“Bury Me,” Tiny Molecules, Issue Seventeen, Autumn 2023.

“Grenadine. Tangerine. Trampoline.” (short fiction), HAD, Feb. 15, 2023.

“That Was My Last Summer at the Tudor House” (short fiction), Pangyrus, Jan. 11, 2022.

“Childhoods,” (short fiction), Atticus Review, July 22, 2014.

“Burnt Hill Road” (novel excerpt), EDNA: Journal of the Millay Colony for the Arts, 40th Anniversary Issue, special section, “Vincent, ” Vol. 4, 2013.

“Antiseptic Six-Pack: Fragments from Dead Horse Bay” (short fiction), Underwater New York, Issue 13: Dead Horse Bay (first published May 6, 2013).

“Burnt Hill Road” (novel excerpt, adapted as a short story), Drunken Boat, DB #16, Dec. 2012.

“1:42pm,” Necessary Fiction, Sept. 12, 2012.

“Burnt Hill Road” (novel excerpt), EDNA: Journal of the Millay Colony for the Arts, Vol. 2, 2010.


“Working Writers Series: Nora Maynard,” The Missouri Review. Aug. 30, 2013. I talk about writing, running, and more.

“A Cocktail Writer Goes Dry,” Salon, Jan. 18, 2013. My essay about a doozy of a New Year’s resolution.

“Destination: Golden Gai,” Hippocampus Magazine, Jan. 2012. Late-night adventures in Tokyo.

“Strange Bedfellows,” Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, Dec. 9, 2007. The Psychedelic Furs revisited.

“Cold Storage,” Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood, Nov. 16, 2006. A sartorial mishap at Chelsea Storage.


“How a Hot Sauce Entrepreneur Spiced Up Her Career,” HUE: The Magazine of FIT (The Fashion Institute of Technology), Dec. 9, 2022 (web); Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2023 (print).

“Producing Quality PPE in a Pandemic,” HUE: The Magazine of FIT (The Fashion Institute of Technology), June 22, 2022 (web); Vol. 15, No. 1, Fall 2022 (print).

“Back to the Frontlist: What to Do If You’re Out of Print,” Writing.ie (Ireland’s national online writing magazine), March 19, 2016. I write about my family’s efforts to bring my grandfather, Leonard Wibberley’s, 100+ books back into print, including his bestselling satirical novel, THE MOUSE THAT ROARED.

“AWP 2014: The I or the Eye” I report on Michael Steinberg, Lia Purpura, Phillip Lopate and Robert Root’s panel at AWP for the BREVITY blog and get lost in the funhouse along the way.

“Let’s Get Small: On Loving Miniature Books” My final post on book arts for Ploughshares, Dec. 29, 2013.

“The Shelf-Space Dilemma: Which Books Stay? Which Go?,” Ploughshares blog, Nov. 14, 2013. I attempt to tackle my unruly home library.

“Exercising Your Craft: 3 Writers Who Get Physical,” Ploughshares blog, Oct. 1, 2013. I talk to three writers about the links between physical exercise and writing.

“Reading Cookbooks Like Novels: Bookseller Bonnie Slotnick,” Ploughshares blog, Sept. 12, 2013. An interview with the legendary NYC bookseller.

“How to Feed Your Characters: The Food Timeline,” Ploughshares blog, Aug. 8, 2013. An interview with culinary historian Lynne Olver.

“Top 10 Movies Starring Books,” Ploughshares blog, July 11, 2013. My unabashedly biased list.

“Pop Survey: Do You Write in Your Books?’ Ploughshares blog, May 30, 2013. Frida Kahlo, $17,000 library fines and more…

“Milk-Producing, Duck-Billed, and Venomous: The Reanimation Library,” Ploughshares blog, April 25, 2013. An interview with the library/art project’s founder, Andrew Beccone.

“Reading the Environment: Book Artist Melissa Jay Craig,” Ploughshares blog, March 21, 2013. An interview with the book and paper artist Melissa Jay Craig.

“Binding Community: North Branch Projects Turns Pizza Boxes into Books,” Ploughshares blog, Feb. 14, 2013. An interview with founder/artist/bookbinder Regin Igloria.

“Beautiful Possibility: An Interview with Alison Pebworth,” Killing the Buddha, June 12, 2012. An interview with community artist/activist Alison Pebworth.

“You Call That a Punctuation Mark?! The Interrobang Celebrates Its 50th Birthday” The Millions, Mar. 13, 2012. An interview with Penny Speckter.


“Louis Armstrong’s Cool Blue Haven” (text/photos), Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn, July 13, 2010.

“Eureka Springs” (personal essay/photos/voice narration), Killing the Buddha, Oct. 3, 2009.

“Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Poetic Farmhouse” (text/photos), Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn, Apr. 7, 2009.

“Ragdale House Travels Through Time” (text/photos), Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn, Sept. 22, 2008.


“A Visit to Armagnac Country” (culinary travel essay), Food Republic, Apr. 26, 2011.

“White Is the New Armagnac,” Food Republic, Apr. 25, 2011.

“5 Armagnacs to Try Right Now,” Food Republic, Apr. 22, 2011.

“Word Love: Eat a Prandicle,” Leite’s Culinaria, Feb. 10, 2011. Humorous essay about my “adoption” of an endangered word as part of the Oxford English Dictionary’s “Save a Word” campaign.

Straight Up, Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn, Feb. 2008-Nov. 2011. Weekly column on cocktails & spirits, with original photographs.

The Celluloid Pantry, Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn, Jan. 2006-Jan. 2008. Weekly column on food & drink in classic film.

“Slice of Life: Great Pizza Moments in Film,” Chowhound, Aug. 28, 2007. A roundup of 10 pizza moments in film from The Bicycle Thief to Saturday Night Fever.

“Frozen Food” and “Post” in The Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink Industries, Gary Allen and Ken Albala, eds. (Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007).