Past Events


February 1, 2023: Frenchtown Bookshop, Frenchtown, NJ
“Publish or Perish” Workshop


December 4, 2022: Asbury Book Co-Op
Local Author Book Fair

October 27, 2022: Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with Graeme Macrae Burnet

October 23, 2022: Arlo Nomad Hotel, New York, NY
Reading at the The Lit Revue, with Joanna Acevedo, JP Infante, Swati Khurana and Karen Levy; music by Shira

October 15, 2022: Nancy’s Artisanal Creamery, Woodstock, NY
Read at the Tinker Street Social Reading Series, with Jennifer Armstrong, Wallace West, and Christina Cooke.

October 2, 2022: Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY
“Dreams Deferred” panel with Marie Myung-Ok Lee and Chelsea Bieker; moderated by Denne Michele Norris.

September 16, 2022: The Strand, New York, NY
Interviewed Sarah Kendzior, author of They Knew.

August 23, 2022: Asbury Book Co-Op, Asbury Park, NJ
Book signing only.

August 12, 2022: Les Bleus Literary Salon
Reading with Nancy Huang, Tracy O’Neill, and Janelle Tan.

August 8, 2022: Franklin Park Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY
Reading with Elizabeth Crane, Addie Tsai, Joseph Osmundson, Cleyvis Natera, and Alison Fairbrother.

August 6, 2022: Unnameable Books, Brooklyn, NY
Reading with David Leo Rice, Jessica Hagy, and John Chaiim McConnell.

July 26, 2022: WORD, Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with David Leo Rice about the anthology Children of the New Flesh.

July 5, 2022: McNally Jackson Seaport, New York, NY
Interviewed Pajtim Statovci.

March 19, 2022: SMOL Fair
Virtual reading with Leah Angstman, Gabriel Blackwell, Kwame Daniels, Ibrahim Babátúndé Ibrahim, Ananda Lima, Sehba Sarwar, Elizabeth Switaj, Carlos Soto-Romàn, Hannah V Warren, July Westhale, & Mandy-Suzanne Wong.


June 18, 2021: The Greatest Indoor Reading Series.
Reading with Katherine Bode-Lang, Laura Donnelly, and Ethel Rohan.

June 15, 2021: WORD Bookstore Online Event.
In conversation with David Leo Rice.
Video available here.


October 29, 2020: Print: A Bookstore, Portland, ME
Object Lessons reading with Hunter Dukes, Sheila Liming, Erica Wright, Laura Waddell, Shonna Humphrey, and Hanne Blank.

October 15, 2020: Pilsen Community Books, Chicago, IL
Sign of the Times: In conversation with Christen Carter.
Video available here.

October 6, 2020: Lit on Politics
Read with Mónica Ramón Ríos, Amber Sparks, Kurt Baumeister, and Tara Campbell.

October 6, 2020: Syracuse University Libraries & Colgate University Libraries Small Press Reading Series
Read with Chelsea Biondolillo, Hayli M. Cox, and Daniel Nester.

September 23, 2020: Les Bleus Literary Salon
Read with Jason Diamond, Michele Madigan Somerville, Liara Tamani, and Krithika Varagur.

September 15, 2020: Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
An Evening With Object Lessons: In conversation with Kenneth R. Rosen.
Video available here.

September 10, 2020: Book Birthdays!
Read with Amy Long and Tatiana Ryckman; music by Nick Jaina.

March 5, 2020: powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with Lance Olsen.

January 14, 2020: The Strand, New York, NY
In conversation with Tom Lutz.


September 23, 2019: Nolan Park 5B, Governors Island, New York, NY
Underwater New York/Works on Water event; read with Sherese Francis, Killian Quigley, Supriya Wheat, and Asya Graf.

July 23, 2019: Funny Sexy Sad at Branch Ofc., Brooklyn, NY
Read with Jake Flores, Amamah Sardar.

May 15, 2019: Bauman Rare Books, New York, NY
In conversation with Victor LaValle.

March 13, 2019: Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program Room, New York, NY
In conversation with Cecilia Ruiz.


December 13, 2018: Words and Guitars, Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Caitlin Wolper, Eric Davidson, and Lindsey-Paige McCloy.

November 7, 2018: Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with Ian King.

October 14, 2018: Nolan Park (House 5B), Governors Island, New York, NY
Read with Asya Graf, Nathan Kensinger and Amelia Possanza.

