Fake Plastic Trees

On Norwegian trees and the Norwegian composer Kristine Tjøgersen’s Piano Piece (2019/20).

The Washington Post

Musicians always crave time to practice. Lockdown gave us nothing but.

On practicing through the pandemic.

The Kenyon Review (online)


On a mysterious pink book with a rock on the cover.

The Awl 

Final Destination

On Delta, Tinder, and a few indignities of online dating.

The New Journal

Quality Time

On visiting a friend you haven’t seen in some time.

The New York Times

Submission chosen for “A Cone to Remember,” about our memories of ice cream

The Yale Literary Magazine

Family Genius 

On a shrouded family.

Yale Daily News 2016 Commencement Column


On leaving.

2015 Norman Mailer Four-Year College Finalist Essay

My Mother Is Dancing (available upon request)