Uppagus: Ripe Pears for Breakfast (flash fiction) "Saturday morning came around with a sigh of milky fog. She stretched and checked her phone: so many notifications. No time for any. She tossed the device—the irritably buzzing infant—onto the oatmeal rug by her bed."
Washington Monthly: How We Can Help Daniela (essay) "For students like Daniela, who have spent nearly their whole lives in the U.S. and have schedules brimming with support periods, it can be worth figuring out what to prioritize: ELL classes or mainstream academic and art classes."
Current Affairs: Lessons from the Disaster of Zoom Teaching (essay) "I generally knew my students for their ceilings rather than for their faces. For example, I know that Victoria’s ceiling is composed of gray tiles with one tile missing, and Pablo has beautiful pink Christmas lights adorning his."
Waif: My 18-Year Relationship with Climate Change (essay) See page 20 of the PDF. "But it’s not really about me; climate change is an illness we all have in common. It’s too painful, though, for most of us to delve into on a regular basis, so the knowledge of it sits heavily within us."
Scarlet Leaf Review: Aftermath (fiction) "'Is that a friendship tattoo? Does your best friend have a matching one?' I asked, my finger close to, but not touching, his arm. 'Get it? Friend-ship? Ships? Anchors?' I always punned when on edge."