publication outlets

My writing has been published online at The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Hyperallergic, Longreads, Marie Claire, Allure, The Lily, GQ, Harvard Magazine, The Millions, Literary Hub, T Magazine, The Daily Beast, and The Rumpus.

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selected work published from 2015 through mid-2018

The Handmaid Narrative on Page and Screen   While transforming Offred into a stereotypical representation of the empowered (white) woman may make the show more appealing to some viewers, I found it disheartening.   Read the rest at The Millions.

The Handmaid Narrative on Page and Screen

While transforming Offred into a stereotypical representation of the empowered (white) woman may make the show more appealing to some viewers, I found it disheartening.

Read the rest at The Millions.

On Polish poetry's role in the anti-Trump resistance   There is a paradox at the heart of most Americans’ use of Polish poetry: these verses are highly politicized but for the most part, intended to be vehemently apolitical — sometimes because it was a matter of survival.   Read the rest at The Millions.

On Polish poetry's role in the anti-Trump resistance

There is a paradox at the heart of most Americans’ use of Polish poetry: these verses are highly politicized but for the most part, intended to be vehemently apolitical — sometimes because it was a matter of survival.

Read the rest at The Millions.

On the artist Lynn Hershman Leeson's obsession with biotechnological nightmares   It seems like Leeson has spent the past few years talking to leading scientists and asking them what dangers technologies under development pose.  Read the rest at  Hyperallergic .

On the artist Lynn Hershman Leeson's obsession with biotechnological nightmares

It seems like Leeson has spent the past few years talking to leading scientists and asking them what dangers technologies under development pose.

Read the rest at Hyperallergic.

On defunding the NEA   No matter their medium, the women artists and arts organizations I spoke to said that their NEA grants were key not only to their budgets, but also to helping level the playing field in what is still a male-dominated art world.   Read the rest at Literary Hub.

On defunding the NEA

No matter their medium, the women artists and arts organizations I spoke to said that their NEA grants were key not only to their budgets, but also to helping level the playing field in what is still a male-dominated art world.

Read the rest at Literary Hub.

The Year in Single Women    Loving another is easy; loving yourself is hard:  these are the words that occurred to me while reading five books on single women that were published in 2016   Read the rest at Literary Hub.

The Year in Single Women

Loving another is easy; loving yourself is hard: these are the words that occurred to me while reading five books on single women that were published in 2016

Read the rest at Literary Hub.