Talks and Events

May 19, 2017–Boston, MA. “Writing About the Family,” Biographers International Organization Conference, Emerson College.

Nov. 5, 2016–Oxford, UK. “Biography Beyond Borders” Colloquium, Oxford Center for Life-Writing, Wolfson College.

Nov. 7, 2016–London, UK. “The Story of Little Women,” Society for the History of Women in the Americas Seminar at the Institute of Historical Research. 5:30 pm.

Oct. 29, 2016–Baton Rouge, LA. Louisiana Book Festival.

June 5, 2016–Richmond, VA.  Meet & Greet/Book Signing, The BIO Book Bash at the Hardywood Craft Brewery.

June 4, 2016–Richmond, VA. Biographers International Conference. Panel moderator, “Trial By Fire: The Lessons of Publishing a First Biography.”

Mar. 27-28, 2016–San Francisco. American Literature Association Conference. “Teaching Miss Grief and Other Stories” and “Little Women In and Out of School.”

April 1, 2016–New Orleans, Tennessee Williams Literary Festival. Panel: “Larger Than Life: The Biographer’s Craft.”

March 24, 2016–New York  Center for Fiction. In conversation with Sheridan Hay.

March 24, 2016–New York  Rifkind Center, The City College of New York. “Does the Recovery of Women Writers Still Matter?”

March 23, 2016–Frederick, MD  C. Burr Artz Library. “Why the History of Women Writers Matters.”

March 22, 2016–Washington, D.C.  Kramerbooks. In conversation with Greer Macallister.

March 17, 2016–Metairie, LA.  Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library, “Why the History of Women Writers Matters.”

March 3, 2016–New Orleans . Octavia Books. Book Launch.

October 29, 2015–New Orleans “Constance Fenimore Woolson: A Forgotten Major American Writer.” University of New Orleans, sponsored by the Women’s Center.

September 11, 2015–New Orleans  “‘What a Woman Sees and Says’: Constance Fenimore Woolson, the City, and the Female Flaneur” American Literature Symposium: The City and American Literature. Hotel Monteleone.

May 22, 2015–Boston  “Reconsidering the Woolson-James Relationship: A Reading from the Forthcoming Biography of Woolson.”  American Literature Association.  The Westin Copley Place.

March 20, 2105–New Orleans  “Why the History of Women Writers Matters: Reclaiming Constance Fenimore Woolson.” Tulane University, Newcomb Research Institute.  

Feb. 19, 2015–Washington, D.C. “A Reading from the Biography.”  Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Conference. One Washington Circle Hotel.  

May 2014–Washington D.C.  “An Argument for Taking the Recovery of Women Writers Public: Writing Constance Fenimore Woolson’s Biography for a Wider Audience.” American Literature Association.

 October 2013–New Orleans. “Lifting the Veil on the Henry James-Constance Fenimore Woolson Relationship.” South Central Modern Language Association. Special session on “Unmasking the Subjects of Literary Biography.” 

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