with Jamie Michaels and Keegan Steele. “Graphic Content: A Conversation on Comic Biography and History.” Sequentials, vol. 1, no. 3, 2019.

with Camille Callison and contributions by Niigaan James Sinclair, Sonya Ballantyne, Jay Odjick, Taylor Daigneault, and Amy Mazowita. Introduction: Indigenous Comics and Graphic Novels: An Annotated Bibliography.” Jeunesse 11.1 (2019): 139-155.

with Taylor Daigneault, Amy Mazowita, and Camille Callison. “Indigenous Comics and Graphic Novels: An Annotated Bibliography.” Jeunesse 11.1 (2019): i-xxxvi.

BOOK CHAPTERS (hover over volume titles to click through to publishers)

Comics Studies

“Memory and Black Visuality in Ho Che Anderson's King.” Canadian Graphic: Picturing Life Narratives. Eds. Candida Rifkind and Linda Warley. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2016. 177-206.

“The Biotopographies of Seth’s George Sprott (1894-1975).” Material Cultures. Eds. Jennifer Blair and Tom Allen. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2015. 225-46.

“Design and Disappearance: Visual Nostalgias and the Canadian Company Town.” Canadian Literature and Cultural Memory. Eds. Cynthia Sugars and Eleanor Ty. Toronto: Oxford University Press. 2014. 68-93. Book review here.

Canadian Literature

"Norman Bethune and the Contested Spaces of Canadian Public Memory." Contested Spaces: Counter-Narratives and Culture from Below. Eds. Roxanne Rimstead and Domenic A. Beneventi. University of Toronto Press, 2019. 212-240.

“The Returning Reader: Canadian Serial Fiction and Mazo de la Roche’s Jalna.” Middlebrow Literary Cultures: The Battle of the Brows, 1920-1960. Eds. Mary Grover and Erica Brown. London: Palgrave, 2012. 171-86.

“‘A Collection of Solitary Fragments’: Miriam Waddington as Critic.” Wider Boundaries of Daring: The Modernist Impulse in Canadian Women’s Poetry. Eds. Di Brandt and Barbara Godard. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009. 253-74. Book won the Association for Canadian and Quebec Literary Studies (ACQL) 2009 Gabrielle Roy Literary Prize.

“Modernism’s Red Stage: Theatre and the Left in the 1930s.” The Canadian Modernists Meet: Essays on Modernism, Antimodernism, and Modernity.  Ed. Dean Irvine. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press. 2005. 187-209.


Comics Studies

“Geneviève Castrée’s Unmade Beds: The Graphic Memoirs and Digital Afterlives of a Young Female Cartoonist.” The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship. Sep. 18, 2018. DOI:

"The Seeing Eye of Scientific Graphic Biography." Biography: an Interdisciplinary Quarterly. Special Issue on Auto/biography in Transit. Eds. Jason Breiter, Orley Lael Netzer, Julie Rak, Lucinda Rasmussen. 38.1 (Winter 2015): 1-22.

“A Stranger in a Strange Land? Guy Delisle Redraws the Travelogue.” International Journal of Comic Art. 12.2-3 (Fall 2010): 268-90.

“Drawn from Memory: Comic Artists and Intergenerational Auto/Biography.” Canadian Review of American Studies. Special issue on Popular Auto/biography. Ed. Julie Rak. 38.3 (2008). 399-428.

Canadian Literature

“When Mounties were Modern Kitsch: The Serial Seductions of Renfrew of the Mounted.” English Studies in Canada 37.3-4 (2011): 123-46. Winner of the F.E.L. Priestley Prize, which recognizes and acknowledges the best essay published in English Studies in Canada over the past year.

“Technologies of the Podium: Montreal Massacre Poetry and the Feminist Counterpublic.” Open Letter. Special issue on Poetics and Public Culture. Eds. Lily Cho and Melina Baum-Singer. 12.8 (Spring 2006): 46-59.

“Too Close to Home: Middlebrow Anti-Modernism and the Sentimental Poetry of Edna Jaques.” Journal of Canadian Studies 39.1 (Winter 2005): 90-114.

“The Hungry Thirties: Writing Food and Gender During the Depression.” Essays on Canadian Writing 78 (Winter 2003): 163-191.

“Screening Modernity: Cinema and Sexuality in Anne-Marie MacDonald’s Fall On Your Knees.” Studies in Canadian Literature 27.2 (2002): 29-50.

“Domesticity and Dissent: Literary Reworkings of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike”. Envisioning: Studies in Image and Idiom. Special issue on Resistance. Binghamton University, 2001. 21-34


“Research Methods for Studying Graphic Biography.” Research Methodologies for Auto/biography Studies. Eds. Ashley Barnwell and Kate Douglas. Routledge, 2019. 68-75.

“The Work of Teaching Women’s Auto/Bio Comics.” a/b: Auto/biography Studies 33:3 (2018): 725-734. DOI: 10.1080/08989575.2018.1499525.

"Spotlight on Migrant and Refugee Comics." Extra Inks. Jul. 8, 2018. Click here.

"Refugee Comics and Migrant Topographies." Forum on Refugee Narratives. a/b: Auto/biography Studies. Special Issue on Excavating Lives. Eds. Amy-Katerini Prodromou and Nicoletta Demetriou. 32.2 (2017): 648-654.

"Graphic Narratives." a/b: Auto/biography Studies. Special Issue on What's Next? The Futures of Autobiography Studies. 32.2 (2017): 187-90.

"Graphic Life Narratives and Teaching the Art of Failure." a/b: Auto/biography Studies. Special Issue on Teaching Lives; Contemporary Pedagogies of Life Narratives. Eds. Laurie McNeill and Kate Douglas. 32.1 (2017). 104-7. Forthcoming reprint: Teaching Lives: Contemporary Pedagogies of Life Narratives, Routledge, 2017.