Select Samples of Published Work



“Women in Labor Can’t Hold In Their Babies. Nurses Tell Them To Do It Anyway” for VICE
“One and Done: When Women Are Too Traumatized by Birth to Have More Kids” for Healthline
“Black Mothers Share the Devastating Impact of Racism in Maternal Health Care” for VICE
“This Midwife Is Fighting to Make Vaginal Breech Births a Thing Again” for Healthline
"How Better Postpartum Care Could Help U.S. Mothers Thrive" for Rewire.News


“How Much Protection Do Protective Orders Provide?” for VICE
“Sleep Deprivation Can Be a Weapon in the Hands of an Abusive Partner” for VICE
“What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead” for VICE
“New Trump Policies Could Leave Campus Assault Victims with Little Recourse” for VICE

Reproductive Rights

“When He Throws Your Birth Control Pills in the Garbage” for VICE
“At a Georgia Clinic, Abortion Bill Causes Uncertainty and Fear” for VICE
“Why Pharmacies Should Be Allowed to Dispense the Abortion Pill” for Rewire.News


“Serious Injuries From Domestic Violence Dropped After Marijuana Decriminalization, Study Finds” for Marijuana Moment
“Model Legislation Aims To Help Cities Bring People Of Color Into Marijuana Industry” for Marijuana Moment
“Could 2019 be the year South Carolina lawmakers approve medical marijuana?” for Charleston City Paper


“Why You Should Take Time to Mourn During Career Transitions” for New York Times
“How to Ask Your Coworkers How Much Money They Make” for VICE


“How To Keep Your Breakup From Making You Literally Sick” for Tinder’s Swipe Life
“The Secret to a Happy Marriage Is In The Little Positive Moments” for Brides
“Why Being Supportive Of Your Partner's Career is Essential in a Marriage” for Brides


“What Life for One Weinstein Accuser Is Like After She Went Public” for VICE
“How a Community Protected an Undocumented Mother from ICE” for O, The Oprah Magazine
“This is What It's Like to be A Female Vet With PTSD Who's Hit Rock Bottom” for The Week

Personal Essays

“My Korean Mother Doesn’t Understand My American Success” for ZORA
“In Praise of Gimbap — Which Is Not Korean Sushi” for Heated
“The Night My Doorbell Camera Captured a Shooting” for OneZero
“How Formula Helped Me Find Myself Again” for What’s Up Moms
On a girl's new journeys, independence, and a love affair with a blue chair” for Nashville Scene
On my first cigarette, and smoking the pain of loss away” for Nashville Scene
"What are you?" On the tactless question that's followed me my whole life for Nashville Scene

Check out more of my writing at my various authors pages linked below.