Personal Essays

Note to Self, Crab Fat Magazine

Being Joan Aiken's Pen Pal Changed My LifeElectric Literature

How YA Novels Unexpectedly Enabled My Own Bisexual RevelationAutostraddle

Included in Emerge: 2018 Lambda Fellows Anthology as “Know Thyself”

Stop the Traffic, Let 'Em Through, Entropy

On Smol, Argot Magazine

Mistaken, 1966

The Ones Who Left, The Offing

Included in The Best American Travel Writing 2017

Shippers Gonna ShipThe Manifest-Station

AtoniaWatershed Review


Nonfiction Ephemera

Mini-Syllabus: The Cambridge Spies in Fiction and Film, Entropy

Manifestos: Driving Etiquette, Cotton Xenomorph

Summer Reading, The Journal


Review of The Red Parts by Maggie NelsonThe Journal


With Partisan

I Didn't Watch Making a Murderer, But I Love Dean Strang - on true crime

Last Night a Critic Changed My Life - on Roger Ebert

Bodies of Work: On Harper Lee (1926-2016)

So Maybe You Missed Hail, Caesar! - on Hollywood homage

Citizen Kane Turns 75 - on the canon

Return to Party City - on RuPaul's Drag Race

Who You Gonna Call? - on genderswapping for the greater good


For Lawrence Business Magazine

From North Lawrence to Times Square - a profile of artist Kris Kuksi

A World Without Art?

The Art of Memory

A Space for Everyone