Selected Publications


Buy The Devils That Have Come to Stay at or support independent bookstores and buy it at Strand Books or Powell’s Books

Preview of “The Chuck Berry Tape Massacre” in The Carolina Quarterly

“Rising,” presented as a winner of Sundress Academy for the Arts’s OUTSpoken Contest in Stirring 

“Cultural Reference” in Monkeybicycle


“Why I Moved in with My Best Friend and Her Family” in The Washington Post

“Home in Three Meals” in Cosmonauts Avenue (selected as a finalist for their non-fiction prize_

“How to Disappear” on Longreads

“Searching for Street Performer Ron Raffel” in Crixeo

“The Good Things That Came When My Life Collapsed” in The Billfold


“Lost and Found: Alex DiFrancesco on Barbecued Husbands” in Tin House

“Where Transgender People Actually Get Their Clothes” in Pacific Standard

“The Challenges of Being a Transgender Chef” in Eater 

“Writing Trans Characters” in Brevity

“The Risks of Telling Our Authentic Trans Stories” in The Establishment

“Put the Pieces Back Together with These Break Up Songs” in Crixeo

“If Caitlyn Jenner Truly Cares About Trans Rights, I Have Some Advice for Her” in The Stir

“Last Exit: Four Readings of Selby’s Georgette” in Brooklyn Magazine

“North Carolina Boycott Joins Tradition of Artists Promoting Social Justice” in Crixeo

“The Politics of Who Gets to Write ‘Outsider’ Genres” in The Mary Sue


“My Everything, My Bear” on The Heart Podcast

“Truth or Dare” at Live Law Brooklyn