“Dementia’s Gift: Facing Cancer Without the Fear”


    “How Medical Marijuana Made Me a Better Mom”


 “The Killer Who Spared My Mother”

Selected published work:



First Time Out: Debut Poetry by Duy Doan, Chanda Feldman, July Westhale
The San Francisco Chronicle, December 2018

“Savage Vista”: Subverting Genre in Lynn Melnick’s Landscape With Sex and Violence
The Kenyon Review, May 2018

Waters of Self and Other: Tracy K. Smith, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Shauna Hannibal 
The San Francisco Chronicle, May 2018

Speaking the Unspeakable: Evie Shockley, Nicole Sealey, James Crews
The San Francisco Chronicle, February 2018

52 Mini-Memoirs on Kissing and Feminism: Your Next Great Read
OZY, November 2017

Queering the Language: sam sax, Stephanie Burt, Gabrielle Calvocoressi
The San Francisco Chronicle, November 2017

Why Poetry and Poetry Will Save Your Life
The San Francisco Chronicle, August 2017

Resistance, Rebellion, Life: insurgent poetry
The San Francisco Chronicle, July 2017

Camille Dungy: a micro-review
The Kenyon Review, June 2017

“Love Without Greed”: Marie Howe and Layli Long Soldier
The San Francisco Chronicle, May 2017

Five Fierce Women Poets to Inspire the Resistance
OZY, March 2017

Identity Crisis: Dean Rader, Elizabeth Powell, Jenny Molberg
The San Francisco Chronicle, March 2017

Fear & Freedom: Sharon Olds, Donika Kelly, Catherine Pierce
The San Francisco Chronicle, January 2o17

Ferocious Wonder: Matt Hart, Ari Banias, Marianne Boruch
The San Francisco Chronicle, November 2016

Let’s Get It On: Future Sex by Emily Witt
The San Francisco Chronicle, October 2016

Work & War: Solmaz Sharif and Tess Taylor
The San Francisco Chronicle, August 2016

Oceans Within: Kim Addonizio, Ocean Vuong, Rachel Richardson
The San Francisco Chronicle, June 2016

“A Soft Electric Shock of Feeling”: Allen Ginsberg, Catherine Bowman, Alison Prine
The San Francisco Chronicle, March 2016

Open Windows: Robin Coste Lewis, Jennifer Grotz, Chard deNiord
The San Francisco Chronicle, January 2016

Divinity and Disaster: Poetry Debuts by Alicia Jo Rabins, Tracey Knapp, Robin Beth Schaer
The San Francisco Chronicle, November 2015

Roll With It: Kim Addonizio, Diane Seuss, Major Jackson
The San Francisco Chronicle, September 2015

Infinite Kinships:  John Burnside, Jane Hirshfield, Rebecca Foust, Deborah Landau
The San Francisco Chronicle, July 2015

The Goddess Pose by Michelle Goldberg
The San Francisco Chronicle, June 2015

The Well Speaks of its Own Poison by Maggie Smith
The Rumpus, May 2015

Best Summer Books to Read With Your Daughters
The Huffington Post, April 2015

A Small Indiscretion by Jan Ellison
The Rumpus, February 2015

Wunderkammer by Cynthia Cruz
The Rumpus, November 2014



The ‘Animal House’ Culture at Dartmouth– Then and Now
The Boston Globe, December 2018

How Medical Marijuana Made Me a Better Mom
The Washington Post, November 2018

Sexual Assault by an Ivy League Lawyer? Me, Too
Ravishly, October 2018

The Killer Who Spared My Mother
Longreads, August 2018

How I Exposed My Yoga Teacher’s Abuses On Facebook
Ravishly, May 2018

Dementia’s Gift: Facing Cancer Without the Fear
The New York Times, March 2018

Boys Behaving Badly: Why We Need to Stand Up to School-Age Misogyny
Parent Co, November 2017

How A Feminist Porn Director Gives Her Daughters “The Talk”
Refinery29, October 2017

Paying For Porn is the Feminist Way to Get Off
Glamour, July 2017

5 Great Sex-Ed Books For Preteen Girls
The Washington Post, June 2017

My Father’s Adventure Was My Terror
Longreads, June 2017

What Ariana Grande Taught Me- and My Daughters- About Sexual Empowerment
ROAR Feminist Magazine, June 2017

When You’re Not Glowing in Pregnancy, April 2017

Still Got Milk? I’m Letting My Toddler Decide When To Stop Breastfeeding, March 2017

The Hard Work of Staying Married With Kids, March 2017

My Millennial Dude: Finding Male Allies at the Women’s March
ROAR Feminist Magazine, March 2017

I Stole 7 Sex Tips From the Internet- Here’s What’s Worth Trying
Glamour, February 2017

Talking to My Daughters About Trump
Ms. Magazine, November 2016

Strong is the New Pretty
Ms. Magazine, September 2016

Decisions and Despair as a Family Lives With Alzheimer’s
The Washington Post, March 2016

My Danish Au Pair
The Huffington Post, January 2016

Resurrection Stone
Atlas and Alice, December 2015

Little Magic Mirror
Luna Luna Magazine, November 2015

Quiet Hands
Parent Co, October 2015

A Mother’s Grief Gets a Diagnosis
Salon, September 2015

First Response
The Manifest-Station, May 2015

House Elf
The Rutland Herald, April 2015

5 Insights on Depression From Someone Who Suffers
The Huffington Post, March 2015

Hate Mail
The Huffington Post, January 2015

My Breast Intentions
The Huffington Post, October 2014

Raising a Rock Star
The Huffington Post, October 2014

Depression: Coming Out of the Happy Closet
The Rutland Herald, August 2014

Numero Cinq, August 2013

Commentary Series
Vermont Public Radio, 2010

Going to the Mat
Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, September 2010

“Am I Jewish?”
The Washington Post, August 2010

Playing Tough
The Boston Globe, June 2010



“Renga For Obama”- a collaborative project
The Harvard Review, April 2017

“Ice House,” “Light Betrayal in August”
Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Sept 2016

Green Mountains Review, June 2016

“Levitation,” “Kindergarten Studies the Human Heart”
Bloodroot Literary Magazine, May 2016

“Wild Cider”
The Fem, April 2016

Yellow Chair Review, March 2016

“Instructions for November”
Forklift, Ohio, October 2015

“Hotel Room,” “Detox Cleanse,” “Eat the Peach,” “Wolf Moon,” “First Kiss”
Mud Season Review, July 2015

The Bookwoman, July 2015

Thank You For Swallowing, July 2015

“Etymology of Transgression,” “Summer Solstice”
The Hopper, Green Writers Press magazine, March 2015

“Salad Days”
ONE: Jacar Press, February 2015

Risk,” “Voluptuous June,” “Something Borrowed
Boston Poetry Magazine, February 2015



Tragic Loss for Nordic Community
FasterSkier, February 2014

Raising the Barre
Pilates Style, July 2011

Melt Stress Away
Pilates Style, October 2010

Preeclampsia: Pregnancy’s Unsolved Mystery
Parent Express, May 2009

A reading of Green.

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