Professor of English.
Teaching areas: Mythology, Folklore, American Indian
Literature, Medieval Literature
2008- 2010 Editor,
Folkroots, Realms of Fantasy Magazine.
of Directors, The Mythic Imagination Institute, Atlanta, Ga.
of Arizona. Ph.D., Comparative Cultural and
Dissertation Director: N. Scott Momaday
of Arizona. Master of Arts in American Indian
8/92- 3/93 Oxford University,
England. Post graduate research.
Bachelor of Arts in Ancient History/Interdisciplinary Studies
Creative and Scholarly Publications
2011-4- The Undertaken Trilogy, Simon and Schuster
- Book One: Death Watch
Book Two: Mistle
Book Three: Lych
2012 Night Song, Simon and Schuster
10/10 Book, The Secret History of Hobgoblins, Templar Books (UK), Candlewick (US)
8/10 Book, William Shakespeare--His Life and Times (with Kristen McDermott), Templar Books, UK/Candlewick (US) 2010.
10/09 Screenplay, Lanval, co-written with Elizabeth Jane Baldry (supported by European Regional Development
for the Shared Legends Project in conjunction with Le Centre de
l'Imaginaire Arthurien, Brittany.
10/09 Film Option, The Secret Histories, Sony Pictures.
10/09 Book (YA Illustrated Book, 2nd volume
in a series), The Secret History of Mermaids and
(UK)/Candlewick Books (US).
3/09 Short Story/Fiction, "Missing Limb," published in the
anthology Ravens in the Library. Ravens in the Library Project,
Seattle, WA.10/08 Book (Children's book),
How to be a Viking, Templar Books (UK).
9/08 Book, Coyote
Speaks, (with Carolyn Dunn) Harry N.
9/08 Book (YA Illustrated Book, 1st
volume in a series), The Secret History of Giants, Templar Books (UK)/Candlewick
- Numerous foreign language editions
- Winner of an NCTE Notable
Winner of a Parents' Choice Recommended Award 2008
6/07 Article, "Back Over the Wall -- Charles Vess Revisits the World of Stardust," Realms of Fantasy 13.6 (August 2007): 80-85,
11/06 Poetry, five poems
("Anatomy," "Winter Finds the World on Fire,"
"Rings," "A Rune of Loss," "Night Thoughts:
Scheherazade"), Contexts: Creative Journal vol.VII 2007-2007. Toledo, Ohio: Mercy College of
Northwest Ohio, 19-28.
7/06 Book (foreign edition), French edition of Runes of
9/05 Article, "The Lore of Simple Things -- Milk, Honey, and Bread in Myth and Legend." Realms of Fantasy 12.2 (December
110-111. (reprinted on the Endicott Studio Online Journal of Mythic Arts.)
5/05 Book (foreign
edition of GOBLINS!, Editions Glenat.
Option/Development Deal for the book GOBLINS! with Klasky Csupo Inc.
9/05 Book, Lady
Cottington's Pressed Fairy Letters (illustrated by Brian Froud), Abrams Books.
10/04 Book, Goblins! (illustrated by Brian Froud),
9/04 Article, "The Dance of the Labyrinth." Realms
of Fantasy 11.1
(October 2004): 16-24, 88-89. (Reprinted on the Endicott Studio
Journal of Mythic Arts.)
Spirit, Modern Voice --The Mythic Journeys Art Exhibition. Mythic Imagination Institute.
2/04 Article, "The Song of the Sampo -- Mystery
and the Numinous in the Kalevala." Realms of Fantasy 10.3 (February 2004): 16-
26. (Reprinted on the Endicott
Studio Online Journal of Mythic Arts.)
Printing of The Runes of Elfland, Abrams Books]
6/03 Article, "Where the White Stag
Runs -- Boundary and Transformation in Deer Myths." Realms of Fantasy 9.5 (June 2003): 8
10/03 Book, The Runes
(illustrated by Brian Froud), Harry N. Abrams Books.
10/02 Article, "Penance, Power and
Pursuit -- On the Trail of the Wild Hunt" (co-authored with CMU
William Spytma). Realms of Fantasy 9.2 (December 2002): 32-41.
2/02 Article, "A Rune With A View: An
Introduction To The Visionary Alphabet of the Northern World." Realms
of Fantasy 8.4
(April 2002): 16-21, 95.
8/01 Poem, "Night Thoughts: Sheherazade." Endicott
Studio Online Journal
5/01 Poem, "Anatomies," in the book, The
Quest for the Green Man, John Matthews.
Godsfield Press (UK) and Quest Books (US),
1/01 Article, "Of
Travels and Travails -- Imagination, Landscape and Narrative." Language Arts Journal of Michigan 16.2 (Fall
6/00 Essay, "Stones and Signs." Commissioned lead essay for the Endicott Studio On-line Journal of Myth and
Poet/Artist: Green Men and Green Women -- An Online Exhibition (alongside major artists and
authors: Jane Yolen,
Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman, Alan Lee, Brian Froud.
Organized by Editor, Terri Windling. Works
published/exhibited: Two Poems: "Anatomy," and "A Prayer for
Forest Travelers," and five original paintings.
6/99 Poem, "Bag of Medicine and Wind" (Endicott
Studio Online Journal)
5/98 Poem, "Paserik Burial" (Endicott
Studio Online Journal)
6/96 Essay, "The Grail of the
Uttermost West---Vessels of Power, Plenty and Tradition in American Indian Mythology and
Literature." In The Story
of the Grail,
ed. John Matthews. Edinburgh: Floris Books (UK) and
Lindisfarne Press (US), 1996: