Staff writer for Slate and one of the commentators on Slate’s podcast “Serial Spoiler Special.”
Born in Washington, DC, and received a BA in English literature from Yale University. She won a Gordon Barber Memorial Prize for poetry in 2008 and Yale’s Theron Rockwell Field Prize in 2010. In addition, her first published poem, “Afterword,” won First Place in Narrative’s Second Annual Poetry Contest. She lives in DC.