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"'THIS IS NOT WHAT NORMAL BIRDING IS LIKE,' GALLAGHER CLARIFIES AT SOME POINT TO THE WRITER, IN CASE THIS HAS BEEN LOST ON HER."

"'THIS IS NOT WHAT NORMAL BIRDING IS LIKE,' GALLAGHER CLARIFIES AT SOME POINT TO THE WRITER, IN CASE THIS HAS BEEN LOST ON HER."

"'IT'S OKAY,' HE SAID, SMILING, 'IF IT'S TERRORISTS, WE CAN JUST THROW PORK.'"

"'IT'S OKAY,' HE SAID, SMILING, 'IF IT'S TERRORISTS, WE CAN JUST THROW PORK.'"

"'WHEN YOU'RE A MAN, EVERYTHING IS EASY, EVEN IF YOU'RE AN IDIOT.'"

"'WHEN YOU'RE A MAN, EVERYTHING IS EASY, EVEN IF YOU'RE AN IDIOT.'"

"IN THE VERSION OF DIRTY DANCING FRENCH CHILDREN GREW UP WITH, HE SAYS, 'AND TAKE THAT DISGUSTING MAKEUP OFF YOUR FACE —YOU LOOK LIKE A WHORE.'" 

"IN THE VERSION OF DIRTY DANCING FRENCH CHILDREN GREW UP WITH, HE SAYS, 'AND TAKE THAT DISGUSTING MAKEUP OFF YOUR FACE YOU LOOK LIKE A WHORE.'" 

"IT'S PROBABLY BEST YOU KEEP YOUR VOICE DOWN EVERYWHERE ALL THE TIME."

"IT'S PROBABLY BEST YOU KEEP YOUR VOICE DOWN EVERYWHERE ALL THE TIME."

"'ONE TIME, A BAD GUY IN IRAQ HAD A KNIFE AND MY DAD KILLED HIM,' SHE SAYS, APROPOS OF NOTHING."

"'ONE TIME, A BAD GUY IN IRAQ HAD A KNIFE AND MY DAD KILLED HIM,' SHE SAYS, APROPOS OF NOTHING."

"MARY SAYS THAT GRANDIN ONCE TOLD HER PRATHER COWS MIGHT MOO BECAUSE THEY SMELL BLOOD AND GET HIP TO THE SCHEME."

"MARY SAYS THAT GRANDIN ONCE TOLD HER PRATHER COWS MIGHT MOO BECAUSE THEY SMELL BLOOD AND GET HIP TO THE SCHEME."

"I'D RATHER THEY SEND A MIDGET TO MY HOUSE TO KNOCK ON THE DOOR, PUNCH ME IN THE NUTS AND SAY, 'THANKS FOR BEIN' PAWNEE.'"

"I'D RATHER THEY SEND A MIDGET TO MY HOUSE TO KNOCK ON THE DOOR, PUNCH ME IN THE NUTS AND SAY, 'THANKS FOR BEIN' PAWNEE.'"

"IS PROSTITUTION JUST ANOTHER JOB?" (COVER, NEW YORK MAGAZINE)

"IS PROSTITUTION JUST ANOTHER JOB?" (COVER, NEW YORK MAGAZINE)

"THE FIGHT ABOUT WILD HORSES IS CERTAINLY PART OF AMERICAN HISTORY."

"THE FIGHT ABOUT WILD HORSES IS CERTAINLY PART OF AMERICAN HISTORY."

"WHEN I LATER LISTED THE AMENITIES TO A REFUGEE EXPERT, SHE REPLIED, 'I'VE NEVER HEARD OF SUCH A THING.'"

"WHEN I LATER LISTED THE AMENITIES TO A REFUGEE EXPERT, SHE REPLIED, 'I'VE NEVER HEARD OF SUCH A THING.'"

"HE HASN'T HAD A DRINK SINCE 1999 AND IT'S BEEN EVEN LONGER SINCE HE HUFFED PAINT."

"HE HASN'T HAD A DRINK SINCE 1999 AND IT'S BEEN EVEN LONGER SINCE HE HUFFED PAINT."

"DO YOU WANT TO SEE MY GUN?" MY SISTER ASKS ME.

"DO YOU WANT TO SEE MY GUN?" MY SISTER ASKS ME.

"MAC McCLELLAND DELIVERED IN A BIG WAY" -CHICAGO TRIBUNE

"MAC McCLELLAND DELIVERED IN A BIG WAY" -CHICAGO TRIBUNE

"IN ANY CASE, ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, HE SEEMED ALTOGETHER EXTREMELY UNLIKE A PERSON WHO HAD RECENTLY MURDERED SOMEONE."

