In How to Pronounce Knife, stories of Lao immigrants reveal everyday moments of racism, classism, power, and privilege. The Washington Post. April 2020.

Night Theater: Surgery, Corruption, and Chekhov. PopMatters. February 2020.

‘Waiting’: A Short story Collection Shows Us the Inner Lives of Women But Doesn’t Ask New Questions. April 2019.

Speculation and Responsibility in ‘A People’s Future of the United States’. PopMatters. April 2019.

‘All the Lives We Ever Lived’ Finds Comfort in Mourning with Virginia Woolf. PopMatters. February 2018.

Bringing Forth the Male Gaze in ‘Preeto and Other Stories. PopMatters. January 2019.

What Commands Your Behaviors? On ‘Rule Makers, Rule Breakers’. PopMatters. December 2018.

‘Half Gods’ and Painful Fragments. PopMatters. October 2018.

On Sound and Rhythm in Literary Texts: Angela Leighton’s ‘Hearing Things’. PopMatters. October 2018.

— On Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters on Loss: ‘The Dark Interval’. PopMatters. September 2018.

A. M. Homes’ ‘Days of Awe’ and the Mastering the Art of Dialogue. PopMatters. August 2018.

— ‘Alone Time’ and the Joys of Solitary, Mindful Travel. PopMatters. August 2018.

On Roxane Gay’s Republished Short Stories ‘Ayiti’. PopMatters. July 2018.

Nowhere Is a Place in Tatyana Tolstaya’s ‘Aetherial Worlds’. PopMatters. July 2018.

— We Go to William Trevor’s Works to Look for Ourselves and to Understand Others. PopMatters. June 2018.

‘The Storm’ has Heart, Urgency, and Ambition. PopMatters. June 2018.

The Many Benefits of Travel: Paul Theroux’s Figures in a Landscape. PopMatters. June 2018.

‘Elements of Surprise’ and the Pleasures of Being Had. PopMatters. May 2018.

Private Habits and Private Selves in Curtis Sittenfeld’s Short Stories. PopMatters. May 2018.

The Intimate Politics of the Female Self in Danielle Lazarin’s ‘Back Talk’. PopMatters. April 2018.

Did Women Writers Change the 20th-century New York Intellectual Scene? PopMatters. April 2018.

The Pragmatic Sorcery of Madeline Miller’s ‘Circe’. PopMatters. April 2018.

— India’s ‘Bos Indicus’ Religion Is Explored In ‘The Milk Lady of Bangalore’. PopMatters. March 2018.

— On the Hidden Lives of Souvenirs in ‘Souvenir (Object Lessons)’. PopMatters. March 2018.

Cycling Across Small-town India In Nautanki Diaries. The Aerogram. March 2018.

The Promise of Redemption in ‘All the Names They Used for God’. PopMatters. February 2018.

Appreciating the Wisdom of Ursula K Le Guin. The National Book Review. February 2018.

‘An Incisive Look at Race — And How We Should Be Talking About It’. The National Book Review. February 2018.

“The Good Immigrant’s UK Voices Resonate With Universal Themes.” The Aerogram. October 2017.