Book: Writing Childbirth: Women’s Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online. Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2015.
Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Review of The Rhetoric of Pregnancy, by Marika Seigel. Rhetoric Review 34.1 (2015): 102-106.(Solicited by editor.)
“Writing With(out) Pain: Computing Injuries and the Role of the Body in Writing Activity.” Co-authored with Derek Van Ittersum. Computers and Composition 30.4 (2013): 87-100.
“Reviews and Reactions: A Rhetorical-Cultural Analysis of The Business of Being Born.” Rhetoric Review 30.3 (2011): 293-311.
“Mothers’ Ways of Making it—or Making do?: Making (Over) Academic Lives in Rhetoric and Composition with Children.” Co-authored with Christine Peters Cucciare, Deborah Morris, Lee Nickoson, and Mary Sheridan. Composition Studies 39.1 (2011): 41-61.
“Rhetorics of E-Health and Information Age Medicine: A Risk-Benefit Analysis.” Response essay. JAC 31.1-2 (2011): 225-235. (Solicited by journal editor.)
“Confronting Rhetorical Disability: A Critical Analysis of Women’s Birth Plans.” Written Communication 26.3 (2009): 247-272. DOI: 10.1177/0741088308329217.
“Teaching the Six—and Beyond.” Pedagogy 9.3 (2009): 389-397.
“Growing Pains: University of Rhode Island’s Major in Writing & Rhetoric.” The Writing Major: 18 Profiles. Eds. Greg Giberson, et al. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2015. 36-46. Co-authored with Libby Miles and Michael Pennell.
“On Being Lucky.” Joy Interrupted: An Anthology on Motherhood and Loss. Ironton, MO: Fat Daddy’s Farm Press, 2013. 116-119.
“Revelations and Representations: Birth Stories and Motherhood on the Internet.” Textual Mothers/Maternal Texts: Mothering in Contemporary Women’s Literatures. Eds. Elizabeth Podnieks and Andrea O’Reilly. West Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010. 349-364.
Review of Our Bodies Ourselves and the Work of Writing, by Susan Wells. Rhetoric Society Quarterly 41.2 (2011): 194-197. DOI: 10.1080/02773945.2011.536457
“Pumping on the Market.” Inside Higher Ed. 23 August 2010.
“Thinking Vertically.” Co-authored with Libby Miles, Michael Pennell, Jeremiah Dyehouse, Helen O’Grady, Nedra Reynolds, Robert A. Schwegler, and Linda Shamoon. College Composition and Communication. 59.3 (2008): 503-511.
Featured Classroom Activity: Draw a Fish.” Instructor’s Manual for Fieldworking: Reading and Writing Research. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2007. (Solicited by manual editor.)