Creative Nonfiction

Are You Fair?

“This scene, where Hamlet tells Ophelia repeatedly ‘get thee to a nunnery’, is so often grossly misplayed and misunderstood — and yet it is the core of Hamlet and Ophelia’s relationship, and the core of who they are to some extent.”

A breakdown of the “get thee to a nunnery” scene from Hamlet written for layfolk. U. S. Represented, September 2019.

Dichotomous: An Answer in Two Parts

On teaching and writing, and the dangers which lie between. Réarrange, Spring 2012.


A meditation on bisexuality. University of Colorado Honors Journal, 2004.

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