Teaching & Performances

Upcoming

VOW: Voices of Womxn Salon
Hosting literary salon to support women & womxn-identified writers
Friday, September 20, 2019. 5:30 p.m.
Hugo House, 1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings from the #MeToo Movement
McSweeney’s
launch reading with anthology editor Shelly Oria, Kamari Bright, Sasha LaPointe and Jalayna Carter.
Friday, September 20, 2019. 7 – 9 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Write Doe Bay
Teaching “Let Your Story Surprise You” as a generative workshop during an Orcas Island writing conference featuring multidisciplinary artists.
Thursday, October 10 – Monday, October 14 2019. 
Doe Bay Resort & Retreat, 107 Doe Bay Road, Olga, WA 98279

Better Fiction Through Facts: Seattle Writes for Seattle Public Library
A free creative writing class to serve our community.
Sunday, October 20, 2019. 2 – 4 p.m.
Capitol Hill Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 425 Harvard Ave E, Seattle, WA 98102

Contando Las Historias Profundas
Dado en colaboración con Seattle Escribe, este taller de cuatro semanas culminará con una lectura en público en las instalaciones de Hugo House.
Tuesdays, Oct. 22 & 29, Nov. 5 & 12, 2019, 7:10 – 9:10 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Lit Crawl Seattle
Reading with Jane Hodges about the theme of “work”
Thursday, October 24, 2019. 6 – 9 p.m. Exact time TBD
Capitol Hill Venue TBD, Seattle, WA 98122

Better Fiction Through Facts: Seattle Writes for Seattle Public Library
A free creative writing class to serve our community.
Saturday, October 26, 2019. 2 – 4 p.m.
Ballard Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 5614 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Escribiendo lo Personal: Seattle Writes for Seattle Public Library
Una clase de escritura creativa.
Saturday, October 26, 2019. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Greenwood Branch, Seattle Public Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

Writing and Publishing the Personal Essay
A ten-week class in the Certificate in Writing Program offered through the University of Washington Continuum College.
Thursdays, Jan. 9 – March 12, 2020. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
University of Washington Campus, Seattle, WA 98195

Winter Institute 2020: American Booksellers Association
Appearances for my novel Subduction arranged by Red Hen Press.
Wednesday, January 22 – Thursday, January 23, 2020. Time TBD
TBD, Baltimore, MD

Women You Need to Know (WYNK) with Carmen Maria Machado
Moderating post-lecture Q&A for Seattle Arts & Lectures.
Friday, January 24, 2020. 7:30 p.m.
TBD Seattle WA 

AWP 2020 Annual Conference & Book Fair 
Women Trespassing: Women Breaking the Rules in Fiction and their Writing Careers with Blair Hurley, Lara Ehrlich, Dana Czapnik & Laura Sims
Thursday – Saturday, March 4 – 7, 2020. DATE/TIME TBD
Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

A Red Hen Press Reading & Conversation with Aimee Liu, Donna Hemans & Ellen Meeropol
Thursday – Saturday, March 4 – 7, 2020. DATE/TIME TBD
Henry B. González Convention Center, 900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

A Red Hen Press Omnibus Reading
Off-site during the AWP conference.
Friday, March 6, 2020. 6 – 8 p.m.
Francis Bogside pub 803 S St Mary’s St, San Antonio, TX 78205

VOW: Voices of Womxn Salon
Hosting literary salon to support women & womxn-identified writers
Friday, April 24, 2020. 5:30 p.m.
Hugo House, 1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Washington Launch of My Debut Novel Subduction (Red Hen Press)
Performance followed by a Q&A, book signing and revelry.
Friday, April 24, 2020. 7 – 9 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

California launch of my Debut Novel Subduction (Red Hen Press)
Reading with Kim Addonizio and Elizabeth Rosner, followed by a Q&A, book signing and revelry.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020. 7 – 9 p.m.
East Bay Booksellers, 5433 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

Why There Are Words Reading Series
Performing with five other authors as part of a nationally networked series.
Thursday, May 14, 2020. 7 – 9 p.m.
Studio 333, 333 Caledonia Street, Sausalito, CA
 94965

The Literary Arts Series with Luis Alberto Urrea
Moderating post-lecture Q&A for Seattle Arts & Lectures.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020. 7:30 p.m.
Benaroya Hall, S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, 200 University St, Seattle, WA 98101

New York launch of my debut novel Subduction (Red Hen Press)
Reading with Weike Wang followed by a Q&A, book signing and revelry.
Thursday, June 4, 2020. 7 – 9 p.m.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY 10012

Port Townsend Writers’ Conference at Centrum
Sunday, July 12, 2020 – Saturday July 19, 2020.
Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA

More events are in the works. Contact me if you’d like me to perform or teach.

