2019 Events/ Readings

This Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 7:00 PM, Twenty Stories bookstore, Providence, RI. McSweeney’s reading with Shelly Oria alongside Alison Espach, Mary-Kim Arnold, Krysten Hill, and Sara Majka.

Saturday, February 23, 2019. Master Class at A Public Space in Brooklyn.

Past Cities I’ve Never Lived In tour dates:

Thursday, February 18, 2016 @ 7:00 PM, McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince Street, New York, NY--Participating in The McNally Live series--a regular variety show--along with writer Hannah Tennant-Moore and A Public Space editor Brigid Hughes.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 @ 7:00 PM, Reading and conversation at City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco. A Public Space contributor Naomi Williams and Sara Majka will do a brief reading and then join in a conversation moderated by Yiyun Li.

Monday, February 29, 2016 @ 7:30 PM, Reading at Powell’s Books (Hawthorne), 3723 SE Hawthorne Boulevard, Portland, OR 97214.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 @ 7:00 PM, Reading at Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122.

Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 7:00 PM, Brooklyn book release event at Word, Sara Majka and Garth Greenwell reading and in conversation, 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222.

Saturday, March 5, 2016 @ 6:00 PM,  Big Blue Marble Bookstore event, 551 Carpenter Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19119. Reading with fellow Graywolf author, Paul Lisicky.

Monday, March 14th, 2016 @ 7 PM, Reading at Newtonville Books with Keith Lee Morris, 10 Langley Rd, Newton, Massachusetts,  02459 (outside of Boston).

Saturday, March 19, 2016 @ 2:00 PM, Reading at Titcomb's Bookshop on Cape Cod, 432 Route 6A, East Sandwich, MA 02537.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016 @ 7:30 PM, Pete's Reading Series, 709 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211. Pete's Candy Store reading alongside Rachel Cantor.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 @ 7 PM, Reading with Justin Tussing at UFORGE Gallery at 767 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 (Boston).

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 @ 7 PM, Reading at Egg restaurant in Williamsburg as part of their Table of Contents Reading Series, 109 N 3rd St, Brooklyn, New York 11249.

Monday, May 9th, 2016 from 8 – 10 PM, Reading at the Franklin Park Reading Series as part of the Electric Literature night, other readers are Rick Moody, Morgan Parker, Adrian van Young, and Rebecca Schiff, Franklin Park Bar and Lounge, 618 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238.

Monday, May 23, 2016 @ 6 PM, Reading as part of the Bennington Writers night at Cornelia Street Café, 29 Cornelia Street, New York.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 @ 8 PM, reading at the Montague Bookmill with Jensen Beach. 440 Greenfield Rd. Montague, MA 01351.

Sunday, June 5th, 2016 @ 7:30 PM, Reading at the Rock and Art Shop, 36 Central St., Bangor, ME 04401.

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 @ 6:30. Reading for the Four Stories series alongside William Pierce, Anna Noyes and Sonya Larson. At the corner bar of the Middle East in Central Square, Boston.

Monday, November 7, 2016 @ 9 PM, reading in Portland, Maine as part of the WORD Portland series, LFK bar, 188A State St, Portland, ME 04101.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 , 7-8 PM reading with Laurie Stone (My Life as an Animal, Northwestern University Press) followed by a conversation about interwoven short stories and the blending of fiction and personal experience. SHAKESPEARE & CO. 939 Lexington Avenue (between 68th and 69th Streets), New York, NY 10065.

Friday, February 10, 2017 @ 10:30-11:45 AM.  A panel of Graywolf authors at the AWP conference in DC.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 8:00 PM. Reading at the LIC Reading Series with Jason Diamond and Kelly Luce. LIC Bar, 45-58 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY 11101. Includes panel discussion and audience prizes.


Other Past Readings

Editorial Argonáutica event, McNally Jackson, 2018

University of Maine at Machias, Maine Writers Series, 2018

Cork Short Story Festival, Cork, Ireland, 2016

Clemson Literary Festival, Clemson, SC, 2015

Unnamable Books, Brooklyn, 2015

Winter Shacks reading series, Brooklyn, 2015

Slice Magazine Literary Conference, Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, 2015

Fiction Addiction reading series, 2A Bar, Manhattan, 2015

RISD panel on the role of visual art in writing, Rhode Island School of Design, 2014

Foundation on Parade, Saint Botolph Foundation awards dinner, Boston, MA, 2012

Amherst Books, Amherst, MA, 2011

The Thrive Project Space, Turners Falls, MA, 2011

A Public Space reading, BookCourt, Brooklyn, 2009