My essay for SSENSE, on how the hierarchy of physical space, as seen in the front row and skyscrapers, is being democratized, was chosen as a Sunday Long Read of the week.
My review of Terese Mailhot’s memoir “Heart Berries,” for the Walrus, was included in Lit Hub’s Daily round-up: “The label can be used if they cry at a seeming whim, have suicidal ideation, are jealous—or, sometimes, when they do nothing more than stand up for themselves.” On Heart Berries and what we mean when we call women crazy. […]
I was recently on Detangled Podcast to talk about my Real Life Essay “Cost of Simplicity.”
My essay on how the aesthetic of minimalism is used as a selling tactic on Instagram, for Real Life, was included on Frieze Magazine’s Weekend Reading list, thanks! Tatum Dooley unpicks how Instagram influencers deploy a minimalist aesthetic: ‘Minimalism, or pseudo-minimalism, turns out to be a handy undercover vehicle for consumer obsession: aesthetically pleasurable, and […]
My essay “The Problem With Hitchcock Blondes,” was included in Rookie Magazine’s roundup of daily links: “This take on the theme of women and possession in Hitchcock films makes for some quality brain food.” Thanks, Rookie!
“Word Perfect”, my essay for Real Life on the importance of pronouncing names correctly, was recently discussed by Lakshmi Ramgopal and Britt Julious on the radio station Vocolo 99.1 in Chicago. You can listen here.