Past Events

AWP Tampa 2018: This is Paradise off-site reading

Thursday, March 8 from 4-6 pm on the back patio of the Bad Monkey in Ybor City, Tampa

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For more information and full list of reader, see the Facebook event!


April 6-7, 2017 – 2017 Agnes Scott College Writers’ Festival in Decatur, Georgia. I am honored to be the invited Guest Alumna Writer alongside Claudia Rankine and Patrick Phillips!

Thursday, April 6 at 1 pm – Q & A with Claudia Rankine and Patrick Phillips

Friday, April 7 at 2 pm – Reading with reception to follow

For full Festival schedule or more information, visit the Writers’ Festival website!


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Friday, March 31 at 7 pm – NeonLit, UNLV’s MFA in Creative Writing’s monthly reading series, at The Writer’s Block Book Shop in downtown Las Vegas. For full details, visit the event’s Facebook page!



Friday, March 10 at 7 pm – EXPO reading series at The Writers’ Block Book Shop in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page or The Writer’s Block website!



Thursday, February 23 at 6 pm – Black Mountain Institute‘s second annual Jim Rogers Contrarian Lecture delivered by Walter Kirn at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. I read a contrarian micro essay among the opening panel. For full details, visit the event’s Facebook page!



December 8, 2016 at 8 pm – Release party for Black Candies: Gross and Unlikeable at Whistle Stop Bar in San Diego, California. Black Candies is So Say We All’s annual anthology of literary horror; 2016’s issue features work exclusively by women-identified writers. For more information, visit the release party’s event page on Facebook!