Writing

FEATURED PUBLICATIONS ✎

Selected essay published in A Shadow Map: An Anthology By Survivors of Sexual Assault (Civil Coping Mechanisms 2017), edited by Joanna C. Valente.

The Importance of Finding Family,” The New York Times.

My childhood best friend broke my heart. Years later, she’s the perfect double-date,” The Washington Post.

Why the Publishing Industry Can’t Get Disability Right,” The Establishment.

Please offer me a seat,” The Boston Globe.

My Dad Taught Me How to Shave My Legs,” Cosmopolitan.

Who Decides What Professional Clothing Is?” Racked.

No Other Options,” The Rumpus.

How I Use Fashion As a Form of Self-Care,” Allure.

What “Everything, Everything” Gets Wrong About Living As a Disabled Person,” Teen Vogue.

I Changed My Name After I Was Raped,” Narratively.

Haircuts Are a Shorthand for Trauma on Television,” Racked.

I Lost Both My Mom and My Best Friend Unexpectedly,” Seventeen.

8 myths and 5 truths about millennials,” The Boston Globe Magazine.

7 Ways To Support The Diverse Books Movement, According To Experts And Activists,” Bustle.

Learning To Love My Purple Sparkly Cane,” Ravishly.

Some dads intimidate their daughters’ dates. Mine was always accepting,” The Washington Post.

Alive, Disabled, and Essential: How Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows Series Made Me Feel Real,” Brooklyn Magazine.

How To Support Your Suicidal Parent,” The Establishment.

I had to come out twice — as queer and as disabled,” HelloGiggles.

Autism On Television Needs More Diverse Representation,” Teen Vogue.

New Lawsuit Tackles the Notorious Inaccessibility of the NYC Subway System,” Rooted in Rights.

4 Important Reasons Why Disability Visibility Matters,” Everyday Feminism.

I Don’t Want to See Photos of Your Kids on Facebook,” Cosmopolitan.

What it’s like to survive the loss of your mother,” HelloGiggles.

Why I Changed My Name After I Was Raped,” Marie Claire.

Why You Need to Start Including Disabled People In Your Health Care Activism,” The Establishment.

Haters Gonna Hate, But I’m Still Gonna Wear Striped Socks, Tiny Hats & Tutus,” Seventeen.

My girlfriend is my high school sweetheart — this is how we’ve made it work all these years,” HelloGiggles.

Why are these housing markets so hot? Homeowners and house hunters explain,” The Boston Globe Magazine

How to Pick a Perfume When You Can’t Smell,” Racked.

I was raised by a single mom. I always wanted to be one, too,” The Washington Post.

Public School Changed My Life, And That’s Why I’m Scared Of Betsy DeVos,” Bustle.

What It Means To Be Highly Empathetic, And Autistic,” The Establishment.

How ‘The Vampire Diaries’ Helped Me Deal With My Rape,” Teen Vogue.

I Discovered Gilmore Girls After My Mom Died, and it Helps Me Remember Her,” Bust.

After My Mom Died, Drinking Made Me Feel Closer to Her,” Ravishly.

I spoke to the woman behind the viral #DisabledAndCute hashtag about intersectionality,” HelloGiggles.

How This Fantasy YA Series Helped Me Better Understand What It Means To Be A Rape Survivor,” Bustle.

How Media Prevents Us From Truly Empathizing With Disabled Characters,” The Establishment.

This is What It’s Like to Come Out Online — In 7th Grade,” Luna Luna Magazine.

Why My 2017 Resolution Is To Read More Diverse Books,” Bustle.

My Mom’s Rape Destroyed Her, but She Inspired Me to Survive My Own,” Cosmopolitan.

What Jessica Jones Means for a Queer Rape Survivor,” AfterEllen.

I Already Look Young, and Getting Braces at 18 Made it Worse,” Seventeen.