Press

Selected Reviews:

The Chicago Tribune

3am Magazine

The Irish Examiner

Full Stop

The Seattle Star

Montevidayo

Pop Matters

Bookslut

SELECTED ESSAYS, REVIEWS & INTERVIEWS

In addition to my contributions at Time Out Chicago

Chicago Artists’ News“The Complexity of Everything: An Interview with Ben Gest”

Chicago Artists’ News: “Everything is Now: An Interview with Hamza Walker” 

Bust Magazine: “Judy Blume in Istanbul” 

Chicago Life: “The Ending as a Process of Beginning” 

“The Group: Letter from Istanbul” essay in The American Scholar

“The Dolmus” published in Travel and Transitions. Honorable Mention, Travel and Transitions, Travel Story Contest

“How I Lost My Dictionary” featured essay in Chicago Life

Book Review of Natasha and Other Stories by David Bezmozgis (New York, NY: Picador Press), Bridge Magazine

Book Review of The Doctor’s House by Ann Beattie (New York, NY: Scribner) published in Review of Contemporary Fiction (Reprinted in CONTEXT)

Book Review of Why Did I Ever by Mary Robison (New York, NY: Counterpoint) published in Review of Contemporary Fiction

Book Review of Come Up and See Me Sometime by Erika Krause (New York, NY: Counterpoint) published in Review of Contemporary Fiction. (Reprinted in CONTEXT)

SELECTED REVIEWS ONLINE

Review of The Big Knife, Time Out Chicago

Review of Girl’s Night Out, Time Out Chicago

Review of Jamaica Farewell, Time Out Chicago

Review of The Xylophone West, Time Out Chicago

Review of Dating Walter Dante, Time Out Chicago

Review of We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Time Out Chicago

Review of Trouble In Mind, Time Out Chicago

Review of The Man Who Came to Dinner, Time Out Chicago

Review of The Buzz that is the Buzz, Time Out Chicago

Review of Pretty, Smart, Poetic, Time Out Chicago

Review of Woyzeck, Time Out Chicago

Review of Aida, Time Out Chicago

Review of Romeo and Juliet, Time Out Chicago

Review of I Am Montana, Time Out Chicago

Review of Arizona, No Roosters in the Desert, Time Out Chicago

Review of Sleeping With Straight Men, Time Out Chicago

Review of Life Separates Us, Time Out Chicago

Review of Fever Chart, Time Out Chicago

Review of From the Circle, Time Out Chicago

Review of The Shadow of a Gunman, Time Out Chicago

Review of East of Berlin and The Russian Play, Time Out Chicago

PERSONAL INTERVIEWS

Self Interview at The Nervous Breakdown

Other Interviews: 

with Emily Gould

for Bombay Gin

for PANK