Essays

A former staff member at The New Yorker, Hawes has contributed Talk of the Town and Reporter pieces to that magazine, and essays and reviews to The New York Times Magazine and Sunday Book Review, Vogue, the Nation, and various other publications. In 2016, she wrote a series of pieces on downtown New York for the New York Times opinionater blog called Paper Cuts, and she writes regularly for The Martha’s Vineyard Magazine.

Most recent publications:

“Taking the Long View,” Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, spring summer 2017. In his new book called A Meeting of Land and Sea; Nature and the Future of Martha’s Vineyard, the eminent Harvard ecologist David R. Foster shows how the iconic New England island has been shaped by nature and human history.

“Barbara Kassel’s Interior Worlds,” Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, summer 2017, looks back on the long career of the still life painter Barbara Kassel.