Academic C.V.

Education

2017, Ph.D., Department of English, University of Ottawa

Dissertation: “Make Contact: Contributive Bookselling and the Small Press in Canada after the Second World War”

2009, M.A., Department of English, Carleton University

Independent Research Project: “‘Because it brought the world to us’: A History of the Contact Poetry Readings (1957) 1959-1962”

2008, B.A., Highest Honours, Department of English, Carleton University

Minor in Classics

Publications

Edited Volumes

The Collected Poems of William Hawkins. Ottawa: Chaudiere Books, 2015.

Stacey, Robert and Cameron Anstee, eds. Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews 73 (Fall/Winter 2013). Special Issue on Irving Layton.

Refereed Journal Articles

“An Index of Nelson Ball’s Little Magazines: Volume 63 (1963–1967), Weed (1966–1967), and Hyphid (1968).” Forthcoming. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada. Winter 2019.

“Incomplete Field Notes: Eva Fritsch, Turnstone Press, and the Print Histories of Robert Kroetsch’s “Seed Catalogue” and Seed Catalogue.” Forthcoming. Edited Collection on Robert Kroetsch. University of Ottawa Press.

“Contact Press.” Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. 2016.

“‘poet and audience actually exist’: The Contact Poetry Reading Series and the Rise of Literary Readings in Canada.” Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue d’études canadiennes. Forthcoming (Spring 2015).

“‘setting widespread precedent’: The Canada Council for the Arts and the Funding of Poetry Readings in Canada (1957-1977).” Amodern 4 (March 2015)..

“‘I made my great entry–flanked’: Irving Layton’s Collaborators at McClelland & Stewart (1959-1964).” Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews 73 (Fall/Winter 2013): 102-122.

Non-Refereed Publications

“Living now in Ottawa: William Hawkins at the Margins.” 17 seconds (a journal of poetry and poetics) 11 (Winter 2015): 2-9.

“‘this is the kind of poetry we want’: Raymond Souster’s Editorial Legacy.” 17 seconds (a journal of poetry and poetics) 6 (Winter 2013): 2-10.

External Funding

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2015-2016

SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, 2012-2015

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2011-2012

Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2008-2009

Conference Participation

Conferences Organized

The Page: Visual and Material Literatures, University of Ottawa, Department of English Graduate Student Conference. March 14-16, 2014.

Whatever Else: An Irving Layton Symposium. University of Ottawa, Annual Canadian Literature Symposium. May 3-5, 2013.

Papers Presented

“.edarap!” Barbara Caruso’s presspresspress (1988-1998). Kanada Koncrete: Material Poetries in the Digital Age . University of Ottawa. 4-6 May 2018.

“(In)Complete Field Notes: The Print Histories of “Seed Catalogue” and Seed Catalogue.” Robert Kroetsch: Essaying, Novelist, Poet. University of Ottawa. April 28-29, 2017.

“‘i don’t expect to sell these books’: The Small Press Bookstore as Library and Archive.” Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library. Concordia University. June 17-18, 2016

“‘Ottawa, / you know nothing / of poems’: William Hawkins and the Small Press in Ottawa.” ACCUTE/Congress. University of Ottawa. May 30-June 2, 2015.

“The Bookseller as Critic: William Hoffer’s Campaign Against the ‘junk literature’ of Canada.” Prestige of Literature Conference. Carleton University. October 10-11, 2014.

“Contributive Bookselling: Nelson Ball in Canada’s Literary Field(s).” ACCUTE/Congress. Brock University. May 24-27, 2014.

“‘These words are another drawing’: Barbara Caruso, Seripress, and Concrete Poetry in Canada.” The Page: Visual and Material Literature. University of Ottawa English Department Graduate Conference. March 16, 2014.

“Fierce and Ridiculous: McClelland & Stewart, Frank Newfeld, and the Branding of Irving Layton.” Whatever Else: An Irving Layton Symposium. University of Ottawa. May 3-5, 2013.

“‘Opera, Theatre, Ballet, etc.’: The Canada Council Learns to Fund Poetry Readings.” Approaching the Poetry Series. Concordia University. April 5-6, 2013.

“‘(calling stone dead John Thompson)”: Rob Winger Invokes Stilt Jack.” Ghost Stories: Haunting and Echoes in Literature and Culture. McGill University English Department Graduate Conference. January 27-29, 2012.

“‘Because it brought the world to us’: A History of the Contact Poetry Readings (1957) 1959-1962.” Conference on Editorial Problems, Editing Modernism in Canada. Emerging Scholars Panel. University of Toronto. October 23-24, 2010.

Teaching

Instructor, University of Ottawa, 2014-2017

Teaching Assistant, University of Ottawa, 2012-2016

Teaching Assistant, Carleton University, 2008-2009

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