Non Fiction:

Usually published under Josephine Maria Yanasak-Leszczynski or Josephine Maria.

‘Midsommar’ Director’s Cut Gives Us More of What We Love to Hate“, October 2019, Auteur
We’ve Sold the Definition of Food“, October 2019, Heated
‘Monos’ and the Politics of Isolation“, September 2019, Auteur
Disability and Place in ‘Give Me Liberty’“, September 2019, Auteur
Tigers Are Not Afraid’ Gives Children a Childhood Amidst Horror“, September 2019, Auteur
Vintage Video Resurrected“, September 2019, Auteur
‘Hagazussa’ Has Me Seeing Red“, September 2019, Auteur
“Injecting Queer Femme Rage into ‘Audition'”, June 2019, Gayly Dreadful
Women-Directed Films at the Asian American Showcase“, May 2017, BitchFlicks
‘What’s Next for Horror’ Panel and More at C2E2“, April 2017, BitchFlicks
Rolling the Dice: Trauma as a Play Mechanic“, August 2016, FemHype
Ctrl+Alt+Del: Trauma as a Play Mechanic”, August 2016, FemHype
Can We Live in a World Where Link’s Gender Doesn’t Matter?”, June 2016, FemHype
I Loved Nexus Game Fair, But I’m Probably Never Returning“, June 2016, FemHype
‘The Witch’ and Legitimizing Feminine Fear“, April 2016, Bitch Flicks
#C2E2 2016: Stopping By the Local Chicago Gaming Scene“, 2016, FemHype
Fatal Femininity: Witches in ‘Dragon Age’ & ‘Skyrim’“,November 2015, FemHype
A Renaissance Romance to Kill For: ‘Masques and Murder!’“, September 2015, FemHype
Horror, White Bodies, and Feminism in ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’,” July 2015, Bitch Flicks
Gamemastering Tabletop Sexism: When Conventions Require Defense Tactics,” July 2015, FemHype
“As a Woman in a Male-Dominated Space (And Punk IS a Male-Dominated Space)…”, 2014, Chipped Beef #1
Between 2009 and 2013, I contributed on a regular basis to as a reviewer, writer of news, and general commentator:

Table Top Games:

  • Find the Right Words, August 2019, Corazon Bundle Jam
  • “Mage School Beyond the Mirror”, November 2018, Rolled & Told #3


Manifest Fantasy: The Facts and Shared Mythology of an Imaginary Western United States“, May 2019, GifCon 2019
Way We Were: Mining the history of Park City’s early Chinese Residents,” July 2015, Park Record
The Way We Were: When Women Were Women,” June 2015, Park Record
The Way We Were: The earlier people of Summit County,” May 2015, Park Record.
Religion as Identity: the Changing Face of Paiwan Spirituality,” 2014, Faith and Society: The Spectrum of Religion (UWM Undergraduate Religious Studies Conference)


Published under J.M. Yales.

To Eat My Ovaries“, 2015, PDXX Collective


Published under J.M. Yales.

A Coven in Essex County“(novel), 2016, published in serialized format on Visitant Lit


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