What I’m Writing

The Boston Globe

“From Paper to Pixels, Love”– Even from far away, my father keeps lines of communication open, first via USPS and now via devices. (January 14, 2018)

WBUR’s Cognoscenti

“Why #MeToo Isn’t Enough” – The hardest part of this wasn’t telling an adult: My older sister, Nora, coaxed it out of me as I sobbed into the phone. It wasn’t even learning that I would have to face him again, although that was difficult and caused me great anxiety.  (October 17, 2017)

“I Fear I’m Becoming a Masshole”– Everyone warned me before I even moved to Massachusetts. (August 17, 2016)

“The Five Stages of Marie Kondo-ing” – It seems simple enough, but the task of parting with every single object that no longer brings joy is a lot like saying goodbye to a life. (June 4, 2015)

Brit + Co

“I Waited 12 Years for My Childhood Friend To Apologize” – A grade-school reunion resulted in an apology I didn’t know that I needed. (April 13, 2017)

The Manifest-Station

“Weightless”– I thought of my breathing. I thought of the quiet, untouched shore I’d reach. I thought about what a gift it was that this was what my body could do. (January 25, 2017)

“Red Light, Green Light”– The summer after twelfth grade was all red light, green light(September 14, 2016)

XOJane.com

“This is What My Meticulous Landlord Inadvertently Taught Me about Love and Relationships” – Although he thought he was just maintaining our apartment, Giovanni was actually teaching my partner and me about love. Featured on xojane.com (August 3, 2015)