Essays

How to Stay Sane While Black, The New York Times, 2016

BYO Canon (and Other New Year's Resolutions), Harriet the Blog: The Poetry Foundation, 2015

Tokenism May Cause the Following Side Effects, Harriet the Blog: The Poetry Foundation, 2015

Love Poems are Dead, Harriet the Blog: The Poetry Foundation, 2015

I Don't Need Diverse Books: On Re-defining 'We' and Making Black Art, Harriet the Blog: The Poetry Foundation, 2015

Sins, Gawker, 2015

My Dreams of Being a Feminist Housewife, Weird Sister, 2015

Feminist or Alone: A Valentines Day Drinking Game, Weird Sister, 2015

We Out (T)here: Afrofuturism in the Age of Non-Indictments, Weird Sister, 2015

White People Love Me: Dispatches from the Token, VIDA, 2014

Why I'm Moving Out of Shondaland, For Harriet, 2014