Published Work

Selected Essays

“All Praise the Women of Menopause,” New York Times, online Thursday, February 11, 2016 and print edition Sunday, February 14, 2016   

“Finding the Question That Hasn’t Been Asked: An Interview with Lynne Tillman,” Paris Review, September 11, 2014

“Elliptical Orbit: On Mircea Cartarescu,” Paris Review, February 26, 2014

“Duck Blood Soup: Polish Comfort Food,” Best American Poetry Blog, August 2010

“Raising Poetry: Craig Dworkin’s The Consequence of Innovation,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 2009

“Here With the City at Her Feet: Bettye LaVette in the Allen Room,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 2008

“Her Own Hell To Raise: Bettye LaVette at Le Cigale, Paris,” The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY, July/August 2006

“Hidden In Plain Sight: Garage Rock Returns,” The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY, November 2004


Selected Poetry

“This Gorilla Called Philip Sidney” Evergreen Review, Summer 2103

“Pimp My Top Kill Live Feed Mothership” Poets for Living Waters, June 2010

“Physical Graffiti” Wall Street Journal, May 2010

“I Have Always Wanted An Emu” Women’s Studies Quarterly, Spring 2009

“The Swiss Just Do Whatever” Poetry, Summer 2009

Eight Poems from “Respiro”

Three Poems from “Jacket”