I write a monthly column at Catapult called "My Life in Sea Creatures," which considers immigrant and queer lives, and lives in the ocean.
How the Bobbit Worm Helps Me Name My Sexual Assault / Catapult
How an Octopus Helps Me Think About My Mother's Eating Disorder / Catapult
Ernst Haeckel, the Eugenicist Who Designed My Tattoos / Catapult
How the Hairy-Chested Yeti Crab Helped Me Survive Trump's America / Catapult
Other personal essays:
I Was a Chinese Child-bride / The Big Roundtable and Medium
I'm Not a Parrot. So Don't Call Me Exotic / The Week