Essays & Reportage 

On the blind boosterism of television critics (The Baffler

On the curatorial process behind The Museum of Bad Art (Harper’s Magazine)

On The New Yorker‘s insufferable prose style (The Baffler)

On suburban architecture invading urban space (The Baffler)

On text as aesthetic experience (Real Life)

On blogging into the void (Real Life)

On COPS influencing cops (Salon)


On Yi T’aejun’s Dust and Other Stories (The Harvard Review)

On Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu (Guernica)

On Jean Echenoz’ We Three (BOMB Magazine)

On Yoko Tawada’s Memoirs of a Polar Bear (BOMB Magazine)

On John Lurz’ The Death of the Book (Medium)

On Colin Winnette’s Haints Stay (Medium)

On Maggie Nelson’s Bluets (Medium)


With Emma Ramadan, translator from the French (BOMB Magazine)

With Rowena Kennedy-Epstein, editor of Muriel Rukeyser (Harper’s Magazine)

With Michelle Orange, essayist (Harper’s Magazine)