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Writing

Forthcoming. Think Only of the Shore: Of Sea Lion Stomachs and Survival in Tlingit Oral Tradition. New York: Cabinet Books and MIT Press.

Forthcoming. "How to Build a Salmon Fort: Fish Camp and the Architecture of Immortality," Manifest: A Journal of the Americas.

Forthcoming. "The Salmon Hook Speech: Íx̱tikʼ Éesh A.P. Johnsonʼs Theory of Language," Res: Anthropology and Aesthetics.

2022. "Mrs. Nyman and Monsieur Proust: An Experiment in Comparative Literature." L'Esprit Créateur, Vol. 62, No. 3, Special Issue: "Proust to Other Ends". PDF

2022. "Prisoners of the Dream: Inception and Coors, Capitalism and Pandemic Dreaming." Cabinet: Kiosk. Read Online.

2021. “The Sleep of the Dream in the Age of the Artwork.” In The Dreamers: Catalogue of the 58th October Salon. Rome and Belgrade: CURA.BOOKS.

2021. “Myth Lessons: The Carceral State and the Limits of Sentimental Realism.” Cabinet: Kiosk. Read Online.

2021. "Three Towns and a Video Store: On the Fiction of David Leo Rice." Introduction to Drifter: Stories by David Leo Rice.

Minneapolis: 11:11 Press.

2020. “Art and Aliveness on the Northwest Coast.” RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics, 73/74. Read Online.

2020. “On Dream Sharing and Its Purpose.” Cabinet, 67. Read Online.

2020. “Wittgenstein's Dream, 13 January 1922.” Cabinet, 67. PDF

2019. “It Describes What God Is.” PS: Political Science and Politics, 52, 1. PDF

2019. “Myth and Anarchy.” Yale Review, 107, 2. PDF

2019. “All Manner of Thing Shall Be Alive.” In Teresita Fernández: Elemental, Exhibition Catalogue. New York: Del Monico Prestel.

2018. “The Sea-Lion Stomach of Desire.” Mítos, Vol. 1. Read Online.

2017. “On Laughter and Dreaming in Pushkin.” Pushkin Review, 18-19. PDF

2016. “Man on Glacier.” Cabinet, 59.

2016. “Poor, Righteous Teachers: The Men Who are Gods.” Cabinet, 60. Read Online.

2016. “Proust in the Dreamtime.” Yale Review, 104, 2. PDF

2015. “Martin Fröst.” Yale Review, 103, 3. PDF

2015. “The Crucifixion of Kent: Life and Work of an American Sculptor. In Two Parts.” Music & LiteratureRead Online.

2015. “Four and Twenty Bluebeards, Baked in a Pie: On the Laws of Operatic Space-Time.” Music & Literature. Republished by BBC Culture. Read Online.

2015. “The Holy Fire and the Lonely Saint: Helplessness and Inner Life.” Cabinet, 57. PDF

2014. “The Chimeric Element in Perception: A First Exploration.” Southwest Review, 99, 1. Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2014. PDF

2014. “The Epic Art of the Haida Mythtellers.” Los Angeles Review of BooksRead Online.

2014. “"Myth is a Theorem about the Nature of Reality." Interview with Robert Bringhurst.” GuernicaRead Online.

2014. “NJ Should Invest in College for Prison Inmates.” Newark Star-Ledger. Co-written with Ross Lerner.

2013. “Child of Paradise.” Yale Review, 101, 1. PDF

2013. “Feeling Dreams in Romeo and Juliet.” English Literary Renaissance, 43, 1. PDF

2012. “Notes from Another World.” Princeton Alumni Weekly. Excerpts republished in Forbes. Read Online.

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