past readings


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February 8, 2017 Washington, DC. Bloombars Offsite for Ghost Proposal at AWP

October 12, 2016 Baltimore, MD. Visit to Johns Hopkins University

April 2, 2016 Los Angeles, CA. Tribute to C.D. Wright, with Brenda Hillman, Stephen Burt, Don Mee Choi, and many others at ACE Hotel 7pm

July 11, 2015: Seaview, WA. Sou'Wester Lodge with Lisa Wells

April 11, 2015: Minneapolis, MN. The Volta Book of Poets Release (AWP Offsite).The Harriet Brasssiere (2724 W. 43rd St, Minneapolis) from 6-9pm. With Mathias Svalina, Harmony Holiday, Dawn Lundy Martin, Fred Moten, Yona Harvey, and many, many others.

March 21, 2015: Boulder, CO. Innisfree Bookstore at 7pm. The Volta Book of Poets Release, with Mathias Svalina, Noah Eli Gordon, Sommer Browning, Khadijah Queen, J. Michael Martinez, Eric Baus, & Julie Carr.

March 20, 2015: Vermillion, SD. University of South Dakota, 129 Beacom Hall at 5pm. With Mathias Svalina.

March 19, 2015: Iowa City, IA. House Reading (Details TBA). With Mathias Svalina.

March 18, 2015: St. Louis, MO. Fort Gondo Series, time TBA. With Mathias Svalina & Noah Eli Gordon.

March 17, 2015: Akron, OH. The Big Big Mess Series at Summit Artspace at 7pm. With Patrick Culliton, Mathias Svalina, & Noah Eli Gordon.

March 16, 2015: Detroit, MI. Ditto Ditto Gallery at 7pm. With Mathias Svalina & Noah Eli Gordon.

March 15, 2015: Pittsburgh, PA. Classic Lines Bookstore at 7:30pm. With Mathias Svalina & Noah Eli Gordon.

March 14, 2015: Chicago, IL. Doll House Series at 7pm. With Mary Margaret Alvarado, Lisa Fishman, Mathias Svalina, & Noah Eli Gordon.

March 13, 2015: Rock Island, IL. Rozz-Tox at 8pm. With Mathias Svalina, Noah Eli Gordon, & Crystal City.

March 12, 2015: Omaha, NE. Pet Shop Gallery at 7:30pm. With Mathias Svalina, Teal Gardner, & Alisa Heinzman.

January 29, 2015: Pittsburgh, PA. University of Pittsburgh with Jen Bervin.

September 27, 2014: Portland, OR. Literary Arts with Eleni Sikelianos & Endi Bogue Hartigan.

September 25, 2014: Seattle, WA. Margin Shift Series at Hedreen Gallery, 901 12th Ave.

August 6, 2014: Austin, TX. Malvern Books with Zachary Schomburg.

August 5, 2014: Baton Rouge, LA. Chelsea's with Abraham Smith & Zachary Schomburg.

August 4, 2014: New Orleans, LA. Tenderloin Series: 3009 Royal St. with Abraham Smith & Zachary Schomburg.

August 3, 2014: Tallahasee, FL. Sweet Pea Cafe with Sandra Simonds & Zachary Schomburg.

August 2, 2014: Columbia, SC. Chez Amadon/Countryman with Abraham Smith & Zachary Schomburg.

August 1, 2014: Raleigh, NC. So & So Series with Abraham Smith, Dara Cerv, & Zachary Schomburg.

July 31, 2014: Richmond, VA. Chop Suey Books with Zachary Schomburg.

July 30, 2014: Washington, DC. Petworth Citizen & Reading Room with Cecily Iddings, Amy Lawless, & Zachary Schomburg.

July 29, 2014: Philadelphia, PA. L'Etage with Amy Lawless, Cecily Iddings, & Zachary Schomburg.

July 28, 2014: Brooklyn, NY. Mellow Pages with Marisol Limon Martinez, Cecily Iddings, Zachary Schomburg, Amy Lawless, & John Beer.

