Most of my nonfiction has taken the form of op/ed pieces for the New York Times, where I am a contributing opinion writer. Those columns may be viewed here. Links to others are below.
Other nonfiction pieces:
This excerpt from the story “Trans” in the anthology LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD, ed. Michael Taeckens, appeared in Salon.com on July 2, 2009. The Daily Beast contained a nice review of the anthology and highlighted my story in the July 27th issue, which is here.
He said/She Said. On Travel and Gender, from Conde Nast Traveler, September 2004
Does switching sexes change your worldview—and the way the world views you?
Maine on the Rocks
Conde Nast Traveler, July 2005
Lighthouses, lobsters, and always the sea: Portland’s Casco Bay archipelago is the twenty-third state distilled to its essence.
Rainbow’s End: on the Turks and Caicos
Conde Nast Traveler, February 2006
To savvy travelers and high-end hoteliers alike, the Turks and Caicos—a forty-island archipelago within easy reach of the United States—are a veritable pot of gold.
More than Just a Pretty Face: on Easter Island
Conde Nast Traveler, January 2007
Wild horses, white sand beaches, world-class scuba, and even a high-end hotel or two?
The Sweet Spot: Nevis and St. Kitts Conde Nast Traveler, December 2009 One’s crawling with tourists, the other’s willfully, wonderfully sleepy.
Shall We Go?: On “Dark Star” and the Grateful Dead
Essay on Polyphonic Music and the Bifurcated Heart
From the Anthology, Art and Truth.