Photo credit Christine Fischer, Poetry / Cabaret, NYC, 2019


Wed., Jan. 15: World Above Reading Series hosted by the South Jersey Poets Collective. 7 PM. Stockton University’s Noyes Arts Garage, 2200 Fairmont Ave, Atlantic City, NJ.

Tues., Jan. 28: KGB Bar Poetry Evening: Hear Us ROAR with Marina Blitshteyn, Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach, Laura-Eve Engel, Sophia Starmack, and Michelle Whittaker. 7 PM. KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St., NYC.

Tues., Feb. 18: Oklahoma State University. 7 PM. Stillwater, OK.

Thurs., April 2: Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop. A Reading with Page Hill Starzinger, Amy Lemmon, and Regan Good. 7 PM. Berl’s, 141 Front St. in D.U.M.B.O., Brooklyn, NYC.

Selected Past

Poetry / Cabaret. December 2019. The Green Room 42, NYC.

Big Dog Reading Series, Bloomsburg University. September 2019. Bloomsburg, PA.

Art of Poetry Series, Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University. September 2019. State College, PA.

Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference Reading. August 2019. The Little Theatre, Ripton, VT.

Harwood Museum of Art, sponsored by the Doel Reed Center for the Arts. May 2019. Taos, NM.

Collected Works Bookstore National Poetry Month Reading. April 2019. Santa Fe, NM.

Pleiades AWP Offsite Reading with AGNI, 32 Poems, Quarterly West, and Gulf Coast. March 2019. Bridgeport Brew Pub, Portland, OR.

University of Akron Press and Noctuary Press AWP Offsite Reading. March 2019. Copeland Commons, Portland, OR.

Politics & Prose, Union Market. March 2019. Washington, DC.

Ann Arundel Community College. March 2019. Arnold, MD.

Sunday Series. March 2019. Hungry Brain, Chicago, IL.

Lewis University. March 2019. Romeoville, IL.

KGB Bar Monday Night Poetry. February 2019. KGB Bar, NYC.

Couplet Reading Series. February 2019. Red Room, KGB Bar, NYC.

Bad Mouth Reading Series. March 2018. The Tannex, 1417 4th Street SE,  Albuquerque, NM. 

A poetry reading with Valerie Wallace and Aaron Rudolph. April 2018. Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

“No F*cks to Give: Women Poets and Dark Humor” panel and reading with Lillian Yvonne Bertram, Kendra DeColo, Cate Marvin, Shara McCallum. April 2018. Split This Rock Poetry Festival: Poems of Provocation & Witness 2018. Washington, DC. 

The Manifesto Project: A Reading and Conversation.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2017 Conference and Book Fair. Washington Convention Center. Washington, DC. February 8-11, 2017.

Afterimage: Visual Poetry Presentation and Reading.” Faculty Research Day, New Mexico Highlands University. April 2017. Las Vegas, New Mexico.

“Peter Taylor Fellows Reading.” Kenyon Writers Workshop. June 2017. Kenyon College. Gambier, Ohio. 

Poetry Reading from Hawk Parable and Presentation of Afterimage Series.” Women’s Studies Brown Bag Series, New Mexico Highlands University. Sept. 2017. Las Vegas, New Mexico.

An Hour of Poetry, a reading with Aaron Rudolph. January 2016. Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

“Why Lyric, Why Now?: Natalie Diaz’s When My Brother was an Aztec,” conference paper. February 2016. Panel on Political Intentions in Contemporary Poetry: From Lyric to Network. Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville KY.

Yaddo Reading with Perri Klass and Dale Megan Healey. June 2016. The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY.

Sewanee Fellows Reading with Bill Beverly and Edith Freni. July 2016. The Sewanee Writers’ Conference, The University of the South, Sewanee, TN.

Community and World Literary Series (CWLS) Reading. September 2015. Cal State San Marcos, San Marcos, CA.

Wit Rabbit Reading Series. July 2015. Quencher’s Saloon, Chicago, IL.

Summer Creative Writing Institute Workshop. July 2015. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL.

Court Green Release Reading. April 2015. Ferguson Theater, Chicago, IL.

Program for Writers Reading Series. April 2015.  Jak’s Tap, Chicago, IL.

Blotterature Literary Magazine Reading Series. March 2015. Paul Henry’s Art Gallery, Hammond, IN.

