These articles reflect my recent thoughts about memoir and fiction, feminism and teaching.
Remembering Anne Sexton: Maxine Kumin in Conversation with Diane Middlebrook
A Feminist Friendship Archive
Getting Transpersonal: The Cost of an Academic Life
Prose Studies, 2009 (available here)
Starting Out in the Fifties: Grace Paley, Philip Roth, and the Making of a Literary Career
Contemporary Women’s Writing, 2009 (available here)
On Being Wrong
Family Hair Looms
A Memoir of Feminism: An Interview with Nancy K. Miller.
With Jeffrey Williams, Minnesota Review, 2007
I Killed My Grandmother: Mary Antin, Amos Oz, and the Autobiography of a Name
The Entangled Self: Genre Bondage in the Age of the Memoir
Out of the Family: Generations of Women in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis
Life Writing, 2007 (available here)
Women’s Secrets and the Novel: Remembering Mary McCarthy’s The Group
Social Research, 2001
But Enough About Me, What Do You Think Of My Memoir?
Yale Journal of Criticism, 2000