Readings, conferences, and other events

Update: The scheduled California appearances in San Diego, Corte Madera, San Francisco, Orinda, and Danville will be rescheduled due to a family emergency. I look forward to seeing you all there later this year!

2018

September

October

  • Danville, CA at 4pm
    Book Group Buzz Event
    Rakestraw Books
  • Oakland, CA at 10:15am
    Buzz Brunch
    NCIBA Discovery Show
  • Brookline, MA at 7pm
    Reading and Conversation with Chaya Bhuvaneswar
    Brookline Booksmith
  • Boston, MA
    12:30PM: "Craft and Culture" Panel with Gish Jen, Margot Livesey, and Sven Birkerts
    3:30PM: Keynote Conversation with Tayari Jones
    Boston Book Festival
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December

2019

January

February

March

April

May

June

August

October

  • Bristol, RI at 7:00PM
    Reading and Q&A
    Roger Williams University
  • November

    2020

    January

    Select past engagements

    2017

    • 4/12: In Conversation with John Waters, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA
    • 6/5: "Writing Queer Lives" Panel, Trident Booksellers, Boston, MA
    • 6/24: Keynote Speaker, Wilmington Writers Conference, Wilmington, DE

    2016

    • 10/20: Concord Festival of Authors, Concord, MA

    2015

    • 3/23: Poets and Writers Annual Gala, New York, NY
    • 8/10: Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Ripton, VT
    • 9/18: Bread Loaf in Sicily, Erice, Sicily

    2014

    • 1/31/14: Geneva Writers' Conference, Geneva, Switzerland
    • 4/10/14: Wheaton College, Norton, MA
    • 6/19/14: The Loft Mentor Series, Minneapolis, MN
    • 8/18/14: Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

    2013

    • 3/22/13: Tennessee Williams Literary Festival, New Orleans, LA
    • 10/7/13: PEN/Faulkner Gala, Washington, DC
    • 10/17/13: University of Michigan Zell Visiting Writers Series, Ann Arbor, MI
    • 10/21/13: Calandra Italian-American Institute, New York, NY

    2003

    • 8/20/03: Melbourne Writers Festival, Melbourne, Australia