The Virgin Mary’s Book at the Annunciation: Reading, Interpretation, and Devotion in Medieval England (Woodbridge, UK: Boydell and Brewer, March 2020), 313 pages.


12. “Queer Touch Between Holy Women: Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, Birgitta of Sweden, and the Visitation” in Touching, Devotional Practices and Visionary Experience in the Late Middle Ages, ed. David Carrillo-Rangel, Delfi I. Nieto-Isabel, and Pablo Acosta-Garcia (Palgrave, 2019), pp. 203-235.
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11. “‘Syon gostly’: Crafting Aesthetic Imaginaries and Stylistics of Existence in Medieval Devotional Culture,” in Emerging Aesthetic Imaginaries, ed. Lene Johannessen and Mark Ledbetter (Lexington Books, 2018), 77-89.
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10. “An Unnoticed Borrowing from the Treatise Of Three Workings In Man’s Soul in the Gospel Meditation Meditaciones Domini Nostri,” Journal of the Early Book Society 20 (2017), 277-284.
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9. “Playing Editor: Inviting Students Behind the Text.” Early Modern Culture Online 6 (Oct 2015), 41-47.
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8. “The Origins and Development of the Virgin Mary’s Book at the Annunciation.” Speculum 89/3 (July 2014), 632-669.
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7. “Looking in the Past for a Discourse of Motherhood: Birgitta of Sweden and Julia Kristeva.” Medieval Feminist Forum 47.1 (2012), 52-76. Winner, Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship Prize for Best Article by a Graduate Student.
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6. “St Bridget of Sweden” in Diane Watt and Liz Herbert McAvoy, eds., History of British Women’s Writing, Vol. 1: 700-1500 (London: Palgrave, 2011), pp. 207-215.
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5. “The Translation of Religious Writing from the Vernacular into Latin in Late-Medieval England” in Vincent Gillespie and Kantik Ghosh, eds., After Arundel: Religious Writing in Fifteenth Century England (Turnhout: Brepols, 2011), pp. 449-466.
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4. “Scribes at Syon: The Communal Usage and Production of Legislative Texts at the English Birgittine House” in C. Gejrot, S. Risberg & M. Åkestam, eds., Saint Birgitta, Syon and Vadstena. Papers from a Symposium in Stockholm 4-6 October 2007 (Stockholm: Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien, 2010), pp. 71-88.
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3. “Space and Enclosure in Julian of Norwich’s A Revelation of Love” in Liz Herbert McAvoy, ed., A Companion to Julian of Norwich (Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2008), pp. 154-165.
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2. “Julian of Norwich and St. Bridget of Sweden: Creating Intimate Space with God” in Liz Herbert McAvoy, ed., Rhetoric of the Anchorhold: Space, Place and Body within the Discourses of Enclosure (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2008), pp. 127-140.
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1. “The Annunciation as Model of Meditation: Stillness, Speech and Transformation in Middle English Drama and Lyric.” Marginalia, The Cambridge University Graduate Medieval Studies Journal, Cambridge Yearbook Special Issue, (2005).


  • Co-editor with Diane Watt, Studies in the Age of Chaucer special colloquium: “Women’s Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon” (Forthcoming, 2020)
  • Co-authored with Diane Watt, “Women’s Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon,” introduction to Studies in the Age of Chaucer special colloquium (Forthcoming, 2020)
  • “Canon, Anon., a Nun: Queering the Medieval Canon.” Studies in the Age of Chaucer (Forthcoming, 2020)
  • “The Carthusian Door Verses of Beinecke MS 317” in “Writen in a grete boke”: Manuscript Culture and Medieval Devotional Traditions, eds. Jennifer N. Brown, Mary-Agnes Edsall, and Nicole Rice (York Medieval Press), forthcoming 2020
  • “Introduction” and translation of “To Hugh Hermit”, in The Works of Richard Methley, trans. Barbara Newman (Cistercian Publications), forthcoming 2020


Liz Herbert McAvoy, ed. and trans., A Revelation of Purgatory. In Speculum 94/3 (2019): 862-4.

Cynthia Richards and Mary Ann O’Donnell, eds., Approaches to Teaching Behn’s Oroonoko. In Medieval Feminist Forum 54/2 (2019): 157-9.

Virginia Blanton, Veronia O’Mara, and Patricia Stoop, eds., Nuns’ Literacies in Medieval Europe: The Kansas City Dialogue. In Journal of the Early Book Society 19 (2016), 267-270.

Hans Jørgensen, Henning Laugerud, and Laura Katrine Skinnebach, eds., The Saturated Sensorium: Principles of Perception and Mediation in the Middle Ages and Henning Laugerud, Salvador Ryan, and Laura Katrine Skinnebach, eds. The Materiality of Devotion in Late Medieval Northern Europe: Images, Objects, Practices. In Kunst og Kultur 3 (2016), 187-89.

Ralph Hanna, Introducing English Medieval Book History: Manuscripts, their Producers and their Readers. In Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, 253.1 (2016), 212-214.

Wolfgang Riehle, The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England (Cornell University Press, 2014). In Studies in the Age of Chaucer 37 (2015), 314-315

Jennifer Bryan, Looking Inward: Devotional Reading and the Private Self in Late Medieval England (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008). In Speculum 89/3 (2014), pp. 750-752

Elisabeth Dutton, Julian of Norwich: The Influence of Late-Medieval Devotional Compilations (Cambridge: D.S.Brewer, 2008). In Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures, 36 (2010), 251-254.

Marleen Cré, Vernacular Mysticism in the Charterhouse:  A Study of London, British Library MS Additional 37790 (Turnhout: Brepols, 2006). In Mystics Quarterly, vol XXXIII (2007), 53-55.

Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden and Roger Ellis, eds., Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2005). In Mystics Quarterly, vol. XXXII (2006), 68-71.


“Hvorfor ‘kvinnelige forfattere’?”, 16 December 2016.

“Stephen Greenblatt’s The Swerve racked up prizes – and completely misled you about the Middle Ages.”, 20 July 2016.

“The Ethics of Inventing Modernity: Stephen Greenblatt’s The Swerve.” In the, 30 May 2016.

Editor. The Syon Abbey Society Newsletter.

“Once and Future Feminism.” In the, 3 June 2014

“The well-read Virgin.” Article in the ‘Object lesson’ column of the Yale Alumni Magazine (Nov-Dec 2009), p. 64.

Online exhibit.“Remains of a Medieval Antiphonal: The Eighteen Leaves of A28904 in the Ann Mary Brown Collection,” Brown University, John Hay Library: Focus on the Collections Number 8 (July 2003)

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