October 29, 2021
A guest post praising today's photo-free cookbooks on Paula Forbes' cookbook newsletter Stained Page News
July 12, 2021
An edited transcript of a talk between me and The Counter's Joe Fassler about how the pandemic changed my approach to teaching food writing.
June 22, 2021
A food memoir essay about the role Nigerian food--especially plantain--has played in my life, featured in TASTE's 'Don't Call it Comfort Food' column
December 6, 2020
A micro essay about being pregnant during Covid. Featured in Harvard Review Online's Dispatches from a Pandemic series.
March 17, 2020
A tiny love story published in the New York Times Modern Love section.
November 12, 2019
A book review of Carolyn Tillie's food art alphabet book, published in the academic journal Food, Culture, and Society.
July 22, 2019
A flash creative nonfiction essay about the role brown dolls have played in my life over the years, published in the Journal of Compressed Creative Arts.
December 28, 2018
A food memoir essay published as part of Entropy magazine's "Cooking Origin Stories" series.
August 29, 2014
An opinion poem published in the LA Times Op-Ed section as part of their second annual opinion poetry competition.