Stephanie Foote
Jackson and Nichols Professor, West Virginia University

Stephanie Foote is the Jackson and Nichols Professor of English at West Virginia University. She is the author of Regional Fictions: Culture and Identity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, The Parvenu’s Plot: Gender, Culture, and Class in the Age of Realism, the editor, with Elizabeth Mazzolini, of Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice, and the editor of reprints of two of Ann Aldrich’s 1950s lesbian pulp classics We Walk Alone and We, Too, Must Love.

Project Title: The Art of Waste: Narrative, Trash, and Contemporary Culture