Writer | Poet | Maker

Performances, Panels, & Workshops

Upcoming Events


2018

May 19, 2018
“Normalized Magic: The Art of Writing Through Fairy Tales”
A class I’m teaching that discusses what exactly a fairytale is and does, and talk about how the fairy tale as a form can be useful to all writers.
St. Pete, FL
1:00-3:00PM @ LitSpace Literary Arts Institute at Morean Arts Center
$10

Past Events

2018

May 10, 2018
Poetry at The Dali: Season Finale
hosted by Gianna Russo, Editor of YellowJacket Press
St. Petersburg, FL
6:00PM @ The Dali Museum (in the Will Raymund Theater)

March 16, 2018
Burrow Press Presents: Clean Time
reading for Obra/Artifact
Orlando, FL
7:00-10:00PM @ Gallery At Avalon Island

March 9, 2018
4×4: four readers from four literary organizations
a reading with co•im•press, Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, SRPR (Spoon River Poetry Review) & Veliz Books
Tampa, FL
7:00-9:30PM @ Studio Theater at Hillsborough Community College–Ybor

March 8, 2018
hosting for AADOREE: An #AWP18 Offsite Event
Tampa, FL
10:00PM–CLOSE @ Lector Wine Bar

March 8, 2018
Deep-Fried Mic: Running Reading Series & Building Literary Community Down South
An #AWP18 Panel with Cathleen Bota, Jennie Frost, Ashley M. Jones, and Carrie Lorig
Tampa, FL
9:00:AM–10:15:AM @ Room 1, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor

January 20, 2018
Tampa Bay Publishing Conference
“To MFA or Not to MFA” Panel
CoWork Ybor @ 1901 E 7th Ave
Tampa FL

2017

October 14, 2017
“Let’s Play!: Hybridity and Experimentation with Poetic Form”
A class I’m teaching that explores the intersections between the written word & other media such as visual art to imagine new worlds for our poetry.
St. Pete, FL
1:00-3:00PM @ LitSpace Literary Arts Institute at Morean Arts Center
$10

October 13, 2017
YellowJacket Press Reading
2017 Other Words Conference
Tampa, FL
10:15AM @ Allen N. Reeves Theater, The University of Tampa

April 21, 2017
New Orleans Poetry Festival and Small Press Fair 2017
Sacred Grove Reading Series @ NOPF
with Rushelle Frazier, Lauren Hunter, Kwoya Fagin Maples, Jenn Marie Nunes, & Tim Jones-Yelvington
New Orleans, LA
2:30-3:30PM @ New Orleans Healing Center

March 6, 2017
Yes Femmes (part of Lambda Litfest)
with Gina Abelkop, Amanda-Faye Jimenez, Wendy C. Ortiz, Elizabeth Hall, Antonia Crane, Jasmine Nyende, Ciriza, Martabel Wasserman
Los Angeles, CA
7:00PM @ Pieter, 420 W Avenue 33

February 3, 2017
The University of Alabama MFA Reading Series Presents: Diamond Forde & JD Scott
Tuscaloosa, AL
7:30PM @ 2016 9th Street

2016

November 5, 2016
YellowJacket Press Reading
2016 Other Words Conference
St. Augustine, FL
10:15AM @ Solarium, Ponce Hall, Flagler College

October 12, 2016
“Mask for Mask: Transacting Queer Poetics as Performance of Self” (Poetics Talk)
“Our Lives: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow”: A Symposium Sponsored by the University of Alabama’s College of Arts and Sciences
Tuscaloosa, AL
5:30pm @ Gorgas Library, Room 205

September 24, 2016
100,000 Poets for Change Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
1pm @ Desert Island Supply Co.

April 16, 2016
Machine in the Ghost: How to Use Ritual to Occupy “I” (Generative Workshop Panel)
The New Orleans Poetry Festival
New Orleans
2pm @ Arts Estuary 1 (1024 Elysian Fields)

March 31, 2016
Embawdied Lit: A Drag Reading Sequel
Los Angeles
7:30pm @ The LASH

February 5, 2016
The University of Alabama MFA Reading Series Presents: Reem Abu-Baker & JD Scott
Tuscaloosa, AL
6:00PM @ Sella-Granata Gallery

2015

December 12, 2015
YellowJacket Press Happy Hour Solstice Party
Tampa, FL
7:00pm @ Upward Spiral Center

November 20, 2015
Triple Tongue II
Tuscaloosa, AL
7:00pm @ Green Bar

April 11, 2015
Embawdied Lit: A Drag Reading
(with Adam Atkinson, Jessica Rae Bergamino, Lucas de Lima, Lara Glenum, Johannes Göransson, Rj Equality Ingram, Tim Jones-Yelvington, Joyelle McSweeney, Megan Milks, Carrie Murphy, Sade Murphy, Sarah Smith, Jennifer Tamayo, Cassandra Troyan & more!)
Minneapolis, MN
7:00pm @ Kieran’s Irish Pub (Poet’s Corner)

April 9, 2015
Creating & Maintaining Liberatory Space @ AWP15: Belladonna* | Litmus | Apogee | Counterpath
Minneapolis, MN
3:00pm @ Gamut Gallery

March 17, 2015
Soft Beasts: A Reading
Austin, TX
7:00pm @ Malvern Books

March 14, 2015
ColdCuts Reading Series
New Orleans, LA
6:30pm @ Kajuns Pub

February 7, 2015
TRIPLE TONGUE • • • FASHION • • • VOICES • • • MUSIC • • •
Tuscaloosa, AL
7:00pm @ Green Bar