July 30, 2018: Greenlight Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with B. Catling and Allan Corduner.

June 28, 2018: Transmitter, Brooklyn, NY
Hosted an event with duncan b. barlow, Nancy Hightower, and Joanna C. Valente.

June 1, 2018: Book Expo America, New York, NY
Snotgirl panel: Interviewed Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung.

May 30, 2018: Red Room @ KGB, New York, NY
Reading with Jennifer Baker, Ysabel Y. Gonzalez, Marnie Goodfriend, Alison Kinney, and Michael J Seidlinger.

February 9, 2018: Unnameable Books, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Jordan A. Rothacker, Joanna C. Valente, and Katie Devine.


October 20, 2017: Co-Op 87, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Mike Faloon, Michael T. Fournier, Jeff Schroeck, and Cassie J. Sneider.

September 19, 2017: Quimby’s Bookstore NYC, Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with Jarret Middleton.

September 17, 2017: Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY
Signed copies of Reel at Rare Bird’s booth (#114) from 1:00 – 2:00.

September 10, 2017: Slice Literary Writers Conference, Brooklyn, NY
Lit Mags: The Short of It panel, with Joshua Bodwell, Rob Spillman, Megan Cummins, and Lena Valencia.

July 19, 2017: Ditmas Lit at Hinterlands, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Hafizah Geter, Joanna C. Valente, and Lena Valencia.

June 15, 2017: Greenlight Bookstore (PLG), Brooklyn, NY
Moderated a panel with Eugene Lim, Joni Murphy, and Donald Breckenridge.

June 10, 2017: Concrete + Water, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Catherine Blauvelt, Chris Campanioni, Annie Christain, Sean H. Doyle, Lauren Hilger, Chris Hosea, Armando Jaramillo Garcia, John Reed, and An Tran.

June 2, 2017: Book Expo America, New York, NY
Signed at Rare Bird Lit booth (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm)

May 21, 2017: Pigeon Pages, powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Julia Strayer, Bruna Dantas Lobato, M’Bilia Meekers, and Piper Weiss.

May 14, 2017: Dead Rabbits Reading Series, DTUT, New York, NY
Reading with Wendy Xu, Jimin Han, Jeanann Verlee, and Keegan Lester.

April 22, 2017: Refinery Nashville, Nashville, TN
Read with Odie Lindsey and Molly McGhee.

April 22, 2017: Southern Kentucky Book Fest, Bowling Green, KY
Art & Music Are Characters Too panel with R. Dean (Bob) Johnson, Brian Sweany, Kayla Rae Whitaker, Liz Kay, and Rion Amilcar Scott.

April 18, 2017: WORD, Jersey City, NJ
Moderated a panel with Hannah Lillith Assadi, D. Foy, and Jane Alison.

April 13, 2017: New York Society Library, New York, NY
Read with Lauren Hilger and Bud Smith.

April 12, 2017: Quimby’s, Brooklyn, NY
Read and conversed with Annie DeWitt.

March 29, 2017: Les Bleus Literary Salon, New York, NY
Read with Wayne Hoffman, Lynn Newman, and Sarah Maslin Nir.

March 25, 2017: Volumes Bookstore, Chicago, IL
Read with duncan b. barlow and Maryse Meijer.

March 22, 2017: Moon Palace Books, Minneapolis, MN
Read with duncan b. barlow and Dylan Hicks.

March 21, 2017: Hi-Fi House, Omaha, NE
Read with duncan b. barlow and Teri Youmans Grimm.

March 20, 2017: University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Read with duncan b. barlow.

March 18, 2017: Leon Gallery, Denver, CO
Read with duncan b. barlow and Miriam Suzanne.

March 17, 2017: Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe, Boulder, CO
Read with duncan b. barlow.

March 16, 2017: Santa Fe Spirits, Santa Fe, NM
Read with duncan b. barlow.

February 27, 2017: New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
Read with Victoria Soares.

February 4, 2017: Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center, Hawthorne, NJ
Read with Chris Campanioni, Lauren Hilger, and Dio Kollias.

February 2, 2017: WORD, Brooklyn, NY
Moderated the release event for SPOKE, with Scott Crawford, Jim Saah, Michael Hampton, and Andy Rapoport.

January 25, 2017: Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY
Read with J. Bradley, Deirdre Coyle, Joseph Riippi, and Joanna C. Valente.

