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journalism

For the following publications I’ve written hundreds of features, reviews, interviews, Q&As and other marginalia. Links point to aggregate coverage:


scholarship & criticism


literary & creative


editing & proofreading


publishing

Project management, curation, editing, design, distribution and marketing:


readings & presentations

  • “Troma, The Toxic Avenger, and the Paradox of Cult Communities” (First Forum: On the Fringe, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 10/15)
  • “Letters to Jeffrey Dahmer” (Pungent Parlour #27, The Black Rock Pub, Chicago, IL, 05/15)
  • “Marginalized Intensity: Repo Man, Punk Rock, and Cult Film Culture” (NEIU’s 23rd Annual Student Research Symposium, Chicago, IL, 04/15)
  • Distinguished Student Speaker (Graduate Recognition Ceremony at NEIU, Chicago, IL, 04/15)
  • “We Hope and We Lose Hope” (NEIU’s 22nd Annual Student Research Symposium, Chicago, IL, 04/14)
  • Novel Excerpt (Pungent Parlour #14, The Black Rock Pub, Chicago, IL, 04/14)
    Reading Homan Square (Guild Complex/Open House Chicago Joint Event, Homan Square, Chicago, IL, 10/13)
  • “Letters to Ted Kaczynski” (Pungent Parlour #6, The Black Rock Pub, Chicago, IL, 07/13)
  • “Letters to Ted Kaczynski” (MAKE #11 Release Party, Rational Park, Chicago, IL, 10/11)
  • “Letters to Ted Kaczynski” (The Mark Weber Show, The Upstairs Gallery, Chicago, IL, 07/11)
  • “Paulo Freire And Philosophy: Rethinking Racism” (The National Conference for Peer Tutoring and Writing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 11/08)

awards & grants

  • 2016 Eddie & Ozzie Award, “Best Single Article in Technology,” FOLIO (10/16)
  • Oxford Bibliographies Media Studies Award, Oxford University Press, (03/16)
  • Distinguished Student Speaker, Northeastern Illinois University (05/15)
  • Library Award for Excellence in Research, Northeastern Illinois University (04/15)
  • IAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events (01/15)
  • IAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events (04/14)
  • Award of Merit, Northeastern Illinois University (04/14)
  • Satire Award, The NewerYork (12/13)

residencies

  • Artist-in-residence, Starry Night Retreat, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico (07/15)