I’m the copy chief at Sports Illustrated and based in Queens, New York. I’m also at work on MIND GAME: AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE MENTAL HEALTH PLAYBOOK OF ELITE ATHLETES, due out in 2024 from Rowman and Littlefield.
My work has also appeared in outlets including The Washington Post, The Ringer, BuzzFeed, Bookforum, Vulture, The Verge, and Washington Monthly. Talk to me about The SpongeBob Musical. Subscribe to my (infrequent) newsletter, Mental Notes, below.
What athletes get from ayahuasca, mushrooms and ecstasy
“Mentally, that’s a whole ’nother ball game”: The pandemic and athletes’ minds
Mental toughness is both a meaningless term and a vital sports concept
Sarah Fuller’s journey from football kicker to mental health advocate
Paddy Steinfort and the craft of mental performance coaching
Lolo Jones’s eternal reinvention
Can WNBA players take down a U.S. senator?
The next cultural battle: States take aim at trans athletes
How come the NCAA hasn’t taken action against anti-trans sports laws?
Idaho banned trans athletes from women’s sports. She’s fighting back.
A compelling documentary examines the plight of trans athletes
Marc Summers and the never-ending obstacle course
Nothing and everything has changed for the USWNT
What’s next for the USWNT and their equal pay lawsuit?
The state of mental health care in the NBA
College athletes are only starting to get access to the mental health care they need
The new era of suicide prevention
The future of abortion on TV
Pitch isn’t just a fantasy
A quiet revolution on BoJack Horseman