current projects


  • Seamus Heaney’s late poetry and Virgil
  • Birds and Poetry, with emphasis on contemporary poets Ted Hughes, Peter Reading, Seamus Heaney, Alice Oswald, Paul Muldoon and other modern writers/composers including Giovanni Pascoli and Olivier Messiaen
  • (Edition) Essays on classical and contemporary katabasis, co-edited with Madeline Scherer, University of Warwick (Routledge)
  • (Article) Heaney and Pascoli for Thomas Harrison, ed., The Ends of Poetry, special issue of California Italian Studies 8 (2018)