The Wulfenite Affair & Other Stories. Kitchener, Ontario: The Electric Ferry Press. 2012.

The Yellow Room. A novel. Kitchener, Ontario: Blaurock Press, 2009

Luggas Wood. A novel. Kitchener, Ontario: Blaurock Press, 2007.

Sister Patsy. A novel. Illustrated by Virgil Burnett. Stratford, Ontario: Pasdeloup Press, 2003.

Narrative Visions: A Reader. Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 1995.

Women in China: Current Directions in Historical Scholarship. Edited, with Richard Guisso. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1981.

The Return of the Millennium. Edited, with Joseph Bettis. Barrytown, New York: Paragon, 1984.

Stories, Memoirs

“The Walk,” a fragment, Of(f)course, #50 (September, 2012).

“The Wulfenite Affair,” a short story, Queen’s Quarterly (Fall, 2009).

“How to Find Honey in the Desert,” a fragment, Of(f)course, #38 (Summer, 2009).

“The Element of Desire,” a short story, Of(f)course, #34 (Summer, 2008).

“The Artist of the Prayer Room,” a short story, Mixed Messages, ed. Paul Knowles (New Hamburg, Ontario: English Garden, 2007),  174-187.

“Creative Writing,” a short story, Queen’s Quarterly 114/2 (Summer, 2007), 297-308.

“Prodigal Returns,” a short story, Queen’s Quarterly 113/1 (Spring, 2006) , 137-143.

“Réfléchissez,” a memoir, Queen’s Quarterly 112/3 (Fall, 2005), 361-369.

“Brückenkopfstrasse,” a short story, Of(f)course, #22 (Winter, 2005).

“Undisclosed Location,” a memoir, Queen’s Quarterly 111/1 (Spring, 2004), 23-33. Honourable Mention, National Magazine Awards 2004.

“Malecón,” a memoir, Habaneras, ed. Bruce Barber and Virgil Burnett (Stratford, Ont.: Pasdeloup Press, 2004), 11-16.

“Resurrection,” a short story, Descant 118 (Fall, 2002). Nominated for the McClelland-Stewart Journey Prize. Reprinted in The Journey Prize Stories: From the Best of Canada’s New Writers (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2003).

“The Last Norwegian Restaurant in Bay Ridge,” a memoir, Queen’s Quarterly, 107/2 (Summer, 2000), 296-309.

“Old Photos,” a short story, Of(f)course, #7 (Summer, 2000).

“The Birth of Love: A Meditation in Four Parts,” a memoir, Queen’s Quarterly 104/3 (Fall, 1997), 539-555.

“Pont Neuf,” a short story, The Malahat Review 120 (September 1997), 101-114.

“Solveig,” a short story, Grain 25/2 (August, 1997), 45-51.

“Brother Bringsrud,” a short story, Queen’s Quarterly 102/1 (Spring 1995), 215-223.


“Teaching Culture in a Time of Terror,” in conference proceedings of the XI International Conference on Arts and Culture, Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, March 7-9, 2001.

“Of Dead Grandfathers and Stolen Babies: Social Experience and Moral Reflection in a Norwegian Tale,” Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques 21 (1995): 1-26; revised and reprinted in S.K. Johannesen, Narrative Visions: A Reader (Toronto: Canadian Scholars’ Press, 1995).

“Invisibility, Embodiment and American Furniture,” in Gerald Pocius, ed., Living in a Material World:  Canadian and American Approaches to Material Culture (St. John’s: Institute of Social and Economic Research, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1991). pp. 208-227.

“On Why We Should Not Agree with Dax,” in Dax’s Case:  Essays in Medical Ethics and Human Meaning, ed. Lonnie Kliever (Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1989), pp. 169-186.

“The Holy Ghost in Sunset Park,” Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques 15 (1988): 543‑577.

“Third-Generation Pentecostal Language,” in Charismatic Christianity as a Global Culture, ed. Karla Poewe (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1994).

“Historical Narration in Divine Principle: The Ideology of a Religious Story,” in Hermeneutics and Horizons: The Shape of the Future, ed. Frank Flinn (New York: International Religious Foundation, 1982), pp. 281-314

“Christianity, Millennialism and Civic Life:  The Origins of the American Republic,” in The Return of the Millennium, ed. Joseph Bettis and Stanley Johannesen (New York: Paragon, 1984), pp. 207‑229.

“The Problem of American History in Out of Revolution,” in Eugen Rosenstock‑Huessy: Studies in His Life and Thought, ed. M. Darrol Bryant and Hans R. Huessy (Toronto: Edwin Mellen Press, 1986), pp. 73‑88.

“Republicanism as Piety:  The Self and the Sacred in America,” in The Terrible Meek:  Essays in Religion, Ideology and Revolution, ed. Lonnie Kliever (New York: Paragon, 1987), pp. 1‑27.

A Provincial Elegance: Arts in the Early French and English Settlements in Canada. Catalogue of an exhibition, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, May 31-July 11, 1982.

Furniture and Fraktur: An Exhibition of Artifacts from Waterloo County and Germanic Ontario. Catalogue of an exhibition, September 18-October 16, 1977, University of Waterloo Arts Centre Gallery.