Other Publications


Melville House Publishing

How leaks look when they’re disciplined and strategic: Lasagna in Tegucigalpa

Open veins of journalism: How I came to terms with writing in the first-person singular

Bringing the war home — to journalists

Making troglodytes blush: When the editorial page goes off the deep end


Lenny Letter

Finally Telling My Daughter About My First Husband... and His Death


Thought Catalog Publications

A Rare Story Of Hope In A World Of Tragic News

To Honor Their Memories, Steven Sotloff And James Foley Deserve Better Than This

In Legal Trouble? Use Your Broken Relationship To Deny Wrongdoing (Just Like Virginia’s Former Governor)

Beyond The Obvious Tragedy, Why You Should Care About James Foley’s Horrifying Execution

Watching Ferguson, MO Unfold (As Someone Who Witnessed The Fall Of Apartheid)

Why Does It Take An American Contracting Ebola To Make The World Notice?

There Are No Good Guys In The Gaza-Israel Conflict

Here’s Another Thing Congress Didn’t Do (And Why It’s Making The World More Dangerous)

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Getting Caught In A War In Israel


New York Times

The Buyback



Detroit, 1966

The Final Days of Dr Doe

Two Dead In Car Blast


Utne Reader

The Death of a Journalist


The Atlantic

The Struggle to Govern Johannesburg