I am a freelance arts and culture writer and academic researcher.

This site hosts a full archive of my published scholarly and critical work as well as resources for undergraduates, and occasional blog posts and reviews.

Recent Reads

The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Guards! Guards!
The Days of Abandonment
Dragon Haven
Invisible Cities
The Kindly Ones
The Magic Toyshop
Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow
The Solace of Open Spaces
Fables and Reflections
The Secret History
The Great Gatsby
The Last Samurai
V for Vendetta
The Accidental
Equal Rites

PhD Books

The Monkey Wrench Gang
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon and the Dark Passages of History
Gunfight at the Eco-Corral: Western Cinema and the Environment
The Solace of Open Spaces
Against the Day
Bad Environmentalism: Irony and Irreverence in the Ecological Age
Lonesome Dove
Blood Meridian
The American Western
Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect

2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge
Victoria has read 5 books toward her goal of 10 books.