In the meantime, check out my performance of “Follow Me” as part of Lit Jam: A Night of Words and Music, also featuring me singing “People Talkin'” & “Pineola” & “Back in Time” with The House Band. 

You can also watch the Seattle debut of Writers Resist, a reading I co-organized on MLK Jr’s birthday as part of an international artistic movement against political oppression. Listen to the Speakers Forum podcast recorded that night by KUOW 94.9 FM  or watch Town Hall Seattle’s footageof our celebration of free speech, which drew 850 people. Many thanks to co-organizer Sam Ligon.

You can also watch me perform a chapter from my novel SUBDUCTION during this Seattle Fiction Federation reading at Hugo House. The link comes with its own cautionary note!

Recent

Port Townsend Writers’ Conference at Centrum
Reading with Gary Copeland Lilley and Paisley Rekdal.
Sunday, July 14, 2019. 7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Joseph F. Wheeler Theater, Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA

Afternoon Fiction Faculty: Let Your Characters Surprise You, Find Your Story in Revision, The Ethics of Transgression & Better Fiction Through Facts.
Monday July 15, Tuesday July 16, Thursday July 18 & Friday, July 19, 2019. 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA

VOW: Voices of Womxn Salon
Hosting literary salon to support women & womxn-identified writers & readers
Friday, June 14, 2019. 5:30 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Publishing Intensive 2019
Guest lecturer for daylong seminar by Peter Mountford, Karen Finneyfrock and Theo Nestor.
Sunday, June 2, 2019, 4 – 4:45 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Orcas Island Lit Fest
The Unlikeable Women: A Main Stage Panel about Unsympathetic Narrators with Sonora Jha, Elisabeth Eaves & Allison Augustyn. Moderated by Margot Kahn Case.
Saturday, April 6th, 2019. 12:10 – 1:15 p.m.
Orcas Island Lit Fest, 
Orcas Island, WA 98122

Atelier26 Books, Moss and friends                                                                       Off-site AWP Reading with Margaret Malone, Donna Miscolta, Jason Arias, Woody Skinner and Sidney Wade.
Friday, March 29, 2019. 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Ford Food & Drink, 2505 SE 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97202

Beyond the Desk: Engaging Community as a Writer
AWP Panel with Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum, Sam Ligon, Dawn Pichon Barron & Julia Hands.
Friday, March 29, 2019. 3 – 4:15 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center, Room A106, Level 1, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

Terese Marie Mailhot, Pam L. Houston and G. Willow Wilson in Conversation
Moderating AWP Panel Q&A on behalf of Hugo House, Seattle Arts & Lectures and Grove/Atlantic.
Thursday, March 28, 2019. 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center, Oregon Ballroom 201, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

Launch of Latina Outsiders: Remaking Latina Identity (Routledge)             Off-site AWP Reading with anthology editor Dr. Grisel Acosta alongside Carolina Hinojosa-Cisneros, Luis Lopez-Maldonado, Jane Gabriels & Stephanie Laterza.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019. 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Milagro Theater, 525 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97124

Seattle Writes En Español: Revisando lo personal, dado por la Biblioteca Pública de Seattle
Revisando narrativas personales.
Saturday, March 23, 2018. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
South Park Branch, Seattle Public Library, 8604 8th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108

Seattle Writes En Español: Escribiendo lo Personal, dado por la Biblioteca Pública de Seattle
Escribiendo narrativas personales.
Saturday, March 16, 2018. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
South Park Branch, Seattle Public Library, 8604 8th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108

