- I finished my PhD.
- The Journal of Modern Literature accepted a piece of mine.
- Like This Press accepted my chapbook manuscript.
- The Kenyon Review Online accepted and published a short story of mine
- I co-organized a highly successful postgraduate conference in Joyce studies.
Other Things I Did
- I joined the staff of the newly relaunched Poets’ Quarterly.
- I visited Rome for the first time (for a conference).
- I participated in the first MOOC MOOC.
- I helped write a novel in 24 hours.
Other Things to Celebrate
- The birth of my niece!
- Publication of Joyce Studies in Italy 12: Polymorphic Joyce, including my essay “Joyce, Berlitz, and the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language.”
- Publication of The Performance Identities of Lady Gaga: Critical Essays, including my essay “Lady Gaga’s Bodies: Buying and Selling the Fame Monster.”
And a Thirteenth for ’13
The Question Remaining
- Where to next?