From “The Year of the Defector,” illustration by Dara Herman Zierlein

TURNING PURPLE, featured column at The Rumpus

The Year of the Defector *

Blood Feast **

The Borderland *

* selected for Memoir Monday, a weekly curated list of the best essays from Guernica, Granta, Longreads, Catapult, Narratively, and The Rumpus.

** nominated for The Best American Essays of 2020

Essays

The Brazilian Healer and the Patron Saint of Impossible Causes, featured essay, Longreads

“SOMEDAY I’LL BE DEAD, AND THEN HOW WILL YOU FEEL ABOUT IT?”: A MOTHER/DAUGHTER CUSTOM-ENGRAVED BRACELET, McSweeney’s

These Days, featured column, Corporeal Writing

You say, write something hopeful, featured column, Corporeal Writing

You are the Rest of Us, featured column, Corporeal Writing

You Can Do Anything, featured column, Corporeal Writing

Make a little birdhouse in your soul, featured column, Corporeal Writing

Still Gonna Do (#ShePersisted), The Manifest-Station

The Right to Bare Arms, ENTROPY Magazine

Fiction

S1:E1 Lock Her Up, featured column, Corporeal Writing

S1:E2 “The Introvert’s Guide to Impeachment,” featured column, Corporeal Writing

S1:E3 Moonlight, featured column, Corporeal Writing

S1:E4 Pathétique, featured column, Corporeal Writing

S1:E5 You Know How I Feel, featured column, Corporeal Writing

Over Everything, featured column, Corporeal Writing

Test Tank, featured column, Corporeal Writing