July 27, 2014: Governor's Island, NY. New York Poetry Festival with Zachary Schomburg and Amy Lawless.

July 26, 2014: Newport, RI. Newport Folk Festival with Paige Taggart, Kendra Decolo, Zachary Schomburg, Chet Weise, & Janaka Stucky.

July 24, 2014: Boston, MA. Lorem Ipsum Books with Jane Lewty, John Beer, Jackie Wang, & Zachary Schomburg.

July 23, 2014: Northampton, MA. Flying Object with Jane Lewty, Zachary Schomburg, & John Beer.

July 21, 2014: Pittsburgh, PA. Fireside Reading Series. with Zachary Schomburg & John Beer.

July 20, 2014: Chicago, IL. Pitchfork Music Fest with Zachary Schomburg, Hannah Gamble, John Beer, & Abraham Smith

July 19, 2014: Chicago, IL. Dollhouse / Constellation with Zachary Schomburg, Hannah Gamble, John Beer, Abraham Smith, & Kyle Vegter.

May 18, 2014: Seattle, WA. Black Coffee Co-op at 4pm.

May 16-17, 2014: Bellingham, WA. Western Washington University.

April 17, 2014: San Fancisco, CA. San Francisco State University's Poetry Center. With Sandy Florian.

March 17 2014: New York City, NY. Poetry Project. With Lynn Xu.

March 15 2014: Chicago, IL. Swell Series. With Patrick Culliton, Carrie Olivia Adams, & Nicole Wilson.

March 1, 2014: Seattle, WA. Reading for Sidebrow Books / Black Ocean / Octopus Books / Letter Machine Editions / Poor Claudia at Highline, 210 Broadway Ave. E.

March 1, 2014: Seattle, WA. AWP Panel on the Workshop. 10:30am, WA State Con. Center, Level 6, 618/619/620 with Michael Dumanis, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Kazim Ali, & Mark Wunderlich

February 28, 2014: Seattle, WA. Reading for Sugar House Review at Liberty Bar, 517 15th Ave. E.

February 2014: Oracle, AZ. Biosphere2 Residency.

October 26, 2013: Los Angeles, CA. J. Paul Getty Museuem.

October 21, 2013: Tucson, AZ with Danniel Schoonebeeck, John Melillo & Johanna Skibsrud. Casa Libre.

August 29, 2013: Tucson, AZ. Poetry Center 7pm with Jane Miller

April 24, 2013: Tucson, AZ. La Cocina 10pm with Dot Devota for Algae & Tentacles Tour Send off

March 29, 2013: Ghent, Belgium. House Reading with Zachary Schomburg, Dot Devota, & Brandon Shimoda.

March 27, 2013: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Versal Series with Zachary Schomburg, Dot Devota, & Brandon Shimoda.

March 25, 2013: Berlin, Germany. St. George's Bookshop with Zachary Schomburg, Dot Devota, Jane Lewty, & Brandon Shimoda.

March 24, 2013: Zurich, Switzerland. Cabaret Voltaire with Zachary Schomburg, Dot Devota, & Brandon Shimoda.

March 23, 2013: Basel, Switzerland. Kunstmuseum with Zachary Schomburg, Dot Devota, & Brandon Shimoda.

March 22, 2013: Mulhouse, France. The Book Corner with Zachary Schomburg, Dot Devota, & Brandon Shimoda.

March 18, 2013: Paris, France. Spoken Word Series with Zachary Schomburg, Dot Devota, & Brandon Shimoda.

March 17, 2013: Paris, France. Ivy Writers Series with Zachary Schomburg, Dot Devota, & Brandon Shimoda.

March 8, 2013: AWP. Boston, MA. Offsite reading for Swamp Isthmus release from Black Ocean with Wave Books and McSweeney's.

March 7 2013: AWP. Boston, MA. Noon panel: on Mixed forms with C.D. Wright, Carole Maso, Peter Streckfus, and Julie Carr.

