Immigration policy and the films of Ana Lily Amirpour, at The Rumpus

Displacement by urban freeway returns to Denver, in The Nation

Sympathy for the Oregon Militia, forthcoming from Western Humanities Review

“Permanent tourism” and the end of BLM Planning 2.0, at Guardian Environment

Climate Change, Joan Didion, and falling in love in and with the Central Valley of California, in New South

Agnes Martin and the North American cadastral surveys, at Open Space

Female friendship, Jenny Lewis, and vintage clothes, in Angel City Review

Learning the Meaning of Borders on Raton Pass, at 3:AM

The City of Denver’s role in the gentrification of northeast Denver, in The Guardian

Drought, Mary Austin, and bleeding in the desert, in Drunken Boat

Drought, John Wesley Powell, and Claire Vaye Watkins, in Public Books

Race and Highway protests in the US and Kyrgyzstan, in Nowhere

The Salton Sea, in [PANK]

The “radical center,” in the High Country News

On The Flamethrowers, in the High Country News

Marina Tsvetaeva, food, and homesickness, in Broad Recognition


Writing on trains in Roseville and drinking in Modesto, in Waxwing

Wind, pastoralism, and Astana glitz, in Flyleaf

Labyrinths of the post-drought Central Valley, in Watershed Review

Disappointment and the Hoover Dam, Pushcart Prize-nominated by The Cossack Review


“Sky and Word,” by Chingiz Aitmatov, in The Offing

excerpts from Highland in Sakura Review and Sugar House Review