"Reflections on an Icon," at Oregon Humanities
"For Alison," at Avidly
"I Don't Speak for Laura," in The New York Times.
I lived in Melbourne, Australia, with my family in 2008. A few essays came out of the experience.
"The Shadow Family," at Superstition Review
"Art by and for the Lost," at Eureka Street
At Essay Daily:
"Voice and its Uses: On Helen Macdonald’s H is for Hawk" (part 1 of 2)
"Vesper Flights and the Technology of Revelation" (part 2 of 2)
"Reasons for Naming: On Esmé Weijun Wang’s The Collected Schizophrenias"
At Tin House online:
The Art of the Sentence: On Elizabeth Bishop
The Art of the Sentence: John McPhee's Geology
The Art of the Sentence: Anthony Doerr
The Art of the Sentence: Lorrie Moore
Lost and Found: George Estreich on Dale Evans
“Like the Emperor’s New Clothes, DNA Kits are a Tailored Illusion.” Aeon. May 13, 2019.
"Screening the Human Future: YouTube, Persuasion, and Genetically Engineered Children," The Conversation, December 4, 2018.
"A Child with Down Syndrome Keeps His Place at the Table." New York Times, January 25, 2013.
"The Problem with Invoking Down Syndrome in Support of the American Health Care Act." BLARB (blog of the LA Review of Books), May 14, 2017.
"What the Anonymous Op-Ed is Actually About." BLARB (blog of the LA Review of Books), September 15, 2018.
"Immunization Status of Magic Kingdom Celebrities." McSweeney's Internet Tendency.