"Black and Gray Realism,"  Los Angeles Review of Books , 20 July 2017.

"Black and Gray Realism," Los Angeles Review of Books, 20 July 2017.

 "Pride" in "Virtue Reality,"  LMU Magazine , Summer 2017.

"Pride" in "Virtue Reality," LMU Magazine, Summer 2017.

 "The Josh Newman recall effort is all about retaliation,"  Los Angeles Times , 7 June 2017.

"The Josh Newman recall effort is all about retaliation," Los Angeles Times, 7 June 2017.

 "Seeing California Through the Semicolon,"  Boom California , 1 February 2017.  

"Seeing California Through the Semicolon," Boom California, 1 February 2017.
 

 "Greystone Chapel: Finding Freedom Inside Folsom Prison's Walls," 23 September 2015.  

"Greystone Chapel: Finding Freedom Inside Folsom Prison's Walls," 23 September 2015.
 

 "Reform, Relapse, Repeat: The Ongoing Beat of the Prison Industrial Complex,"  Marginalia Review of Books , 13 May 2015

"Reform, Relapse, Repeat: The Ongoing Beat of the Prison Industrial Complex," Marginalia Review of Books, 13 May 2015

 "The California City Where Ideals Are Punched in the Face by Reality,"  Zocalo Public Square , 10 February 2016.

"The California City Where Ideals Are Punched in the Face by Reality," Zocalo Public Square, 10 February 2016.

 "Now Entering the Independent Nation of Heyday, California,"  Los Angeles Review of Books , 19 Sept 2015.

"Now Entering the Independent Nation of Heyday, California," Los Angeles Review of Books, 19 Sept 2015.

 "L.A. Theology Reaching for the Transcendent,"  USC Center for Religion & Civic Culture blog , 6 March 2014.

"L.A. Theology Reaching for the Transcendent," USC Center for Religion & Civic Culture blog, 6 March 2014.

 "Jesus on LSD: When Religion Met California Blotter,"  Boom California , 29 December 2015.  

"Jesus on LSD: When Religion Met California Blotter," Boom California, 29 December 2015.
 

 "Children of the Abyss," Richard Ross's  Juvenile in Justice  blog, 9 June 2015.  

"Children of the Abyss," Richard Ross's Juvenile in Justice blog, 9 June 2015.