EDITOR AT: Tablet magazine. AUTHOR OF: Solomon’s IslandWRITES ABOUT: things that aren’t there. HAS REPORTED FROM: the emerald mines of Muzo, the Cambodia-Lao border, Zig-Zag Dragon National Park, 50 feet underwater by the wreck of the Hirokawa Maru, Auschwitz, the back of a boda boda in Mbale, the onion fields of Mako, the Brasserie Lipp. FORM: narrative nonfiction.

My work has appeared in the New York Times, The Atavist, Virginia Quarterly Review, Salon.com, Tablet, OutsideThe Walrus, Boston Review, the Christian Science Monitor, and other publications.