Research

publications

“The Creative Writing Process: A View from the Classroom.“ In Chris Drew, Amy Ash, and Michael Dean Clark (Eds.), Imaginative Teaching through Creative Writing: A Guide for Secondary Classrooms. Bloomsbury Academic, 2021.

Writing Wikipedia Pages in the Constructivist Classroom coauthored with Ginny Buckner. In G. Siemens & C. Fulford (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2009–World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1600-1605). Honolulu, HI, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Conference Presentations

Building Literary Community Through Online Readings,” October 2020. Creative Writing Studies Conference – Virtual.

Disrupting White Definitions of Writers and Writing in a High School Setting,” June 2020.
Black Matters Teach-In, Virginia Tech English Department – Virtual.

“Experiments in Assessment: Cross-Disciplinary Approaches to Feedback in Creative Writing,” March 2020. Creative Writing Studies Mini-Conference – San Antonio.

“Writing Wild: Creative Writing and the Student Mind” (Roundtable Leader), “Creative Practices for Teaching Writing” (Roundtable Leader), and “The Power of Professional Journals: An English Journal and Voices from the Middle Event” (Panelist), November 2019. NCTE Annual Convention – Baltimore.

“Developing and Communicating Client Expectations (Before the Session Begins!),” February 2019. Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference – Myrtle Beach.

“Raising Student Voices Through the Published Word” (Panelist), November 2018. NCTE Annual Convention – Houston

“Revising Secondary English Pedagogy for the Creative Writing Classroom,” October 2018. Creative Writing Studies Conference – Montreat, NC.

“Teaching the American South: Confronting a Legacy of White Supremacy” (Panelist), February 2018. North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Conference – Greensboro, NC.

“Make Your Lit Mag a Hit!” (Panelist), November 2017. NCTE Annual Convention – St. Louis.

“What Makes a Good Poem? Helping Students Select and Edit Poetry,” March 2017. Columbia Scholastic Press Association Spring Convention – New York City.

“Reinventing the Personal Narrative: Model It, Craft It, Publish It,” November 2013. NCTE Annual Convention – Boston.

“Becoming a Wikipedian: Help Your Students Become Wikipedia Editors,” November 2012.
NCTE Annual Convention – Las Vegas.

“Writing Wikipedia Pages in the Constructivist Classroom,” June 2009. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education ED-MEDIA Conference – Honolulu.