March 7 2013: AWP offsite. Boston, MA. Reading for Salt Hill with CAConrad, Abraham Smith, and others.

February 23, 2013: Berkeley, CA: Group Reading. UC Berkeley with Eileen Myles, Jared Stanley, Tyrone Williams, and many others.

February 23, 2013: Berkeley, CA: Conference on Ecopoetics. 4:30pm: Ecopoetics of Film Panel with Forrest Gander and Rusty Morrison.

October 30, 2012: Tucson, AZ: Sonora Review Reading. Drawing Studio (33 S. 6th Ave) 7:30pm (with Brandon Shimoda and others).

October 13, 2012: Nashville, TN: Southern Festival of Books.

September 22, 2012: Salt Lake City, UT: With Paisley Rekdal. 3pm. Conference Room B, Salt Lake Public Library 210 East 400 South for Utah Book Festival.

September 20-21, 2012: Cedar City, UT: Southern Utah University with Antonya Nelson.

September 15, 2012: Tucson, AZ. POG Reading.

June 28th 2012: Nashville, TN     Poetry Sucks! Series

May 20th 2012: Tucson, AZ     Poetry Off the Page Symposium at the Poetry Center (Helen / Vine)


April 20-21st 2012: New York     Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival with Bernadette Mayer, Mathias Svalina, Caroline Bergvall, Monica de la Torre, Craig Dworkin, Farrah Field, Li-Young Lee, Ben Lerner, and many others.


April 16th 2012: Tucson, AZ     Poetic Inventory of Saguaro National Park (Poetry Center) at 7pm

April 1st 2012: Amherst, MA     Jubilat Jones Reading Series with John Yau and Kevin Golzalez


March 10th 2012: Tucson, AZ     Tucson Festival of Books (4pm: Student Union, Kiva Room) with Michael Rerick


March 10th 2012: Tucson, AZ     Thought/Sound Full Moon Series--first pull-off at Gates Pass, heading west, 6:30pm


March 1st 2012: Chicago, IL (AWP)    Writers and the Moving Image: Off the Page Panel
with Annie Guthrie, Sawako Nakayasu, and Dan Waber. (4:30pm, Lake Michigan, Hilton Chicago, 8th Floor)


March 1st 2012: Chicago, IL (AWP)     Chicago as Literary Birthplace Panel
with Rusty Morrison, Lisa Fishman, Ed Roberson, Srikanth Reddy, & Bin Ramke. (10:30am, Wiliford A, Hilton Chicago, 3rd Floor)


March 1st 2012: Chicago, IL (AWP offsite)     Sidebrow Books Reading
with Sandy Florian, Miranda Mellis, & Vincent Standley. (9pm, at Elephant Room, 704 S. Wabash)


February 18, 2012: Denver, CO    Counterpath Opening for Noah Saterstrom
with Noah Eli Gordon. (7pm: Counterpath, 613 22nd St.)


November 19th 2011: Tucson, AZ   The Destroyer release party (Plush at 6th St. & 4th Avee)

November 17th 2011: Tucson, AZ   talk on poetry & accessibility (Poetry Center / Helen & Vine)

October 19th 2011: Seattle, WA   Screening of Made a Machine by Describing the Landscape at Grand Illusion Cinema at TBA with Solan Jensen

October 18th 2011: Portland, OR   Bad Blood Screening of Made a Machine by Describing the Landscape at Clinton Street Theater at 9pm with Solan Jensen

October 15th 2011: San Francisco, CA   Litquake Festival (Reading for Sidebrow Books)

October 11th 2011: Tucson, AZ   Casa Libre / Trickhouse Live #9 with Solan Jensen, Dot Devota, Brandon Shimoda) 7pm

October 9th 2011: Tucson, AZ   Tucson Film & Music Festival Screening Made a Machine by Describing the Landscape 9:30pm at El Con Mall

