An Interview with author Halle Butler, Adroit Journal

“Sisters in Arms,” Take Magazine

“The iPhone’s Secret Powers,” Take Magazine

“An Unknown Weed,” Vermont Cannabis News


On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, The Shoestring

Multiple for Library Journal

Bread by Lisa Knopp, Brevity

Bestiary by Lily Hoang, Barrelhouse


On Anthony Bourdain, Barrelhouse

“Spicy Plants,” Barrelhouse

Stay Fluent is the personal newsletter Sierra has written and co-produced with various artists since 2015. Find many more essays, postcards, and critiques within the archive. Excerpts are cross-posted to the blog every week.

The Lives of the plovers: 2016 indies finalist

Contributing Author: Coming of Age at the End of Nature

Originally published by Yale’s Sage Magazine and later collected in Coming of Age at the End of Nature by Trinity University Press, The Lives of the Plovers burrows into Ellen Meloy’s idea of “deep place.” Situated on the fault line between bird-lovers and regular beachgoers, Plovers takes a reverent crawl across the invisible battlefields that are Cape Cod’s outer beaches.

Read the original essay on Sage.

Buy the anthology from Trinity University Press.