2014

December 10, 2014
Atlas XXIII with Marie-Helene Bertino, Cathy Park Hong, Keegan Lester, and Emily Present.
Brooklyn, NY
7pm @ 61 Local

December 9, 2014
Mental Marginalia’s “Decemberalia” with Cynthia Cruz, Peter Milne Greiner, Keegan Lester, and Chelsea Coreen.
Brooklyn, NY
8:15pm @ The West

October 2, 2014
Pure Products Reading Series
Tuscaloosa, AL
7:30pm @ Green Bar

July 27, 2014
Birds of Lace @ 4th Annual New York City Poetry Festival
Chumley’s Stage @ Governors Island, NY
5:00pm

May 16, 2014
No, Dear Issue 13: DEBRIS — Launch Party
LA SALA @ Cantina Royal — Brooklyn, NY

March 1, 2014
Beyond Thresholds †† Nick Flynn¬ David Shields ¬ Melissa Febos ¬ JD Scott & Jessica Hendry Nelson ††
Sole Repair Shop — 1001 East Pike, Seattle, Washington 98122
2:00-4:00PM-PST

2013

October 29, 2013
Tampa, FL
Inkwood Books @ 216 S. Armenia Ave

October 28, 2013
St. Leo, FL
Creative Writing Lecture @ Saint Leo University

October 26, 2013
Orlando, FL
There Will Be Words/Dead Poets Slam @ Stardust Video & Coffee

October 25, 2013
Savannah, GA
Lucky Funeral Tour @ The Wormhole

October 24, 2013
Athens, GA
Avid Poetry Series @ Avid Bookshop

October 23, 2013
Atlanta, GA
Potlatch Reading Series @ SCAD Atlanta’s Ivy Hall

October 22, 2013
Asheville, NC
Juniper Bends Reading Series @ Downtown Books & News

October 21, 2013
Durham, NC
5 Poets/”Dirty So and So” Reading @ The Shadowbox

October 20, 2013
Washington, DC
Three Tents Reading Series @ The Big Hunt

October 19, 2013
Philly
Tattooed Mom @ 530 South Street

October 18, 2013
NYC
The West @ 379 Union Avenue

June 30, 2013
Writing It All with Anne Carson, Robert Currie, and Ébauche
Governors Island, NYC
12:00pm – 3:00pm

June 2, 2013
Soapbox Poets @ Howl!Festival
Tompkins Square Park, NYC

May 6, 2013
We Three Productions with Marisa Crawford, KD Henley, and Aimee Walker
d.b.a. — 41 1st Ave, NYC
8:00pm

May 4, 2013
The Poetry Brothel presents… The Factory
Forgotten Works Studio — 46 Bridge Street, Brooklyn
9:00pm – 2:00am

March 9, 2013
Dancing Birds Brunch (AWP Offsite Event)
Boston
12:00pm

February 21, 2013
Earshot Reading Series (8th Anniversary Reading)
Lolita Bar — 266 Broome Street, NYC
7:30pm

2012

October 12, 2012
Peter Meinke Prize Reading / Launch Party for Night Errands
Cafe Hey — 1540 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL
7:00pm

September 29, 2012
Slapdash (“Death.”)
8:00pm
LaunchPad — 721 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn

August 25, 2012
TOWER OF TERROR // “LITERARY WHATEVER” w. Becca Klaver and Carina Finn
Mustard Beak, Brooklyn
8:00pm

July 18, 2012
A Night with Brooklyn Indie Lit Mags feat. A Public Space, Moonshot, Recommended Reading (Electric Literature), SET, Slice, and Tin House (moderated by CLMP)
powerHouse Arena — 37 Main St, Brooklyn
7:00pm

June 16, 2012
Periodically Speaking: The Magathon (sponsored by CLMP)
New York Public Library (NYPL) — Fifth Avenue @ 42nd Street
Audio: (Reading for Moonshot @ ~16:15-20:15)

June 2, 2012
Bushwick Open Pages — “STATUS UPDATE: INDEPENDENT PUBLISHERS AMID INDUSTRYWIDE CHANGE”
Representing Moonshot — with Esther K. Smith (Purgatory Pie Press) & Mike Young (Noo Journal)
Duck Duck — 161 Montrose Ave, Brooklyn
3:00pm

June 1, 2012
Brooklyn Spaces presents CCLaP and Moonshot Magazine
Book Thug Nation — 100 N 3rd St, Brooklyn
9:00pm

May 23, 2012
Hosting Moonshot #4 Launch Party
feat. performances by Richard Kostelanetz, Dawn Raffel, Victoria Redel, Terese Svoboda, Chloe Caldwell and Skye Tyler
Housing Works Bookstore — 126 Crosby Street, NYC
7:00-8:30pm

March 30, 2012
LUNCH POEMS @ The New York Chapbook Festival
Reading w/ Steven Karl, Saeed Jones, and Angela Veronica Wong
CUNY — 365 Fifth Avenue, NYC
12:00pm

March 24, 2012
Slapdash (“Everyone is out to get me…EVERYTHING’S FINE!”)
LaunchPad — 721 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn
8:00pm

February 10, 2012
Hosting Moonshot Presents “CAVITY SEARCH”
feat. readings by Eve Bates, Ana Božičević, Gregory Crosby, Jason Helm, Kendra Grant Malone, Syreeta McFadden, and more!
Mustard Beak
Doors at 7:30pm, Reading at 8:00pm