Literary Craft Essays and Book Reviews

“Safe and Sound: The Indelible Narratives of Lucia Berlin.” Fiction Writers Review, 15 November 2018.

“Writing Algeria: Chroniques by Kamel Daoud.” Los Angeles Review of Books. 16 October 2018.

“The Monstrous Complicity of Leila Slimani’s The Perfect Nanny.” Fiction Writers Review, 27 March 2018.

“2084: The End of the World, by Boualem Sansal.” Fiction Writers Review, 27 February 2017.

“Empathy and Omniscience in Grace Paley’s ‘Samuel.’” Fiction Writers Review, 9 November 2016.

“The Art of Making Ghosts Live: On The Meursault Investigation.”  Fiction Writers Review, 15 October 2015.

“Plot in the Body: Yasmina Reza’s Happy are the Happy.” Fiction Writers Review, 17 April 2015.