2018, THE LIST

SOME PUBLICATIONS, PRINT AND OTHERWISE
In the Place Where Prince Lived (a collaboration with Alec Soth, Vogue)
But I Don’t Ever Lie: On Lucia Berlin (The Paris Review)
Willie Nelson Tour Bus interview: ‘I don’t believe in closing the border’ (The Guardian)
Everybody Has Tones, essay for David Byrne’s True Stories (Criterion Collection), order here…and read online here
That Chord! (on Etta Baker, for Oxford American’s North Carolina Music Issue, print)
Cover story profile of musician and artist Lonnie Holley, The Guardian (Film & Music issue)
Return to Standing Rock (a collaboration with Mitch Epstein, Vogue)
What Lies Beneath Lake Oahe: From the Shores of Standing Rock (Lapham's Quarterly)
Frank’s Cocktail Lounge Is an Iconic Neighborhood Bar — Frank Perkins Was the Man Who Made Sure of That (New York)
The Girls (an essay on Justine Kurland's early Girl pictures, So It Goes, Issue 11)
NIgel Poor and the San Quentin photographs that led to Ear Hustle: Prison Nation issue (Aperture)
William Ferris and Capturing the Voices of Mississippi (The Guardian)
The Last Poets Sunday Workshop in Harlem (The Guardian)
Hailu Mergia: the Ethiopian Jazz Legend Who Jams in His Taxi (The Guardian)
'You Don't Own Me or Control Me': Janelle Monáe cover story (The Guardian, Film & Music)
Breakfast at the Peppermint Lounge (an essay for the Criterion Collection edition of Smithereens)
A Joyful Noise Grows in Brooklyn (Curbed Longform, photographed by Chris Mottalini)
To the Lighthouse — On Staten Island (Curbed Longform, photographed by Chris Mottalini)
In Louis Armstrong’s World: Corona, Queens (Curbed Longform, photographed by Chris Mottalini)
Living on an NYU Superblock (Curbed Longform, photographed by Chris Mottalini)
Exploring the 'Nantucket of the Bronx,' an island of contradictions (Curbed Longform, photographed by Chris Mottalini
Common Thread: Profile of Jordan Nassar, WSJ magazine September Men’s Fashion issue
Through the Looking Glass: Profile of Ming Smith, Cultured, photographed by Katsu Naito
On Dawoud Bey’s Seeing Deeply, Bookforum (print only)
Saving Grace: Garry Winogrand's Art of the Ephemeral Moment (April/May 2018, Bookforum, print only)
How Can You Have the “Velvet Underground Experience” Without the Music? (Pitchfork)

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz on Gordon Parks (Cultured cover story, photographed by Jamel Shabazz)
Rose Marie Cromwell’s El Libro Supremo de la Suerte (Bookforum)
The Threat of Being Seen: Alex Prager (Aperture)
Jocelyn Lee’s Painterly Portraits of Nudes Immersed in Nature (The New Yorker)

Zoe Leonard at the Whitney (Aperture)
Susan Lipper, Kristine Potter, Justine Kurland, and the Contemporary American Landscape (Photo Book Review)

SOME EXHIBITS, READINGS, WORKSHOPS
Visiting Writer, UNC Greensboro MFA Creative Writing Program, Greensboro, North Carolina
Self Storage, Testsite exhibition and fiction reading with Dave Bryant at Fluent~Collaborative, Austin, Texas
Fiction reading, Sunview Luncheonette, Brooklyn, New York
Stories from the Issue, Oxford American North Carolina Music, Charlotte, North Carolina
Conversation with Paul Graham, AIPAD, New York City