South Atlantic Association of Departments of English Outstanding Teacher
"The Shell Seekers and Working Women Readers' Search for Serenity." Women: A Cultural Review 10.3 (Fall 1999): 326-340.
"City Folks in Hoot Owl Holler: Narrative Strategy in Lee Smith's Oral History." The Southern Literary Journal 20.1 (Fall 1987): 101-212.
"Nicole's Gardens." Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual 1978. Ed. Matthew Bruccoli and Richard Layman. Gale Research Company, 1979: 85-95.
"Reading the Endings in Katherine Anne Porter's 'Old Mortality.'" Famous Last Words: Changes in Gender and Narrative Closure. Ed. Alison Booth. University Press of Virginia, 1993: 280-299; and in Critical Essays on American Literature: Katherine Anne Porter. Ed. Darlene Harbour Unrue. New York: G. K. Hall, 1997.