Select Writing


(In reverse chronological order)


From Cage to Connection: New Media and the Transformation of Postmodern American Literature. Bloomsbury Academic, series on "New Horizons in Contemporary Writing." Forthcoming (Feb. 2019).

*Mentioned in Gill Moore’s “Technologically Underwhelmed,” a review of Zara Dinnen’s The Digital Banal: New Media and American Literature and Culture (Critical Review).


"Network Theory: A Visit to Hearst Castle." Harper's blog. 26 January, 2018. 

"Out of Time" (composite film review of Manchester by the SeaPaterson, and Fences). Jacobin Magazine. 24 April, 2017.

"Text to Text | Guy de Maupassant’s ‘The Necklace’ and ‘Guerrilla Fashion: The Story of Supreme.’The New York Times Learning Network. 20 April 2017.

"Et Tu, Too?: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly and the Revival of Black Postmodernism." The Los Angeles Review of Books. *

Published March, 2017 as included essay with Spanish translation of David Foster Wallace and Mark Costello's Signifying Rappers (Spanish title: Ilustres raperos).

"The Vibrating Wire: Nicholson Baker's Vox and the Art of Analog." Journal of Modern Literature 39.2 (2016): 20-38.

"Apocalypse of the Vanities" (Review of Mark Doten's The Infernal [Graywolf]). The Brooklyn Rail. October 5, 2015.

"How Dennis Cooper Turns GIFs into Fiction,"The New Yorker's Page-Turner. September 4, 2015.*

*Featured on Paris Review DailyLit Hub DailyLambda Literary, and Electric Literature. 

"Sudden Awakening to the Fact That the Mischief Is Irretrievably Done": Epiphanic Structure in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 56.5 (2015): 480-502.

"Staff Picks: Straight Outta Compton dir. by F. Gary Gray." The Paris Review Daily. August 21, 2015.

"Staff Picks: Andy Warhol by Wayne Koestenbaum." The Paris Review Daily. August 14, 2015.

"Staff Picks: The Bell Tolls for No One by Charles Bukowski." The Paris Review Daily. August 7, 2015.

"Strange and Unusual Bodies" (Review of Jeff Jackson's Mira Corpora [Two Dollar Radio]). July 13, 2015.

"Staff Picks: The Tribe dir. by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy." The Paris Review Daily. July 17, 2015.

"Staff Picks: The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast." The Paris Review Daily. July 10, 2015.

"Staff Picks: Woodcutters by Thomas Bernhard." The Paris Review Daily. June 26, 2015.

"Staff Picks: A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence dir. by Roy Andersson." The Paris Review Daily. June 12, 2015.

Syllabus for "The Literature of Obsolescence." Bookforum. June 8, 2015.

"Staff Picks: A Brief History of Music by Hans Ulrich Obrist." The Paris Review Daily. June 5, 2015.

Review of No Other (Sator Press) by Mark GluthRain Taxi Review of Books.