Ph.D. University of Nebraska—Lincoln 2008
M.A. Austin Peay State University 2001
B.A North Georgia College & State University 1998
19th Century, American Literature, Melville, American Literary Naturalism, Science Fiction, Horror
Cooking, running, and while most people enjoy traveling, I enjoy staying put and hanging out with my mutts.
Syfy Monster Movie Marathons, Horror Movies, and the U.F.C. River Monsters.
"Let all of life be an unfettered howl."
"And still deeper the meaning of that
story of Narcissus, who because he could not grasp the tormenting, mild image
he saw in the fountain, plunged into it and was drowned. But that same
image, we ourselves see in all rivers and oceans. It is the image of the
ungraspable phantom of life; and this is the key to it all."
—Ishmael, Moby Dick