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Book on literary magazines forthcoming from Atticus Books early 2013.

Preliminary judge for 2011 Million Writers Award.

Panelist on “Art Beyond Tragedy” with Ian Olney, Matthew Clay-Robison, and Kenneth Osowski at York College of Pennsylvania, October 2011.

AWP panelist on “Building the Literary Robot: The lit journal as new media,” with James Engelhardt (Prairie Schooner), Scott Lindenbaum (Electric Literature), Zach Dodson (Featherproof Books), and Zachary Schomburg (Octopus Magazine).

AWP chair for panel on “Beyond Times New Roman: The Literary Journal as Object,” with editors from 1913 a journal of forms, 6×6, The Lumberyard Magazine, Ninth Letter, and Versal.

Preliminary judge for 2010 Million Writers Award.

Reading at Greenlight Bookstore for Armchair/Shotgun (with Electric Literature, A Public Space, and BOMB), June 27, 2010.

AWP chair for panel on “The Future of the Literary Magazine” with editors from Opium, Ninth Letter, Antioch Review, and Missouri Review, April 2010.

Preliminary judge for 2009 Million Writers Award.

Reading at York Arts for Upward Spiral reading series, December 2009.

Innovative Research Award for work on literary magazines, Fall 2009.

Linwood E. Orange Award for “Writing the Darkness Visible: Cinematic Creation in Paradise Lost,” Spring 2009.

ALSC presentation “In Exile and Against Criticism: The Paris Review and the Branding of the Modern
Literary Magazine
,” October 2008.

Essays about McSweeney’s and n+1 mentioned on Bookforum, 9/1/2008.

“Basquiat” chapbook from Ninth Letter praised by Kevin Larimer in May/June 2008 Poets & Writers.

MLA panel participation “Redlining RAs: Graduate Assistants on Academic Journals,” December 2007.

Carolyn Kellogg touts Luna Park as a new web genre: the litmagblog (July 2007).

Poetry reading at Bloomsbury Books, 2004.