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A History of
Obsession in
15 Flowers  

I'm thrilled that my newest book project is out from W.W. Norton in December 2022!

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vol. 90 no. 2 (February 2021)

My article "A Plea for the Exotic: The Early Years of the American Orchid Society" was the lead article for the centennial celebration issue of Orchids


vol. 88 no. 12 (december 2019)

My article "Orchids in Gilded Age New York" for Orchids magazine appeared in this issue! I've never had a better time in the orchid archives unearthing odd and floriferous delights. 



vol. 87 no. 5 (May 2018)

My first article for ORCHIDS magazine appeared in this issue! "Growing Orchids on the Shores of Lake Superior" was incredibly fun to write. 

Routledge History of American Foodways

The Routledge History of American Foodways is an overview of the history of food in the Americas from the pre-colonial era to the present day. I wrote the chapter on "Alcohol."

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Empire of Vines: Wine Culture In America

My first book was about wine growing in nineteenth century America. Orchids go very well with wine, don't they? 

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