Years at Knox: 1997 to present
M.F.A., 1992, University of Massachusetts.
B.A., 1987, University of Massachusetts.
Creative writing, fiction, non-fiction, children's literature.
"Like Falling Up Into a Storybook': Trauma and Intertextual Repetition in Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak." Children's Literature Association Quaterly 35 (2010): 395-414.
"Total Stalker." Errant Parent (2010.)
"Ooga Booga and the Writing Life." Diet Soap (October 2009). Essay Podcast November 2009.
"Kafka and Me." The Short Humor Site (September 2009).
"Potluck." Errant Parent (September 2009).
"Liz Lochhead," "William Steig," "Russell Hoban," Entries in Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales, Ed., Donald Hasse, Greenwood Press, (2008).
"A Boy Called Horse." Paradigm 7 (2008).
"The Secret Diet." Ken again (2005): 1-5.
"Shrinking." Rose and Thorn (2005).
"The Mother/Daughter Plot Enters the Twilight Zone." Paper, Children's Literature Association Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2010.
"I Am Outcast: Trauma and Repetition in Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak." Children‘s Literature Association Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2009.
Campus & Community Involvement
College Conduct Council.
Student Life Committee.
Michael Cooke and Ritu Gyawali are chosen for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which awards up to $5,000 for costs related to studying abroad.
John Podesta, a Knox College graduate and member of the Board of Trustees, will join the White House staff as a senior counselor to President Barack Obama, according to media reports.
Music and writing students collaborated and performed with renowned bassist and composer Ben Allison, as jazz fans got a live, free preview of Allison's new album, during Knox's inaugural Mirza Jazz Residency.