Upcoming Readings & Engagements

June 16-18, 2019. Independence and Inquiry in New Essaying: A Two-Session Seminar and Writing Studio, The Bennington Writing Seminars, Bennington College

October 24, 2019. Reading, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.



Recent Doings

March 29, 2019. 3pm.?Teaching Unteachable Books: a panel with Sara Jaffe, Leni Zumas, Jonathan Lethem, and Prageeta Sharma. Oregon Convention Center, Room E145. Portland, OR.

November 1-3, 2018. NonfictioNOW Conference. Panel presentation on “Writing the Day,” with Shamala Gallagher, Jay Ponteri, Jill Christman, and Dorian Rolston. Phoenix, AZ.

October 23, 2018. What Where Reading Series at Naropa University. Boulder, CO.

October 2, 2018. 5pm. Poets & Writers Series at Temple University. Philadelphia, PA.

September 21, 2018. 7pm. Lighthouse Reading Series reading, at Cleveland State University Poetry Center. With Nicholas Gulig. Cleveland, OH.

April 20, 2018. Reading and Panel Presentation, “Innovative Criticism,” with Ashon Crawley, Sasha Steenson, and others. University of Colorado Boulder. Details, TBA. Boulder, CO.

March 29, 2018. 6:30pm. Reading, Reed College. Eliot Chapel, Eliot Hall, Reed College. Portland, OR.

December 6-8, 2017. Poetry and The Essay Conference. Victoria University of Wellington. Panel presentation, “A Poem is a Thinking Thing” and public reading, at Meow, with Jenny Bornholdt, Paula Green, Joan Fleming, Christian B?k, and others. Wellington, New Zealand.

November 16, 2017. 7:30pm. University of Idaho Reading at BookPeople of Moscow. Moscow, Idaho.

October 13-15, 2017. Communal Presence: New Narrative Writing Today. Details TBA. Berkeley, CA.

July 30-August 4, 2017. The Home School Summer Summer Conference. 5-days of Workshops, Performances, Readings. With Simone White, CA Conrad, Jorie Graham, Harryette Mullen, Natalie Diaz, Douglas Kearney, and Myung Mi Kim. Hudson, NY.

April 12, 2017. 8pm. Reading, Iowa Writers’ Workshop. with Kevin Brockmeier. Frank Conroy Reading Room, Dey House, 507 N. Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA.

April?13, 2017. 6pm. Reading, Nebraska Wesleyan University. Callen Conference Center. Lincoln, NE.

February 11, 2017. 3pm. The Speculative Essay: a panel. with Robin Hemley and Lia Pupura. AWP Conference. Washington, DC.

February 11, 2017. 6:30pm. Nightboat Books & Turtle Point Press Reading. with Dawn Lundy Martin, Brandon Som, Alli Warren, Duriel E. Harris, Juliet Patterson, others. Sixth & I Synagogue. 600 I Street NW, Washington, DC.

January 26, 2017. 7:30pm. Reading at Marylhurst University. The Old Library, Room 200. Portland, OR.

December 4, 2016. 5pm. Nonstandard Lit Reading Series. with Vi Khi Nao and Hari Alluri. Gym Standard, 2903 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA.

October 21, 2016.7:30pm. Reading at New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, NM.

October 11, 2016. 7:00pm.?Art and Life: Casual Conversation with Innovative and Emerging Writers. Columbia University. with Kate Zambreno. New York, NY.

October 9, 2016. 5:00pm.?Reading, with Ariana Reines and Ely Shipley. Berl’s Poetry Shop. 141 Front Street. Brooklyn, NY.

October 7, 2016. 5:00pm. Reading at The Johns Hopkins University. Gilman, Hall 132. Baltimore, MD.

September 23, 2016. 1:00pm.?Montana Festival of the Book. Reading and conversation with Ken White. Montgomery Distillery, 129 West Front Street. Missoula, MT.

September 3, 2016. 5:30pm.?Decatur Book Festival. Panel with J.D. Daniels and Jeanne Bonner. Old Courthouse, Decatur, GA.

July 1, 2016. Independent Publishing Resource Center. A Celebration of Proxies, with Tyler Brewington, Jae Choi, and Zachary Schomburg. 7:30pm. 1001 SE Division Street, Portland, OR.

May 2, 2016. 7pm. The University of Georgia Creative Writing Reading Series. ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art. 160 Tracy Street, #4, Athens, Georgia.

April 30, 2016. 8pm. The Little Corner Reading Series at The Shed. with Kathryn Pringle. 807 East Main Street, Durham, NC.

