Publications

Various Critical Review essays, Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth Century Novel. Ed. April London. Cambridge University Press, forthcoming, 2020.

“Root to Rise.” Eckleburg Review. February 2020. Print edition No. 21.
eBook available https://www.eckleburg.org/eckleburg-no-21/

“Suzy Wong: A Fragment of a Dream.” North American Review. Fall 2019. *Finalist for the Torch Prize in Non-fiction. https://northamericanreview.org

“On Writing Suzy Wong: A Fragment of a Dream.” Open Space, North American Review. December 3, 2019. https://northamericanreview.org/open-space/suzy-wong-fragment-dream

“An Immigrant Embraces Long Island.” Newsday, September 22, 2019. https://www.newsday.com/opinion/commentary/newsday-reader-essay-expressway-1.36600045

“Calamity and Despair.” Vol.1 Brooklyn.com, September 17, 2019. https://vol1brooklyn.com/2019/09/18/calamity-and-despair/

“The Joan of Arc Puppet Show.” The Threepenny Review, Summer 2019. https://www.threepennyreview.com/tocs/158_su19.html

The Other Empire: British Romantic Writings about the Ottoman Empire. New York: Routledge Publishing, 2003. https://www.routledge.com/The-Other-Empire-British-Romantic-Writings-about-the-Ottoman-Empire/Swenson/p/book/9780415762656

The Fantastic Story of Mustafa Turhan: An Oral History. New York: Swensonia Inc. 2010.

“Literacy and Heritage: Growing up Turkish on Long Island.” Memoirs in the Light of Day. Ed. Margaret Dinzler Shaw. New York: Lamberson Corona Press. 75-82. 2008.

“Voices across the Frontier: Fatima Mernissi’s Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood.” Arab Women’s Lives Retold. Ed. Nawar al-Hassan Golley. Syracuse University Press.  111-128. 2007. https://press.syr.edu/supressbooks/951/arab-women-s-lives-retold/

“Unlettered Tartars and Torpid Barbarians: Teaching the Figure of the Turk in Shelley and De Quincey.” Interrogating Orientalism. Ed. Diane Long Hoeveler. Ohio University Press. 182-197. 2006. https://kb.osu.edu/handle/1811/24118

Random House Teaching Guide, Absent by Betool Khedairi. 2007 https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/92298/absent-by-betool-khedairi/9780812977424/teachers-guide/

Random House Teaching Guide, Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi. 2005. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/119522/reading-lolita-in-tehran-by-azar-nafisi/9780812979305/teachers-guide/