Areas of Interest
Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Media Literacy, Visual Literature, Graphic novels, documentary photography, socially aware fine art photography, video installation, Photojournalism and the aesthetics of atrocity
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS (AS EDITOR)
Editor (since 1993) of Afterimage, The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
Editorial Board member and Book Reviews Editor of The Journal of Poetry Therapy, Taylor & Francis
The Bookworks of Doug Beube, The Iconoclastic Museum Press, Brooklyn, NY, 2011
Nevermore: Poetry and Prose by Edgar Allan Poe, Big Pencil Press, Rochester, NY, 2009
Light At the End: The Jesus Poems by Lyn Lifshin, Clevis Hook Press, Rochester, NY, 2009
A Glorious Adventure, by Carter Catlett Williams, Pioneer Network in Culture Change, Rochester, NY, 2008
Women, Trauma and Visual Expression, by Amy Stacey Curtis. Self-published, 2005. 2006 Independent Publisher Book Awards Finalist (Psychology/Mental Health)
Giving Sorrow Words: Poems of Strength and Solace, National Association for Poetry Therapy, 2002
ADDITIONAL PUBLICATIONS (AS CONTRIBUTOR)
Art New England, Art Papers, Afterimage, Source: Ireland’s Photographic Review, City Newspaper, Film Festival Reporter, National Association of Artists’ Organizations Newsletter, Western New York Artist Residency Exchange Catalogs, the Pyramid Arts Center Newsletter, The Museletter published by the National Association for Poetry Therapy, and essays in numerous exhibition catalogs including Maternal Metaphors: Artists/Mothers/Artwork.
Society for Photographic Education, Northeast Pop Culture Association, National Association for Poetry Therapy, National Association of Artists’ Organizations, State University of New York Conference on Writing, Finger Lakes Community College Comic-Con, StoryCon at Rochester Institute of Technology, National Endowment for the Arts, Oklahoma Art Writing & Curatorial Fellowship, and at numerous organizations in Ireland.