Research and/or Creative Works

Novels and Story Collections:

cover of American Zombie Beauty by Philip BaruthAmerican Zombie Beauty: Collected Stories, Wolfson Press, University of Indiana - South Bend, April 2015.
cover of The Brothers Boswell by Philip BaruthThe Brothers Boswell, Soho Press, May, 2009.
 *British Edition, Grove/Atlantic, August, 2010.
cover of The X President by Philip BaruthThe X President, Bantam, 2003.
cover of The Dream of the White Village by Philip BaruthThe Dream of the White Village, RNM Inc., 1998; Paperback edition, Onion River Press, 1999.
cover of The Millennium Shows by Philip BaruthThe Millennium Shows, Albion Books, 1994.
        Republished by Kearney Street Books, 2012.



James and AllisonNew England Review, Spring, 1995, Vol. 17, #2, pp. 22-56.


Short Stories:

“The Celebrated Phish Tanks Of Burlington, Vermont”collected in The WRUV Reader (Ed. Chris Evans), Burlington, Vermont, 2012
“American Zombie Beauty”collected in The Storyteller Speaks:  Rare and Different Fictions of the Grateful Dead (San Francisco:  Kearney Street Books, 2010)
“Nancy & Tonya & The Long Hard Rain”New England Review, Winter, 1999, Vol. 20,  #1, pp. 118-129.
“Anthony Buys Pornography”Black Warrior Review, 1996, Vol. 12, #2, pp. 117-136.
“Soft Creeping, Words on Words”Rocky Mountain Review, Spring, 1995, Vol. 49, #1,  p. 9-26.
“Deep in Oneida Nation”New England Review, Fall, 1994, Vol. 16, #4.
“Fecundity”Faultline, 1994, Vol. 4, pp. 36-48.
“The Tour of Helen”TriQuarterly, Winter, 1992-93, #86, pp. 120-136.
“Voice of Egypt”Pennsylvania Review, 1993, vol. 5, #2, 83-93.
“Peaheart”Black Warrior Review, Fall, 1993, vol. 20, #1, pp. 65-82.
“Men and Grace”Carolina Quarterly, vol. 43, #2, Winter, 1991, pp. 51-56.
“I Am These Dead”Denver Quarterly, vol. 25, #1, Summer, 1990, pp. 61-74.
“Death of a Cable-Whore”Santa Clara Review, vol. 77, #3, Spring, 1990, pp. 59-62.
“The Canteen”The Bellingham Review, vol. 13, #1, Spring, 1990, pp. 23-33.
“Opie Dog Rules”Real Fiction, #6, 1990, pp. 42-48.
“Basket-Boy”Other Voices, #10, 1989, pp. 186-194.



cover of Senator Leahy: A Life in Scenes by Philip BaruthSenator Leahy: A Life in Scenes, Hanover: University Press of New England, 2017.
cover of Vermont Air: The Best of the Vermont Public Radio Commentary Series by Philip BaruthVermont Air: The Best of the Vermont Public Radio Commentary Series, Co-edited with  Joseph Citro, Hanover:  University Press of New England, 2002.
cover of Introducing Charlotte Charke: Actress, Author, Enigma by Philip BaruthIntroducing Charlotte Charke: Actress, Author, Enigma (Editor), Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998.


Awards and Recognition

Elected to the Vermont State Senate, 2010; Majority Leader, 2013-2016; currently Chair of Senate Education Committee
Dean’s Lecture Award, University of Vermont, College of Arts and Sciences, Fall 2010
2009 First-Place Public Radio News Directors Award
2009 Edward R. Murrow Award (Shared)
2002, 2003 Vermont Associated Press Awards

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Restoration and 18th-Century drama, autobiography


  • Ph.D. University of California, Irvine, 1993


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Courses Taught

  • Critical Approaches to Literature
  • British English Novel
  • Texts and Contexts
  • Advanced Writing: Fiction
  • Reading & Writing Autobiography
  • Performing Restoration Drama
  • Principles of Literary Research
  • 18th Century Culture
  • Writing: Poetry & Fiction
  • 18th Century Revolution
  • Genre: Novel
  • TAP: Making the Scene
  • Short Story in the Workshop
  • Evolution of the Novel
  • Literature of Vermont
  • The Long 18th Century
  • Topics in Post-Modernism
  • American Postmodernism