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 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, […]
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 […]
When you leave your home behind, what do you bring with you?
This fall, I’m teaching a new workshop at the Attic Institute in Portland, Oregon. “Literary Journalism” runs from October 19 to November 19 on Saturdays mornings. This is a great […]
Have you always wanted to write about that amazing trip to Italy? What about the time you and your partner took a last-minute road trip down the coast and spent […]
An overview of the best of Portland, Oregon’s many food cart offerings.