Alfano’s book Mourning Texts as Literature and Philosophy: Still Lives, co-written with Mark Alfano, is currently under contract.  She and Lee O’Brien are guest-editing a special issue of Victorian Poetry on the topic of “Gender and Genre” (Summer 2019).  She is the recipient of a Joseph R. Dunlap Memorial Fellowship from the William Morris Society of the United States, and was a Visiting Fellow at Australian National University in spring 2016.