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Events

2023

8/26 | Philadelphia Bookstore Crawl

She's back again! Reading from Disappearing Act and signing at A Novel Idea at 12:30pm! Get more Philly Bookstore Crawl details and check out all participating bookstores and sponsors. (Thanks to Eric Smith for the entire crawl!)

8/29 | Bryant Park Reading Room in NYC | Get details and come, come!

Poetry reading and book signing, 6-7:30pm. Reading with Sharon Dolin, Edgar Kunz, and Airea D. Matthews!

8/30 | H&H Books in Philadelphia | Get details and come, come!

Reading, conversation, and book signing at 7pm. In conversation with Kate Doyle!

9/21 | P&T Knitwear in NYC | Get details and register here

NYC book Launch for Disappearing Act at 7pm. Reading, conversation, and book signing. In conversation with Michele Filgate! Cookies will be provided.

9/30 | Personal Velocity Reading Series in Philadelphia

Reading at 7:30pm at H&H Books! This series features personal stories (creative nonfiction/memoir) by Philadelphia-based writers who identify as women, nonbinary, and/or trans. Details and event link forthcoming.

10/5 | Teaching (Virtual)
5-7pm ET, join me on behalf of Writing Co-Lab for "Free Write to First Draft for All Genres." A one-time, two-hour class to help you befriend the blank page.
Get the details and enroll.
 

10/25 | Print: A Bookstore in Portland, ME

Reading, conversation, and book signing at 7pm. In conversation with Hannah Matthews! Details and event link forthcoming.

11/13 | Franklin Park Readings Series in NYC

Readings from emerging and established fiction writers, memoirists, essayists, and poets at 8pm. Details and event link forthcoming.

12/21 | Pete's Readings Series in NYC

Brooklyn's longest running live literary venue... and this is a special YA edition! Starts at 7:30pm. Details and event link forthcoming.

Past
 

8/15 | A Novel Idea in Philadelphia

Philadelphia book Launch for Disappearing Act, 6:30pm! In conversation with Eshani Surya. (Plus, flowers and surprises!) Attendees received a flower with their preorder pickup or purchase of the book at the event! Flowers by Books and Blooms, based in Philadelphia.

6/4 | Tattooed Mom in Philadelphia

Poetry reading, 2-4pm:  Get the details.

4/11 | The Free Library in Philadelphia

Reading & In Conversation: 6pm ET in the Skyline Room at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Read and discussed the craft of writing with all-stars Sara Lippmann, Steve Almond, and Margo Rabb!

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

Reading | AWP Offsite: 6pm. A prestigious evening of literature with Taco Bell Quarterly and Clash Books! Free and open to all.
 

3/9 | AWP Panel in Seattle

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

2022

 

6/25 | FRIEDA in Philadelphia

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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