Selected essays, interviews, and criticism
Silence We Inherit
My conversation with novelist Eva Stachniak about The School of Mirrors for Hazlitt, September 2022.
The Crown Erased Black People
My profile of Jamaican Canadian playwright/actor Marcia Johnson for Chatelaine, July 2021.
The women will write their own stories
My conversation with Miriam Toews about Women Talking, LA Review of Books, April 2019.
Such Is the Power of Music: An Interview with James Rhodes
My conversation with James Rhodes about Instrumental for LA Review of Book, June 2017.
Look up: Interview with Julia Zarankin about Field Notes from an Unintentional Birder, Hamilton Review of Books, Fall 2020.
James Rhodes paves a path toward the sacred and the profane at Koerner Hall: Review of The Beethoven Revolution with pianist James Rhodes for the Globe & Mail, March 6 2020.
Such is the power of music: my conversation with James Rhodes for the LA Review of Books, June 2017.
Essay homage to my literary mothers for ManyGenderedMothers, October 2017.
A chatty, intimate biography: Review of The Great Gould by Peter Goddard for The Globe and Mail, Nov 2017.
Burden of Proof: my profile of Métis blogger Chelsea Vowel, aka âpihtawikosisân for Eighteen Bridges, December 2012. (Winner of Silver, Society category, National Magazine Awards; Silver, Profile category, 2013 Showcase Awards.)
The fantastic words of Guy Gavriel Kay: my interview for the LA Review of Books, August 2016.
Following the intensity of signals: Interview with Alissa York about The Naturalist for Hazlitt, April 2016.
What I was flying towards: my conversation with Helen Macdonald for the LA Review of Books, April 2015.
Sanatoriums of the Mind: Curated video essay for Ryeberg, Spring 2011. Ryeberg.com
Shelagh Rogers in the guest chair:
My podcast conversation for Project Bookmark, 2013.