"Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination, and of the heart."
- Salman Rushdie
19th and 20th-Century American literature; critical theory; feminist theory; place studies
M.A. English & American Literature, Wake Forest University B.A. English and American Literature, New York University