selected work

Dispatch from Flyover Country   Threepenny Review

Sniffing Glue    Guernica 

Testing the Bounds of Faith in Little Yemen  The New York Times

How do you sell God in the 21st century? More heaven, less hell   The Guardian 

Hell   The Point

Midwestworld   The Point

The Insane Idea   The Point

A Species of Origins   Oxford American 

Pure Michigan, Troubled Waters  The Awl

Paradise Lost: On Reading John Updike   The LA Review of Books

Maternal Ecstasies in Emma Donoghue's The Wonder  The LA Review of Books

Letter from AWP  The LA Review of Books Blog

The End   Boston Review

Ruin   Boston Review

As a God Might Be   Boston Review