August 27, 2017 @ 6pm. BOOK PARTY for The Passion of Woo & Isolde at the West Tisbury Library on Martha's Vineyard! August 31, 2017 @ 7pm.BOOK PARTY for The Passion of Woo & Isolde, hosted by Papercuts J.P.! Location TBA.
September 25 to September 29, 2017. Take my one-week intensive, Writing the Forbidden, at 24PearlSt, the Fine Arts Work Center's online writing program. All genres welcome. Space is limited to twelve writers. October 12, 2017 @ 7:15pm. Reading for Boston Originals at Harvard's Woodberry Poetry Room, Lamont Library, Room 330. Cambridge, MA. Free and open to the public. Set One begins at 6pm, my set begins at 7:15pm. First set features Susan Barba, Lilian Yvonne Bertram, Michael Franco & Andrew K. Peterson. Second set features Adrienne Raphel, Jon Woodward, Carol Weston et moi.
October 20, 2017 @ 7:30pm. Reading forBELT IT OUT("The loudest literary series in Cambridge.")Readings + Karaoke = Unpredictable
February 5 to March 2, 2018. Take my four-week intensive, Writing the Forbidden, online at 24PearlSt, the Fine Arts Work Center's online writing program. All genres welcome. Space is limited to fifteen students.
August 5, 2017 @ 3pm. I'll be moderating a panel, "Fitting In: Friendship & Identity," at the Martha's Vineyard Book Festival, featuring Julie Buntin, Minjin Lee, Danzy Senna, & Deborah Tannen. March 9, 2017 @ 3pm.Reading from Not so dear Jenny for Grace Talusan's English class at Tufts University. March 25, 2017 @ 6pm. Reading from Not so dear Jenny at the West Tisbury Library on Martha's Vineyard.
March 27 to March 31, 2017. Take my fiction class Writing the Forbidden through 24PearlSt, the online writing program of the Fine Arts Work Center. Space is limited to twelve writers.
May 8 to May 12, 2017. Take my poetry class Writing the Forbidden through 24PearlSt, the online writing program of the Fine Arts Work Center. Space is limited to twelve writers.September 15, 2016 @ 7pm. Reading fiction with poet Holly Iglesias at University of Miami as part of the 2016/2017 IBIS Literary Reading and Performance Series. The Wesley Gallery, 1210 Stanford Dr. Coral Gables, FL.
November 21, 2015 @ 1:30pm.Book signing. Miami Book Fair, Europa booth #422. November 19, 2015 @ 7pm. Reading + Q & A with Chaitali Sen at The Asian American Writers' Workshop, 110-112 West 27th St. Suite 600, New York, NY. 10001. 212-494-0061. RSVP on FB.
October 21, 2014 @ 7pm. Poetry reading with the incredible Sandra Lim at Trident Books Cafe, 338 Newbury St. Boston, MA 02115.
September 19, 2014 4-6 pm. Art opening showcasing photographic portraits & brief narrative excerpts from Jane Dreeben's book-in-progress about Vineyard artists @ Featherstone Center for the Arts. The photographs were taken by local photographers, including the lovely Tova Katzman.
June 19, 2014 @ 7pm. Reading with Patti Sullivan for California State Polytechnic University's Summer Literacy Series in San Luis Obispo, CA. Room 114 in the new Baker Building. The Baker Building is the tall structure in the center of the campus core. Parking passes are $5 and are available from either of two ticket machines one in the loop in front of the Performing Arts Center, the other at the Highland Drive entrance to campus. The reading is free & open to the public.
June 7, 2014 6-8pm. BOOK PARTY/LAUNCH for Red Flower, White Flower!!! @ Noepe Center for Literary Arts, 104 Main St. Edgartown, MA 02539. Small parking lot on site. You can also park on Main St. and walk up.