upcoming readings & events

June 14, 2019: Reading with Sara Minges and Jamie Heller. Three Wishes Bookstore, Merriam, Kansas. 7pm.

June 23, 2019: Reading with Allyson Whipple and others. Bookwoman, Austin, Texas. 2pm.

July 26. 2019: Fourth Fridays Reading Series at inklings books & coffeeshop with Allison Blevins. Blue Springs, Missouri. 6pm

August 8, 2019: Westport Coffeehouse Showcase with the River Cow Orchestra. Westport Coffeehouse, Kansas City, Missouri.

August 24, 2019: Books on the Square, 471 Angell Street, Providence, Rhode Island. 7pm.

October 5, 2019: Rose Garden Reading Series with Jason Preu, Pat Lawson, and Melvina Young. Loose Park Rose Garden Center, Rose Room, Kansas City, Missouri. 2pm.

October 24, 2019: Shine Runner American Poetry Showcase with Melvin Litton, Scot D. Young, Damian Rucci, and K.W. Peery. Knuckleheads Saloon, Kansas City, Missouri. 7pm

past readings

March 22, 2019: Ghazal Poetry Workshop and Reading with Crystal Stone. Our Daily Nada, 304 Delaware Street, Kansas City, Missouri. 7pm. $3 suggested donation.

May 5, 2019: Sprung Formal Release Party.

March 15, 2019: The Writers Place Reading Series with Sarah McKinstry-Brown and Luisa Muradyan. The Writers Place at the Nonprofit Village, 31 West 31st Street, Kansas City, Missouri, 7pm. $5 for non-members.

November 3, 2018: A Common Sense Reading Series, KCAI Crossroads Gallery: Center for Contemporary Practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 7pm.

November 4, 2018: Taproom Poetry Series, Eighth Street Taproom, Lawrence, Kansas with Brad Vogler. 7pm.

September 15, 2018: Unnameable Books, 600 Vanderbilt Ave., Brooklyn, New York with Laura Marie Marciano, Sandra Simonds, Joselia Hughes, and peter bd. 2pm.

ALSO September 15, 2018: Berl’s Poetry Shop, 131 Front Street, Brooklyn, New York with Sasha Fletcher, Elizabeth Schmuhl, and Tomás Q. Morín. 7pm.

September 27, 2018: Big Tent Poetry Series, Raven Bookstore, Lawrence, Kansas. 7pm.

August 24, 2018: The World is My Rival Launch Party and Poetry Reading, Uptown Arts Bar, Kansas City, Missouri with Mercedes Lucero, Courtney Faye Taylor, and Cassandra Gillig. 7pm

Saturday, April 21, 2018: New Directions Conference: Love & Monstrosity @ the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

December 14, 2017: Statewide Student Day of Poetry Festival @ UMass Boston. I'll lead 2 groups of junior- and high-school students during a workshop on celebrities & poetry.

August 18-20, 2017: Boston Poetry Marathon, Outpost 186, 186 1/2 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA.

July 23, 2017: Frequency Writers City & Sea Anthology celebration. Ada Books, 717 Westminster St., Providence, RI.

way way past readings

Boston Poetry Marathon 2016 w/ lots of poets at Outpost 186, Cambridge, MA.

Mr. Hip Presents at the Amherst Poetry Festival w/ Dara Wier, Seth Landman, Kelin Loe, Dara Cerv, Anne C. Holmes, and Mario Ariza at the Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst, MA.

Cambridge River Festival Poetry Tent w/ Donald Vincent, Lo Galluccio, Andrew K. Peterson, and others in Cambridge, MA.

MassPoetry U35 Reading Series w/ David Bartone and Andrew K. Peterson at the Marliave, Boston, MA. 

Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series w/ Dara Wier, Patrick Connolly, Selina Johnson, Keith Gaboury, and Jerry Fagerberg at the Lilypad, Cambridge, MA.

Breakwater Reading Series with Tara Skurtu, Aaron Devine, Theadora Siranian, Paula Simone Campbell, and Abby Travis at the Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA.