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I have gathered below some of the short-form writing I have published over the years, with links to the original publication sites.

Transfer Records

A review of Martin Puchner's Culture: A New World History for the TLS––read here.


Portable Magic

A review of Emma Smith's Portable Magic: A History of Books and their Readers for BBC History. Read here.

A History of Self-Pardoning

An essay on the history of self-pardoning, from Shakespeare to Trump, for Prospect magazine. Read here.


Theatres of War

An essay on Shakespeare, translation, and the new state of South Sudan, for Foreign Affairs magazine. Read here

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