"Choking Victim" in The New Yorker (May 2016)

"You, Disappearing" in Guernica (September 2014)

"Rabbit Starvation" in BOMB (August 2013)

"Intimation" in The Last Magazine, Issue 10 (Summer 2013)

"Lobster Dinner" in Gulf Coast, Issue 25.1 (Winter 2013)

"Hollywood Snow" in HENRY (January 2013)

"Hylomorphosis" in Conjunctions, Issue 59 (Fall 2012)

"Fake Blood" in Zoetrope: All-Story, Vol. 15 No. 3 (Fall 2012)

"Brief History of Weather" in Conjunctions, Issue 56 (Summer 2011)

"Fairy Tale" in The Paris Review, Issue 195 (Winter 2010)

"Morphogenesis", in DIAGRAM, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Fall 2007)



Cooking With Chef Watson in the New Yorker (November 28, 2016) Seeing Double: A World Without Mirrors in the New Yorker (May 16, 2016)

Letter of Recommendation: How It's Made in the New York Times Magazine (July 31, 2016)

The Bed Rest Hoax: The Case Against a Venerable Pregnancy Treatment in Harper's (December 2015 cover story)

On Selfies, Interview Magazine (DE - In German) (September 2016)

Lolita Book Club, pp. 1-35 in The New Republic (December 2015)

After 25 Years, the Twin Peaks Festival Is Still Wonderful, Still Strange on (August 2015)

"The Raw and the Rawer" in n+1, Issue 21 "Throwback" (Winter 2015)

"This Means Raw: Extreme Dieting and the Battle Among Fruitarians" in The Guardian (December 3, 2014. Abridged version of the n+1 essay.)

"The Policeman's Beard is Half-Constructed: On the Poetry Bot RACTER" in Tin House, Vol. 13 No. 2 (Spring 2012)



"Collective Aesthetics and the Mere Exposure Effect" in: Bi-Directional Perspectives in the Cognitive Sciences, Marcus Callies, Wolfram Keller, Astrid Lohofer, eds. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Press.