“Farewell to the Futurians,” for Cabinet (forthcoming early 2021)

“Astral Travels with Jack London,” for The Public Domain Review

“Palm Trees and Potions: on Portuguese Pharmacy Signs,” for The Recipes Project

“Into the Mystic,” for Aeon Magazine

“Lessons from Rare Book School,” for The Paris Review

“Animals in the Archive,” for JSTOR Daily

“The Literature of Laughing Gas” for The Paris Review

“Newton’s Needle” for The Pacific Standard

“The King of the Islands of Refreshment” for The Appendix

“Wizards of the Coast” for The Paris Review

“Yesterday’s Drugs are Tomorrow’s Medicines” for Aeon Magazine

“Victorian Occultism and the Art of Synesthesia” for The Public Domain Review

“A Pirate Surgeon in Panama” for The Appendix

“Meerkats without History: Digging for a Nonhuman Past in the Kalahari” in The Appendix

“The Premodern History of Outer Space” for The Atlantic

Made in Taiwan?” for The Appendix (selected as recommended reading by The New Yorker)

An Eighteenth-Century Book of Magic” for Slate

How Three Illegal Drugs Came to Be” for The Atlantic

“Painting the New World,” for The Public Domain Review