Welcome.

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.

I’m available to give talks, keynotes, and workshops on campuses and for other groups. Please click here to learn more.

Thank you for visiting.

Writing Workshop for Teens with Food Allergies

I’m leading a writing workshop at the inaugural FARE National Food Allergy Conference at the end of June in Rosemont, IL. Click here for more details.

There’s No Place Like Home

Or is there? Two new books explore this question. [Continue reading.]

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!