March 2019

I hosted a discussion with Cheryl Strayed, Rahawa Haile, Kathryn Miles, and Joan Kane at the 2018 Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference in Portland, Oregon, called Extraordinary Journeys: Women Writers on and off the Trail.


Nonfiction Now

November 2018

I moderated a panel called Women Writing Risky Stories at the Nonfiction Now conference at Arizona State University, featuring Lauren Markham, Melissa Chadburn, and Amy Irvine. A nice write up can be found here.


The Craft
of Editing

September 2018

My work as editor with Robin Hemley on his Pushcart Prize–winning essay "To the Rainforest Room" is featured in the new anthology The Craft of Editing from Routledge.



July 2018


I taught a week-long workshop at Summer Fishtrap, in Wallowa Lake, Oregon, titled Declarations of Love and Recipes for Resistance.


Bread Loaf

June 2018


I appeared at the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers' Conference, where I met individually with conference participants and spoke about  longform environmental  writing.


The Pitch

March 2018


My work as an acquisition editor was featured in The Pitch, a series from Nieman Storyboard where editors to talk about pitching, give advice, and dissect a pitch that resulted in a successful magazine story.



Here I am at AWP, discussing what editors want from writers, and what they absolutely don’t want, along with editors from The Believer, Milkweed Editions, Tin House, and the New England Review.



Here I am talking with Rebecca Solnit and Robert Macfarlane about the multifarious forms that  writing about the human relationship to nature can take.