Punk Scholars Network U.S. + Canada, 2021 Conference: “More Than Aesthetics: On the Unexpectedly Punk Ethic of Rupi Kaur’s Poetry”
English Dept. Reading Series @ University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Fall 2021.
Visiting Writer, Writers in Print and Person @ American University, March, 2021
2020 Sonnets from the American symposium: “Can a Sonnet Be Queer? On the Tension Between Queering Form, Essentialism and Normativity”
Writers Reading Series @ Community College of Baltimore County, February 2020.
LPR Annual Reading @ The Writing Center. September 2019.
The Ohio State University authors reading @ AWP. March 2019.
2019 OutWrite Conference: 1) “Shoulder to the Wheel,” a poetry reading moderated by Dan Vera 2) An interview and live podcast taping with Kristen Arnett
Roots and Branches @ The DC Center for the LGBT Community. March 2019.
2019 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference 2019: 1) “Not Your Mother’s University Press: Publishing Nonfiction with Academic Presses” 2) “My Memoir’s First Year: Lessons Learned by New Authors of Creative Nonfiction”
Visiting Writer Series @ Stevenson University. October 2018.
2018 NonfictioNOW: “Not Your Mother’s University Press: Publishing Nonfiction with Academic Presses”
2018 Split This Rock Poetry Festival: “Walls Won’t Divide Us: Resisting by Exploring Baltimore Murals”
2018 CityLit Festival: “Writing from the Margins: Uncovering our Hidden Narratives”
Writers Live! by Enoch Pratt Free Library, July 2018.
Sunday Kind of Love by Split This Rock, July 2018.
2017 Creative Writing Studies Organization annual conference: “Womanist and Feminist Epistemologies and Teaching True Stories”
2017 OutWrite Conference: 1) “Poetry of Anger and Resistance” 2) “LGBTQI+ Writers in the Classroom”
2017 North Eastern Modern Language Association conference: “Social Identity, Affect and the First-year Writing Classroom”
Accepted but cancelled due to COVID19:
Distinguished Writer Lecture, Writing Awards Night @ Gannon University. April 2021.
Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference 2020: “The Other on the Mic: representation on literary podcasts”
Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2020: “Pop Culture V. Poetry of Witness”