Critical Work

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The Idle Hours of Charles Doss, or, The Essay as Freedom and Leisure

Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies. Issue 1.1, 2014

"E.B White has said that “the essayist is a self-liberated man,” but for Charles Doss this was only literally true once, when, in August of 1974, he escaped from the Arizona prison where he awaited his pending execution."

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Writing on Rocks

Humanities at BYU Magazine. Winter 2012, pages 18-20

"When we stopped in Spring Canyon to write, we sat on rocks and fallen trees and sought inspiration in the landscape to see beyond our own lives."