"A Queer, Biracial Coming of Age Memoir is Equal Parts Pain and Pleasure," Review of T Kira Madden's Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, The New York Times

"The Phone of the Wind," The Believer

"After Losing My Mom, I Didn't Know How to Be a Bride," Glamour

Salinas, a graphic novel collaboration with illustrator Jenny Ziomek. Available here

What They're Reading: Tessa Fontaine," BookPage

"How the Coney Island Sideshow Saved Thousands of Babies," LitHub

"What to Read When You Want to Run Away with the Circus," The Rumpus

"Let's Run Away with the Circus: A Musical Playlist," Powell's

"The Poet Who Taught the Serious Girl to Cut the Sun," FSG Works in Progress

"Reading the Margins: On Illness as Metaphor," FSG Works in Progress

"Starbaby Blooms a Tuber Rose," New Orleans Review ​

"The Show Begins," TheFanzine 

"Word Problems," Arcadia Magazine, Vol 7. The Post-Traumatic Issue 

(print only)

​"A Year in Africa Peeling Oranges," Atticus Review

(Nominated for Best of the Net, 2015)


“The Gators Have Turned,” Seneca Review

(print only)​

"By Ship Into the Water: Choose Your Own Adventure," The Normal School 

“Greed, Music Viscera: Four Windows,” DIAGRAM 12.6

“At the Liberian Refugee Camp,” Front Porch

“When You Get Sick But Are Young and Mildly Attractive, this:” Front Porch


"In Ghana," Fugue

"Monsters," Used Furniture Review

“Home. Forest,” Parcel Magazine

(print only)

“The Histories of Jacques Cousteau: A Fairytale of the Drowned,” Creative Nonfiction

(print only)

“There are Places to Reach that are Equal and Violent,” [PANK]

“Cure and Tender,” Hot Metal Bridge 

“The Blind Prophets of Easter Island,” Brevity