Selected Work


The Good Mothers, by Alex Perry: women lift lid on ’Ndrangheta mafia.’ The Australian. Print and Web. 4 August 2018.


Sowing Wild Oates.’ Los Angeles Review of Books. Web. 21 January 2017.

Queer connections on the road.’ The Saturday Paper. Print and Web. 18 March 2017.

Politics meets philosophy in Laurent Binet’s 7th Function of Language.’ The Australian. Print and Web. 20 May 2017.

The Subtle Resistance of Michiko Kakutani.’ Kill Your Darlings. Web. 29 May 2017.


The 10 Most Promising Books Coming in 2016.’ WIRED. Web. 25 January 2016.

The Man Behind the Sunglasses.’ Pacific Standard. Web. 28 January 2016.

Review: “Elizabeth Taylor”: the first modern celebrity.’ The Washington Post. Print and Web. 19 February 2016.

“Stand By Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation,” by Jim Downs.’ The San Francisco Chronicle. Print and Web. March 10 2016.

Twenty-Five Years Later, Bret Easton Ellis Is Done With “American Psycho.”Complex. Web. 17 March 2016.

The Literary Magazine of the Dark Web.’ The Atlantic. Web. 5 April 2016.

How Sylvia Plath’s Rare Honors Thesis Helped Me Understand My Divided Self.’ Lit Hub. Web. 26 April 2016.

How “Valley of the Dolls” Turned Taking Drugs into a Feminist Act.’ Broadly. Web. 2 May 2016.

Mail It In.’ The Nation. Web. 20 June 2016.

Fifty Years Later, We’re Still Fascinated By The Manson Family Women.’ Timeline. Web. 6 July 2016.

Mean Girls.’ The Economist. Print and Web. 28 July 2016.

How the Abduction of Patty Hearst Made Her an Icon of the 1970s Counterculture.’ Smithsonian. Web. 1 August 2016.

“Creativity is not a sedentary act”: An Interview with Joyce Carol Oates.’ Kill Your Darlings. Web. 4 November 2016.

Flight and Fantasy.’ 1843 Magazine. Print and Web. 11 November 2016.

One Flew Over Bellevue.’ The Nation. Web. 3 December 2016.


Eighty Years of Magical Thinking: On Joan Didion.’ Kill Your Darlings. Print and Web. (20) January 2015.

Feminist Artifacts: The Archive of Germaine Greer.’ Los Angeles Review of Books. Web. 21 March 2015.

Get Right to the Sex.’ Times Higher Education. Print and Web. 21 May 2015.

Pencil Pushers.’ The Saturday Paper. Print and Web. 11 July 2015.

A World is Hidden in the Things People Say: Linda Rosenkrantz’s Talk.’ The Millions. Web. 20 July 2015.

The Book that Shocked Tinseltown.’ The Daily Beast. Web. 8 August 2015.

Debbie Reynolds still wants to “Make ’Em Laugh.”The Washington Post. Print and Web. 2 November 2015.

When Patricia Highsmith Offered Gay Readers a Hopeful Ending.’ The New Republic. Web. 20 November 2015.

Grimm Pickings.’ The Australian. Print and Web. 26 December 2015.