I did a craft interview on immigration journalism, podcasting, and the power of slowness.
Wafa and Moutaz exemplify the long-haul love story of many immigrants, whose children, parents, and spouses remain on the other side of geopolitical barriers.
A new storytelling podcast on immigration, identity, and the American experience.
The essay I published last year with Longreads, “Shared Breath,” has been honored with an “honorable mention” from the Best American Essays.
I’ve got an interview up with the Thai Buddhist feminist and activist Ouyporn Khuankaew in the recent issue of Tricycle magazine. Originally published for Buddhistdoor Global, the reprinted interview discusses sexuality, […]
How does receiving a donated organ affect your sense of self? Read more at Longreads.
I bought a house in Portland Oregon, and it brought up a lot of questions – about privilege, about gentrification, about inherited wealth, about race, about pruning, about dreams, and […]
I’m thrilled to have two pieces in Talking River, the literary journal out of Lewis-Clark College in Idaho. My poem “Telemachus at the Hardware Store” is a modern retelling of Odysseus’ […]
Hey – it’s been a while! I had a baby last year, so the writing/publishing has been a little slow. On the other hand, motherhood is giving me a lot […]
I wrote a reported essay on my childhood neighborhood, Irvington, a much-changed and much-beloved historic district in Portland, Oregon. It’s taken me almost 2 years to work on their piece, […]