"Inflammable and flammable have the same meaning. This distresses me."
Listed as Notable in The Best American Essays 2017
(Originally published in Alligator Juniper XX)
"Logic finds no respite in rage."
-Allegheny Nonfiction Anthology
"Learn to change the way you move through the world."
"Flatworms reproduce by tearing themselves in half... I am ambivalent about this ability but ultimately impressed."
"I want to meet the women whose wiser choices result in my non-existence."
-Brink Literary Journal
"You ask me what you are worth—which I do not take to mean your value in terms of currency—"
"I didn't want to fall in love with Chicago, but... it seduced me."
-Grace in Love
"I think my teacher was saying that it is human to be angry at God and, as such, is inescapable."
-Tahoma Literary Review