7 Novels Overgrown with Plants

Electric Literature (April 2023)

The Weeds

Novel Excerpt, Granta (April 2023)

In Praise of Wildness

Garden & Gun (March 2023)

What It Means When Miscarriage Is a Crime

Washington Post (August 2022)

Twinning with Eudora Welty

Paris Review (March 2020)

7 Poetry Collections by Women Rewriting History

Electric Literature (March 2020)

Place: Putridarium

Los Angeles Review of Books (March 2020)

Dancing in the Streets

Real Simple (February 2020)

Tiny Travels Column

Oxford American (April - December 2019)

Arts: Conservation on Canvas

Garden & Gun (June/July 2017)

Half-Drawn Hispaniola

South Writ Large (August 2016)

Homeplace: Crescent City Charmer

Garden & Gun (June/July 2016)

America’s Best Diners: Mississippi

Extra Crispy (June 2016)

The Occasional Ardent Hug

Lenny Letter (May 2016)

On House Bill 1523

Lit Hub (April 2016)

Five Things Right Now

Granta (April 2016)

Who Can Fictionalize Slavery?

Lit Hub (March 2016)


Excerpt from Free Men, Granta (January 2016)

Other Links

Statement of Mississippi Writers Opposing HB 1523, Jackson Free Press

How to Come Home Again, TEDxJackson Talk

Modern Chat with the Mississippi Museum of Art, Part One and Part Two

Historical Fiction Panel at the Mississippi Book Festival (with Howard Bahr, Steve Yates, Jeffrey Stayton, and Matthew Guinn)

Panel at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival (with Nathan Filer and Jonathan Gottschall)

Reading and Discussion at the Center for Fiction (with Anita Shreve)

Podcast, HarperAudio Presents

Book Trailer for The Story of Land and Sea

Book Trailer for Eine Geschichte von Land und Meer