Selected Writing 

Essays and Occasional Pieces

A Silent Storm: Art, Obsession, Death, and Marcel Marceau
A review of Shawn Wen's biography of Marcel Marceau, A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause
Read it at L.A. Review of Books

The Whole of the Moon
The Amateur Astronomers Association, perversion of experience through lenses, and a trip to the Grand Canyon
In print at The Hopper

The Price Tag of Being a Woman
The demands of femininity are explored through the work of Rachel Cusk, Joanna Walsh, Anne Boyer, and Renee Gladman
Read it at LitHub

Singapore Unbound
Profile of cross-cultural exchange program Singapore Unbound for Poets & Writers
Read it at Poets & Writers

Cupcakes, Leather, and Conformity: A Conversation with Penny Arcade
Profile of legendary performance artist Penny Arcade for Bust
Read it at

Don't Ask Questions, Don't Wear Slacks, Don't Put Curlers in Your Hair
On Barbara Loden's Wanda for A Women's Thing

Read it here (PDF) or at A Women's Thing

Rapture of the Deep
Panic Attacks, SCUBA diving, and a breakup
Read it at The Rumpus

'Mars' Star Jihae On Playing Twin Sisters — Both Of Them: BUST Interview
Profile of Artist, Musician, and Actress Jihae for Bust
Read it at

Escape from New York: Santa Cruz
City guide to Santa Cruz for TimeOut New York
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Escape from New York: Rochester
City guide to Rochester, NY, for TimeOut New York
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An Interview with Kassi Underwood
Published following the release of her debut memoir May Cause Love
Read it at Bust

An Interview with Sigrid Nunez
Published following the release of her novel Salvation City
Read it at

An Interview with Liza Monroy
Published following the release of her debut novel Mexican High
Read it at