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

  On the antidepressant debate   Sitting across an oriental rug from me in his Providence, Rhode Island office, Dr. Peter Kramer seems like an unlikely proponent of controversial medicine.   Read the rest at The Daily Beast.

On the antidepressant debate

Sitting across an oriental rug from me in his Providence, Rhode Island office, Dr. Peter Kramer seems like an unlikely proponent of controversial medicine.

Read the rest at The Daily Beast.

  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.

  The Year in Single Woman    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 Woman

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.

  On sexism and depression    According to a study released in May , women report feelings of and are diagnosed with depression at far higher rates than men, starting at an age far younger than previously thought.   Read the rest from Marie Claire.

On sexism and depression

According to a study released in May, women report feelings of and are diagnosed with depression at far higher rates than men, starting at an age far younger than previously thought.

Read the rest from Marie Claire.

  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.