In addition to my academic work, I write essays and criticism as well as fiction and poetry.


Second Nature, mo(o)n/IO, 2023.
Chapbook. (Read an excerpt online here.)

On being hysterical,” 3am Magazine, July 2020


Neither Sexy, Cool, nor Smart," Post 45, June 2024.

Letter of Recommendation: What Women Want,” Pioneer Works Broadcast Channel, March 2024.

Freud: A Star is Born,” The Los Angeles Review of Books, May 2020.

Final Fantasy,” (roundtable with Sean Ford, Diarmuid Hester, Quinn Roberts), The New Inquiry, May 2020.

Hope and Shamelessness,” (with Gal Katz), The Point, May 2020.

Parables of the Plague,” The Los Angeles Review of Books, April 2020.

Cool Women,” The New Inquiry, February 2020.

“Race, Gun Violence, and Equitable Access to Trauma Care” (with Korey Garibaldi), The Chicago Tribune, June 2018.

Nuclear Carnival,” The Point, January 2018.

Out There and In Here, (with Korey Garibaldi), January 2016.


Tickled Pink,” Texte zur Kunst, March 2023.

Living in the World: Peter Brooks on Balzac,“ The Los Angeles Review of Books, November 2021.

Who Needs a World View?” The Point, January 2021.

Killing the Joke,” The Point, February 2020.

More Than a Body: Ivan Albright at the Art Institute of Chicago,” The Los Angeles Review of Books, July 2018.

Peculiarly American: Grant Wood at the Whitney,” The Point, June 2018.