Review: Noah's Wife by Lindsay Starck
published in Mpls. Star Tribune
There are things we can weather only because we believe they will end. Read more.
Why does the Disney Channel Hate Moms?
published in Salon
On the Disney Channel, mothers are alive but their dreams are dead. Read more.
Review: Mot by Sarah Einstein
published in Colorado Review
Einstein invites us to enter her world as she enters the world of a homeless man named Mot. Read more.
Interrogation: Lyndsay Faye
published in The Life Sentence
I was about ready to throw in the towel and become a longshoreman. Read more.
Planting Cherries in the Sand
published in The Butter
You will plant your mother a cherry orchard, a sanctuary of shade and sweetness. Read more.
Grades Matter in Middle School. Should They Matter at All?
published in The Washington Post
If research consistently supports the detrimental impact of grades, why don't we do away with them altogether? Read more.
Review: Hush Hush by Laura Lippman
published in con-text
Motherhood has made Tess more cautious about judging others while subjecting her to constant judgment. Read more
The Watcher and the Watched: A Review of 'The Girl on the Train'
published in Los Angeles Review of Books
Paula Hawkins' book is about seeing and being seen, particularly as women. Read more.
An Open Letter to the Sneakers Hanging Over a Power Line on East Lake Sammamish Parkway
published in McSweeney's
And you, tethered to that wire, do you recall your ambulatory dreams? Read more.