“Anthony Veasna So’s ‘Afterparties’ is a bittersweet testament to the late author’s talents,”

Published in The Washington Post, August 2, 2021. (print and online)

“The Trouble with 'Trouth': Peter Williams's BLACK UNIVERSE”

Published in The Journal of the National Academy of Design, November 24, 2020

  • “White Tears/Brown Scars Delves into Performative Victimhood

Published in The Washington Post, October 16, 2020

Ottessa Moshfegh’s ‘Death in Her Hands’ kicks off like a murder mystery. But the missing dead body is beside the point.


Published in The Washington Post, June 23, 2020

Artist Encrusts Tijuana Police Cars With Glitter


Published in Hyperallergic, March 10, 2020

The Anonymous Women Who Embroidered the Cruel History of the Chilean Dictatorship

Published in Hyperallergic, February 21, 2020

The Intimacy of No Wrong Holes: Thirty Years of Nayland Blake at Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 

Published in Autre Magazine, November 18, 2019


The Ghosts That Have Always Been Here: Queer Abuse in Carmen Maria Machado's "In the Dream House"

Published in Los Angeles Review of Books, November 18, 2019


Haunting Image of Home Amid Climate Change

Published in Hyperallergic, October 15, 2019

How Hustlers shows the importance of female solidarity

Published in The Guardian, September 19, 2019

The Latinx Artists Using Instagram to Fight Erasure in a Gentrifying Los Angeles

Published in Vice, September 16, 2019


Costalegre by Courtney Maum


Published in The Ploughshares Blog, July 12, 2019


Ten books that explain the complicated nostalgia of being a child of diaspora

Published in The Washington Post, June 17, 2019


"Someone Great" delivers something different: A Latina lead we haven't seen before


Published in The Lily, May 16, 2019

That Factual Feeling: Voices of "The Good Immigrant"

Published in Los Angeles Review of Books, April 21, 2019


Terrance Hayes on 2018: American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin and the contemporary U.S.

Published in Portland Review, March 4, 2019

Nostalgia as Resistive Strategy: Dana Czapnik’s “The Falconer”


Published in Los Angeles  Review of Books, February 2, 2019