other works

new works

"Dry River" (excerpt), The Manchester Anthology (Manchester: Centre for New Writing, University of Manchester, 2013), pp. 70-74.

"Raw Inspiration", Narrative Magazine Newsletter, September 30, 2013.

book reviews

David Foster Wallace, The Pale King, The Christian Science Monitor, April 15, 2011.
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David Lipsky, Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace, The Christian Science Monitor, April 13, 2010.
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David Foster Wallace, This Is Water, The Christian Science Monitor, April 14, 2009.
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“Forging of Self: Dennison’s Luisa Domic,” Puckerbrush Review, IX, i, Winter 1989.

reviews of my work

Anthony Walton, “A Life in the Other Maine,” book review of “I Was Content and Not Content”: The Story of Linda Lord and the Closing of Penobscot Poultry, in The New York Times Book Review, August 20, 2000.
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Sally Yerkovich, “BIG BOATS made small,” Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 105, No. 416, Spring 1992.

Carl Little, “ ‘One Year Later’ at the Hudson Museum,” Art in America, June 1990.

nonfiction, interviews, poetry

“Inside Stories,” The Independent, 9 June 1999: 24-25.

“Penobscot Poultry and the Story of Linda Lord,” extimacy, No. 3 (1996): 26-35.

“Three Lights Lived: Profile of Beulah Quinn,” Island Journal, III, 1986.

Untitled poetry, Dandelion Review, II, i, Fall 1985.

academic articles

“Oral and Folk History,” Encyclopedia of American Folklife, Simon J. Bronner, ed. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2006.

“Finding Marin: Stories of Home” (San Rafael, CA: Marin Arts Council, 2005). Co-edited with Jeanne Bogardus et al.

Trying To Be Good: Lessons in Oral History and Performance,” Remembering: Oral History Performance, Della Pollock, ed. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).

“Telling the Story of Linda Lord Through Photographs,” Picturing the Social Landscape: Visual Methods and the Sociological Imagination, Caroline Knowles and Paul Sweetman, eds. (Routledge, UK, 2004). Co-authored with Ana Maria Mauad.

“Collaborative Oral History in a Correctional Setting: Promise and Pitfalls,” Oral History Review Vol 30, No. 1 (2003): 61-85.

“Neighborhood Voices: New Immigrants in Northeast Central Durham/​Voces del barrio: nuevos inmigrantes en Noreste Central de Durham” (Durham, NC: Laser Image Corporate Publishing, 2001). Co-authored with Jill Hemming, Angela Hornsby, et al.

“‘I Was Content and Not Content’: Oral History and the Collaborative Process,” Oral History (UK) Vol. 28, No. 2 (2000): 66-78.

“Entre texto e fotos: contando a história de Linda Lord e do fechamento da Penobscot Poultry,” Marieta de Moraes Ferreira (org.), História Oral: desafios para o século XXI (Rio de Janeiro: Editora Fiocruz/​Casa de Oswaldo Cruz/​CPDOC, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, 2000), pp. 179-198.

“Collaborative Oral History in a Correctional Setting: Promise and Pitfalls,” Crossroads of History: Experience, Memory, Orality, 11 th International Oral History Conference Proceedings, Vol. 3 (2000): 1234-1237.

“Finding Pathways through Folklore,” Pathways: Discovering Your Connections to History (Nashville, TN: American Association for State and Local History, 2000), pp. 32-36.

“Whole Lives: Reflections on Living with HIV/​Vidas reales: reflexiones sobre la vida con el HIV,” NC Crossroads, a publication of the NC Humanities Council, Vol. 3, No. 4 (1999). (Co-authored with Lisa Yarger.)

“The Closing of Penobscot Poultry and the Story of Linda Lord: One Woman’s Experience of Deindustrialization,” Journal of Applied Folklore 4 (1998): 5-21.

“‘Hot, Cool, and Getting Down’: African American Style and Aesthetics in Stepping,” North Carolina Folklore Journal, Vol. 43, No. 2 (1996): 96-108.

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