Personal Essays & Reviews

Losing Whiteness When You Lose Your Father, Catapult, April 11, 2019.

Loving, Hating, and Being from Texas, Catapult, September 27, 2017.

From Pacquiao to H-1B Visas: Global Asian Culture and America's Shifting Identity, Los Angeles Review of Books, February 24, 2017.

50 Shades of Regret: A Cautionary Tale About Online Dating and the Movies, Salon, February 19, 2017.

Comfort in a 50-Pound BagSerious Eats, June 3, 2016

Five Stages of Prince Fandom, The Rumpus, February 4, 2016.

Mole Biopsies and Other Love Notes, The Rumpus, February 4, 2016.

Women-Size: Female Image-Making and PJ Harvey, The Rumpus, December 17, 2015.

Filipino: The Five-Step PlanGastronomica, Summer 2015. 

I Was an Amazon Chew Toy, The Awl, January 14, 2015.

Letters to a Pitchikoo, The Morning News, June 24, 2011.

True Stories: A Piece of Cake, Nerve, June 19, 2011.