Works

2017, 2018

Traveling in Bardo (AGNI & AGNI Online)

2017

Writing and The Tibetan Book of the Dead (AGNI Blog)

2017

Driving to Shangri-La (Flock)

2016

Japan and the Happiness of Melancholy (HuffPost)

2015

Tibetan Butter Tea and Pink Gin (Kyoto Journal)

2014

Flowers Would Fall from the Sky Like Rain (Asia Literary Review)

2014

Fata Morgana: Reinaldo Arenas, Writers in Exile, and a Visit to the Havana of 1987 (Paris Review Daily)

2013

Gypsy Cante (New World Writing)

2013

Things You Dreamed of and Things You Didn't (Big Bridge)

2013

The Literature of Uprootedness: An Interview with Reinaldo Arenas (The New Yorker: Page-Turner)

2012

Travelers (Gulf Coast)

2011

The Open World (Shenandoah)

1993

There's No Reason to Get Romantic (in AMERICAN DRAGONS, HarperCollins)

1989

Old Rosa (trans. from Spanish; in OLD ROSA, Grove Press)

Awards and Recognition

  • "Teatime in Darjeeling" (Tin House 74, Winter 2017) is a Notable in Best American Essays 2018, ed. Hilton Als.
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Website

Location

Tokyo

Author Contact

Category

Fiction & Literature, General Non-Fiction, Journalism, Essays