Weatherland: Writers and Artists under English Skies, Thames & Hudson, 2015, paperback 2016.
Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination, from Virginia Woolf to John Piper, Thames & Hudson, 2010; paperback 2015.
Virginia Woolf, Thames & Hudson, 2011; paperback 2012.
Modernism on Sea: Art and Culture at the British Seaside, edited with Lara Feigel, Peter Lang, 2009; paperback 2011; reissue 2016 (83,000 words).
Exhibition catalogue essays
‘Tacita Dean: Observances’, catalogue essay for the exhibition Tacita Dean, Royal Academy of Arts, forthcoming 2018.
‘Kenneth Rowntree: A Strange Simplicity’, in Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition, ed. by Paul Liss and Harry Moore-Gwyn, pp. 9-18, Liss Llewelyn Fine Art, accompanying exhibitions at the Fry Art Gallery and Pallant House Gallery, 2015.
‘We Are Making a New World: Art Youth and War’, in A Crisis of Brilliance, exhibition catalogue ed. by David Boyd Haycock, Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2013.
‘Edward McKnight Kauffer’, main catalogue text for the exhibition Poster King, Estorick Collection, London, 2011, pp. 6-26.
‘Sutherland’s Metamorphoses’, in Graham Sutherland: An Unfinished World, Modern Art Oxford, 2011, pp. 25-9.
‘Romantic Topography’, main catalogue essay for the exhibition John Piper in Kent and Sussex, Mascalls Gallery and the Towner Art Gallery Eastbourne, 2011, pp. 6-17.
Other essays and book contributions (selected)
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‘Time and Place: The Art of Calendars’, in Artists’ Calendars, Little Toller, forthcoming 2018.
‘The Marsh and the Visitor’, in Common Ground, ed. Tim Dee, Jonathan Cape, forthcoming March 2018.
Introduction to In Pursuit of Spring by Edward Thomas, Little Toller Nature Classics, 2016.
Woolf in Winter, The 16th Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture, published as a standalone booklet by the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain, 2015.
‘Wandering with Clouds: Literary Weather from Milton to Wordsworth’ in Where We Fell to Earth: Essays for Peter Conrad, Christ Church, 2011, pp. 322-336.
‘Virginia Woolf Underground’, in Woolf and the City (Papers from the 19th Annual Woolf Conference, New York, 2009), ed. by Elizabeth Evans and Sarah Cornish, Clemson University Digital Press, 2010, pp. 40-46.
‘The Antimacassar Restored: Victorian Taste in the 1920s and 30s’, in Strange Sisters, ed. Francesca Orestano and Francesca Frigerio, Peter Lang, 2009, 255-271.
‘Seaside Ceremonies: Coastal Rites in Twentieth-Century Art’ in Modernism on Sea, ed. Lara Feigel and Alexandra Harris, Peter Lang, 2009, pp. 227-244.
‘Common Readers in Wartime’, Virginia Woolf Bulletin, no. 31, April 2009, pp. 10-16. Winner of the Julia Briggs Memorial Prize.
‘Almost Fashionable Again: John Sell Cotman in the Twentieth Century’, in From Self to Shelf, ed. Sally Bayley and William May, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007, pp. 121-131.