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.
The essay I published last year with Longreads, “Shared Breath,” has been honored with an “honorable mention” from the Best American Essays.
How does receiving a donated organ affect your sense of self? Read more at Longreads.
As part of my work with Oregon Humanities, I recorded and edited three radio clips of the people I interviewed. Chhabi, Ammar, and Solange are all refugees who came to […]
This story is close to my heart. A few years ago I stumbled on a pagan solstice ritual, and I’ve been delighted and intrigued by modern Druid practice ever since. […]
Last year I won a fellowship from Creative Nonfiction to develop a piece of researched literary journalism on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Each of us involved in the Writing Pittsburgh project worked […]
I’m proud and pleased to announce that one of my essays is coming out this fall in the collection “What I Didn’t Know: True Stories of Becoming a Teacher” (In […]
My newest article, a longform nonfiction piece on the trend of Chinese students studying in the U.S.A., is now up at The Big Roundtable. Featuring profiles of four Chinese students […]