural Ecologies,” a special “gathering” of the electronic book review (spring 2016).

“The Literary,” a special issue of Digital Humanities Quarterly, co-edited with Jessica Pressman (2013).


“External Memory Drives: Deletion and Digitality in Agrippa (A Book of The Dead).” Science Fiction Studies (summer 2016): (9,000 words, approx.).

“Nature’s Agents: Chreods, Code, Plato, and Plants.” electronic book review (summer 2014): (9,000 words, approx.).

“Cyberpunk.” Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media. Lori Emerson, Marie-Laure Ryan, and Ben Robertson, Editors. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 2014.

“Galatea’s Riposte: The Reception and Receptacle of Interactive Fiction.” electronic book review (Fall 2013): (8,000 words, approx.).

“Mr. Wednesday’s Game of Chance: Causality and Constant Conjunction in American Gods.” Neil Gaiman and Philosophy. Chicago, IL: Open Court, 2012.

“Science Fiction and Environmentalism.” A Sense of Wonder: a Century of Science Fiction. Ed. Leigh Grossman. Rockville, MD: Wildside Press, 2011.

“’Terminal Hopscotch’: Navigating Networked Space in Talan Memmott’s Lexia to Perplexia.” Contemporary Literature (Fall 2011): pp. 493-521.

“Capsules and Nodes & Ruptures and Flows: Circulating Subjectivity in Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash.” Science Fiction Studies (March 2010): 54-80.

“Wax Blocks, Data Banks, and File #0467839: The Archive of Memory in William Gibson‟s Science Fiction.” InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies 1.2 (2005). 10 Oct. 2007: (8,600 words).

“Landscape and Locodescription in William Gibson.” Foundation: the International Review of Science Fiction 98 (Autumn 2006): 16-27.

“Haunted Voiced, Hollow Spaces, and the Birth of the Rock Star Bride: Reassessing the Role of the Body in William Gibson‟s Cyberpunk Fiction.” The Cultural Influences of William Gibson, the “Father” of Cyberpunk Science Fiction. Ed. Carl B. Yoke & Carol L. Robinson. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2007. 157-185.

“Healthy Lies and Downcast Eyes: Marketing Ethnic Identity in Sandra Cisneros‟ Caramelo.” Critical Essays on Chicano Studies. Ed. Ramón Espejo, Juan-Ignacio Guijarro, Jesús Lerate de Castro, Pilar Marín, & María Ángeles Toda Iglesias. Bern: Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2007. 233-244.

“Records, Projections, and the Dixie Flatline: Character Loops in Adolfo Bioy Casares‟ La invención de Morel and William Gibson‟s Neuromancer.” Tinta Annex: Selected Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Graduate Student Conference on Lusophone and Hispanic Literature and Culture (Winter 2004): 161-175.

“Computer-Aided Prayer: Faith in Bits and the Cinema,” New Contemplative Review, Journal of Spirituality Studies. Vol. 1, Issue 1. Summer 2004


Rev. of Anatomy of a Robot, by Despina Kakoudaki. Science Fiction Studies (July 2015).

“Deterring Technological Determinism through a Culture of Design, a Review of Anne Balsamo’s Designing Culture: the Technological Imagination at Work.” Metascience (Nov. 2012).

A New “Gospel of the Three Dimensions”: Expanding the Boundaries of Digital Literature in Jörgen Schäfer and Peter Gendolla’s Beyond the Screen.Electronic Book Review (Nov. 2011).

Rev. of Digitize this Book, by Gary Hall; From Gutenberg to Google, by Peter L. Shillingsburg; and Poetic Acts and New Media, by Tom O’Connor. American Literature (June 2011):466-468.

Rev. of Love and Other Technologies: Retrofitting Eros for the Information Age, by Dominic Pettman. JAC: Rhetoric, Writing, Culture, Politics 28 (June 2010): 790-798.

Rev. of Machine-Age Comedy, by Michael North, and Exfoliations: Reading Machines and the Upgrade Path, by Terry Harpold. American Literature (June 2010): 447-449.


“Spore 1.0” A group curation for In Media Res: a Media Commons Project‘s theme on “Media and Technology.” With Lindsay Averill, Connor Boyle, Jennifer Cox, Valorie Ebert, Taylor Howard, Russell Krum, Phil Mazzeo, and Kalisha Thomas.

“Tetrad Assignment” & “Introducing New Media Syllabus.”  ELMCIP’s Anthology of European Electronic Literature (2012).

Entries for the Electronic Literature Directory. Short critical entries about the following  works of electronic literature, written between 2009-2010:

“I, You, We.” Dan Waber and Jason Pimble (2005).
//**Code_UP. Giselle Beiguelman (2004).
CYOA. Christian Swinhart (2009).
“The Book after the Book.” Giselle Beiguelman (1999).
“Ceci n’est pas un Nike.” Giselle Beiguelman (2002).
“My Body—a Wunderkammer.” Shelley Jackson (1997).
Clearance. Dreaming Methods (2008).
“Textural Textuality.” Joyce R. Walker (Kairos 2002).

Reports for the Transliteracies Research Project: Short critical research reports about key artworks, objects, and technologies related to online reading, written between 2007-2008

The Internet Archive
“esc for escape”
Google Print
“The Legible City”
Sony Reader
“Reading as Gathering”


“Land of the Gaping Mouths” (creative non-fiction). What Wildness Is This: Women Write about the Southwest. Ed. Susan Wittig Albert. Austin, TX: U of Texas Press, 2007. Print.

“Palindrome” (creative non-fiction). Waking up American: Coming of Age Biculturally. Ed. Angela Jane Fountas. Berkeley, CA: Seal Press, 2005. Print.

“The Leaping Bavarians and Other Stories” (short story “chapbook”). Terminus Magazine, Summer 2004. Print.

“The Leaping Bavarians” (short story). Closer Magazine. 1.26 (2004). Print.

“The Grass Witch” (short fantasy story). Fantastical Visions II. Ed. W. H. Horner. Fantasist Enterprises, 2003. Print.

“Batwing” (short story). Nidus. Web. Spring 2003.

“Saturday” (short story). Family Gatherings (Anthology), Outrider Press, June 2003. Print.

“Lower Back Pain” (short story). Mid-American Review. 22.1 (2001). Print.

“Tale of the Crimson Madder” (short story). Moxie Magazine. February 2001. Print.

“Panama House,” “The Toothache Tree” (poems). New CollAge Magazine, June 2000. Print.

“The Chariot of Inti” (short science fiction story). Digital Catapult. 2000. Web.