Selected Works of Criticism, Craft, and Creative Nonfiction
Professional freelance samples will be shared only upon request.
“A Structural History of American Public Health Narratives: Rereading Priscilla Wald’s Contagious and Nancy Tomes’ Gospel of Germs amidst a 21st-Century Pandemic,” Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, Vol. 9, No. 1, Spring 2023.
“Women have always been key to the labor movement: Solidarity between male and female workers is crucial to advancing the cause in America,” The Washington Post, August 24, 2022.
“Mud,” Vineyard Literary, Issue Two, February 2022.
“Sunny Day,” Sand Hills Literary Magazine (Augusta University), Vol. XLV, No. 1, Spring 2021, available in print only.
“Seeing Ghosts: How Maya Angelou’s and Maxine Hong Kingston’s Memoirs Published in the 1970s Remain Eerily Relevant Today,” Coffin Bell Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3, July 2021.
“Fish Bowl,” Watershed Review (California State University), Spring 2021.
“An Imitation Game: Artistic Interpretations, Assumptions, and Expectations in Creative Nonfiction,” The Writers Chronicle (the journal for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs), February 2021, available in print only.
“This is America,” Adanna Literary Journal, Fall 2020, available in print only.
“Epoch,” Witness (Black Mountain Institute, University of Nevada, Las Vegas), Vol. XXXI No. 1, Spring 2018.
“Surviving My First Writers’ Conference: Three Lessons,” Thought Catalog, March 2015.
“Truth in Fiction,” Women Writers, Women’s Books, July 2014.
“Writing Lessons,” Ploughshares (Emerson College), June 2014.
“Homeschooling: The Benefits for My Son, and the Added Responsibilities for Me,” The Shriver Report, October 2013, available in print only.
“The Polarization of Parenting in Corporate America,” Literary Mama, August 2013.
“What Do You Do?” Brain, Child, August 2013.
“Autism in the Shadows,” The Washington Post (and subsequently reprinted in newspapers around the country), July 2013.
“Taking the Train,” The Writer, Vol. 126, No. 6, June 2013, available in print only.
“How My Autistic Son Got Lost in the Public School System,” The Atlantic, January 2013.
“Watching My Diehard Football Fandom Turn to Dread,” The Atlantic, January 2013.
“Passions and Possibilities Being Nurtured at a Local Farm,” The Buzz Newspapers, Vol. 17, No. 8, May 2013, available in print only.