Planting Seeds with Andrew Furman

Books & Books

Sitting Down in a Virtual Swamp with Andrew Furman

Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art

AN Unexpected love Affair with Florida

Topical Currents, 91.3 WLRN FM, August 28, 2014.

Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair with Florida

Conner Calling, 89.1 WUFT FM, May 16, 2014.


Florida, 1961: On the Grove

(an excerpt from Goldens Are Here), July 2018

What I Remember About Captain Horace Holtkamp, August 2017

Bum Farto Is Here

Saw Palm: Florida Literature and Art, Issue 11, Spring 2017

Lovely, Long, and Difficult

Panhandler Magazine, January 2017

Jewfish, November 2010


Slashed, forthcoming

My Garden Tour

ISLE, forthcoming

Yellow-Crowned Night Heron

Flyway, May 2018

The Orange is the Apple of my Eye

The Wall Street Journal, March 2018


Sport Literate, Issue 10.2, 2017

Griswold No. 10

Gastronomica, Issue 17.3, Fall 2017

Summer Animals

The Hopper, Issue 2, 2017

To the Lighthouse

The Florida Review, Issue 40.2, Fall 2016

The Problem With Pretty Birds, December 2015

Nominated by magazine for Pushcart Prize

Starting From Seed

The Southern Review, Issue 51.2, Spring 2015

Named “Notable” Essay in Best American Essays 2016

The Last Patch of Florida Land

Kudzu House Quarterly, Issue 5.2, Summer 2015

Nominated by magazine for Pushcart Prize

The Nature of the University

F&M Alumni Arts Review, Issue 4, Spring 2015

The Green Vision of Saul Bellow

The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 2014

The Field of the Microscope

ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Summer 2013

Unnatural Jews

Jewish Week, July 2012

Hiding in Plain Sight: Jeremy Lin and the Power of Cultural Stereotypes

Jewish Week, February 2012

Have You Hugged Your Fact-Checker Today?

The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 2011

Big Wood

Oxford American, Issue 70, 2010

The Jewish American Story

The Blackwell Companion to the American Short Story, 2010


AGNI Online, December 2009

Bukiet’s Other Side, April 2009

Dara Horn

Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Literature, Jewish American Literature, 2009

Birding the Border

Ecotone, Issue 8, 2009  

The Russification of Jewish-American Fiction

Zeek, April 2008

Whither the Jewish Man of Letters, January 2008  

Killing Them Softly

Poets & Writers, November/December 2007

Integrated Schools Colored Our World

Forward, August 2007

The Creative Nonfiction Crisis

Poets & Writers, September/October 2007

A Trip to Venus

ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Winter 2007

The Art of Reading Philip Roth

Poets & Writers, September/October 2006

The Miraculous Sighting of a Vanished Bird

The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 2005