Mixed Bag
Performing with hosts Jeanine Walker and Steve Mauer during an evening of sketch comedy, live music, literary arts and stop motion animation.
Saturday, March 9, 2019. 7 – 9 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Lit Jam: A Night of Words & Music
Performing songs and readings with Kim Addonizio, Sam Ligon, Gary Copeland Lilley and Kate Lebo, deemed a Don’t Miss by The Stranger.
Friday, March 8, 2019. 7 – 9 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

A Field Researcher’s Guide to Authoritative Storytelling
Eight-week prose workshop about infusing narrative with lyric accuracy.
Tuesdays, February 12 – April 2, 2019. 7:10 – 9:10 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Discussion: The Fact and Fiction of Lost Children Archive
Panel with Angélica Cházaro of the UW School of Law.
Monday, February 25, 2019. 7 – 9 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Co, 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle, WA

A Red Hen Press Reading
Performing with fellow Red Hen Press authors Brittany Ackerman, Cai Emmons and Sarah Cannon.
Friday, February 15, 2019. 7 – 9 p.m.
Third Place Books, 
6504 20th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Short Story Form and Function
Moderating panel to feature Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum, Ramon Isao, Corinne Manning, Becky Mandelbaum, and E. Lily Yu.
Thursday, January 24, 2019. 7 – 9 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

A Field Researcher’s Guide to Authoritative Storytelling
Generative prose workshop about infusing narrative with lyric accuracy.
Tuesdays, October 16 – December 18, 2018. 7:10 – 9:10 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

A Night about the News with Investigate West
Salon discussion about how great stories are made.
Thursday, December 13, 2018. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Type Set, 3827C East Edmunds St, Seattle, WA 98118

Seattle Writes: Nonfiction Storytelling for Seattle Public Library
A class about bringing facts into stories.
Sunday, October 21, 2018. 2 – 4 p.m.
Central Library of the Seattle Public Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle, WA 98104

Seattle Writes: Mejor Narración De Historias A Través De La Investigación
Incorporando los datos en la escritura.
Saturday, October 20, 2018. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
South Park Branch of the Seattle Public Library, 8604 8th Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98108

Seattle Writes: Nonfiction Storytelling for Seattle Public Library
A class about bringing facts into stories.
Sunday, September 23, 2018. 2 – 4 p.m.
Columbia City Branch, Seattle Public Library, 4721 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118

The New Hugo House: A Grand Opening
Featured reading with Maria Semple, Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Renée, Quenton Baker, Amber Flame, Gabriel Teodros, Nancy Guppy and the Bushwick Book Club to celebrate the new building permanently installed in Hugo House’s original location.  
Saturday, September 22, 2018. 5 – 7 p.m.
Hugo House, 
1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122

Port Townsend Writers’ Conferencee at Centrum
Afternoon Faculty – “Better Storytelling through Research”
Tuesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 19, 2018. Classes 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA

Literary Happy Hour: An Evening of Intoxicating Verse.
Reading for monthly series.
Tuesday, June 26 2018. 7 – 9 p.m.
Capitol Cider, 818 East Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

Lit Fix Seattle
Reading with Garth Stein and Anca Szilágyi for reading series organized by Mia Lipman Irwin to benefit the youth literacy programs offered by the Bureau of Fearless Ideas. $5.
Thursday, June 21, 2018. 7 – 9 p.m.
Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar, 1508 11th Avenue, Seattle

Moss: Volume Three Release Party
Poetry; prose; food; drinks to celebrate Pacific Northwest literary review. 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018. 7 – 9 p.m.
Type Set, 3827C East Edmunds St, Seattle, WA 98118

Write Your Democracy: A Teach-In
Reading and teaching with Seattle Civic Poet Anastacia-Renée, Wendy Call and Seattle Escribe’s Dalia Maxum for quarterly series organized by Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum and Julia Hands.
Saturday, June 9 2018. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Hugo House, 1021 Columbia St, Seattle, WA

Conversation with Weike Wang
Moderator for Q&A about Chemistry (Penguin/Random House)
Thursday, April 12, 2018. 7 – 9 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Co, 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle, WA 

