This website is the home for my writing and thinking. You can find journalism articles and opinion essays on topics that include motherhood, parenting, and food allergies; book reviews and personal essays; blogging about feminism and the issues facing women and girls globally; and academic writing.

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Interview with Eliza Griswold in Boston Review

Eliza Griswold on collecting and translating women’s oral poetry in Afghanistan, and how everyday poems can mark sacred time. [Continue reading.]

Save the date: Good Mother Myth reading on May 8

I’ll be reading along with other Good Mother Myth contributors at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn from 7-8:30pm. Join us!

Reading and Writing Workshop

As part of a Celebration of Women’s Voices, I’ll be reading along with other contributors to A Slant of Light at Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz, NY tonight at 7pm. Tomorrow, I teach a writing workshop on opinion writing and blogging. [Continue reading.]