THE ALTAR OF ADOLESCENCE / Projecttile Lit

My new short story ALTAR OF ADOLESCENCE is now available on Projecttile Literary Magazine. Teaser below. 😉 I. When I speak to my adolescent self, it goes a little something like this… I am a teenager and I worship false idols. I fell in love with Katy Perry as soon as she told me I […]

Take a Good Look at Your Selfie / Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — A few weeks ago, I thought that I’d had it with selfies It began with a simple Facebook post declaring: “Just say NO to SELFIES <3 <3 <3.” Less than a week later, I found myself doing exactly what I feared: Alone in a dressing room at Target, I was snapping selfies with my […]

I, Selfie: Saying Yes to Selfies / Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — People online have a lot to say about selfies: love them, hate them, feel indifferent about them, think they’re part of internet culture, a place we escape to, meld with our offline lives (making for a fluid but often fraught IRL-URL existence), something we learn from. If the selfie is the ultimate mirror in […]