January 21, 2018: published my contribution to their Letter's to America series, Dear America, today. 


more to come


February 6, Tuesday
Southern Writers Reading and Q&A  
with Tina McElroy Ansa and Melissa Pritchard
Georgia College & State University
Milledgeville, Georgia

February 10, Saturday
Writers Weekend at Summerville Conference
with Rebecca Skloot, Karyn Parsons, George Ella Lyon, Anthony Grooms, Ashley M. Jones, and others
Augusta University
Augusta, Georgia

March 7 - March 10, Wednesday - Saturday
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference
Tampa, Florida

April 14,  Saturday
Asheville Wordfest — GEOPOETICS
with Joy Harjo, Elizabeth Bradfield, and John Lane
Asheville, North Carolina

June 18 - June 24, Monday - Sunday
Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference 
Keynote Speaker: Edward Hirsch
Readings, Craft Talks, and Workshops with Alison Hawthorne Deming, Mat Johnson, Joan Naviyuk Kane, Wayne Miller, and Paisley Rekdal
Bemidji, Minnesota 

more to come

Select Past Events

November 8, 2014 Fairbanks Arts Assoc. Reading Series, Fairbanks, AK

April 12, 2014 Festival of Faith & Writing, Grand Rapids, MI

March 19, 2014 Spirit Lake Reading Series, Duluth, MN

February 27, 2014 Milkweed Authors Reading, Seattle, WA

February 21, 2014 UAA Kenai Peninsula College, Homer, AK

February 8, 2014 Tuzzy Consortium Library, Barrow Alaska

November 9, 2013 Georgia Literary Festival, Milledgeville, GA

June 16, 2013 Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference, Homer, AK

May 20, 2012 Poetry Conference at the Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis, MN

September 26, 2011 Writers and Critics Series, Drake University, Des Moines, IA

April 29, 2011 2nd Annual Great Twin Cities Poetry Read, Normandale Commmunity College, Bloomington, MN

April 2, 2011 She Said, He Said Reading, Wild Hare Bistro and Coffeehouse, Bemidji, MN

February 10, 2011 The Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series, Hope College, Holland, MI

January 2, 2011 Poetrio Reading Series, Malaprop’s Bookstore / Café, Asheville, NC

October 23, 2010 Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS

August 24, 2010 Word for Word Reading Series, Bryant Park, New York, NY

August 11, 2010 Bemidji Book Festival, Bemidji, MN

April 17, 2010 Alabama Book Festival, Birmingham, AL

April 3, 2010 Black Nature Anthology Reading, Poets House, New York City, NY

September 24, 2009 Sustainable Literature Reading Series, UW-Barron County, Rice Lake, WI

April 10, 2009 Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series, UA-Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK

February 26, 2009 Glass Bookcase Series, Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

January 26, 2009 Sarabande Reading Series at the Pink Door, Louisville, KY

November 16, 2008 Park University Ethnic Voices Poetry Series, Kansas City, MO

October 5, 2008 Litquake Literary Festival, San Francisco, CA

April 9, 2008 Ringing Ear Anthology Reading, University of Houston, Houston, TX

April 4, 2008 Flannery O’Connor Festival, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA

April 3, 2008 Cave Canem Symposium, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

October 4, 2007 Cave Canem Poetry Prize Reading, NYU, New York City, NY

February 21, 2007 Writer’s Voice Series, Chico State University, Chico, CA