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Writing

 

Essays

Photo: David Dodd Lee

Photo: David Dodd Lee

"The Body Behind the Little White Church": Narratively
"On Poverty": The Kenyon Review
"All Who Would Have Seen Us Dead"The Kenyon Review
"Labyrinth and the Dark Heart of Childhood": The Atlantic
"Snowfall Blues: The Hard Life and Clear Sound of Jackson C. Frank": Virginia Quarterly Review
"No Marker, No Memorial: The Lakin State Hospital for the Colored Insane": Jezebel
"The Stain in the Attic Ward": Jezebel
"Lovers' Madness": Jezebel
"Wolves": The Rumpus
"Graffiti Taught Me Grit": Lenny Letter
"The Reptile King": Defunct
"Art Matters, Even When You're Poor": The Nation
"The Mothman Economy": The Awl
"Graffiti as Essay": Essay Daily
"Your Woman": March Fadness
"Silent All These Years": March Sadness
"The Reformatory": The Museum of Americana

 

Poems

"After the Party": Poetry
"School": Poetry
"Suet": The Nation
"Afterward": The Rumpus
"Desire Lines": The Rumpus
"Dear Weather": The Rumpus
"If You are a Survivor": Hobart 
"Rescue Me Ohio
": Hobart
"Everything is an Instrument": Blackbird 
"Tiresias": Blackbird
"The Rescue": New England Review (also on Verse Daily)
"Rembrandt's Mistress": The Beloit Poetry Journal
"When I Taught Mary to Eat Avocado": Verse Daily
"Child Bride": Valparaiso Poetry Review 
"Marriage": Valparaiso Poetry Review
"Banned for Life from the Artists' Colony": Triquarterly Review
"Bug": Linebreak
"Gossip": Agni
"The Flood": Prairie Schooner 
"Judas Horse": Prairie Schooner

Journalism / Commentary

"Far Away From Any Witnesses": The Guardian
"Trump's Job Promises Won't Help Struggling Coal Counties": Reuters
"Inside The Statue of Liberty’s Radical Feminist, Pro-Refugee Roots": GOOD
"Graffiti and the Girl: The Sisterhood of Street Art": The Toast
"Where the Internet Doesn't Reach": Talk Poverty
"Could Whisky Save Our Water?": The Butter
Frances Bean Cobain and the Graffiti of Privilege”: Paint is Power

 

Photo: David Dodd Lee

Photo: David Dodd Lee