More and more, instead of typing out a piece of journalism, I relax with a pen and cuppa tea and something else brews inside me. Thanks to these publications for sharing these something elses.


McNeese Review: Beetled, forthcoming.

Reservoir Road Literary Review: Eyes

Drunk Monkeys: Slip

Pangyrus Literary Magazine: Swimming Lessons*

*Featured in This Week in Essays at The Rumpus.

CHEAP POP: Bycatch

Atticus Review: At Sea and Soaring*

*Featured in This Week in Essays at The Rumpus.

Wild Roof Journal: My Old Friend, Wonder

Tiny Seed Literary Journal: On Belonging

The Statesider: Following the Albatross Home* 

*Recognized in Notable Travel Writing of 2019 by The Best American Travel Writing, series editor Jason Wilson, guest editor Robert MacFarlane.

Zoomorphic: Outnumbered by an Albatross

Honolulu: Seven Reasons to Read Hope Jahren’s Fierce New Memoir Getting National Buzz

The Eddy: Why Go to the Desert?

Brevity: The Didion Fan

Hippocampus: Cowboys Are His Weakness

Fourth River, Spring 2016: Wisdom: Just A Bird

Hoʻolauleʻa – Celebrating Ten Years of Pacific Writing: A Gift of a Beach, A Day, A Man


The Citron Review: Oh, I Don’t Know, Maybe He Entered Grandmother’s Cottage Because, forthcoming.

Gone Lawn: Fish out of Water, forthcoming.

Fast Flesh: Girl

Sundial Magazine: Diary from the Hornet: On the 43rd Day, “Land Ho!”

Paragraph Planet (June 30, 2022): Guardian Angel Fail

Flash Flood Journal: Soar*

*Nominated for Best of the Net 2022.

Reckon Review: Cleaning House*

*Nominated for Best Microfiction 2022.

Sundial Magazine: Saving Paradise

Five South: Bones of Him

The Dodge: Science Lesson

Twin Pies Literary: Washed Up

Ellipsis Zine: The Stuff of Stars.

The Centifictionist: Family Photo 

Interview with The Centifictionist

Emerge Literary Journal: Mango Madness

Hawaii Pacific Review: Question of Survival

Flash Flood Journal: How to Change the Oil on the Car*

*Nominated for Best Microfiction 2021.

Bending Genres: We Hadn’t the Best of Relationships


Longreads: Pam Houston on Coming Clean, Climate Change, and “Writing Deeply into the Grasses”

Terrain: Lost Stories: An Interview with Laurie Gwen Shapiro

Book Reviews:

Honolulu: Lab Girl Brings Science to Life

The Garden Island: Book Review: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson

The Garden IslandBook Review: The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw by Bruce Barcott

The Garden IslandBook Review: Lottery by Patricia Wood

The Garden IslandBook Review: Bastard Tongues by Derek Bickerton

The Garden IslandBook Review: Falling into Manholes by Wendy Merrill

The Garden Island: Book Review: A Street of a Thousand Blossoms by by Gail Tsukiyama