• Portland, OR: Strange Theater: An AWP Offsite Fabulist Reading. Reading with Sequoia Nagamatsu, Sakinah Hofler, Brenda Peynado, Micah Dean Hicks, Joy Baglio, Lucas Church, Jennifer Pullen, Michelle Zamanian, and Anca Szilagyi. Thursday, March 28. 6:30-9:00pm. Lucky Labrador Brewing Company (Hawthorne Location).
  • Portland, OR: AWP Conference. “Making Ourselves Small: Women and Publishing in the Age of Self-Promotion.” Panel with Misha Rai, Lee Conell, Ama Codjoe and Jaclyn Watterson. Friday, March 29. 4:30-5:45pm, B117-119, Oregon Convention Center.
  • Portland, OR: AWP Conference. “In Over Your Head: The Undergraduate Workshop.” Panel with Alexander Chee, Laura Van Den Berg, Michael Croley and Joanna Klink. Saturday, March 30. 4:30-5:45pm, D131-132, Oregon Convention Center.


Santa Fe, NM: Women’s International Study Center. Fellow-in-Residence. December 2018-January 2019.

Santa Fe, NM: WISC Fellow-in-Residence Presentation. Thursday, January 17. 4:45pm.

Keene, NY: Hamilton College Adirondack Program. Guest Speaker. “Autobiography, Social Justice, and Writing the Land.” November 16, 2018.

Fredonia, NY: Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series. SUNY-Fredonia. November 12-13, 2018. Craft Talk, 11/12: 5-6:30pm, McEwen 209. Reading, 11/13: 5-6:30pm, McEwen 209.

Fairbanks, AK. Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series. University of Alaska-Fairbanks. October 19, 2018. Craft Talk, 3:30-4:30pm. Reading, 7pm.

St. Louis, MO: BookFest 2018. “Fresh Fierce Fiction.” Panel with Rebecca Makkai, Lucy Jane Bledsoe and Deborah Eisenberg. September 22, 2018. 12pm.

Syracuse, NY: Downtown Writers Center August Occasion Retreat. Fiction Faculty. August 3-5, 2018.

Tampa, FL: Strange Theater: A Menagerie of Fabulists. Reading with Sequoia Nagamatsu, Adrienne Celt, Tessa Mellas, Daniel Hoyt, Melissa Goodrich, Jason Teal, Anca Szilagyi and Dana Diehl. Thursday, March 8, 2018. 7-9 p.m. 5 Star Dive Bar.

Tampa, FL: Association of Writers and Writing Programs. Panel with Laura Van Den Berg, Kirstin Valdez Quade, Sequoia Nagamatsu and Shane McCrae. “Beyond 140 Characters and the Canon: The Growth of Undergraduate Creative Writing.” Friday, March 9, 2018. 12-1:15 p.m. Marriott Waterside, Meeting Room 4.

Springfield, MO: Missouri State University. Friday, January 26, 2018. Student Union, 7 p.m.

Columbia, MO: University of Missouri. Thursday, January 25, 2018. 3:30 p.m. Tate 102.

Warrensburg, MO: University of Central Missouri. Wednesday, January 24, 2018. 2 p.m. Pleiades Visiting Writer Series.

Joplin, MO: Missouri Southern State University. Tuesday, January 23, 2018. 7 p.m. Spiva Library. Saltzman Visiting Writer Series.

New York, NY: KGB Bar. Reading with CJ Hauser. Sunday, January 7, 2018. 7 p.m.

Rochester, NY: SUNY Geneseo. Friday, October 21, 2017. Geneseo Literary Forum, 4 p.m.

Clinton, NY: Hamilton College. Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Dwight Lounge, 8 p.m.

Cincinnati, OH: University of Cincinnati Visiting Writers Series. Reading with Erica Dawson. Friday, September 8, 2017. 4:00 p.m.

Sewanee, TN: Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Walter E. Dakin Fellow Reading with Bryan Hurt and Chelsea Woodard. Tuesday, July 25, 2017. 9:00 a.m.

Lubbock, TX: Visiting Writer Series at Texas Tech University’s Creative Writing Program. April 20, 2017.

Washington, DC: Association of Writers and Writing Programs Panel with Michael Croley, Richard Bausch, Brad Watson and Ananda Lima. “Wayfaring Stranger: Writing Away from Our Own Experience.” February 11, 2017. 4:30-5:45 p.m.

Washington, DC: Book Signing at AWP Bookfair (Novel Signing). The Cincinnati Review Table (109-T). February 10, 2017. 1-1:30 p.m.

Washington, DC: Book Signing at AWP Bookfair (Chapbook Signing). Bull City Press Table (672). February 10, 2017. 2:00-2:45 p.m.

St. Louis, MO: Reading at Left Bank Books. Wednesday, October 12, 2016. 7:00 p.m.

Santa Fe, NM: Reading at Collected Works Bookstore. Monday, October 17, 2016. 6:00 p.m.

Santa Fe, NM: Reading at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Tuesday, October 18, 2016. O’Shaughnessy Performance Space. 7:00 p.m. 

Albuquerque, NM: Reading at Bookworks. Monday, November 21, 2016. 6:00 p.m.

Santa Fe, NM: Reading with Santa Fe Reporter. Saturday, December 3, 2016. 3:00 p.m.

Santa Fe, NM: Author Spotlight Series Reading with Robert Wilder and Alison Wellford, Jean Cocteau Cinema, March 7, 2016. 7:00 p.m.

Brooklyn, NY: May 14, 2015. One Story Debutante Ball Reading. Greenlight Bookstore.

Minneapolis, MN: April 9, 2015. 7-10 p.m. AWP. Iron Horse Literary Review and Grist Journal Reading with BJ Hollars, Greg Brownderville and Shaindel Beers. Muffin Top Cafe.

Ann Arbor, MI: March 20, 2015. 6 p.m. Literati Bookstore. Voices of the Middle West Kick-Off Reading with Matt Bell, Laura Kasischke, Caitlin Horrocks, C.J. Hribal, Alissa Nutting, Marcus Wicker and Stuart Dybek.

Cleveland, OH: February 3, 2015. 7 p.m. Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery with Philip Metres.

Dayton, OH: January 21, 2015. 6 p.m. Wright State University.