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Talking and Teaching



9/21 | P&T Knitwear in NYC

NYC book Launch for Disappearing Act. Reading, conversation, and book signing. Joined in conversation by Michele Filgate! Details and event link forthcoming.

8/30 | H&H Books in Philadelphia, PA

Reading, conversation, and book signing. In conversation with Kate Doyle! Details and event link forthcoming.

8/29 | Bryant Park Reading Room in NYC

Poetry reading and book signing, 6-7:30pm. Details and event link forthcoming.

8/26 | Philadelphia, PA

Participating in the new Philadelphia Bookstore Crawl! Details TBA.

8/15 | A Novel Idea in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia book Launch for Disappearing Act. Reading, conversation, and book signing. Joined in conversation by Eshani Surya! Details and event link forthcoming.

6/4 | Tattooed Mom in Philadelphia, PA

Poetry reading, 2-4pm:  Get the details. Come for pierogis and stay for poetry! Or vice versa.

4/11 | The Free Library in Philadelphia, PA

Reading & In Conversation: 6pm ET in the Skyline Room at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Reading and discussing the craft of writing with all-stars Sara Lippmann, Steve Almond, and Margo Rabb! Reserve a spot for free and join us at the library.

3/11 | AWP Offsite at TeKu Tavern + Café in Seattle, WA

Reading | AWP Offsite: 6pm. A prestigious evening of literature with Taco Bell Quarterly and Clash Books! Get the details and join us on the final night at AWP. Free and open to all.

3/9 | AWP Panel in Seattle, WA

AWP Panel: Crafting Voice in YA Fiction | 10:35am PT, Rooms 443-444 in Summit Building, Seattle Convention Center, Level 4. In conversation with Patricia Park, author of YA debut Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim, about voice and tone in YA and/vs. adult literature; featuring close readings, different craft techniques, and Q&A.

2/15 | Virtual Reading with USFCA

Reading | 5pm PT/8pm ET via Zoom (free; by registration only): Writers of Discontent: Constituting Censorship

The University of San Francisco's Department of English is hosting its next Writers of Discontent event on Constituting Censorship. This fundraiser will benefit the work of the American Library Association's Unite Against Book Bans, especially those books being banned due to racial, gendered, or LGBTQIA+ issues.



6/25 | FRIEDA in Philadelphia, PA

Reading at 3pm ET: People – Reading.

Spring 2022 | Teaching (Virtual)

Teaching with Blue Stoop (via Zoom): If Memory Serves: Reimagining the Lyric Essay

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