On Collective Memory, Oklahoma Center for the Humanities, October 2018

June 21, 2007Past Ten, June 2017

Big Mama: Wholeness and Universality in the Essay, AWP Writer's Chronicle, December 2016

The New Country, Banango Street, March 2016

The Bluest Room in the Reddest State The Tulsa Voice, March 2016

Anti-Intellectualism Rises On The LeftNonDoc, October 2015

BloodsportHunger Mountain, August 2015

SwayOklahoma Today, May 2013

ChildhoodNumero Cinq, December 2011

What It's Like Living Here: South KoreaNumero Cinq, April 2011


"Ashley McCray Bets On Fracking Quake Concerns To Push Red Oklahoma Green," HuffPost, November 2018

"A serious indication: Tulsa Police Department combats domestic strangulation through education—and arrests," The Tulsa Voice, October 2018

"Everybody's face: We have a lot to learn from survivors of domestic violence—and our recent history," The Tulsa Voice, October 2018

"Booed by Mary: Ashley McCray on why indigenous activists unfurled a banner of protest at Fallin’s State of the State," The Tulsa Voice, February 2018

"At home here: A wife and mother speaks about living undocumented in Tulsa," The Tulsa Voice, January 2018

"One human family: Leaders at New Sanctuary Network Tulsa aim to protect undocumented immigrants from wholesale deportation," The Tulsa Voice, January 2018

"Standing Rock One Year Later: Standing Rock changed America. It also changed the people who were there," Sierra Magazine, October 2017

"Welcome to Hazard: Frankenpruitt is scary, but he’s not surprising," The Tulsa Voice, October 2017

"Sacred Cows: A conversation with Thinking Atheist podcast host Seth Andrews," The Tulsa Voice, September 2017

"Painful theater: Wrestlers at Compound Pro go all in," The Tulsa Voice, August 2017

"Fracking in bad faith: Pawnee Nation sues the federal government over oil and gas lease approvalsThe Tulsa Voice, January 2017

"Mni Wiconi: Dispatch from Standing Rock," The Tulsa Voice, November 2016

"Faces on the wall," Tulsa Artist Fellowship profile: Monty Little, The Tulsa Voice, November 2016

"Roots," Tulsa Artist Fellowship profile: Akiko Jackson, The Tulsa Voice, October 2016

"Narratives, past and present," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile: Crystal Z. Campbell, The Tulsa Voice, October 2016

"Call and Response," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile: Eric Sall, The Tulsa Voice, September 2016

"Curio Delight," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile: Chris Ramsay, The Tulsa Voice, September 2016

"Water Works," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile: Rena Detrixhe, The Tulsa Voice, August 2016

"Narco Slang," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile: Alice Briggs, The Tulsa Voice, July 2016

"A Sense of Place," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile: Nick Vaughan & Jake Margolin, The Tulsa Voice, July 2016

"Flag State," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile: Molly Dilworth, The Tulsa Voice, June 2016

"American Indian Gothic," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile: Nathan Young, The Tulsa Voice, June 2016

"In the Studio: Gary Kachadourian," Tulsa Artist Fellow profile, The Tulsa Voice, May 2016

"Down the Hatch: Sláinte and the Water of Life," The Tulsa Voice, March 2016

"The Faceted Self," The Tulsa Voice, February 2016

"Art and Commerce," The Tulsa Voice, February 2016

"Junk in Love," United Hemispheres Magazine, January 2016

"Website Seeks to Prevent Murder and Mass Shootings," NonDoc, October 2015

"Plains State of Mind," Oklahoma Today, January 2014

"Western World," Oklahoma Gazette, June 2013

"Badges of Courage," Oklahoma Today, November 2010


Paul Clarke, The Tulsa Voice, August 2016

Rilke Goes On a Job Interview (satire), Queen Mob's Teahouse, August 2016

Gaylord Oscar Herron, The Tulsa Voice, June 2016

Krista Tippett, The Tulsa Voice, April 2016

Diane Lefer, Awst Press, December 2015

Donald Quist, Awst Press, November 2015

Latoya Watkins, Awst Press, October 2015



Tales of the Cocktail author page, Tales of the Cocktail, August 2015 - June 2016

Oklahoma Destination Dining Guide, Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, October 2013

Oklahoma Music Brochure,  Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, August 2013

Oklahoma Outdoor Recreation Guide, Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, August 2012


Awst Press, contributing editor, June 2015–present

EkphrasisArt Focus Oklahoma, editor/curator, July 2014 - present

The Tulsa Voice, editor, April 2017 - June 2018

The Tulsa Voice, managing editor, July 2016 - March 2017

The Tulsa Voice, assistant editor, January 2016 - June 2016

Atlas and Alice, contributing editor, May–December 2013

Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, travel brochure editor, March - April 2013

Oklahoma Today, assistant editor, August 2009 - January 2011