My Publications

Creative Nonfiction in Print

“Natural Births,” The Gettysburg Review, Spring 2009 (Honorable Mention for the 2011 Pushcart Prize).

“Ama,” The Crab Orchard Review, Spring 2009 (Finalist for the John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize and 2010 Press 53 Open Award for Creative Nonfiction, and Notable in Best America Essays 2010)

“Fieldnotes on Flooding in Nepal,” The Truth About the Fact: International Journal of Literary Nonfiction, Spring 2009. A few copies may still available for purchase at Small Press Distributors.

“Meeting My Future in the Dark,” Raven Chronicles, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2011.


“Sundered,” Carpe Articulum Literary Review, Winter 2010.

“Now That I’ve Moved Inland,” High Desert Journal, Spring 2010.

“What the Photo Shows,” The Mom Egg, Spring 2010.

Academic Essays

Imagined Sisters: The Ambiguities of Women’s Poetics and Collective Action in Chitwan.” In Selves in Time and Place: Identities, Experience and History in Nepal. Edited by Al Pach and Debra Skinner (1998).

“Beyond Writing: Feminist Practice and the Limits of Ethnography.” Cultural Anthropology 9 (4): 537-568 (1994).

Collective Powers in Common Places: The Politics of Gender and Space in a Women’s Struggle for a Meeting Center in Chitwan, Nepal.” Himalayan Research Bulletin (1993).