A Field Researcher’s Guide to Authoritative Storytelling
Eight-week prose workshop about infusing narrative with lyric accuracy.
Tuesdays, April 10 – May 29, 2018. 7:10 – 9:10 p.m.
Richard Hugo House, 1021 Columbia St, Seattle, WA

Word Works: Ruth Ozeki
Introducing and interviewing the novelist and Buddhist priest for Hugo House in partnership with Seattle University’s Search for Meaning Festival.
Friday, February 23, 2018. 7 – 9 p.m.
Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave Seattle, WA

A Night about the News with Investigate West
Salon celebration of the people who keep our newsrooms humming.
Thursday, January 25, 2018. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Type Set, 3827C East Edmunds St, Seattle, WA 98118

Pie & Whiskey: Seattle Launch   
Reading with Kim Addonizio, Jess Walter and more for launch of Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter & Booze (Sasquatch Books), a New York Times New & Notable Book edited by Kate Lebo and Sam Ligon.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017. 7 – 9 p.m.
Hosted by Town Hall Seattle at Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave Seattle, WA

Pie & Whiskey: Spokane Launch   
Reading with Kate Lebo, Sam Ligon, Shawn Vestal and Jess Walter for launch of Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter & Booze, edited byLebo & Ligon
Thursday, October 26, 2017. 8 p.m.
Hosted by Terrain, 304 West Pacific Avenue, Spokane, WA

#FML: Lit Crawl Seattle 
Reading with Brian McGuigan and Sasha La Pointe, hosted by Jeanine Walker, as part of annual night of literature: 35 events in 15 venues.
Thursday, October 19, 2017. 9 p.m.
Capitol Cider, 818 East Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

A Field Researcher’s Guide to Authoritative Storytelling
Generative prose workshop about infusing narrative with lyric accuracy.
Tuesdays, October 17 – December 12, 2017. 7:10 – 9:10 p.m.
Hugo House, 1021 Columbia St, Seattle, WA

Centrum: The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference
Afternoon Faculty – “Better Storytelling through Research” & “Revising Your Novel: You Can, and You Must.” –  and Panelist: “On Cultural Appropriation” with Melissa Febos, Gary Copeland Lilley, Sam Ligon & Dawn Pichon Barron
Monday, July 17, & Thursday, July 20, 2017. Classes 2 – 3:30 p.m., panel at 4.
Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA

Staying Savvy: Media and Social Movements   
Leading salon-style discussion about journalism in the age of fake news. 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017. 12:30-2 p.m.
North Seattle Community College, CC 2153, 9600 College Way N, Seattle, WA 98103

Lewis County Writers Guild  
Reading and delivering a talk. 
Friday, February 17, 2017. 6 – 8 p.m.
The Station: Coffee Bar & Bistro, Centralia, WA

Pacifica Literary Review Issue #9 Release Party
Reading with JM Miller, Diana Xin, Bill Carty and Gabrielle Bates.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017. 7 – 9 p.m.
Capitol Cider, 818 East Pike St, Seattle, WA

WRITERS RESIST: A Celebration of Free Speech
Reading with Daniel James Brown, G Willow Wilson, Jess Walter, Seattle Civic Poet Claudia Castro Luna, Bruce Barcott, Washington state poet laureate Tod Marshall, Elissa Washuta, Seattle youth poet laureate Angel Gardner, Jane Wong, Robert Lashley, Imani Sims, David Laskin and Sam Ligon as part of a national series to express commitment to democratic ideals.
Sunday, January 15, 2017. 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, WA

Till Writers Collective  

Reading for launch of chapbook from the Till residency at Smoke Farm.
Friday, December 9, 2016. 7 – 9 p.m.
King Street Station, Seattle, WA

Lit Crawl Seattle: The Body is a Map in Any Language
Emcee & Featured Reader with Jordan Hartt and Jamaica Baldwin.
Thursday, October 27, 2016. 8 p.m.
Richard Hugo House, 1021 Columbia St, Seattle, WA

Artist Trust Author Panel 
Presented to EDGE program with Elissa Washuta and Gary Copeland Lilley. 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016. 2 – 3 p.m.
Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA

Artist Trust Reading  

Featured reader with Nicole Hardy and Elissa Washuta. 
Tuesday, September 20, 2016. 7 – 9 p.m.
Northwind Art Center, Port Townsend, WA

