Writing

As a writer, I often focus on politics, culture, and their intersections. Explore select examples of my work below.

 

Features

In a suburban apartment, nursing wildlife back to health | Philadelphia Inquirer, July 2018

To save the world, first they must save a building in West PhillyPhiladelphia Inquirer, July 2018

Truelove prizes seeds and stories from around the worldPhiladelphia Inquirer, July 2018

Brooklyn Students Use ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’ to Explore Solutions to Gun Violence | Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, April 2018

Dyker Heights Balks at Holiday Lights GawkersThe Village Voice, November 2017

This is what happens when Native Powwow meets electronic dance music | PBS NewsHour, October 2015

A Tale of High-Heeled Backflips, Towering Wigs, and Two Cities at Synetic | DCist, May 2015

Painter immortalizes last meals of 600 prisoners put to death | PBS NewsHour, February 2015

Poet embraces eastern philosophy to heal from sexual abuse | PBS NewsHour, February 2015

Killing Jiminy Cricket: How Old Trout Puppet Workshop Developed Famous Puppet Death Scenes | DCist, December 2014

Weekly Poem: Saeed Jones composes a ‘Prelude’ to one Boy’s coming-of-age | PBS NewsHour, September 2014

 

News

Philly’s Croatian World Cup fans: They watched. They roared. Alas, their team came up short | Philadelphia Inquirer, July 2018

Marching 16 miles, through the night, for suicide prevention | Philadelphia Inquirer, June 2018

Judge rules for Philadelphia in ‘Sanctuary City’ case | Philadelphia Inquirer, June 2018

Democrat Justin Brannan Narrowly Beats John Quaglione in Contested Council RaceBKLYNER, November 2017

In Bay Ridge, change, but not hookah smoke, is in the air | Brooklyn Reporter, October 2017

Grand jury won’t indict officer in Michael Brown death | PBS NewsHour, November 2014

Female Kurdish fighters take arms against Islamic State extremists | PBS NewsHour, August 2014

 

Reviews

The Flick Shines (Over a Three Hour Run) at Signature | DCist, March 2016

The Cripple Of Inishmaan Falters In Its Second Half | DCist, November 2015

Something Between Biography And Fever Dream: Jarry Inside Out @ Spooky Action Theater | DCist, June 2015

Sex With Strangers @ Signature Theatre | DCist, November 2014