March 7, 2019 7pm. Reading at Poetry Cafe w/Donald Nitchie, Marlan Sigelman & Spencer Thurlow. Martha's Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church Street, Box 2452, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
January 7 - February 1. Take my four-week class, Start Small: What Writers Can Learn from Very Short Stories, via the Fine Arts Work Center's online writing program 24PearlSt. Space is limited to fifteen writers. All genres welcome. Enrollment is closed. January 22, 2019 @ 7pm.Reading w/Sally Wen Mao & Ocean Vuong as part of Brookline Booksmith's Transnational Series to celebrate Sally's new book, OCULUS! December 17-21, 2018. Take my 1-week intensive, Writing the Forbidden, via the Fine Arts Work Center's online writing program, 24PearlSt. Space is limited to twelve writers. All genres welcome.
August 30, 2018 @ 5pm. Reading with T Kira Madden at the West Tisbury Library on Martha's Vineyard from Go Home!Asian diasporic writers imagine “home” in the twenty-first century through an array of fiction, memoir, and poetry. Both urgent and meditative, this anthology moves beyond the model-minority myth and showcases the singular intimacies of individuals figuring out what it means to belong.
May 8, 2018 @ 7:30pm. Reading with the wonderful poet Jennifer S. Cheng to celebrate her new book, MOON: Letters, Maps, Poems! at the Loring Greenough House in Jamaica Plain. MA.
March 14, 2018 @ 7pm. Reading with Rowan Hisayo Buchanan & T Kira Madden at Brookline Booksmith to launchGo Home!
March 22, 2018 @ 4:30pm. Reading with Jenny Browne & Marcus Wicker at the Oxford Conference for the Book. At the Southside Gallery on the Oxford Square. Oxford, MS.
March 8, 2018 from 10:30 to 11:45pm. AWP panel, "The Art of Crafting a Chapbook from Start to Finish." Room 5 & 6, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor.
March 8, 2018 from 12 to 12:30pm. AWP signing,at the Rose Metal Press table #T633.
March 9, 2018 book signing at Europa Editions table #T1237.
March 9, 2018 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. AWP offsite reading, with Sofia Samatar, Alex McElroy et. al. for Rose Metal Press & The Cupboard Press, at Southern Brewing and Winemakingin Tampa, FL.
October 20, 2017 @ 7:30pm. Reading forBELT IT OUT ("The loudest literary series in Cambridge.") Readings + Karaoke = Unpredictable 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, Lillian- Yvonne Bertram, Michael Franco & Andrew K. Peterson. Second set features Adrienne Raphel, Jon Woodward, Carol Weston et moi.
October 7, 2017 @ 7pm. Reading for the Pop-up Art Series, The Otter Creek Hall, 82 Otter Creek Drive, Otter Creek, ME.
August 31, 2017 @ 7pm. BOOK PARTY for The Passion of Woo & Isolde, hosted by Papercuts J.P.!
August 27, 2017 @ 6pm. BOOK PARTY for The Passion of Woo & Isolde at the West Tisbury Library on Martha's Vineyard! 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.