NEW in 2019! Tried & True: The Assay Podcast!

I am the host and producer of a bimonthly podcast focused on creative nonfiction, in conjunction with the Assay Journal of Nonfiction Studies. Available on iTunes, Google Play & online. Click here to listen to episodes.

Read an interview with me.

The Versus Podcast: Great Literary Feuds
Feb 2018
Episode 1: Norman Mailer v Gore Vidal (coming)
Listen to the Host Intro here!

Paper Trails, WNPR (New Haven CT)
Nov 2011
(Audio coming).
A review of historian Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands for Mark Oppenheimer's books and culture show (click to read more).

Guest Commentary, WDIY (Allentown PA)
September 2010
"On Change" (essay)
Read the essay.

Interview, The Leonard Lopate Show
includes Nathan Englander and Aryeh Lev Stollman
September 8, 2003
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A Wrinkle in Time" is a digital story (short video essay) I created in conjunction with the Center for Digital Storytelling. It's a meditation on the 2008 trip I took to introduce my then-13-month-old son to meet the Polish woman who saved my dad during the Holocaust.

Also featured on The Forward's ArtySemite blog here.