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Stories, Essays and Articles

Why We Stay


Appears in Oregon Humanities. On raising a family in an urban neighborhood instead of a more serene but less vibrant rural place. Read...

Doomed in Nashville

An account published on Long Reads of her book tour with Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk. Read... 


My Date with Hollywood

Drake recalls a brush with fame, when a famous actress took an interest in making a movie from her novel. Read on LongReads...


The Scent of a Stranger

Babies and toddlers have the olfactory capabilities of the average bloodhound.  Drake read this essay on Livewire Radio.


Bones in the Garden


An entire issue of Seattle's music newspaper The Stranger was dedicated to Drake's story. Read it online here...

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