February 15, 2018
The Only-Tenn-I-See Reading Series, Pretentious Beer Co., 131 S, Central St., Knoxville, TN, 8 p.m. Reading with Jacob Sunderlin and Joe Seale.

March 10, 2018
Associated Writing and Writing Programs Annual Conference, Iowa Poetry Prize 30th Anniversary Poetry Reading. Number: 284; Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL. First Floor, Room 18 & 19, 4:30 p.m. Reading with Cole Swenson, Samuel Amadon, Timothy Daniel Welch, and Susan Wheeler.

March 24, 2018
Kalamazoo Book Arts Center Poets in Print series, Kalamazoo, MI, KBAC Gallery, Park Trades Center, Suite 103A, 326 W. Kalamazoo Ave. 7 p.m. Reading with Anne Barngrover.

April 11–12, 2018
Cumberland University Visiting Writers Program, Lebanon, TN
“Crossing the Divide: Poetry Across the Disciplines,” Featured Poet-in-Residence
Open Campus Workshop: Wednesday April 11, 11 a.m., Tiered Classroom, Labry Hall
Reading: Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m., Heydel Fine Arts Center
Individual Manuscript consultations and classroom visits also scheduled.
November 5, 2018
Literary Arts at UGA: A Showcase, Spotlight on the Arts 2018, Athens, GA, Cine Athens, 234 W. Hancock Ave., 7 p.m. Reading with Amy Bonnafons, Soham Patel, Christine Lasek, Stephen Corey, Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor, Dane Tillman, and Max Rabb.


October 21, 2017
Louisville Literary Arts, Writers’ Block Festival, 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., 1512 Portland Ave., Louisville, KY 40203, reader, panelist, and workshop leader.
Panel: “Tell Your Truth: How Writers Interpret Truth”
Workshop: “Poetry of Curiosity: Using Research in Our Poems”
July 12, 2017
Michigan Writers Reading, co-presented by The Roethke House, Saginaw Valley State University, and Counter Culture Arts Collective, 620 Gratiot Ave, Saginaw, MI, 7 p.m. Reading with Brandon Rushton, Matthew Fogarty, and Marlin M. Jenkins. Donations encouraged.
April 28, 2017
Idle Hours Reading Series, hosted by The Porch Writers’ Collective, Bobby’s Idle Hour Tavern, 1028 16th Ave S, Nashville, TN, 7 pm. Reading with K.K. Fox, Korby Lenker, and Walker Bass.

April 21, 2017
Iowa State  MFA Program “Home Voices” Alumni Festival, Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave, Ames, IA, 5 p.m. Reading with Lauren K. Alleyne, Melissa L. Sevigny, and Lucas Southworth.
 April 9, 2017
SAFTA Reading Series, Sundress Academy for the Arts, Bar Marley, 760 Stone Street NW, Knoxville, TN, 2 p.m. Reading with Rosalie Moffett and Arthur Smith.
April 6, 2017
Run, Run, Exit! Poetry Event. Flicker Bar, 263 W Washington St, Athens, GA. 8 p.m. Reading with Ginger Ko, Stephen Wack, Will Stanier, & with a musical performance by Ryan Gray Moore.

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Watershed Reading Series, Arts + Literature Laboratory, 2021 Winnebago Street, Madison, WI, 8 p.m. “Nasty Women Reading.” Proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood Wisconsin. Reading with Kara Candito, Cindy Carlson, Robin Smith Chapman, Dana Maya, Freesia McKee, and Katrina Schaag.
February 24, 2017

Reading/concert at Go Bar, 195 Prince Ave, Athens, Featuring Jesse Houle, Bridget Dooley, and other readers and musicians. Proceeds benefited Dignidad Inmigrante en Athens.

December 14, 2016

Reading at The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL, 7  p.m. Reading with Jac Jemc.

December 4, 2016
Reading at Malaprop’s Bookstore with Poetrio Reading Series, 55 Haywood St., Asheville, NC, 3 p.m.

October 7-9, 2016
Lost Keys Literary Festival, Macon, GA.
Poetry reading and two panels “Hard Questions, Strong Answers: Poetry Today” and “To MFA or Not MFA,” Saturday, October 8. Full festival schedu

October 4, 2016

Reading at Prairie Lights, 15 S. Dubuque St. Iowa City, IA, 7 p.m. Reading with Susan
Aizenberg. Part of the Iowa City Book Festival.

October, 2, 2016
Reading at 57th Street Books, 1301 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637, 3 p.m. Reading with Nina Yeboah.

