Literary Scholarship:

“A Lesbian History of the Sonnet.” Critical Inquiry 43: 4 (Summer 2017), pp. 813-838. 9.200 words.

“The Future of Lesbian Genders.” Genders 1:1 (Spring 2016). 6,300 words.

“Safe Space, Silo Storage, Outhouse with a View: Lesbian Garden History.” Queering the Interior. Ed. Matt Cook and Andrew Gorman-Murray. London: Bloomsbury Books, 2017. 4,900 words.

“Women’s Land as Garden History: Art, Activism, and Lesbian Spaces.” Disciples of Flora: Gardens in History and Culture. Eds. Victoria Pagan, Judith Wallack Page, and Brigitte Weltman-Aron. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2015, pp. 20-31.

“Virtual Delville as Archival Research: Rendering Women’s Garden History Visible.” Visualizing the Archive. Spec. issue of Poetess Archive Journal 2.1 (2010).

“The Swan of Litchfield: Sarah Pierce and the Lesbian Landscape Poem.” Long Before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America. Ed. Thomas A. Foster. New York: NYU Press, 2007. 253-276.

“Queer Gardens: Mary Delany’s Flowers and Friendships.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 39.1 (2005):  49-70

“Lesbian Migrations: Mary Renault’s South Africa.” GLQ:  A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. 10.1 (November 2003): 23-46.

“Acts of Union: Sexuality and Nationalism, Romance and Realism in the Irish National Tale.” Cultural Critique 44 (Winter 2000): 113-144.

“‘Something More Tender Still Than Friendship’: Romantic Friendship in Early Nineteenth Century England.” Feminist Studies 18.3 (Fall 1992): 499-520.

Rpt. in Lesbian Subjects: A Feminist Studies Reader. Ed. Martha Vicinus. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.

“Teledildonics: Virtual Lesbians in the Fiction of Jeannette Winterson.”  Sexy Bodies: The Strange Carnalities of Feminism.  Ed. Elizabeth Grosz and Elspeth Probyn.  London: Routledge, 1995. 104-127.

“’She was too fond of her mistaken bargain’: The Scandalous Relations of Gender and Sexuality in Feminist Theory.”  Diacritics 21/22 (Summer-Fall 1991): 89-101.

“Sexual Agency in Manet’s Olympia.”  Textual Practice 3.2 (June 1989): 222-233.

Interviews and Non-Fiction (Literary/Creative):

Practicing Peace on a Weaponized Campus,” Diversity and Democracy (Spring/Summer 2017).

“Notes from a Rally.” La Voz de Esperanza 29: 1 (February 2016), 2.

“Subverting the Girlie Calendar: February.” Ms. Magazine Blog, Feb. 1, 2015.

“An Almost Unheard Low Note:  An Interview with Minnie Bruce Pratt.”  Los Angeles Review of Books, 25 August 2014.

“On Judy Grahn’s `Mental.”  Short Takes on Long Poems volume 5, at Length Magazine, 7 April 2014.

It Is An Apple:  An Interview With Judy Grahn.”  Los Angeles Review of Books, 24 August 2013.

The Dream of a Common Bookstore.” Los Angeles Review of Books, 20 April 2013.  Cited in Shelf Awareness.

Sister Arts:  On Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, and Others.”  Los Angeles Revew of Books, 11 February 2013. Cited in Harriet, the Blog (National Poetry Foundation),, Feministing (3 mentions).

Opinion Pieces:

(With Paige Schilt). “Transgender Military Ban Based on Fake Safety, Economics.” Austin American-Statesman, July 28, 2017. Reprinted in The San Antonio Express-News and Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

(With Sarah Sloan). “Protect Marriage Equality.” El Paso Times, March 10, 2017. Reprinted in The Houston Chronicle, March 23, 2017.

(With Matthew Valentine). “Charlie Strong’s Hard Line on Guns.” Austin American-Statesman, September 16, 2016.

(With Matthew Valentine). “Armed With Reason, We’re Fighting Against Guns on Texas Campuses.” Texas Tribune, February 26, 2016.

Let’s buck tradition by putting a woman on the $20 bill.” Dallas Morning News, April 28, 2015. Reprinted in Alcalde:.

Gay Marriage and Texas Trailblazers.” The Dallas Morning News, March 27, 2015.

(With Paige Schilt). “Embrace Family Diversity Sooner.”  Austin American-Statesman, Dec. 27, 2014, p. A16

The Dangers of Mansplaining Abortion.”  Ms. Magazine Blog, October 27 2014.

Homophobia is Not a Thing of the Past.”  Pacific Standard: The Science of Society, October 20 2014.

“A welcome mix of football and feminism at UT.”  The San Antonio Express-News, October 3 2014.