Creative Nonfiction

“So You Want To Be A Hero:  Growing Up With Fantasy Games.”  Strange Horizons, May 24 2021.

Imperfect Rhetorics:  Neurodiversity in YA Literature and Popular Culture,” Los Angeles Review of Books, Oct 10 2020.

“Residual Lo-Fi:  Queer and on the Spectrum.”  Medium.  2020.

“Breaking Bread: Queer Foodways and the Nonhuman.” Canadian Culinary Imaginations.  Edited by Shelley Boyd and Dorothy Barenscott.  MQUP, 2020.

Lizards and Brokenhearts,” Plentitude 2016


“Trust Your Characters:  Balancing People and Plot.”  WordWorks, Volume 3, 2020.

“How Do We Survive the Academic Job Market–and Academia?”  Medium.  2020.

“Surviving Academic Job Interviews.” Medium 2020.

Article on rainbow crosswalks in The Chilliwack Progress

Co-authored article (w/Jacq Brasseur) on rainbow crosswalks in The Carillon


“Blue Histories: Thinking with Sadness in the Middle Ages,” Re/Imagining Depression, Edited by Hollenbach and McDonald, Palgrave 2021.

Medieval Eunuchs in Game of Thrones in The Public Medievalist, Nov 2019

“Social Anxiety in the Drama of Margaret Cavendish”,” Mosaic, 52, 2, 2019.

Molly Canons:  The Role of Slang and Text in the Formation of Queer 18thc Culture,” Lumen, 36, 2017.

Being Green: Sex and Tadpoles in the Drama of Juan Rana,”  Outspoken:  Perspectives on Queer Identities, Edited by Jean Hillabold and Wes Pearce, University of Regina, 2013.

Radical Performance of the Wizard in YA Literature,” Over The Rainbow:  Queer Children’s and Young Adult Literature, Edited by Kenneth Kidd and Michelle Abate, University of Michigan 2011.

Almost Paradise: Queer Utopias in Abeyance in David Levithan’s Boy Meets Boy and Wide Awake,” Mediated Boyhoods, Edited by Annette Wannamaker, Peter Lang 2011.

Samuel Delany’s Queer Markets: Nevèrÿon and the Texture of Capital“, Science Fiction Studies 36.3, 2009.

Captain Tightpants: Firefly and the Science Fiction Canon,” Slayage 7.1, 2008.

Magic and Metamorphosis in Diane Duane’s Young Wizards Series,” Mosaic 40.3, 2007.

The Kryptonite Closet: Queer Secrecy in Smallville,” Jump Cut 48, 2006.