Events

Readings

Visiting Writer. Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA. 1 May 2017.

Hollis Summers Anniversary Reading. Upshur Street Books, Washington, DC. 10 February 2017.

Visiting Writer. Penn State Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA. 6 February 2017.

Visiting Writer. Indiana University East, Richmond, IN. 3 February 2017.

Mac’s Backs-Books on Coventry, Cleveland, OH. 29 January 2017.

Nox Cocktail Lounge, Rochester, NY. 26 January 2017.

The Green Toad Bookstore, Oneonta, NY. 25 January 2017.

Dire Literary Series. Out of the Blue Gallery Too, Cambridge, MA. 6 January 2017.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA. 20 October 2016.

Visiting Writer. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. 2 September 2016.

Savoy Bookshop & Café, Westerly, RI. 26 June 2016.

Incredibly Pretentious Ale Release. Cottrell Brewing, Pawcatuck, CT. 25 June 2016.

KGB Bar, New York, NY. 6 June 2016.

Mr. Hip Presents. Uforge Gallery, Boston, MA. 28 May 2016.

Red Sofa Reading Series. Powel House, Philadelphia, PA. 26 May 2016.

Book Launch. LIC Bar and Astoria Bookshop, Queens, NY. 15 May 2016.

Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, Brooklyn, NY. 7 May 2016.

Pine Box Poetry. Pine Box Rock Shop, Brooklyn, NY. 13 December 2015.

A Quartet of Poets. The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA. 13 August 2015.

The Loaded Canon. Brooklyn Oenology, Brooklyn, NY. 25 June 2015.

Spooky Boiler in Jeopardy. Mason’s Restaurant Barre, Minneapolis, MN. 10 April 2015.

American Literary Review’s Annual Offsite Reading. O’Donovan’s Bar, Minneapolis, MN. 9 April 2015.

Storyscape Issue 12 Launch Party. Cakeshop, New York, NY. 17 June 2014.

Fireside Readings. Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH. 6 March 2011.

Talks

“Preaching Beyond the Choir: The Value of Creative Writing Outside the Major.” Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR. 29 March 2019. 

“Impact and Empathy: Service Learning and Creative Writing.” Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR. 29 March 2019. 

“The Senses and Sensibility: Activities for the Creative Writing Classroom.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA. 1 April 2016.

“Are We There Yet? A Panel for Poets: On Writing and Publishing Your First Book.” Alumni Writers Extravaganza. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. 3 October 2015.

“Quickies: Ten-, Twenty-, and Thirty-Minute Writing Activities for the Creative Writing Classroom.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. 10 April 2015.

“The Creative Writer’s Guide to the Composition Classroom.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA. 8 March 2013.

“Bound, Not Gagged: Artful Constraints in the Creative Writing Classroom.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA. 7 March 2013.

“Renegade Pedagogy: Teaching Outside the Box.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Hilton Chicago and Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL. 2 March 2012.

“The Elephant in the Room: Politics and the Creative Writing Classroom.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Hilton Chicago and Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL. 1 March 2012.

“Subversive Women and the Formal Poem.” Association of the University Regional Campuses of Ohio Annual Conference. Wright State University’s Lake Campus, Celina, OH. 15 April 2011.

“‘Thou Shalt Be Called Fred’: The Wit of Anthony Hecht.” Jesters and Gestures: Irony at a Crossroads. The City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY. 8 February 2011.

“The Red Wheelbarrow: So Much Depends Upon Syntax.” The Association of  Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Marriott Wardman Park & Omni Shoreham Hotels, Washington, DC. 4 February 2011.

“An Exercise in Elevating the Line.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, GA. 2 March 2007.

“Creative Writing in a Homeless Youth Shelter.” The Association of Writers and Writing Programs Annual Conference. Hyatt Regency Hotel and Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC. 1 April 2005.