Essays

“After Italy,” excerpt from forthcoming memoir
Hotel Amerika (Spring 2018, Columbia College Chicago)

“Promises, Promises,” excerpt from forthcoming memoir
Cimarron Review, (Fall 2017, Oklahoma State University)

“Unpacking My Parents’ Dreams,” More (November 2014)

“The Joy of Ex,” More  (October 2012)

“Writer with Lap Dog
PIF Magazine (July 1, 2010)  Read

“Ours or the Other Place,” an essay
Five Years of Fourth Genre (Michigan State University Press)

“The Case Against Quick-Fix Marriage”
 The Huffington Post, February 20, 2008  Read

“Destination: Southern Italy,” Salon.com