April 28, 2016. 7pm. The Prose Series, The University of Arizona Poetry Center. With Fenton Johnson. 1508 East Helen Street, Tucson, AZ.

April 26, 2016. 6:30pm.?The New School. With TBA. Klein Room, Rm. 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY.

April 24, 2016. 2pm. Chez Savich / Plum. A Dual Book Party celebration with Zach Savich, and featuring Caren Beilin. North Philadelphia, PA.

April 23, 2016. 6pm. The Federal Dust series at The Crown?with Chris Nealon and Sandra Simonds. 1910 North Charles Street Baltimore, MD.

April 22, 2016. 6pm. The Publicly Complex, at Ada Books. with CA Conrad. 717 Westminster Street. Providence, RI.

April 15, 2016. 7pm. ?Rain Taxi Series, reading with Paula Cisewski and Juliet Patterson. The Club Room at The Red Stag Supper Club, 509 1st Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN.

April 14, 2016. 6pm. Reading and conversation, with Srikanth Reddy. Seminary Co-op Books. Chicago, IL.

April 13, 2016. 7pm.?Literati Books. 124 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, MI.

April 11, 2016. 7pm.?Left Bank Books. 399 North Euclid Avenue, St. Louis, MO.

April 6, 2016. 7pm.?Elliott Bay Books. Reading. 1521 10th Avenue. Seattle, WA.

April 2, 2015. 8pm. Semiotext(e) and Friends. With Dodie Bellamy, Garth Greenwell, Ed Pavlic, Jarett Kobek, Feliz Molina, Kevin Killian, and Matias Viegener. LA Contemporary Archive. 2245 East Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.

April 1, 2016. 8pm. Nightboat Books and Lana Turner Reading at Blank Spaces. With Claudia Rankine, Brenda Hillman, Dawn Lundy Martin, Cole Swensen, and more. 529 South Broadway, #4000, Los Angeles, CA.

March 31, 2016. Interview and appearance on Bookworm, with Michael Silverblatt. KCRW. Santa Monica, CA.

March 31, 2016. 7pm. Omnidawn / SpeCt Books / Canarium Reading. Doheny Library, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

March 25, 2016. 6:30-8pm. Proxies Book Launch Party, New York. Callicoon Fine Arts. 49 Delancey Street. New York, NY.

March 24, 2016. 7pm. The 2016 Whiting Award Winners Reading, at Book Court. With Layli Long Soldier, Ocean Vuong, Alice Sola Kim, J.D. Daniels, LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Mitchell S. Jackson, Safiya Sinclair, Madeleine George, and Catherine Lacey. 160 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY.

March 19, 2016. 8pm. SpeCt Studios. With Alli Warren and Rebecca Gaydos. 4401 Martin Luther King Jr Way,?Oakland, CA.

March 18, 2016. 7pm.?Alley Cat Books. With Lucy Corin and Lito Vel?zquez. 3036 34th Street, San Francisco, CA.

March 12, 2016. 10am, ?Tucson Festival of Books. With Kazim Ali. University of Arizona Student Union, Kiva Room. Tucson, AZ.

March 8, 2016. 7pm. University of Arizona?Honors College presents a reading, with Christina Crosby. Student Union, Kiva Room. Tucson, AZ.

May 14, 2015.?Arts Salon, The Betsy Hotel. 9:30am. 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL.

April 24-26, 2015.?Pima College Weekend Writing Workshop. Friday night, 6-8pm. Saturday, 9-5. Sunday 9-5. A generative poetry writing workshop. All levels welcome.?Pima Community College. 1255 N. Stone Ave. Room AH 140. Tucson. Enrollment info and Facebook Event also?here.

March 28, 2015.?”Don’t Call It Lyric: Inquiry, The Essay, and Independence.” A reading and discussion. 11am. With Maggie Nelson, Aisha Sabatini Sloan and Amarnath Ravva. AndNow Conference, CalArts. Valencia, CA.

March 26, 2015. Nightboat Books Reading. 6pm. With Martha Ronk, Gracie Leavitt, Edwin Torres, John Sakkis, and Gabriella Klein.?AndNow Conference, CalArts. Valencia, CA.

January 16, 2015.Book Release /?Roundtable Discussion of?The Force of What’s Possible: Writers on Accessibility and the Avant-garde. With Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Lily Hoang, TC Tolbert, Aurelie Sheehan, and Carmen Gim?nez Smith. 5pm. The University of Arizona Poetry Center. Tucson.

December 7, 2014. University of Arizona MFA Salon Series, panel discussion, with Lydia Millet and Chris Cokinos: creating the book. 4pm. Maynard’s, Downtown Tucson.

