November 2018

For The Atlantic, I wrote about the effects of increasing political polarization on American families.

August 2018

My essay on crossword puzzles and growing up, “One Hundred Miles From Here,” was published on

July 2018

I am honored to be one of the four recipients of the 2018 Poets & Writers Amy Award for poetry. You can read my poem “September” on the Poets & Writers website.

My essay “A Free State” was chosen as a runner-up in Memoir Magazine‘s Guns and People essay contest.

May 2018

My short essay “Tell Me About My Boy” was published online for Consequence Magazine in conjunction with Memorial Day.

August 2017

I was the inaugural winner of the Irene Adler Prize, a scholarship for women writers decided by an essay contest.