Longreads picked up my axe essay.
photo by Soda Fountain Photography for 2nd Story 2018
photo by Nicholas Ward for 2nd Story 2018
I wrote about Double Door and what it meant to me.
I spoke to Poets & Writers about writing during #MeToo.
I wrote about rage for The Believer.
I have an essay up today at Longreads.
I interviewed the essayist Nicole Piasecki. We talked about writing, activism, violence, and the shooting that happened at our high school in 1993.
I spoke with Gina Frangello for The Coachella Review.
The Wrong Way to Save Your Life won Best Nonfiction Book of 2017 from The Chicago Review of Books. It means everything. I'm so proud to be a part of literature in this city.
I spoke with Sadaf Ferdowsi for The Rumpus.
I spoke on a panel about fear for the Red Ink series, moderated by Michele Filgate with Alice Anderson, Julia Fierro, Pascale Kramer, and Carmen Maria Machado.
Lit Hub has the transcript.
I did a self-interview at The Nervous Breakdown where I tried to answer the oft-asked "This is more of a comment than a question."
The Wrong Way to Save Your Life is a finalist for nonfiction book of the year from the Chicago Writers Association.
It's Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and I wrote about awareness for Tin House.
photo by joe mazza - brave lux
photo by joe mazza - brave luxe