On a Pedestal,L&C Magazine, 2022

Tug-of-War,” Oregon Humanities, 2022

The State of Waiting,” Longreads, 2021 / Craft interview on “The State of Waiting”

Shared Breath,” Longreads, 2019 (Honorable Mention for Best American Essays)

Towards a Thai Feminist Movement,” Tricycle, 2019

Inheritance,” Creative Nonfiction, 2018

Tiamat on the Treadmill,” The Rumpus, 2018

Saving Irvington,” The Riveter, 2017

Meet the Modern-Day Pagans who Celebrate the Ancient Gods,” Narratively, 2017

What They Carried,” Oregon Humanities, 2017

The Fiction of the Self,” interview with Ruth Ozeki, Buddhistdoor Global, 2017

“Jiao Wo (Teach Me)” in What I Didn’t Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher, anthology from In Fact Books, 2016

Squash on the Hill,” Sport Literate, 2016 (written through a fellowship with Creative Nonfiction’s Writing Pittsburgh project)

Personal Pronouns,” The Seventh Wave, 2016

If you’re afraid of flying, the worst thing you can do is avoid it,” Quartz, 2015

Escaping the Gaokao,” The Big Roundtable, 2015

Mr. Chan and the Machine,” The LA Review of Books, 2013

Circling the Mongolian Steppe,Wanderlust & Lipstick, 2011


Women in Buddhism, Buddhistdoor Global

Riding the Trans-Siberian, Europe Up Close