essays

links to essays online

“Keep Portland Consuming!: Place Branding for the Anthropocene” (a wee rant for Design Week Portland)

“Reflections on a Dirty Dog”   (On the Greyhound):   The Portland Mercury

“All Across the Desert Our Bread is Blooming!”   (On Finisia Medrano):   The Believer

“Now You See Your First Mistake”   (on Elliott Smith):   The Portland Mercury

“Shatter My Heart”   (on The Exploding Hearts):   The Rumpus

“She’s a Grand Old Flag”   (from The West Behind Us):   Vol. I Brooklyn

“Riders on the Storm”   (from The West Behind Us):   High Desert Journal