November 4, 2014.?Reading at Pomona College. 4:15pm. Ena Thompson Reading Room, Crookshank Hall 108. Claremont, CA.

October 17, 2014.?Academy of American Poets Awards Ceremony. With Robert Hass, Rigoberto Gonz?les, Tracy K. Smith, W.S. Merwin, Luigi Bonaffini, and Wendy Chen. 7pm. Free. The New School University Tischman Auditorium. 66 West 12th Street, New York.

August 21, 2014.?Reading. The University of Arizona Poetry Center, with Karen Brennan and Stephen Willey. 7pm. 1508 East Helen Street, Tucson, AZ.

May 17, 2014.?The Dictionary Project reading, with Farid Matuk, Meg Wade.?Casa Libre en la Solana. 7pm. Tucson, AZ.

April 24, 2014.?Hatchet Job?Reading, with Farnoosh Fathi, Todd Colby, and Eileen Myles.?Suburbia. 330 Melrose Street, Basement. Brooklyn, NY.

April 23, 2014.?Reading and Talk,?Writers’ Forum, Pratt Institute of Art,?with Jen Bervin. Noon. Brooklyn, NY. (Video recording.)

April 21, 2014.?Reading. KGB Monday Night Poetry, with Christopher Salerno. 7pm. KGB Bar. New York City.

April 19, 2014.?Reading. The King’s English Bookstore. 4pm. Salt Lake City, UT.

April 18, 2014.?Reading, MFA Reading Series. 7:30pm. Boise State University, Berquist Lounge, BSU Student Union Building. Boise, ID.

April 16, 2014. Reading at?Shakespeare & Company. With Alice Bolin. 7pm. 103 South 3rd Street, Missoula, MT.

April 15, 2014. Reading.?Bad Blood Reading Series. With Standard Schaefer and KMA Sullivan. 7:30pm. ADX. 417 SE 11th Avenue, Portland, OR.

April 13, 2014. Reading at?University Press Books. With Paul Ebenkamp and Robert Andrew Perez. 3pm. 2430 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA.

April 11, 2014.?Nightboat Books Reading, with Kevin Killian, Laura Moriarty, George Albon, and Brandon Som. 7:30pm. The Green Arcade. 1680 Market Street, San Francisco, CA.

April 10, 2014. Reading. 4pm.?University of California at Davis. Voorhies Hall, 126, UC-Davis campus, Davis, CA.

March 29, 2014.?POG Reading, with Rosa Alcala. 7pm. The Drawing Studio, Tucson, AZ.

March 24, 2014.?Reading.?Poetry International?Series at?San Diego State University. 7pm, Scripps Cottage, 5500 Campanile Road, San Diego, CA.

March 22, 2014. Reading,?Poetic Research Bureau, With Matias Viegener. 7pm. 951 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, CA.

March 1, 2014. Alice James Books /?Bloom?/ Nightboat Books:?The Other Queer Reading, with Rachel Levitsky, Eileen Myles, Stephen Motika, Angelo Nikolopoulos, Dawn Lundy-Martin, Richard Siken, Kazim Ali, HR Hegnauer, Brian Teare, Tamiko Beyer, and more. 4pm.?The Lobby Bar, 916 East Pike. Seattle, WA.

February 28, 2014.?The Destroyer?/ Barrelhouse / Coconut / Flying Guillotine Press?Happy Hour reading, with John Twice Myers, Michael Rerick, Shelly Taylor, Stephanie Balzer, and others. 6pm.?Lo-Fi Performance Gallery. 429 B. Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, WA.

February 27, 2014.?Nightboat Spring Books Launch, with John Keene, Laura Moriarty, Gracie Leavitt, and Brandon Som. 6:30pm.?Arundel Books, 214 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA.

February 7, 2014.?Fence & Fence Books Editors Roundtable / Q & A: with Rebecca Wolff and Farid Matuk. University of Arizona Poetry Center, 3pm. Tucson.

December 7, 2013.?Agitprop Reading, with Mark Wallace. 7pm.?Agitprop Gallery: 2222 Logan Ave, San Diego.

October 5, 2013.?“Seeing the Santa Ritas” Exhibit Opening?and Action to Prevent the Proposed Rosemont Mine, 6pm. The Drawing Studio, Tucson, AZ.

September 28, 2013. “The Queer Heart,” a panel and reading, with Matias Viegener, Anna Joy Springer, Kevin Killian, and Melissa Buzzeo.?2013 &Now Festival. Boulder, CO.

April 8, 2013. 8pm. The Poetry Project at Saint Marks Church, with Anthony Madrid






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