Centrum: The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference

Emcee for nightly open mikes at Building 262
July 17-24, 2016.
Fort Worden, Port Townsend, WA

Because of The Metaphysical Ukulele
Featured reader with Samantha Updegrave and Sean Cardwell.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016. 7 – 9 p.m.
Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155

Under the Influence: Dickinson and Whitman
Featured reader with Kathryn Hunt, Gary Copeland Lilley, Nancy Rawles, Michelle Peñaloza, Alice Derry and Kathleen Flenniken.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016. 7 – 9 p.m.
Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Reading with Jordan Hartt
Featured reader and moderator to launch second printing of Jordan Hartt’s Leap (Tebot Bach Press)
Friday, March 11, 2016. 7 – 9 p.m.
Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Spring into Writing 

Featured reader for series sponsored by University of Washington Tacoma Arts & Lectures
Monday, March 7, 2016. 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Jane Russell Commons, University of Washington Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

A Loose Leaf Reading Presents an Evening of Storytelling and Music
Featured reader with Michelle Peñaloza, Patty Belsick, Jenny Hayes, Casandra Lopez and Nora Hughes.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016. 7 – 9 p.m.
Chop Suey, 1325 East Madison, Seattle, WA

A Field Researcher’s Guide to Authoritative Storytelling 
I taught a prose workshop at the Richard Hugo House from January through March of 2016. The ten-week class was about learning to infuse narrative with lyric accuracy through careful study of the world around us.

Centrum: The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference 2015
Emcee for nightly open mikes at Building 262
July 9-19, 2015.
Port Townsend, WA

Seattle Fiction Federation
Featured reader. Check out my performance — the link comes with a cautionary note.
Monday, June 22, 2015. 7 – 10 p.m.
Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Tukwila Revealed
Litcrawl reading for Duwamish Revealed festivities and art installation
Sunday, June 21, 2015. 5:45 p.m.
Duwamish Hill Preserve, 3800 S 115th St, Tukwila, WA

Reading with Maggie Messitt and Wendy Call
Moderator for conversation about Messitt’s The Rainy Season: Three Lives in the New South Africa (University of Iowa Press)
Saturday, April 25, 2014. 7 – 9 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Co, 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Get Lit! Pie & Whiskey IV
Reading with Samuel Ligon, Kate Lebo, Jess Walter, Benjamin Percy, Gary Copeland Lilley, Renee D’Aoust and Jordan Hartt.
Thursday, April 23, 2015. 9:30 p.m.
The Women’s Club of Spokane, 1428 West 9th Avenue, Spokane, WA 99204

AWP Conference 2015: Digging for Story: Research, Fieldwork and Accuracy in Creative Writing
Panelist with Maggie Messitt, Bronwen Dickey, Sheri Booker and Nomi Stone.
Friday, April 10, 2015. 10:30 a.m.
Room 204 & 5, Minneapolis Convention Center, 1201 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403 

AWP Conference 2015: Words and Music
Performance with Kim Addonizio, Sam Ligon, Peter Kline, Brittany Perham and Charles D. Jones.
Thursday, April 9, 2015. 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Scott James Bookfair Stage, Minneapolis Convention Center, 1201 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403 

Literary Wilderness: A Reading to Benefit Prison Writers, Offsite @ AWP
Reading with Robert LopezMaggie MessittSheri BookerSarah GreenAntonia CraneShasta Grant,  Richard GoldTasha Golden, Arielle Greenberg, Jennifer Bowen Hicks,  Brad ModlinMetta SámaKelly SundbergAnca Szilágyi.
Thursday, April 9, 2015. 8:15 – 10 p.m.
Nicollet, 1931 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404

Rainier Valley Lit Crawl
A Southside first: four readings from Hillman City to Columbia City.
Sunday, March 8, 2015. 5 – 9 p.m.
Union Bar at 5, Afrikando Banadir at 6, Flying Lion Brewing at 7, Lottie’s Lounge at 8.

Jack Straw Artists Showcase
Readings, music, storytelling
Saturday, March 7, 2015. 2 – 5 p.m.
Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way Northeast, Seattle, WA.  

