Michael Adam Carroll

Author and Critic

PUBLISHED WORK

Michael is a member of the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) and the Association of Writers and Writing Program (AWP). He’s published critical essays, book reviews, academic work on literature, and poetry. He’s currently writing his debut novel and has forthcoming essays. He is passionate about fiction and focuses on immigration, culture, and diverse voices. See below.

CRITICAL ESSAYS

PLOUGSHARES
Living in Multiple Worlds: Immigration in Lucky Boy and The House of Broken Dreams (April, 2018)

LA REVIEW OF BOOKS
Four Women’s Voices Reshaping Asian and Asian-American Immigrant Stories (December, 2018)

BOOK REVIEWS

THE MILLIONS
Complicate the Border: Octavio Solis’ Retablos (October, 2018)

Deconstructing Myths and Male Influence in Fruit of the Drunken Tree (July, 2018)

ROMANCE QUARTERLY
The Bourgeois: Between History and Literature, by Franco Moretti (61.4, 2014 pp. 279-80)

ROCKY MOUNTAIN REVIEW
Baroness Orczy’s The Scarlet Pimpernel: A Publishing History, by Sally Dugan (67.2, 2013 pp. 158-60)

Approaches to Teaching Dickens’s Bleak House, eds. John O. Jordan and Gordon Bigelow (64.1, 2010 pp. 96-8)

ANALES GALDOSIANOS
Clío y la mágica peñola: Historia y novela (1885-1912), by Francisco Caudet (47, 2012 pp. 101-2)

ACADEMIC WORK

PHD THESIS – UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, BOULDER
Realist Strategies: The Function of the Child in Novels by Galdós (2014)

TROPOS
“In the Pursuit of Honor: Three Social Deaths in Fortunata y Jacinta” (37, 2013, pp. 100-17)

POETRY

Fósforo 6, 2009
-La institución
-Buenas nuevas

Fósforo 3, 2006
-Mi patria
-Oda a Federico García Lorca
-Mi celeste

Fósforo 2, 2005
-Latiendo sin sentido