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I am the author of Friday Was the Bomb: Five Years in the Middle East, an Amazon Best Book of the Month. I've written essays, reviews, and short ficiton for The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Harper's, The Paris Review, and many others. I live in Los Angeles and teach undergraduate writing at UCLA Writing Programs and graduate writing at the MFA in Creative Writing at Mount Saint Mary's University.

...For my first Los Angeles Times Op-Ed I wrote about spending a few hours by the freeway...

...I wrote "Against Travel," my first essay for The Normal School...

...For the second year in a row, I've had an essay listed as notable in Best American Travel Writing, this time for a piece I published with The Morning News that was an excerpt of my book, Friday Was the Bomb...

...I wrote about my favorite shoes and that time I walked from New York to New Orleans, for The New York Times Magazine...

 

STORIES I'VE PUBLISHED...

-> A FEW FAVORITES

-> MOST RECENT

-> ARCHIVE - CHRONOLOGICAL

-> ARCHIVE - ALPHABETICAL