“Lauren Groff and the Radical Act of Paying Attention.” Review of The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff. Public Books. December 5, 2023.

The Haunting of the Publishing House.” Review of Yellowface by R.F. Kuang. The Nation. October 13, 2023.

The Work of the Audiobook.” The Los Angeles Review of Books, with Alexander Manshel and J.D. Porter. May 16, 2023.

The Rise of Must-Read TV,” The Atlantic, with Alexander Manshel and J.D. Porter. July 16, 2021.

Who Cares About Literary Prizes?Public Books, with Alexander Manshel and J.D. Porter. September 3, 2019.

Comping White,” The Los Angeles Review of Books. Named by LARB Editors as a “Best of the Humanities” essay, and a Most Read in 2019. January 21, 2019.



+ Novel Dialogue, “Attention Is Love”: A Conversation with Lauren Groff

+ American Vandal, Criticism in the Conglomerate Era

+ American Vandal, BookTube, BookTok, Wattpad, & The Audible Creation Exchange

+ BookFight, ep. 419: Colleen Hoover, It Ends With Us. 

+ BookFight, ep. 396: Jacqueline Susann, The Valley of the Dolls.



+ In conversation with Claire Messud. Free Library of Philadelphia. May 15, 2024.

+ In conversation with Emily St. John Mandel. Podcast | Video. Free Library of Philadelphia. March 28, 2023.

+ In conversation with Orhan Pamuk, Free Library of Philadelphia. October 20, 2022.

+ In conversation with Gary Shteyngart, Free Library of Philadelphia. September 23, 2022.


peer- reviewed articles

Books About Race.” New Literary History, vol 53, Number 4, Autumn 2022 / Volume 54, Number 1, Winter 2023.

Literary Agency.American Literary History, vol 33, issue 2, 2021. Awarded the 1921 Prize in American Literature, best article.

Voice,” with Nika Mavrody, Nichole Nomura, and Alexander Sherman. Post45 x Journal of Cultural Analytics.


Editor, “Hacking the Culture Industries.” Public Books. October 4-16, 2022.