A Memoir on Leaving the Faculty,” Chronicle Vitae (July 6, 2017):

At the same time, I wanted to show readers my transition, or transitions, as they happened in real time — alongside the emotional fallout that came along with giving up my dream of a faculty career. At that time, there was still so much silence about folks who chose to leave academia, or were forced out. The only track my advisers ever suggested was the tenure track.