Interview with The Collagist

I talked to The Collagist about gender, humor, publishing, and what I’m reading. Thanks for the great questions, Will Hoffacker! The interview was about my essay, “Mr. / Signifier,” published in the February issue. You can read the interview here and the original essay here.

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UIC Graduate College’s Outstanding Thesis Award – 2015

My dissertation won the University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate College’s Outstanding Thesis Award this year! It was selected to represent Arts and Humanities. I’d like to thank the UIC Department of English for the nomination, and most importantly, my dissertation co-directors, Dr. Srikanth (Chicu) Reddy and Dr. Jennifer Ashton.  Congratulations to the other winners!

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Chicago Readings in April

It’s tax time, and spring has arrived in Chicago. This week, I’m participating in two readings: Program for Writers Reading Series (UIC)  Tues., April 14, 2015. 5 PM, Jak’s Tap, 901 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL Court Green Release Reading Thurs., April 16, 2015. 7 PM, Ferguson Theater 600 South Michigan Avenue, Room 101, Chicago, IL

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