Selected Publications

“Lost Colonies”, The Kenyon Review, Summer 2018

“What the Water Says”, The Oxford American, Summer 2018

“Pilgrim Country”, LitHub, August 2017

“An Uncertain Sound”, Ecotone, Winter 2017

“An Open Letter to My Fellow Teachers on the Weekend after the Election of Donald Trump”, Guernica, November 2016

“This Bird’s Life”, The Morning News, November 2015

“Symbolism for Beginners”, The Morning News, May 2015

“Breast Cancer Awareness Is a Quiet Mutation, Not a Barrage of Pink Ribbons,” The Guardian, October 2014

“Now That Books Mean Nothing”, The Morning News, December 2012

“An Interview with Maira Kalman”, The Believer, November 2011

“The Pen, Mightier”The Millions, February 2011

“I Want You to Want Me”, The Rumpus, May 2009



“Not a Complaint” in SCRATCH: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living (Simon & Schuster, 2017)

“Symbolism for Beginners” in An Equine Anthology (Jap Sam Books, 2015)

“The Hounds” in Rumpus Women, Vol. 1: Personal Essays by Women (The Rumpus, 2010)