Nonfiction, Educational, and Scholarship

The Ever Changing Sky
(Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2021)

Walker Percy and Robert Coles:  An American Search for Meaning
(F. Edwin Mellen Press, 2016)

The South in Perspective with Robert Vaughan and Linda Francisco
(Prentice Hall, 2001)

Book Time for the Family (with Michelle Brewer)
(Resource Publications, 1998)


The Dealmaker
(Walker Publisher, 2000)

Till Shadows Flee
(Winston-Derek, 1990)


Malory’s World from A-Z
(Celtic Cat Press, 2016)

Only the Word Gives Us Being
(Birch Book Press, 2011)

The Alchemy of Words
(Birch Book Press, 2006)

Death, Child, and Love
(Walker Publishers, 2000)

Life Boat
(Bluestone Press, 1995)



Which Side Are You On: The Florence Reece Story
(2017, Debuted at Pellissippi State Community College April 15-17, 22-24)


Poems and Stories in the following publications:

  • English Journal
  • Inspirit
  • Appalachian Heritage
  • Parting Gifts
  • Oracle
  • Lambs and Trochees
  • Phantasmagoria
  • Old Red Kimono
  • Tar Wolf Review
  • Teacher’s Voice
  • Mudfish
  • Interpreting Literature
  • Now and Then
  • New Song
  • Our Way
  • Chattahoochee Review
  • Amaryllis
  • Aura
  • Kentucky Poetry Review
  • Sow’s Ear
  • St. Andrews Review
  • Poem
  • Artes Liberales
  • International Poetry Review
  • North Dakota Quarterly
  • Kansas Quarterly
  • South Carolina Review
  • Amelia
  • New Mexico Humanities Review
  • South Florida Poetry Review
  • Old Hickory Review
  • Piedmont Literary Review
  • Cold Mountain Review
  • Orphic Lute
  • Sisters Today
  • Alabama Literary Review
  • New Day Publications
  • Widener Review
  • Kana
  • Fresh Ground
  • Fireside Poetry Review
  • Southern Review
  • Negative Capability
  • All Around Us:  Poems from the Valley
  • Yellow Mama Webzine


Representative Scholarly Articles in these publications:

Southern Review, Chattahoochee Review, Amaryllis, Soundings, Publication of the Tennessee Conference on Linguistics, Community College Times, Appalachian Heritage, Emory and Henry University Review


Presentations (Recent):

  • “From Play to Production:  The Florence Reece Story”
    Conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association, November 2016
  • “Mathematical Game Theory, Computer Game Trees, and Shakespeare’s Hamlet”
    NISOD Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence,
    University of Texas, May 2015
  • “Mathematical Game Theory in Analyzing Dramatic Conflict in Literature”
    Conference of the Two-Year College English Association, November 2014
  • “The South in Perspective:  A Retroactive Look at the Making of an Anthology”
    Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference, March 2013
  • “Pierce’s Semiology, Cantor’s Transfinite Mathematics, and Hartmann’s Axiology:
    Toward a Science of Thirdness”
    Oxford Roundtable, Exeter College, Oxford University, England, July 2012


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