Reading Schedule


Saturday Sept 3: Decatur Book Festival

(with Richie Hofmann)

Thursday Sept 8: Graywolf Literary Salon

(with Anuradha Roy & Solmaz Sharif)
7:30 pm
Aria Minneapolis, 105 N 1st St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401
(tickets at

Saturday Sept 10: COUPLET 5th Anniversary reading

(with Jen Fitzgerald, Dorothea Lasky, Tommy Pico, John Reed, and Jeanann Verlee)
The Delancey, 168 Delancey St, New York, NY 10002

Sunday Sept 11: Slice Literary Writers Conference

Panel: Poetry in Action
(with Aracelis Girmay, Anna Moschovakis, Patrick Rosal, and Clint Smith)
St. Francis College 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn

Saturday Sept 17: Philalalia

All-You-Can-Eat Poems! & brunch, (with Patrick Rosal and Simone White)
Temple University, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia

Sunday Sept 18: Brooklyn Book Festival

New Works: A Poetry Reading
(with Camille Rankine, Ocean Vuong, and Rickey Laurentiis. Moderator: Ricardo Alberto Maldonado)
12 pm
Main Stage

Thursday Sept 22: PSA Reading Series

(with Thomas Dooley)
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St, New York, New York 10012

Sunday Sept 25: Studio 10 Reading Series

Studio 10, 56 Bogart St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Monday Sept 26: KGB

(with Solmaz Sharif)
85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003

Thursday Sept 29: Fall for the Book Festival, Arlington VA

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
George Mason University, Research Hall 163

Thursday Oct 6: Tufts University

Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Hall
Tufts University

Friday Oct 7 :Free Water series at KGB

(with Dana Levin, Cynthia Cruz, and Elizabeth Onsuko)
85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003

Saturday Oct 8: Or Hudson

(with Dana Levin, Danniel Schoonebeek and Mark Wunderlich)
Details to follow

Wednesday Oct 12: Columbia University

(with Shane McCrae)
Dodge Hall, Room 501

Thursday Oct 20: Library of Congress

Law & Literature (with Martha Dragich)
6:30 pm
Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building
Library of Congress, Washington DC

Wednesday Oct 26: New School Poetry Forum

6:30-8:00 p.m.
Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th
Street, New York, NY 10011

Thursday Oct 27: Earshot

(with Cynthia Cruz, Jen Levitt, & Asiya Wadud)
Over the Eight, 594 Union Avenue, Brooklyn NY, 11211

Thursday Nov 3: UH MFA Roundtable

2:30 pm
University of Houston
Creative Writing Program MFA Student Roundtable

Friday Nov 4, 2016: Brazos Books, Houston TX

7:00 pm
2421 Bissonnet St. Houston, TX 77005

Nov 5-6: Texas Book Festival, Austin TX

3:00-3:45 pm
(with Safiya Sinclair and Oscar Ricardo Menes)
Main signing tent

Wednesday Nov 9: Bennington College

(with Rae Armantrout)
Tishman Lecture Hall

Friday Nov 11: Fort Gondo Reading Series, St Louis

(with Dana Levin)
3151 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, Missouri 63118

Nov 18-20: Miami Book Fair

Friday Nov. 18: National Book Awards Longlist Q&A
Chapman, Bldg. 3, 2d floor

Saturday Nov. 19
National Book Awards Longlist Reading
Rm. 3314, Bldg. 3, 1st Floor

Sunday Nov 20
10:00-11:15 a.m.
(with Joy Harjo, Amit Majmudar & Aracelis Girmay)
Rm. 6100, Bldg. 6, 1st Floor

Tuesday Nov 29th: Labyrinth Books, Princeton

122 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Sunday December 4: The Poetry Brothel

Doors: 8pm, Show: 9pm-12am
House of Yes
2 Wyckoff Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237


Monday, Jan 30, 2017: Boston Review: Poems for Political Disaster

6:30 pm
(with Lucie Brock-Broido, Peter Gizzi, Jorie Graham, Major Jackson, Ricardo Maldonado, & Nathan Xavier Osorio)
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017: FSU Creative Writing Program

Florida State University
Tallahassee FL
Details to follow

Friday, Feb 4, 2017: NYU Creative Writing Program

(with Shane McCrae & Danniel Schoonbeck)
Lillian Vernon House
58 West 10th Street, NYC 10003

February 9-11, 2017: AWP

Thursday, February 9, 4:30 pm
An Invitation to Poetic Discovery, Sponsored by Poets House. (with Kevin Young, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, & J. Mae Barizo)
Ballroom C, Level 3
Washington Convention Center

Saturday, February 11, 12 pm
Immigrants/Children of Immigrants: A Nontraditional Path to a Writing Career . (with Ken Chen, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Juan Martinez, Irina Reyn)
Marriott Marquis
Liberty Salon, NOP, Meeting Level 4

March 11-12, 2017: Tucson Book Festival

Details to follow

April 22, 2017: Sarah Lawrence Poetry Festival

Details to Follow

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