MLIS with an archival concentration, San Jose State University

MA in British and American literature, University of California, Davis

Other Publications


“From the Margins to the Center: Introducing Self-Published American Literature to Undergraduates.” Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. Pedagogy 21:3(2021): 533-548.

“‘Your Zine Changed My Life’: The Impact and Legacy of Zines in Sassy Magazine.” American Periodicals 30(2020):149-163.

“‘Printing books shall eventually be my trade’: Piecing Together the History of Diane di Prima’s Poets Press.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 38(2019):425-433.

“A History of Diane di Prima’s Poets Press.” The Journal of Beat Studies 6(2018):3-22.

“Now on Display: Lessons Learned from Establishing a Small Exhibits Program.” Archival Issues 38(Winter 2017):6-19.


“Collecting Sarah Piatt at The Ohio State University’s Rare Books & Manuscripts Library.” American Literary Realism 5.3(2023): 240-247.

“Designed to Sell: American Canvassing Books at The Ohio State University’s Rare Books & Manuscripts Library.” The Ephemerist 197(Summer 2022):10-13.

“The Zine Scene.” Fine Books & Collections Winter 2022.

“Unconventional Collecting in Extraordinary Times: Documenting the Pandemic through a COVID-19 Zine Collection.” College & Research Libraries News 82.8(2021):354-356; 361.

“‘There is no respectable woman…that sells books!’ The Memoirs of Nineteenth-Century Women Book Canvassers.” Textual Cultures 14(2021).

“‘Vote for Women Suffrage!’ A Closer Look at The Ohio State University Libraries’ Suffrage Scrapbooks.” Ohio Archivist(Fall 2020):10-11.

“Exploring James Thurber’s Columbus: Ohio State University’s Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.” Ohioana Quarterly 62(Summer 2019):8-10.

“Resources for Teaching with Primary Source Materials.” MAC Newsletter 45(July 2017):23-25.


“Record.” Women’s Review of Books 38(Nov/Dec 2021):8-9.

Archives and New Modest of Feminist Research, edited by Maryanne Dever. Libraries: Culture, History, and Society 4(2020)99-102.

“Rebel Publishing.” Women’s Review of Books 36(Nov/Dec 2019):16-18.

Retroactivism in the Lesbian Archives: Composing Pasts and Futures in Rhetorics and Activism, by Jean Bessette. Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies 6(2019):Article 11.

“Building the Feminist Shelf.” Women’s Review of Books 35(Nov/Dec 2018):18-20.

Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860, by Heather Haveman. The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 112(June 2018)250-252.

Forging the Future of Special Collections, edited by Arnold Hirshon, Robert H. Jackson, and Melissa Hubbard; introduction by Robert H. Jackson. RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage 18(Summer 2017)62-64.

Blog Posts



    Thurber’s Columbus. With assistance from Eric Johnson. The Ohio State University Libraries, Thompson Library Gallery, May 18-August 18, 2019.

    Poets, Punks, and Pioneers: Self-Publishing in American Literature. The Ohio State University Libraries, Thompson Library Gallery, February 7-May 20, 2018.

    From Author to Reader: Charvat at 50. Co-curated with Eric Johnson and Jennifer Schnabel. The Ohio State University Libraries, Thompson Library Gallery, September 14, 2016-January 22, 2017.


    American Library Association (ALA)
    o Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
    o Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS)
    Midwest Archives Conference (MAC)
    Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)

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