“Paradise,” The American Scholar, October 11, 2011

“Tenant,” New England Review, Vol. 33, 2012, No. 3

“Politics,” Zyzzyva, Fall 2011, No. 92

“Pilanesberg,” Indiana Review, Winter, 2011: Issue 33.2

“Hush,” The American Scholar, Summer 2013

“Krassavitseh,” Narrative Magazine, Spring 2014

“Hot Springs,” Narrative Magazine, Fall 2011

“Shadow,”  Boulevard, Fall 2011, Vol. 27, 1&2


“Practice of the Ordinary,” Conjunctions: 51, 2008

“Teahouse,” Ploughshares, Winter 2008-09

“The Approach to the Pass,” Poetry Northwest, Volume 3, No. 2, Fall/Winter 2009

“Fliers,” Shenandoah, 2Volume 60, Number 3, Winter 2010

“Three Raccoons,” Crab Creek Review, Volume I, 2010

“Escape,” Seattle Review, Vol. 3, Numbers 1 & 2, 2010

“Reception, Cascade, Inc.,” Alaska Quarterly Review, Volume 27, 3/4, Fall/Winter 2010

“Barthes and Barth,” Boulevard. No. 81, Spring 2012--Vol. 27, No. 3


“Unplanned Road Trip,” Granta (on-line) September 5, 2011

“A Losing Game,” Financial Times, October 8, 2011

“Book of a Lifetime: The Death of Ivan Ilyich,” The Independent, U.K., October 14, 2011

“Seattle Soldiers On,” New York Times, March 29, 2001

“The Kingdom of Apples,” Harper’s, October, 1999

“Blood Brothers,” Los Angeles Times, May 1, 1994

“Moneyball!: On the Relentless Promotion of Pro Sports, Harper’s, September, 1994

“Island Paradox,” Seattle Times, September 11, 1994

“No Place Like Home,” Harper’s, November, 1992

“Enclosed, Encyclopedic, Endured: One Week at the Mall of America,” Harper’s, August, 1993


West of Here: Living and Writing the New American West, ed. by Lynn Stegner and Russell Rowland

How I Write: The Secret Lives of Authors, ed. by Dan Crowe

The Earth at Our Doorstep: Contemporary Writers Celebrate the Landscapes of Home, ed. by Annie Stine

Gas and Air: Tales of Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, ed. by Jill Dawson and Margo Daly