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Selected Writing

"The Enigma of John Donne," The Nation


"Fire Breather," a review of Gary Indiana's Fire Season for Art in America

"Southern Appeal," a profile of the painter Bo Bartlett for Art in America

"The Season of Hardwick,"The Los Angeles Review of Books 

"Leonora Carrington's Irreverent Dreamscapes," The Nation

"Photography in Fragments,Art in America 


"Swampland Sublime: The Landscapes of Louisiana," The New York Review of Books

"The Debauched, Sometimes Sublime Essays of D.H. Lawrence," The Nation

"The Slippery Talent of Emannuel Carrère," The Economist

"Ursula von Rydingsvard," Artforum

"In Search of William Gass," The Paris Review 

"Xylor Jane," Artforum 

On executive power and the "state of emergency," The New Statesman

"Letter of Recommendation: Bunk Beds," The New York Times Magazine

"Police Body Cameras Can't Replace Camera Phones," Boston Review

"Executing Them Softly," The New York Times

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