"Chengdu Cool: The Rise of Sichuan's Homegrown Hip-Hop" (Guernica Magazine)
The city of Chengdu is raising China’s new generation of rappers. They are playful, provocative and boldly assert a distinct regional sound that the public has not heard before.
"The Green Turtles" (China Hands Magazine, The Huffington Post)
"If most Chinese students are looking for a surefire path to prestige and financial success, who are these handful of students trickling through the Yale School Forestry each year? What drives them? What will compel them to stay or lure them back home?"
"Shantytown" (These Fifty States)
Journeys to "Shantytown," an abandoned dumpster turned communal garden in Fair Haven. A story about a half-year search for Curtis Libert, its enigmatic creator and custodian.
"The Many Masks of Sabir Abdussabbur," Winner of the Wallace Prize (The Yale Daily News Magazine)
"Sabir began to wear the mask every day. He walks out of the house every day, preparing to be scrutinised, stared at, misunderstood. How does it feel, darting through the city, as the physical archetype of the feared, unknown other?