Nonfiction

BOOK REVIEWS

“Book Review: Slab by Selah Saterstrom” (Atticus Review)
“Book Review: Visiting Indira Gandhi’s Palmist by Kirun Kapur” (Books, Ink)
“Book Review: Air Carnation by Guadalupe Muro” (Atticus Review)
“Book Review: Hyacinths from the Wreckage by Madeleine Beckman” (Extract(s) Daily Dose of Lit)
“Book Review: Baby’s on Fire by Liz Prato” (Atticus Review)
“Book Review: Sympathetic People by Donna Baier Stein” (New Orleans Review)
“Book Review: What Happened Here by Bonnie ZoBell” (Necessary Fiction)
“Book Review: Something Must Happen by Ned Balbo” (Rattle)
“Book Review: The Stranger Manual by Catie Rosemurgy” (The Rumpus)

CRAFT ESSAYS

“Lean & Mean-ing: Flash Fiction as Compromise Between Digital Impatience and Search for Meaning” (Fiction Southeast)

CREATIVE NONFICTION

“The Horn-Rimmed Glasses Ceiling” (The Chronicle of Higher Education)
“Supining for You” (The Mondegreen)
“U-Pick” (Eastern Iowa Review)
“West Chester, PA” (Gravel)
“Flamingo Pink” (Barely South Review, reprinted in Fiction Attic Press)
“Engagement Tofu” (Vol. 1 Brooklyn)
“Caged” (IthacaLit)

JOURNALISM

2015

Neighborhood Spotlight: Bergen Hill” (The Jersey City Independent)
942 Summit — Artisanal Blend of Tea, Gluten-Free Snacks & Bath Products” (The Jersey City Independent)

2014

Animal Clinic and Hospital of Jersey City: A 60 Year Legacy of Love” (The Jersey City Independent)
Neighborhood Spotlight: Journal Square” (The Jersey City Independent)
The Riverview Arts District: Imagining the Future” (The Jersey City Independent)
Landmark Loew’s Theatre Faces Uncertain Future” (The Jersey City Independent)

2013

Attendance down 2% over 2012 at the LA County Fair” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
Santa Cruz County Fair relies on volunteers to make it happen” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
Maryland State Fair attendance up 35%” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
Midway spending up 17% at Ohio State Fair” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
Midway revenue up 11% at Erie County Fair” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
Canadian National Exhibition draws over 1 million visitors” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
California’s Orange County Fair attracts 1.37 million in 2013” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
Line Dancing for Seniors Is More Than the Macarena” (The Jersey City Independent)
New Jersey’s Freedom Fest State Fair hammered with rain showers” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
79 years of the San Mateo County Fair” (CarnivalWarehouse.com)
NEIGHBORHOOD SPOTLIGHT: Liberty State Park and Liberty Harbor” (The Jersey City Independent)
Artist Sabina “SKiL” Lazarz Is ‘Obsessed’ with Jersey City” (The Jersey City Independent)
Neighborhood Spotlight: Jersey City’s Western Slope” (The Jersey City Independent)
Dive Bar to Fine Dining: A Tale of Two Eateries” (The Jersey City Independent/NEW Magazine)
As Exchange Place Grows, Local Eateries Cater to More than the Lunchtime Crowd” (The Jersey City Independent)

2012

Fiore Brothers, Pulling From Generations-Old Family Recipes, Open Roman Nose” (The Jersey City Independent)
Skylark on the Hudson Brings a New Take on a Jersey Classic — the Diner — to Newport” (The Jersey City Independent)
5 Tips for a Quick Writing Makeover” (Ragan.com)
5 Tips for Engaging Your Blog Audience” (Web. Search. Social.)
Jersey City’s Underground Supper Club Offers Themed Dinners in a Roving Venue” (The Jersey City Independent)
Guttenberg Italian Restaurant GP’s Opening its New Location on Hamilton Park” (The Jersey City Independent)
Summer Crush: Torico Ice Cream, Halo-Halo and Other Sweet Treats for the Dog Days” (The Jersey City Independent/NEW Magazine)
Purple Dragon Organic Food Coop Offers Cooperative Perks for the Busy Jersey City Resident” (The Jersey City Independent)
Chef Michael Colletti’s VB3 Brings Fine Italian Dining, Craft Beer and Cocktails to Newport” (The Jersey City Independent)
Life After Chopped: How a Food Network Appearance Helped Bring Wayne Lyons’ Soul Flavors Back from the Brink” (The Jersey City Independent/NEW Magazine)
Bar Majestic’s Kitchen Goes Peruvian” (The Jersey City Independent)

2011
Recipe for Success: Specialty Foods Add Flavor to Jersey City” (NEW Magazine)
Hungry for Hanukkah? Where to Get Food for the Festival of Lights” (The Jersey City Independent)
Baking with Grandma, as a Career” (The Jersey City Independent)
From Food Truck to Storefront: Taste of India Owner Opens Oriental Masala Near Journal Square” (The Jersey City Independent)
At Home with the Chef: Gregg Freda of Casa Dante” (The Jersey City Independent)
Four Years After Buying the Building, Tom Parisi Opens The Brightside Tavern in Downtown Jersey City” (The Jersey City Independent)
‘MasterChef’ Contestant Derrick Prince Stages One-Night Kitchen Takeover at 9th & Coles Tavern” (The Jersey City Independent)
DeBragga & Spitler Set to Leave the Meatpacking District for Jersey City” (The Jersey City Independent)
At Home with the Chef: Chris Siversen of Maritime Parc” (The Jersey City Independent)
First-Ever Pi-E Day Celebration Raises $1,500 as Several Hundred Turn Out to Celebrate Food & Math” (The Jersey City Independent)
Restaurants & Home Chefs Battle for the ‘Best Chili’ Crown at 4th Street Arts’ Chili Cook-off” (The Jersey City Independent)

2010
Beau Cafe Opens Up Shop on Summit Avenue” (The Jersey City Independent)
Jersey City’s SlantShack Jerky Brings Custom, Artisanal Beef Jerky to the Meat-Obsessed” (The Jersey City Independent)
As it Welcomes its Newest Tenant, ‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro, Lackawanna Center Touts Retail Expansion” (The Jersey City Independent)
A Waterfront Setting Inspires Nautical Themes at Jersey City’s Maritime Parc” (The Jersey City Independent)
At 4th Street Art’s 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Cook-off, Plenty of Different Takes on a Classic” (The Jersey City Independent)
Brian Dowling Brings Hoboken’s Park & Sixth to Grove & First in Jersey City” (The Jersey City Independent)
Powerhouse Lounge Set to Open Next Month in Former Rascals Space” (The Jersey City Independent)

2009
Point, Click, Go!” (Preservation)

2008

Coney Island’s Astroland Goes Dark” (Preservation Online)
Two Water Towers Threatened” (Preservation Online)
Wind Turbine Project Fuels Powerhouse Comeback” (Preservation Online)
Brown University Closes Museum” (Preservation Online)
Win This Historic Home” (Preservation Online)
Hotel Galvez Reopens After Hurricane Ike” (Preservation Online)
Martha’s Vineyard Cottage Partially Demolished” (Preservation Online)
Georgia Tech to Raze Segregation-Era Cafeteria” (Preservation Online)

2007
“Mid-century Moderns” 1, 2 (Style)
Balancing Act” (Style)

2006
“Designed for Dinner” 1, 2 (Style)
The Style 100” (Style)
“Get Out!” 1, 2 (Style)
When Baltimore Was ‘Fabulous’” (Style)
“Season of Sparkle” 1, 2, 3 (Style)
“All the Trimmings” 1, 2, 3 (Style)