"IN ANY CASE, ALL THINGS CONSIDERED, HE SEEMED ALTOGETHER EXTREMELY UNLIKE A PERSON WHO HAD RECENTLY MURDERED SOMEONE."

"SOME OF THE NATION'S BEST ON-THE-SCENE COVERAGE OF THE BP OIL SPILL" -GLENN GREENWALD

"SOME OF THE NATION'S BEST ON-THE-SCENE COVERAGE OF THE BP OIL SPILL" -GLENN GREENWALD

"AZIS IS DRESSED LIKE A FAITH-ERA GEORGE MICHAEL INSTEAD OF IN HIS SIGNATURE STYLE: SEXPOT DRAG." (COVER PACKAGE, NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE) 

"AZIS IS DRESSED LIKE A FAITH-ERA GEORGE MICHAEL INSTEAD OF IN HIS SIGNATURE STYLE: SEXPOT DRAG." (COVER PACKAGE, NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE) 

"THIS IS WHY ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK IS NOT JUST A POPULAR SHOW BUT A HISTORIC EVENT: IT HAS LADIES IN IT."

"THIS IS WHY ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK IS NOT JUST A POPULAR SHOW BUT A HISTORIC EVENT: IT HAS LADIES IN IT."

"'WE GOTTA ROLL, BITCHES.'"

"'WE GOTTA ROLL, BITCHES.'"

FEBRUARY 2014 SUNSET MAGAZINE FEATURE (PRINT ONLY)

FEBRUARY 2014 SUNSET MAGAZINE FEATURE (PRINT ONLY)

"INDISPENSABLE...A BRILLIANT PORTRAIT, SIMULTANEOUSLY INTIMATE, TERRIFYING, AND INSPIRATIONAL." -THE AMERICAN PROSPECT

"INDISPENSABLE...A BRILLIANT PORTRAIT, SIMULTANEOUSLY INTIMATE, TERRIFYING, AND INSPIRATIONAL." -THE AMERICAN PROSPECT

"HIGHLY RECOMMEND McCLELLAND'S DISPATCHES FROM PORT-AU-PRINCE" -COLUMBIA JOURNALISM REVIEW

"HIGHLY RECOMMEND McCLELLAND'S DISPATCHES FROM PORT-AU-PRINCE" -COLUMBIA JOURNALISM REVIEW

"FISHERMEN'S WIVES FACE POST-SPILL TRAUMA"  -WINNER OF THE SIDNEY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS JOURNALISM

"FISHERMEN'S WIVES FACE POST-SPILL TRAUMA"  -WINNER OF THE SIDNEY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS JOURNALISM

FEATURED IN THE BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING AND BEST AMERICAN NONREQUIRED READING 2011.

FEATURED IN THE BEST AMERICAN MAGAZINE WRITING AND BEST AMERICAN NONREQUIRED READING 2011.

 

Selected Essays, Columns, and Criticism

LOVE IN TRANSLATION: HE SPOKE FRENCH. I SPOKE ENGLISH. GOOGLE TO THE RESCUE. (WASHINGTON POST)

LOVE IN TRANSLATION: HE SPOKE FRENCH. I SPOKE ENGLISH. GOOGLE TO THE RESCUE. (WASHINGTON POST)

HOW I LEARNED TO BE OK WITH FEELING SAD (BUZZFEED) 

HOW I LEARNED TO BE OK WITH FEELING SAD (BUZZFEED

SUNDAY NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW OF HECTOR TOBAR'S DEEP DOWN DARK 

SUNDAY NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW OF HECTOR TOBAR'S DEEP DOWN DARK 

12 TALES OF GETTING IT ON IN THE DIGITAL AGE: DIRTY SKYPING (WIRED)

12 TALES OF GETTING IT ON IN THE DIGITAL AGE: DIRTY SKYPING (WIRED)

WHO'S TO BLAME WHEN AN INJURED SOLDIER KILLS CIVILIANS? (REUTERS)

WHO'S TO BLAME WHEN AN INJURED SOLDIER KILLS CIVILIANS? (REUTERS)

LOLO JONES HAS NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF (REUTERS)

LOLO JONES HAS NOTHING TO BE ASHAMED OF (REUTERS)

THE NEW YORK TIMES' RAPE-FRIENDLY REPORTING (MOTHER JONES)

THE NEW YORK TIMES' RAPE-FRIENDLY REPORTING (MOTHER JONES)

STILL WHITEWASHING HURRICANE KATRINA, FIVE YEARS LATER

STILL WHITEWASHING HURRICANE KATRINA, FIVE YEARS LATER