Select Publications

Short Stories

“Splashdown,” Oprah Daily


“Read Your Way Through Miami,” The New York Times

“How to Build Trust with Readers,” Literary Hub

“Why I Write,” The Writers of the World Project, The Warren Adler Collection

“The Bad Literary Citizen,” The Writers’ Room of Boston

“Part of Me Does Not Want to Describe Kimbilio to Anyone…” GrubWrites

“On Seeing the Fruits of Your Labor,” The Writers’ Room of Boston

“On Community,” The Writers’ Room of Boston

“In Defense of the Second Person,” The Writers’ Room of Boston

“The Death of a Great Vol. 8: Kimbo Slice,” GrubWrites


“The Caribbean’s Deadliest Fruit: A Taste Test,” The Paris Review Daily

“You Came Close–What to Do With Your Personal Rejections,” The Writers’ Room of Boston


“Wading through the Whitestream,” Creative Nonfiction

“Craft, Process & Finding the Life: A Conversation with Jamel Brinkley,” GrubWrites

“The Politics of Language: A Conversation with A. Igoni Barrett,” GrubWrites

Recommended Reading

“10 Authors Pick Their Favorite Pandemic Comfort Reads,” Paste Magazine

“12 Authors Share Their Favorite Black-Owned Bookstores,” Oprah Daily

“A Year in Reading,” The Millions

“Our Contributors’ Favorite Books of 2019,” The Paris Review