Yoknapatawpha Blues: Faulkner’s Fiction and Southern Roots Music. Baton Rouge: Louisiana
State UP, 2015. Forthcoming.
Calls and Responses: The American Novel of Slavery since Gone With the Wind. Baton Rouge:
Louisiana State UP, 2008.
Winner of the Jules & Frances Landry Award
“‘A Little Music Aint About the Nicest Thing a Fellow Can Have’: William Faulkner, As I Lay Dying,
and Country Songs.” Forthcoming in Mississippi Quarterly.
“‘Go to Jail About This Spoonful’: Narcotic Determinism and Human Agency in ‘That Evening Sun’
and ‘A Spoonful Blues.’” Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2015. Forthcoming.
“‘The Matter with Your Line’: Gender, Sexual, and Racial Politics in Charley Patton’s ‘Pony
Blues.’” Journal of American Culture 38.1 (March 2015). Forthcoming.
“‘The Faint Plinking of a Guitar’: Faulkner’s Forgotten Bluesman and the Power of Vernacular
Culture in If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem.” Faulkner Journal 27.1 (Spring 2013): 1-25.
“‘A Whole Family of Hurstons’: Black and White Kinship in Zora Neale Hurston’s Family
Narratives.” Critical Insights: Family. Ed. John V. Knapp. Ipswich, Massachusetts: Salem P, 2013. 247-64.
“Designs Against Tara: Frances Gaither’s The Red Cock Crows and Other Counternarratives to
Gone with the Wind.” Mississippi Quarterly 59.2 (Spring 2006): 243-69.