selected work

Ghost in the Cloud  n+1

Dispatch from Flyover Country   Threepenny Review

Contemporaries  Ploughshares 

Midwestworld   The Point

The Insane Idea   The Point

Hell   The Point

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 

God in the Machine  The Guardian 

A Species of Origins   Oxford American

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

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

The Death and Life of America's Waters  Boston Review

As a God Might Be   Boston Review

The End   Boston Review

Ruin   Boston Review