Critical & Longform Essays

There’s More to Japanese Literature than Haruki Murakami // Electric Literature

I Was Raised to Believe that the End of the World was Nigh, But It’s Never Felt Closer than It Does Now // Slate

How to Grow Up Beautiful, Without Representation // Greatist

Burn This: Theatre, Music, and Language // Entropy Magazine

Passing // Ploughshares Blog

Why I don’t Like Haruki Murakami (But Why it’s Okay that You Do)

Personal Essays

Our old house // Issue One of Empty House Press

Kinship and Trauma // Ploughshares Blog

How Studio Ghibli Brought Japan Back to Me // Issue Six of  The World of Apu

2019 Regular Contributions to Ploughshares Blog

The Desire of Girls in Machine

The Violence of Dehumanizing Language

Narrative and Conspiracy Theories

Personal Identity and The Face: A Time Code

Affect Theory in The Hundreds

The Wandering Writer

The Messiness of Resistance