I'll be reading at Bluestockings for its 20th Anniversary Celebration and membership launch party. Join for this historic event to ring in Pride Month, celebrate 20 years of radical bookselling on the Lower East Side, and build the groundwork for 20 more years of of anti-oppressive spaces thriving in the face of hyper-gentrification and displacement. We're joined by an amazing lineup of poets, writers, and performers connected to Bluestockings' past and present, including Jeremiah Moss, Kate Bornstein, Andrea Abi-Karam, Larissa Pham, Darcie Wilder, Lorelei Ramirez, and more.
Check me out on the Panels "What's Craft Got to Do With It? On Craft, Race, and the Black Imagination" and "Beyond the Closet: New Queer Narratives". I'll also be giving readings with SmokeLong Quarterly, The Rumpus, and Forward: 21st Century Flash Fiction. Details TBD.
Join me and the Thots for a live episode as part of Portland's Listen Up Podcast Festival. Details forthcoming.
Join me in conversation with fellow 'Fords Hilary Leichter '07 and Emma Eisenberg '09 as we discuss the writing life. The conversation will be lead by Professor Asali Solomon, author of "Get Down" and "Disgruntled", both published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
Join me and the Thots for a live episode as part of the inaugural Blue Heaven Comedy Festival. Splash Zone and rose included.
Seattle peeps! Join me and Jennifer Baker, editor of Everyday People: The Color of Life—a Short Story Anthology for a reading and celebration of this critically acclaimed collection, where we'll be drinking west coast rose!
Join me at Greenlight where I'll be reading for Everyday People: The Color of Life—a Short Story Anthology alongside Mitchell S. Jackson and Nana Brew-Hammond, and surely drinking rose.
Join me for the launch party of Everyday People: The Color of Life—a Short Story Anthology, where I'll be reading with my fellow writers at Langston Hughes' historic brownstone in partnership with the I, Too, Arts Collective. I'll be bringing rose.
Join me at the beautiful West 70th Street Pier at Riverside Park, where I'll be reading from my story Last Rites for the Summer Reads. A joint production of Lamprophonic and Summer on the Hudson, AmpLit Fest brings together four authors with new books to give the audience a sneak peek. At The least, you can watch me read while drinking rosé!
Join me as I take on the theme of I Can't Make You Love Me in my return to live storytelling for the Greetings from Queer Mountain series! Hosted the last Wednesday of each month at Housing Works Book Store Cafe where 100% of the profits go to their lifesaving work!
Join me as I teach this very special 1-day workshop!
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Style is Substance: A Fiction Writing Workshop w/ Dennis Norris II
Join me in conversation with James Hannaham and John Keene as we discuss gay identity in black literature. "Our Tongues Untied" is presented in collaboration with Kimbilio Fiction and the Graduate Writing Program at Sarah Lawrence College. Slonim Living Room at Sarah Lawrence College.