January 24, 2017: KGB Bar, New York, NY
Read with Jude Angelini.

January 14, 2017: Spotty Dog Books & Ale, Hudson, NY
Volume Reading Series; read with Sheela Clary and Gabrielle Squailia.


December 7, 2016: Baltimore, MD
Starts Here Reading Series with D. Foy and Heather Sounds.

December 6, 2016: Tattooed Mom’s, Philadelphia, PA
Tire Fire Reading Series with D. Foy, Hilary Plum, and Gabriel Ojeda-Sague.

November 22, 2016: Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY
Cool As F*** Reading Series with Joseph Anderson, Shelby Cook, and Jen Fitzgerald.

November 19, 2016: Mother Foucault’s, Portland, OR
Read with Justin Taylor.

November 17, 2016: Phinney Books, Seattle, WA
Dock Street Salon with Matthew Simmons; hosted by Jarret Middleton.

November 14, 2016: Stories Books and Cafe, Echo Park, CA
Los Angeles release party for Reel; in conversation with Margaret Wappler.

November 12, 2016: Newburgh, NY
Read with D. Foy and Wendy C. Ortiz.

October 22, 2016: The Golden Notebook, Woodstock, NY
Read with D. Foy and Shelly Oria; hosted by Nelly Reifler.

October 20, 2016: Pete’s Reading Series, Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Rachell Hall and Imbolo Mbue.

October 18, 2016: Words & Guitars, Hi-Fi, New York, NY
Read with Jenn Pelly, Amanda Dissinger, Emma Stebanshee, and Rebecca Hiscott.

October 13, 2016: Reel release party at Community Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
In conversation with Jason Diamond.

October 11, 2016: LIC Reading Series, Long Island City, NY
Read with Annie DeWitt and Belinda McKeon.

October 3, 2016: BookCourt, Brooklyn, NY
Moderated a panel featuring D. Foy, Mira Jacob, Will Chancellor, and Elizabeth Crane.

October 1, 2016: Waking Windows / Page Burner Reading Series, The Bearded Lady’s Jewel Box, Portland, ME
Read with Julie Poitras Santos, Caitlin Corrigan, Megan Grumbling, and Jensen Beach.

September 14, 2016: No, YOU Tell It! Reading Series, Jimmy’s No.43, New York, NY
Reading with Ryan Donovan, Jennifer Harder, and Alex Rubin.

September 12, 2016: Franklin Park Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Manuel Gonzales, Helen Phillips, Gina Frangello, and Irina Reyn.

September 11, 2016: Slice Literary Writers Conference, Brooklyn, NY
Moderated the “Getting From Here to There” panel, featuring Bruce Bauman, Kristopher Jansma, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Emma Straub, and Matthew Salesses.

September 9, 2016: Nassau Reading Series at Búðin, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Elizabeth Greenwood, Matthew Sharpe, and Kea Krause.

August 25, 2016: Transitory release party at WORD, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Robert Lopez, Tracy O’Neill, and Lynn Steger Strong.

August 15, 2016: Bluestockings, New York, NY
Interviewed Michelle Meyers about her novel Glass Shatters.

August 13, 2016: Chilltown Literary Festival at WORD, Jersey City, NJ
Moderated a panel on music writing with Ally Jane Grossan, Jes Skolnik, and Paula Mejia.

July 28, 2016: Underwater New York/Versal Party at WORD, Brooklyn, NY
Read an essay inspired by this My Favorite Citizen song.

April 8, 2016: Mission Creek Festival Lit Crawl, Iowa City, IA
Civil Coping Mechanisms/Entropy: Fox Head (402 E. Market St.), 6:00 pm.
Read with Jamie Iredell, Ctch Bsnss, Johannes Goransson, Sean Adams, Katie Prout

April 1, 2016: These Days Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Two Dollar Radio, Civil Coping Mechanisms, Entropy, Action Books, and Writ Large Press AWP Event

March 11, 2016: The Strand, New York, NY
Moderated a panel with A. Igoni Barrett, Mark Doten, and Idra Novey.

February 28, 2016: The Eagle and the Wren at BookCourt, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Abba Belgrave, Leland Cheuk, Honor Malloy, and Darin Strauss.

February 8, 2016: H.I.P. Lit, Brooklyn, NY
Read with Elisabeth Donnelly, Kaitlyn Greenidge, and Robin Wasserman
Event curated by Michele Filgate.