Media and Publications
Recent press and publications
Essay: A Little House Adulthood
For the American Masters documentary on Laura Ingalls Wilder, I contributed a piece to the PBS website about revisiting the Little House books.
Q & A With Wendy McClure
Publishers Weekly interview about editing, Wanderville and more.
Essay: The Christmas Tape
(At Longreads.com) How an old audio tape of holiday music became a record of family history, unspoken rituals, and grief.
Selected media for The Wilder Life
NPR: The Pioneer Girl publication
In April 2015 I talked to NPR's Morning Edition about the publication of Pioneer Girl
Chicago Tribune: Making Long Winter Bread
A Tribune reporter visited my kitchen and helped me grind the seed wheat.
NPR: An Author Returns to the Little House
The Wilder Life on NPRs "All Things Considered."
Excerpt on KQED's "The Writer's Block"
I read an excerpt from Chapter 7 for the KQED podcast.
Interview with The Atlantic
Talking with Alyssa Rosenberg about all things Little House.
New York Times Magazine: Unhappy Hour (True Life Tales)
That time that we were in a bar and the internet jukebox played a 61-minute Brian Eno song.
New York Times Magazine: Sleeping with the Fishes (True Life Tales)
That time I tried—and failed—to give my sick fish a dignified death.
New York Times Magazine: Mysteries of the Amazon (True Life Tales)
That time I tried to get to get to know a guy through his Amazon Wish List.
New York Times Magazine: When Neighbors Collide (True Life Tales)
That time I knocked over my neighbor's motorcycles and became a home-wrecker.
Nerve.com: The Last Man on Earth
Excerpt from my essay in the Love is a Four-Letter Word anthology.