Magazine Writing & Short Fiction


I have been writing for magazines and newspapers for over twenty years. My essays, articles and short fiction have appeared in Bookforum, Bride’s, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Harper’s Bazaar, Lilith, Metropolitan Home, Modern Bride, the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, O, the Oprah Magazine, Redbook, Salon, and the Village Voice.

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Recently Published Work


The Paris Review –
Jacques d’Amboise on ‘I Was a Dancer’
First Position
Twiggy and the Gang

My Coach Bag

The New York Times Blog, “Times Topics”
Barbie (Doll)

The New York Times
The Most Beautiful Hairbrush in the World

The New York Times
The Things They Left Behind (for Sale)

Bookforum, review
The Bird Catcher by Laura Jacobs