I'm a writer who lives in the Midwest. I'm the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, and my work has been included in Longform's Best Essays of 2011. My essays have appeared most recently in n+1, the New York TimesThe Guardian, Oxford American, The Point, Guernica, Threepenny ReviewBoston Review, and the LA Review of Books, and are forthcoming in Ploughshares and The Best American Essays 2017 . 

I teach writing workshops at Creative Nonfiction and at 24PearlStreet.