selected essays

“The Rumble Underground”
The California Sunday Magazine, October 2016
*read here*

“Punk Nerd Grrrl”
Here She Comes Now: Women in Music Who Have Changed Our Lives
Edited by Marc Weingarten and Jeff Gordinier (Rare Bird Books, 2015)

“Once Upon a Time…”
(Akashic Books, 2013)
*read here*

“Quince Never Was”
Fifteen Candles: Tales of Taffeta, Hairspray, Drunk Uncles, and other Quinceañera Stories
Edited by Adriana Lopez (HarperCollins, 2007)

“S.W.A.K.”
It’s So You: 35 Women Write About Personal Expression Through Fashion & Style
Edited by Michelle Tea (Seal Press, 2007)