September, 28, 2016
Reading at Women & Children First,  5233 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL, 7:30 p.m. Reading with Suman Chhabra and Helene Achanzar.


Margin Shift Presents a reading at Common AREA Maintenance Art Space, 2125 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA, 7 p.m.. Reading with Ginger Ko and Bernard Grant.

July 23, 2016:
Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC)1001 SE Division St., Portland, OR, 7:30 p.m. Reading with Ginger Ko, Sara Adams, and Sara June Woods.

Unchaste Readers Reading Series, Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington St, Portland, OR, 7 p.m. Reading with Ginger Ko, Anna Suarez, Amelia McDanel, Amy Sue Hoffman, Sarah Hart, AM O’Malley, Sara Ryan, Katura Blue Moon Carter, and Madeline Beckwith. Facebook Event page.

May 25, 2016
(Birthday) Reading at Porter Square Books with Jesse Mavro Diamond, 25 White Street, Cambridge, MA, 7 p.m.

May 8–June 3, 2016
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Resident Reading, May 15, 7 p.m. Lowe Lecture Hall

May, 7, 2016
Page Burner at Waking Windows Reading Series, part of the Waking Windows Art & Music Festival, Winooski, VT. 15 readers at 3 venues, 12–3 p.m.

Friday, April 29, 2016
Avid Poetry Series. Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Ave., Athens, GA, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 20, 2016
RCAH Center for Poetry, Michigan State University, Festival of Poetry, 7 p.m. RCAH Theater, Co-sponsored with the MSU Department of English
Reading and presenting the Annie Balocating Poetry Prize & Afternoon Craft Conversation with MSU students, faculty, staff (open to the public).

At Michigan State University: Tuesday, April 19–Thursday, April 21, 2016 for the RCAH Center for Poetry Spring Poetry Festival and to judge the Annie Balocating Poetry Prize

Sunday, April 10, 2016
University of Georgia Creative Writing Program Book-a-Palooza! Ciné, 234 W. Hancock Ave., Athens, GA, 4–7 p.m. Celebration of eleven recent books and chapbooks by UGA PhD students and instructors.

Saturday, April 2, 2016
Book signing: University of Iowa Press, Booth #501, AWP Bookfair, 10–11 a.m.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
University of Georgia Creative Writing Program AWP Cocktail Reception and Reading, The Unique Space, 1275 E 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021, 7–11 p.m.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Hayden’s Ferry Review/Superstition Review/Yemassee Review Offsite Reading, Wednesday, March 30; The Velaslavasay Panorama, 1122 W 24th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007, 5:30 p.m.

February 20, 2016 : Trobar Ric Reading Series, 409 Ross Ave. 9 pm. Oxford, MS. Reading with Claire Cronin, Shamala Gallagher, Jake Syersak.

November 4, 2015: University of Georgia Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration, UGA Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

April 9, 2015: Prairie Gold: An Anthology of the American Heartland Contributor Reading, featured poetry reader, AWP Offsite Event, Associated Writing and Writing Programs National Conference, Subtext Books, 165 Western Ave N, St Paul, MN 55102, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.

December 5, 2014: Avid Poetry Series & VOX Reading Series, featured poetry reader with Claudia Rankine, Ciné Athens, 234 W. Hancock Ave., 7:00 p.m.

September 11, 2014: VOX Reading Series, First-Year Graduate Student Reading, featured poetry reader, Ciné Athens, 2014

May 10, 2014: Iowa State University MFA in Creative Writing and Environment Graduation Reading, featured poetry reader, Memorial Union, Iowa State University

January 11, 2014: Rattle Reading Series, featured poetry reader, La Cañada-Flintridge, California, 2014

November 15, 2013: ISU and Iowa: A Combined Reading with Poets from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Iowa State University’s MFA program in Creative Writing and Environment, featured poetry reader, Beaverdale Books, Des Moines, Iowa, 2013

March 6, 2012: Cutbank 78, featured poetry reader, Middlesex Lounge, AWP Offsite Event, Associated Writing and Writing Programs National Conference, Boston, 2013

Iowa State MFA Emerging Writers Series, featured poetry reader, Ames, Iowa, 2012, 2013, 2014

LIT 19 reading, featured fiction reader, Housing Works Bookstore, New York City, 2011

Literary Writers Network Reading, featured fiction reader, The Book Cellar, Chicago, 2010

StoryStudio Chicago Writers Read Showcase, featured fiction reader, Chicago, 2010

“The Collaboration Panel: Strategies, mistakes, and successes in collaborative literary efforts,” Pilcrow Lit Fest, Chicago, 2009

“Working With Words,” Creative Arts Forum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 2008