EDITOR AT: Tablet magazine. AUTHOR OF: Solomon’s Island. INTERESTED IN: the idea of home, seekers, wanderers, the lost, the found. WRITES ABOUT: things that aren’t there. PAYS ATTENTION TO: Colombia and its underreported war. LIVED IN: Cambodia, Spain, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Holland, Switzerland. SPEAKS: a few languages. ENJOYS: gonzo experiences. LIKE IN: the emerald mines of Muzo, the Cambodia-Lao border, Zig-Zag Dragon National Park, 50 feet underwater by the wreck of the Hirokawa Maru. FORM: reported narrative. READ: Nicolas Bouvier, Patrick Leigh Fermor, V.S. Naipaul. MODE: the outsider’s perspective.
My work has appeared in the New York Times, The Atavist, Virginia Quarterly Review, Salon.com, Tablet, Outside, The Walrus, Boston Review, the Christian Science Monitor, and other publications.