July 13th 2011: Tucson, AZ Sonora Review Party (Plush / 4th Ave & 6th Street)

February 4th 2011: Washington, DC for Sidebrow Books (Hillyer Art Space / 9 Hillyer Ct. NW)

February 3rd 2011: Washington, DC at Madam's Organ (for Sonora Review offsite at AWP)

January 14 2011: Idyllwild, CA (Idyllwild Arts Academy)

December 3 2010 at: Tucson, AZ (with Kate Bernheimer / University of Arizona Poetry Center)

October 29 2010: Seattle, WA at 7pm (with Mathias Svalina / Pilot Books / 219 Broadway East / Upstairs)

October 28 2010: Portland, OR at Work / Sound Gallery (with Mathias Svalina / Bad Blood / 820 E. Adler)

October 27 2010: Ashland, OR at Bookstore (with Mathias Svalina)

October 26 2010: San Francisco, CA at Little Bird Coffeehouse (with Mathias Svalina, Claire Becker, Juliana Leslie)

October 24 2010: Boise, ID at 8pm (with Mathias Svalina / Pengilly's Saloon / 513 W. Main St.)

October 21 2010: Boulder, CO at 7pm (with Jake Adam York / UC Boulder / Norlin M549 5th Floor)

October 19 2010: Las Cruces, NM at 7:30pm (Memorial Tower Building Annex / First Floor Auditorium)

October 18 2010: El Paso, TX (UTEP MFA workshop visit)

October 17 2010: Marfa, TX at 7pm (Marfa Book Co. / 105 S. Highland)

October 16 2010: Austin, TX at 7pm (Hoa & Dale's)

October 15 2010: Houston, TX at 8pm (Amadon's Crib)

October 13 2010: Baton Rouge, LA at 8pm (with Abraham Smith / Chelsea's Cafe / 2857 Perkins Road)

October 12 2010: Lafayette, LA at 7:30pm (with Abraham Smith / Blue Moon Saloon / 215 E. Convent Street)

October 10 2010: New Orleans, LA at 7pm (with Abraham Smith & Jaswinder Bolina / Antenna Gallery / 3161 Burgundy Street)

October 9 2010: Water Valley, MS at 7pm (with Abraham Smith & Jaswinder Bolina / Bozart's Gallery / 403 N. Main Street)

October 8 2010: Tuscaloosa, AL at 7pm (with Abraham Smith & Jaswinder Bolina / Little Willie's / 2350 Fourth Street)

October 7 2010 at 8pm: Atlanta, GA (with Jaswinder Bolina / Beep Beep Gallery / 696 Charles Allen Drive)

September 9 2010: Bowling Green, OH (BGSU Visiting Writers Series)

June 5 2010: San Francisco, CA (Sidebrow Selenography Release Party)

May 24 2010: Chicago, IL (Packingtown Review Release Party)

April 10 2010: Denver, CO (Obama Anthology Reading)

March 5 2010: San Francisco, CA (Studio One Series)

March 3 2010: Iowa City, IA (Prairie Lights Series)

February 11 2010: Cincinnati, OH (Bon Mot/ley Series)

January 16 2010: Raleigh, NC (So and So Series)

November 22 2009: Cambridge, MA (Small Animal Project Series)

November 20 2009: Brooklyn, NY (Stain of Poetry Series)

November 17 2009: Kenosha, WI (Carthage College)

November 16 2009: Oberlin, OH (Oberlin College)

November 2009: Chicago, IL (1317 Series)

June 2009: Queens, NY (Poetry Time Series)

June 2009: Chicago, IL (Danny's Reading Series)

April 2009: Chicago, IL (Columbia Poetry Review Release)

April 2009: Chicago, IL (North Park University)

April 2009: Iowa City, IA (Writers' Workshop)

October 2008: Fayetteville, AR (Frank Stanford Festival)

October 2008: Kalamazoo, MI (Typo Series)

