ESSAYS / INTERVIEWS

On Monarchs and Migration for The New Yorker

On Havana's Neon Signs for VQR

On Grenada's Revolution for The New York Review of Books (online)

On Buena Vista Social Club (the film) for the Criterion Collection

On Yale vs. History (and Calhoun College) for The New York Review of Books (online)

On Derek Walcott and Peter Doig for The New Yorker (online)

On Hurricanes and History for Lithub

On Fidel's Last March: the Photos for Aperture

On Jamaica Kincaid's Antigua for Lithub (from Island People)

On Peter Tosh in The Paris Review (from Island People)

On Fidel Castro's Funeral for Catapult

With RZA for Lithub (and Nonstop Metropolis)

On Haiti's Madam Saras for The New Yorker (online)

On 'Trinidad Jack' and FIFA for Harper's (online)

On Haitians in the Dominican Republic for The New Yorker (online)

On Détente in Havana for The New Yorker (online)

On Fidel Castro's Hometown for The New Yorker (online)

On Maps for Harper's

On Bob Marley for The New York Review of Books

With Peter Doig (artist) for The Believer

With Lady Saw (artiste) for The Believer

With Harry Belafonte (legend) for New York

On C.L.R. James in America for Transition

With Geoff Dyer (cinephile) for Sight and Sound

On Everest ("Jay") Telfer, Jr. for the Trinidad Guardian

On Film and Violence in Mexico for Sight & Sound

On New Orleans for The Nation

On Carnival in Jacmel  for Harper's

With Joshua Oppenheimer (filmmaker) for Harper's

With Fernando Trueba (filmmaker) for The Paris Review

On Beyoncé (in Trinidad) for The Los Angeles Review of Books

On Arcade Fire (in Haiti) for The Believer

On World Cup Soccer for Lapham's Quarterly

On Raúl Castro for The Guardian

On Carl Van Vechten for The Nation

On Caribbean Art for Artforum

On Emory Cook (and phonography) for The Believer

On Paule Marshall for The Caribbean Review of Books

On The Wailers for The Los Angeles Review of Books

On Edwidge Danticat and Junot Díaz for Transforming Anthropology

With Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (writer) for The Believer

With Rebecca Solnit (writer) for The Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies

With John Akomfrah (filmmaker) for the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival

On Mike Davis's Planet of Slums for Mother Jones

On Haitian History for The Nation

On Martin Luther King, Jr. for the San Francisco Chronicle

On Albert Camus for the San Francisco Chronicle