Essays & Articles

When the Emperor is a Void: Yukio Mishima and Fascism Today // Asian American Writers’ Workshop

Japan Sound Memory // The Southampton Review Online

How My Mother Protected Us from my Father and Found Solace in Art // Catapult

How Faux-Documentary Audio Dramas Trick You Into Scaring Yourself // Electric Literature

The Incredibly Social and Diverse World of Bookstagram // Greatist

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

Our old house // Issue One of Empty House Press

Passing // Ploughshares Blog (Best of the Net nominated)

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

Selected Regular Contributions to Ploughshares Blog

Reading The Paper Menagerie 

The Longitudinal View of Rebecca Solnit

The Humanity of True Crime’s Victims

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 Messiness of Resistance