March 2008: Tuscaloosa, AL (University of Alabama)

March 2008: Atlanta, GA (Emory University)

March 2008: Athens, GA (University of Georgia / Vox Series)

March 2008: Richmond, VA (Chop Suey Books)

March 2008: Cambridge, MA (So and So Series)

March 2008: Amherst, MA (Amherst Books)

March 2008: New York City, NY (Bowery Poetry Club)

March 2008: Bellingham, WA (house series)

March 2008: Seattle, WA (Open Books)

March 2008: Portland, OR (Unwin-Dunraven Series)

March 2008: Ashland, OR (Southern Oregon University)

March 2008: Oakland, CA (house series)

March 2008: Santa Cruz, CA (Gallery Series)

March 2008: Los Angeles, CA (Beta-Level Series)

March 2008: San Diego, CA (Gallery Series)

January 2008: Brooklyn, NY (AWP offsite reading for T-Sky)

December 2007: Chicago, IL (Nightboat Benefit)

October 2007: Chicago, IL (Myopic Books)

October 2007: Buffalo, NY (Rust Belt Books)

October 2007: Ann Arbor, MI (Shaman Drum Bookshop)

October 2007: Cleveland, OH (Cleveland Poetry Center)

October 2007: Oxford, OH (Miami University)

October 2007: Oberlin, OH (Oberlin College)

October 2007: South Bend, IN (Notre Dame University)

October 2007: Kalamazoo, MI (Western Michigan University)

October 2007: Muncie, IN (Ball State University)

September 2007: St. Louis, MO (Exploding Swan House Series)

August 2007: Seattle, WA (Roethke Festival)

June 2007: Chicago, IL (Another Chicago Magazine Release)

May 2007: Denver, CO (Sleepingfish Release)

April 2007: Lincoln, NE (House Series)

April 2007: Maryville, MO (Northwest Missouri State University)

April 2007: Newton, KS (Bethel College)

April 2007: Minneapolis, MN (Bookstore Series)

April 2007: Chicago, IL (Quimby's Bookstore)

February 2007: Atlanta, GA (AWP Offsite for RealPoetik)

October 2006: Tucson, AZ (University of Arizona)

October 2006: Boise, ID (Boise State University)

October 2006: Missoula, MT (New Lakes Series)

October 2006: Salt Lake City, UT (Bookshop Series)

October 2006: Boise, ID (Boise State University)

September 2006: Minneapolis, MN (Walker Art Museum / Wave Poetry Bus)

September 2006: Iowa City, IA (Wave Poetry Bus Reading)

September 2006: Ames, IA (Wave Poetry Bus Reading)

September 2006: Omaha, NE (Omaha Public Library / Wave Poetry Bus)

September 2006: Lincoln, NE (Sheldon Museum of Art / Wave Poetry Bus)

September 2006: Denver, CO (University of Colorado, Denver / Wave Poetry Bus)

May 2006: New York City, NY (Burning Chair Series)

May 2006: Brooklyn, NY (Pete's Candy Store Series)

May 2006: New York City, NY (Burning Chair Serie)

March 2006: Chapel Hill, NC (Desert City Reading Series)

March 2006: Charlotte, NC (University of North Carolina)

March 2006: Tusculum, TN (Tusculum College)

March 2006: Ashville, NC (Malaprop's Bookstore)

March 2006: Athens, GA (Vox Series)

March 2006: Atlanta, GA (Eyedrum Reading Series)

March 2006: Austin, TX (AWP for University of Iowa Press)

February 2006: Lincoln, NE (Clean Part Series)

September 2005: Fort Collins, CO (Colorado State University)

July 2005: Seattle, WA (Synchronicity Small Press Fair)

June 2005: Portland, OR (New American Art Union)

April 2004: Amsterdam, Netherlands (Versal Release)

April 2003: Tucson, AZ (Unversity of Arizona)

Fall 2002: Tucson, AZ (Biblio Bookstore Series)



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