Reading with Shelly Oria
Farrar, Straus and Giroux reading for her book Tel Aviv 1, New York 0
Saturday, December 5, 2014. 7 – 9 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Co, 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Bushwick Book Club Seattle
Performance with Joy Mills, part of the 2014 Jack Straw Writing Program
Sunday, November 16, 2014. 4 – 7 p.m.
Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Kahini Celebration  
Reading with Rebecca Brown, Donna Miscolta and Philip Shaw
Saturday, November 15, 2014. 6 – 10 p.m.
Seattle, WA

Jack Straw Reading Series 
Reading with 2014 Jack Straw Writing Program Fellows
Saturday, November 8, 2014. 2 – 5 p.m.
Seattle Public Library Central Branch, 100 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Gray Skies Reading Series 
Reading solo
Thursday, September 18, 2014. 7:30 p.m.
Oly Rockfish Grill, 700 4th Avenue East, Olympia, WA

Parents on Parenting 
Reading with Brian McGuigan and Ross McMeekin
Saturday, September 6, 2014. 3 – 6 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle, WA 

Jack Straw Reading Series 
Reading with 2014 Jack Straw Writing Program Fellows Margot Kahn, Raúl Sánchez and Gigi Rosenberg
Thursday, August 7, 2014. 7 – 9 p.m.
University Book Store, 4326 University Way Northeast, Seattle, WA

Centrum: The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference 2014
Emcee for nightly open mikes at Building 262
July 10 – 20, 2014.
Port Townsend, WA

Reunited: Women of EDGE 
Reader and emcee for fellow alumnae of the 2013 Artist Trust EDGE Program for Literary Artists
Sunday, May 18, 2014. 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 10th Avenue, Seattle, WA

Jack Straw May Reading Series
Reading with 2014 Jack Straw Writing Program Fellows Michelle Peñaloza, Margot Kahn and Raúl Sánchez
Friday, May 16, 2014. 7 – 9 p.m.
Jack Straw Cultural Center, 4261 Roosevelt Way Northeast, Seattle, WA.  

AWP Conference 2014 February 26 – March 1, 2014 – Seattle, WA, 2014

Like Sand to the Beach: Bringing Your Book to Market
Panel with Karen Maeda Allman, Jonathan Evison, Rachel Fershleiser and Jarret Middleton
Thursday, February 27, 2014. 12 – 1:15 pm. Room 2B, Washington State Convention Center, Level 2. Washington State Convention Center & Seattle Sheraton Hotel.

AWP Off-Site Reading for Trifecta: A Celebration of Three Debut Books
Debut Lit reading with Lorraine Doran and Jessica Nelson  Hosted by Rebekah Anderson.  Suggested by The Stranger.
Thursday, February 27, 2014. 6 – 7 p.m.
Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar, 1508 11th Avenue, Seattle.

AWP Off-Site Reading for Artist Trust 2013 Winners
Reading with fellow Artist Trust winners Carmiel Banasky, Katy E. Ellis, Patty Kinney and Claudia Rowe
Friday, February 28, 2014. 6 – 7 p.m.
Black Coffee Co-op, 501 East Pine Street, Seattle.  

The Casserole Reading Series August 11, 2013 – Google Hangout

Centrum: The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference 2013 July 7 – 21, 2013 – Port Townsend, WA

Pacifica Literary Review Summer Issue Launch June 10, 2013 – Seattle, WA — Check out this recording.

AWP Conference 2013 off-site event to Benefit Prison Writing Programs March 7, 2013 – Boston, MA

Dark Coast Press Reading for LitCrawl October 18, 2012 – Seattle, WA

Centrum: The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference 2012 July 8 – 22, 2012 – Port Townsend, WA

Castalia Reading Series at Richard Hugo House April 23, 2012 – Seattle, WA

Dark Coast Press Book Launch Party June 9, 2011 – Seattle, WA Check out this recording. 

Society of Professional Journalists Annual Banquet May 21, 2011 – Seattle, WA

Castalia Reading Series at Richard Hugo House Nov. 9, 2010 – Seattle, WA

© 2013 Kristen Millares Young.