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Personal Essays

Does Being a Candle Person Mean I Like Burning Things to the Ground, Domino

When Your Love Life Is a Punch Line, The New York Times — Print Edition November 24, 2019

The Best $42.92 I Ever Spent, Vox — Part of 'The Best Money I've Ever Spent' Series

I’m So Thankful for the Vet Tech Who Ran Over My Dog, Human Parts

Meghan Markle's Relationship With Her Dad Makes Me Feel Better About My Own, Vice — Part of Broadly's 'This Is Fine' Series

How Human Kindness Helps Us Weather the Storms​, Catapult

Growing Up With Less Money Than My Friends Made Me Obsessed With Having Wealthy-Looking Hair, Self

My Estranged Dad Died, and All I Got Was This Obsession With Horror Movies, HelloGiggles

How To Talk (And Not Talk) About Abortion With Your Mother, The Establishment

Cultural Criticism

A Pandemic Is the Perfect Time to Try the Period Cup, The Lily

In 2020, Film's Most Villainous Men Are the Ones You Can't See, The AV Club

Every Town Deserves a Café Tropical, the Sweet, Chaotic Restaurant on 'Schitt's Creek', Food and Wine

For Your Consideration: Forget the Oscars, The New York Times

We Should Have Bought the DVDs, The New York Times — Part of the 'Op-Eds From the Future' Series

The Sexiest Thing on TV Right Now: Women Ignoring Men, Glamour

The Real Change in Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Is in How Other Characters See Her, The Verge

Thank You, Sex and the City, for Rejecting the Myth of the "Hot Friend", HelloGiggles

I Can't Stop Thinking About Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's One-Piece Swimsuit, Bustle — Best of Bustle 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, Chuck Bass, and How "Gossip Girl" Portrayed Sexual Violence Within the World of Prep School Privilege, Teen Vogue

Why Blake Lively Only Wore Suits For a Month, Paper Magazine

Actresses Have to Kill (Literally) For an Emmy Nomination, Babe

Will Hollywood Ever Fall Out of Love With the Female Sex Writer, Playboy

Why Must We Force Female Superheroes to Wear Terrible Red Wigs, Slate

The Period Humor on Broad City Is Both Revolutionary and Important, HelloGiggles — Referenced in Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement

Reported Features

How the Internet Transformed the World of Custom Poetry, OneZero

The Best Homesickness Cure When You Can’t Go Home for the Holidays, Forge

How Britney Spears Revived Pop Culture’s Obsession with the Catholic School Girl, Playboy

Is #Bookstagram Changing How You Read, Inverse

Why Do Actresses With Short Hair Always Wear Wigs On-Screen, StyleCaster

Veronica frequently contributed to Bustle, HelloGiggles, and Babe, where more of her writing can be found. Her poetry has been published in the Lost Coast Review, Painted Bride Quarterly, 4 and 20, and Underwater Pool