Selected Writing


“A Sculptor Takes His Craft to the Skies,” The New York Times
“Review: Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality by Jennifer Nash,” African American Review
“A Tender Irish Elegy,” Los Angeles Review of Books
“Art, Power, and Profit at Duke University,” The Assembly
“A Prophet Without Eyes: Pauli Murray’s Moment,” Scalawag
“Review: Queer Times, Black Futures by Kara Keeling,” African American Review
“An Alternate History for the Piedmont,” The Assembly
“Difficult Women: The Folly of the Reclaim Her Name Project,” Los Angeles Review of Books
“B-Sides: Carmen LaForet’s Nada,” Public Books
“The Latin American History of Pop Art,” Hyperallergic
“Curators Experiment with Scale, Bringing New Life to the Jim Crow-era Photography of Hugh Mangum,” Hyperallergic
“Please Come Flying,” Ploughshares
“Being an Irish Story,” Ploughshares
“Our Lady of Intercession,” Ploughshares
“Notes on Longing,” Ploughshares
“In Remembrance: Brian Doyle,” Ploughshares
“Slaughterhouse-Five Revisited,” Ploughshares


“Peering Across the Plaza: The Shrouded Women in Melville’s ‘Benito Cereno.’” LEVIATHAN: A JOURNAL OF MELVILLE STUDIES 20.1 (2018): 1-21.
“Year in Conference,” co-authored with Kathleen Brian, April Davidauskis, and RJ Boutelle. ESQ: A JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE 59.1 (2012): 209-231.


“the gamble,” Random Sample
“thickly settled” and “long distance valedictions,” The Boiler
“desirous of change,” Pretty Owl
“an ode to schenectady,” Valley Voices