“The Craft of Reclamation: Sustainable Addiction Recovery in Appalachia,” The Craftsmanship Initiative, March 22, 2022. (Nominated for the American Craft Council’s Lois Moran award for craft writing)

“Pregnant and Scared, Ukrainian Woman Tries to Leave Dnipro…,” March 13, 2022, Columbus Dispatch and The Reporting Project. (Story written with The Reporting Project @ Denison)

“Mother and Daughter Launch Birdielight…,” Columbus Monthly, January 11, 2022.

“A Black Fraternity Aids Columbus Overdose Victims,” Columbus Monthly, June 28, 2021.

“The Big Impact of Small-Town Activism,” iPondr, May 27, 2021.

“Anahi Ortiz Speaks for the Dead,” Columbus Monthly, March 9, 2021.

“Cultivating Addiction,” Belt Magazine, December 3, 2020.

“A New Way of Thinking about Addiction, Columbus Monthly, October 14, 2020.

“Can the White People of Small-Town American Get Behind the Movement for Black Lives?” The New Republic, July 2, 2020.

“Why Not Here? Black Lives Matter in Rural Ohio,” Columbus Alive, June 16, 2020.

“A Year in Heart of the Addiction Crisis in Rust Belt America,” Pacific Standard, December/January 2018/2019.

“What the Addiction Crisis Looks Like to First Responders,” Pacific Standard, January 25, 2019.

“How a Former USA Today Reporter became a Leading Voice for Needle Exchanges in Ohio,” Pacific Standard, January 15, 2019.

“…A Corrections Strategy that Offers Counseling, Art Classes, and Mindfulness Training,” Pacific Standard, January 10, 2019.

“Overdose and Punishment,” The New Republic, September 2018. [Longform Recommended; Longreads Editor’s Pick]

“Rebounding from Hate,” Teaching Tolerance, Fall 2018.

“A Mighty Work: The Education of Ryan Palmer,” Denison Magazine, Summer 2018.

“Standing in the Gap: The Story of Two Southern Pastors in 1968,” The Presbyterian Outlook, November 13, 2017.

“‘Til the Wheels Fall Off,” a short documentary with Doug Swift, 100 Days in Appalachia, November 2, 2017.

“An Ohio Community Confronts the Opioid Crisis Head On,” Bill Moyers and Company, Bill Moyers and Company, September 22, 2017.

“This Storied Football Town in Ohio is Looking to Revitalize its Stadium–And Fight the Opioid Epidemic,” 100 Days in Appalachia, July 7, 2017.

“The Town Pusher: A Librarian on the Frontlines of a Changing Rural America,” Between Coasts, May 27, 2017.

“Small Town Progressives Pick Up the Pieces of Ohio’s Democratic Party,” Bill Moyers and Company, March 29, 2017.

“Sundown Towns: Midwest Confronts Its Complicated Racial Legacy, The Christian Science Monitor, March 27, 2017.

“My Neighbor’s Confederate Flag,” Between Coasts, February 1, 2017.

“Life on the Border,” Denison Magazine, Winter 2016.

“Fighting for Seats at the Table: A Poor People’s Movement in a Rustbelt Town,” Truthout, July 24, 2016. (Republished by Bill Moyers and Company, July 28, 2016.)

“Doing Harm: Medical Professionals and the Death Penalty,” Truthout, May 17, 2016.

“From the Inside Out,” Denison Magazine, Spring 2016.

“What an Ohio Diner Can Teach Washington about Politics,” The Christian Science Monitor, March 15, 2016.

“Man in Solitary Goes on Hunger Strike after Ohio Prison Limits Access to Books, Music,” Truthout, November 13, 2015.

“The Remarkable Story of a Man Once Sentenced to Die,” with Sean Dunne, Salon, October 23, 2015.

“The Story of Levi Dehmann: Police Violence in Small-Town America,” Truthout, June 14, 2015.

“Can Executions Be More Humane?,” The Atlantic, March 20, 2015.

“Figure Eights and Ocean Plaits,” Denison Magazine, Summer 2014.

“The Divide,” Denison Magazine, Summer 2012.

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