Criticism & Essays

Scottish Review of Books: ‘Our transforming shores’ – Elizabeth Rush Rising; Lauren Groff Florida; C. Morgan Babst The Floating World

Herald: Ian McEwan Machines Like Me

Review31: Jennifer Egan Manhattan Beach

Glasgow Review of Books: “Body Language” – Arika Episode 9: Other Worlds Already Exist

The Millions: Alex Gilvarry Eastman Was Here

Glasgow Review of Books: “Islands Have Not Always Been Islands: Cycling Europe in the Summer of Brexit”

Gutter Magazine: Martin Cathcart Froden Devil Take the Hindmost (print, Issue 16: Spring 2017)

Review31: Molly Prentiss Tuesday Nights in 1980

Review31: Hannah Kohler The Outside Lands

Gutter Magazine: Graeme Macrae Burnet His Bloody Project (online and print, Spring issue)

Review31: Dana Spiotta Innocents and Others

3:am Magazine: Lauren Groff Fates and Furies

Glasgow Review of Books: DW Gibson The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the Twenty-First Century

My contributions to the Straight Off The Beach blog’s collaborative coverage of the football World Cup 2014: The Tears of Brazil; Angel Di Maria’s Failed Rabona; Can Dialectics Break Bricks?; Scotland, Independence, and ABE; Preview: United States; Preview: Belgium.

The List: Jonathan Lethem Dissident Gardens

Glasgow Review of Books: Rachel Kushner at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Glasgow Review of Books: Meg Wolitzer at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

The List: Interview with Philipp Meyer

Glasgow Review of Books: Masha Tupitsyn Love Dog

The List: Rachel Kushner The Flamethrowers

Glasgow Review of Books: Arika Episodes 4 & 5

The List: Tendai Huchu The Hairdresser of Harare

The State, Vol III – The Social Olfactory: “The Smell of OCD” (print)

Gutter Magazine: Allan Wilson Wasted in Love (print, Spring issue)

Glasgow Review of Books: Masha Tupitsyn Laconia: 1200 Tweets on Film; Christian Marclay The Clock

Glasgow Review of BooksThe Late American Novel: Writers on the Future of Books (edited by Jeff Martin and C. Max Magee.)

Gutter Magazine: Kenneth Steven The Ice and Other Stories (print, Autumn issue)