about me

I am a professor, critic, poet, and translator. I teach in the Department of English at the University of Louisville, where I am working on a book on philosophical skepticism and literary impersonality, as well as a collection of poems.

I received my Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and an M.A. in Religion and Literature from the University of Chicago. I am also a former editor of Chicago Review. 

Work of mine has appeared in Literary ImaginationLos Angeles Review of Books, Modern PhilologyPopMatters, nonsiteChicago Review, Harvard Review, Verse, and elsewhere. Between 2002 and 2008 I was a regular contributor to Flak Magazine.