Writing

*5 Things Blog // On Hiatus*

There is Nothing Wrong With A Little Black Girl Magic // ELLE // January 2016 (NF)

Here's What It's Like When Your Father is Released From Prison // Fusion // January 2016 (NF)

Molly Crabapple on Art, Activism, and Why She Could Never Have An Office Job // ELLE // December 2015 (NF)

What Grace Jones Taught Me About Fashion And Ferocity // I-D // December 2015 (NF)

Swimming In The Ocean For The First Time At 28 // Lenny Letter // October 2015 (NF)

I'm Not Grateful For Viola Davis' Win--It Was Long Overdue // ELLE // September 2015 (NF)

I'm The Heaviest I've Ever Been And I Just Bought My First Crop Top // ELLE // August 2015 (NF)

My Private Shame: I Didn't Report My Sexual Assault // ELLE // July 2015 (NF)

Interview with Artist Nona Faustine on Photography, Slavery, and The Body // ELLE // July 2015 (NF)

New York I Love You, But You're Bringing Me Down // Fusion // July 2015 (NF)

Disrupting Domesticity: Mental Illness & Love as a Fact // The Butter // July 2015 (CL)

Petty Brutality: A Review of "The Invaders" by Karolina Waclawiak // Slate // July 2015 (BR)

Daniel José Older creates female black heroes to make fantasy more real // The Guardian // June 2015 (INV)

Can Caitlyn Jenner Live? // ELLE // June 2015 (NF)

Disrupting Domesticity: Bored to Broken // The Butter // May 2015 (CL)

I Moved to New York on Crutches // Femsplain // April 2015 (NF)

A Queer Hoosier on Still Loving Indiana // TPM/The Slice // April 2015 (NF)

Disrupting Domesticity: Open Heart, Open Sky // The Butter // April 2015 (CL)

Playing Dress-Up: Forget Fashion Rules, This is Me // TueNight // March 2015 (NF)

Disrupting Domesticity: Take Care // The Butter // March 2015 (CL)

I'm Queer No Matter Who I'm With // The Guardian // March 2015 (NF)

Why I Want to Live Like I'm 40 in my 20s // TueNight // March 2015 (NF)

Meanwhile in America, Brown Girls Are Still Dreaming // BuzzFeed// November 2014 (NF)

My Boyfriend And I Came Out to Each Other // BuzzFeed // October 2014 (NF)

How Rainbow Rowell Turned A Bomb Into A Best-Selling Novel // BuzzFeed // August 2014 (INV)

The Year I Grew Wildly, While Men Looked On // BuzzFeed // May 2014 (NF)

The Reclamation // Crossed Genres (Music Issue) // April 2014 (F)

When the Monster Saves You // BuzzFeed LGBT // March 2014 (NF)

Exact Change Needed // Indianapolis Monthly // March 2014 (NF)

Lady Burden Takes a Caller // Scratch Magazine // February 2014 (NF)

A Story for R. Kelly's Defenders // BuzzFeed // December 2013 (NF)

*The Opposite of Air // Whiskey Island Magazine // November 2013 (NF)

Leave The Bodies Be // Necessary Fiction // September 2013 (NF)

What Burns in the Pit // TheRumpus.Net // April 2012 (NF)

*The Sins of My Father // PANK Magazine Issue 6 // January 2011 (NF)

All Writing for BuzzFeed.Com

All Writing for ELLE.Com

*Print publication. No online version available at this time.

(NF) = Nonfiction

(F) = Fiction

(INV) = Interview

(BR) = Book Review

(CL) = Column