Tara Isabella Burton
raconteuse of bizarre tales, clamberer over ruins
Speaking & Reading
SOCIAL CREATURE: A NOVEL
RELIGION, FAITH, and CULTURE
"What a unanimous Southern Baptist condemnation of the alt-right says about evangelicals in America"
, "This morning, thousands of witches cast a spell against Donald Trump"
on staff at
"Middle East Christians Flee Violence for Ancient Homeland,"
"Ancient Script Spurs Rethinking of Historical 'Backwater'"
"Bukhara Jews Thrive in New York but Are Almost Gone in Bukhara"
"Fear and Trembling in Las Vegas: The Street Preachers of Sin City
Spare the Rod: Can Religious Submission in Marriage Foster a New Divinity?"
"The Vortex Jumper of Sedona
"Popularity of healers challenges Turkey's modern, secular self-image"
"Female Sufi Mystics of the Pankisi Gorge"
"Inside the World of Istanbul's Male Belly-dancers
"Study Theology: Even if You Don't Believe in God"
"Pope Francis's Radical Environmentalism"
TRAVEL and PLACE
"A Toast to Georgia"
"People-Watching in Paris"
Gently Down the Stream
National Geographic Traveler
"An American in Iran"
"Dancing to the Music of Time"
The Economist's 1843 Magazine
"Tbilisi: the Edge of the Real"
Winner of the
2012 Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize
"Italy's Most Beautifully Haunting City"
Vienna's Ball Season is For Tourists, Too"
, and "
The Burgundy of the Black Sea"
The Wall Street Journal
"Vegas on the Black Sea"
"Argentina's Home for Impoverished Actors"
Roads and Kingdoms
"Trieste: the City That Wants a Divorce"
"Philadelphia Wing Bowl"
From Our Own Correspondent
The Dangers of Traveling While Female"
Conde Nast Traveller,
POLITICS, CULTURE, and BOOKS:
Cult of One?
Trump Before Trump"
The American Interest
Strong Heroines Dominate the Met Opera"
"How Books Sap the Soul and Poison Readers with Ideas"
The World of Yesterday"
The New Republic
"Keep Smiling: On Selfies and Dandies"
What's the Use: The Goncourt Brothers
The Paris Review Daily
The God of Walkers
"The Geography of Melancholy
The American Reader
"The Lost World of Stefan Zweig"
"The Rotted Heart of Sin",
Review of Books
SHORT FICTION (
I Have Seen the Future, Baby; It is Murder
forthcoming summer 2018)
Here Comes Your Ghost Again" in
Vol. 1 Brooklyn
"Children Will Listen"
"Things I Learned About Finance Bros by (Briefly) Dating a Finance Bro" a
The New Yorker's
Great Jones Street
The Taxidermist's Tale" in
Strange Tales V
(Tartarus Press, 2015)
"Methods of Divination"
Daily Science Fiction
"The Golem of Leopoldstadt" in
Shadows & Tall Trees
"With Us the Wonders" in
"To the Holy Mountain"
"The Siege of Eristavis"
The Dr TJ Eckleburg Review
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