I am still building my client base, but my projects to date include a self-help book on parenting and an Arthurian novel with a historical setting.
I teach composition and literature for APUS, as well as acting as a course designer. My research focuses on medievalism, or the way that later era re-shaped and re-created the idea of the medieval period, and I particularly enjoy studying the more fantastic uses of the setting in fantasy literature and video games.
With METS, I formatted, proofread, and fact-checked critical editions of Middle English literary works, as well as converting the finished texts for electronic publication.
My work with the Camelot Project was part of my duties as a library assistant at the Rossell Hope Robbins Library at the University of Rochester. As part of the Camelot Project staff, I not only formatted and edited Arthurian texts for online publication, but also wrote author biographies and character overviews.
The poem, which survives only in the Auchinleck Manuscript, deals with the later years of Guy's life, beginning with his return to Warwick after having established himself on the Continent as a pre-eminent model of knighthood. After his marriage, however, he is stricken by remorse for the very actions that have brought him fame, and he sets out anonymously on a series of pilgrimages of atonement.
The complete text of John Gower's Confessio Amantis is a 3-volume edition, including all Latin components - with translations - of this bilingual poem and extensive glosses, bibliography, and explanatory notes. Volume 3 contains Books 5, 6, and 7, which follow another kind of development as Gower shifts from romance banter and formulaic confession to philosophical inquiry.
The Wallace catalogs the sheer brutality of war. We are regaled with such detailed accounts of the sacking of towns and the burning down of buildings full of screaming inhabitants that the smells and sounds, as well as the terrible sights, of war are graphically conveyed in language which seems designed not only to express Wallace's rage and Hary's antipathy but also to incite hatred of the En... read more
A more mature, battle-weary sequel that should appeal to King Arthur's most ardent fans. - Kirkus Review
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First and foremost, I am a bibliophile. My professional and personal goals are the same: To live my life surrounded by good books.
A Bookseller Rising Star and commercial fiction editor with ten years editing experience at Penguin Random House, Hachette and HarperCollins