Essay Readings

Video from my Literary Death Match escapade

Reading from an unpublished essay on the murder of Agatha Christie at the Elbo Room in San Francisco. One week after I moved to the bay area.
Literary Death Match with Tana Wojczuk

Essay Film

Essay on The Future of Documentary Film for Bomb Magazine

I wrote a critical essay for Bomb focusing on the narrative innovations of Oscar-nominated documentaries Restrepo, Wasteland and Gasland. Check it out here.

Photo courtesy of “Wasteland” and Vic Muniz Studio


Lapham’s Quarterly: Charlotte Cushman, A Very Dangerous Young Man

I’m excited to have a new piece published online at Lapham’s Quarterly‘s Roundtable as part of their special “Celebrity” issue. It is a short essay about the real model for the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park: an actress named Charlotte Cushman, who played men’s roles and was known for being a “very dangerous young man.”