“The Aesthetics of Variability: Gwendolyn Brooks’s ‘Gay Chaps at the Bar’ Sonnet Sequence,” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville KY. 

Excited Utterance: Winter Declamation(s), a reading with Larry O. Dean and Eric Elshtain. February 2015. Dollop Coffee Co., Chicago, IL.

Poetry Center of Chicago’s Six Points Reading Series December 2014, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.

Writers Here & Now reading with John Van Kirk and Elissa Washuta, December 2014, Ulrich Recital Hall in Tawes Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Observable Reading Series, St. Louis Poetry Center, October 2014, St. Louis, MO.

SPECTRA Reading Series, The Midwest Writing Center, September 2014, Rozz-Tox cafe, Rock  Island, IL.

Poems in Conversation with the exhibit, “Matthew Girson: The Painter’s Other Library,” August, 2014, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.

Subterfuge, Presented by Dollhouse and Constellation, July 2014, Constellation, Chicago, IL.

Pitchfork POETRY Reading, July 2014, Book Fort, Pitchfork Music Festival, Union Park, Chicago, IL. 

Danny’s Reading Series, May 2014, Danny’s, 1951 W Dickens, Chicago, IL. 

Kraken Reading Series, April 2014, Denton, TX. 

Split This Rock festival, Women Write Resistance, March 2014, Washington, DC.

Women Write Resistance reading at the Book Cellar, March 2014, 4736 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL.

Boston Review Reading with Anomalous, Rose Metal, Gold Line, & Ricochet, (AWP Off-site), March 2014, Freehold Theatre/Lab Studio, Seattle, WA.

Women Write Resistance reading (AWP Off-site), February 2014, Rendezvous in the Grotto, Seattle, WA.

Craft Cocktails & Poetry (AWP Off-site), February 2014, Liberty Bar, Seattle, WA.

Ghost Nature Reading Series, February 2014, Gallery 400, 400 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL

Language Arts Live Reading at Bates College, January 2014, Lewiston, ME.

Monsters of Poetry series, December 2013, Madison, WI.

Sunday Salon Reading Series, November 2013, Black Rock, 3614 N. Damen, Chicago. 

“Hybridity: On Taming the Ligers of Contemporary Creative Modes” panel, MMLA: Midwest Modern Language Association Conference Festival of Language. November 2013, Hilton Milwaukee City Center. Milwaukee, WI.

“Writing Memory with a Modern Pen,” Southern Festival of Books, October 2013, Nashville, TN.

“First Book” Panel with Amin Ahmad, Rae Bryant, Glen Finland, Alyson Foster, and Dave Housley, June 2013, The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD.

Little Grassy Literary Festival panel & reading with Lee Ann Roripaugh, April 2013, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

The Dollhouse Reading Series, April 2013, Chicago.

Kalamazoo Book Arts Center Poets in Print Series,  Kalamazoo Book Arts Center Poets in Print Series, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, March 2013, Kalamazoo, MI.

Stadler Center Writer’s Series, Stadler Center for Poetry, March 2013, Lewisburg, PA.

“Women Poets on Mentoring” panel, The Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2013 Conference and Bookfair, March 2013, Boston, MA.

AWP Bookfair Reading: “Crab Orchard Review / Southern Illinois University Press” (with Cynthia Huntington, Moira Linehan, and Wally Swist), The Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2013 Conference and Bookfair, March 2013, Boston, MA.

 “Embracing Echo, Rediscovering the Self: Teaching Strategies of Repetition in the Undergraduate Poetry Workshop” panel, The Association of Writers and Writing Programs 2013 Conference and Bookfair, March 2013, Boston, MA.

“Public/Private”.  February 2013. Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.

PAMLA paper presentation on the “Page Versus Stage Alliance” of Thomas Sayers Ellis’s Skin, Inc.: Identity Repair Poems. Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association 2012, Seattle University, WA.

TriQuarterly Online Celebrates National Poetry Month. April 2012, Jak’s Tap, Chicago, IL.

“The Project”. October 2011, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Bread Loaf Waiter Reading. August 2011. Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference. Ripton, VT.

Joaquin Miller Cabin Poetry Series. June 2009. The Miller Cabin, Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC.

Best New Poets 2007: A Poetry Reading. March 2008. Virginia Festival of the Book. Charlottesville, VA.