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October 12, 2018, 7pm: The Word Barn, Exeter, NH. With Maggie Dietz and Brian Evans-Jones.

July 10, 2018, 7pm: Bryant Park Reading Room. With Shara McCallum, Jill McDonough, Alessandra Lynch, Donald Revell. Produced in partnership with Alice James Books.

May 9, 2018: Phillips Exeter Academy

May 5, 2018: Mass Poetry Festival. A Reading to Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the UMass Boston MFA Program, 3:15pm, Library Room, Hawthorne Hotel. With Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Karen Locascio, Lloyd Schwartz, and Elysia Smith

May 5, 2018: Mass Poetry Festival. You Are Here: Writing from Your Place in History, 2pm Compass Room, Salem Waterfront Hotel.  With Danielle Jones-Pruett and Nomi Stone

May 5, 2018: Mass Poetry Festival. Love's Executive Order Reading, 12:15pm, PEM Spaces.  With Elizabeth Powell, Kaveh Akbar, Matthew Lippman, Daniel Nester, and Tina Cane

April 27, 2018, UMass Boston, 4pm. A conversation on Prison Education with Arthur Bembury.

April 17, 2018: UMass Boston's Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society , 4pm.  A conversation on incarceration with Michelle Jones and Joy James 

April 4, 2018: Resistance Mic at Oberon, 8pm. With Stephanie BurtTim McCarthyKevin HoldenBethany M. AllenGreg Harris, and Sari Boren

March 24, 2018: Fine Arts Work Center, 6:30pm. With Hasanthika Sirisena

March 10, 2018: AWP, 12pm.  Alice James Reading. With Carey Salerno, Ellen Doré Watson, Jennifer Chang, and Alessandra Lynch

March 9, 2018: University of Tampa, 7:30pm. Bullets into Bells: Poets and Citizens Respond to Gun Violence

March 8, 2018: AWP, 11am.  Alice James Book Signing. 

February 28, 2018, 7pm: Clark University

November 30, 2017, 6pm: University of Vermont, Fleming Museum 204 (Marble Court)

November 8, 2017, 4pm: Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard.  Prison Writing Workshop, followed by a reading with Joshua Bennett, Christopher Soto, and Jackie Wang

October 26, 2017, 6pm: Boston.  With Anna Ross, Fred Marchant, Nick Flynn, Daniele Legros Georges , and more

September 27, 2017, 6:30pm: Cambridge Public Library.  With Richard Hoffman and Fred Marchant

September 12, 2017, 2:30pm: Faculty Reading at UMass Boston

May 26, 2017, 7pm: Brookline Booksmith.  With Lillian-Yvonne Bertram and Lloyd Schwartz

April 25, 2017:12:30pm: St. Paul's Cathedral, Boston.  With Kate Glavin

April 20, 2017, 6pm: University of South Florida.

April 3, 2017, 8pm: Blacksmith House.  With Tyehimba Jess

February 11, 2017, AWP 2017, 4:30pm. Poetry in the Age of the Drone, with Philip Metres, Solmaz Sharif, Nomi Stone, and Corey Van Landingham. Liberty Salon N, O, & P, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Four

January 18, 2017, 7pm: A Muster of Poets at the Boston Athenaeum

January 15, 2017, 2pm: Writers Resist at the New York Public Library

December 8, 2016, 6pm: Boston Originals Series Finale, Woodberry Poetry Room.  With Tanya Larkin, Sandra Lim, Audrey Mardavich, Gail Mazur, David Rivard, and Clint Smith

October 17, 2016, 7:15pm: The Threepenny Review Reading, LitCrawl, Ritual Roasters, San Francisco.  With Sativa January, Nate Klug, Shannon Pufahl, and Atsuro Riley

September 16, 2016, 11am: Provincetown Book Festival.  With Kelle Groom and Liz Bradfield

September 13, 2016, 12pm: MFA Faculty Reading at UMB

July 27, 2016, 6pm: Writers at the Exhibition: Members' Choice

May 21, 2016, 5pm: Voices of Poetry, Provincetown

April 20, 2016, 2pm: UMass Poets at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival.  With Maggie Dietz and Sandra Lim

February 18, 2016, 7pm: Eagle Pond Authors' Series, Smith Recital Hall, Plymouth State University

December 14, 2015, 8:30pm:  Ashfield Lake House

December 12, 2015, 2:30pm:  Emily Dickinson's 185 Birthday Celebration, Emily Dickinson Museum

November 15, 2015, 2pm:  Brookline Public Library

November 8, 2015, 11:45am: Book Riot, NYC. Panel on Writing Relationships. With Beverly Jenkins, William Johnson, and Sarah MacLean, moderated by Sarah Wendell

October 28, 2015: Cambridge Public Library.  With Major Jackson

October 17, 2015, 7:30pm: The Threepenny Review reading, for LitCrawl. Betabrand, San Francisco. 

September 15, 2015, 2:30pm UMass-Boston: MFA Faculty Reading

June 10, 2015, 7:30pm: Gloucester Writers Center

June 6, 2015, 7:30pm: Salem Seminar Salem Athenaeum, Salem

May 2, 2015, 2pm: MassPoetry Festival:  Coming Home: Four Veteran Poets on Returning  Hawthorne Library, Salem

May 2, 2015: 12:15pm MassPoetry Festival:  Poetry and American Empire.  Universalist Church, Salem

May 2, 2015, 11am: MassPoetry Festival:  Getting It Done. East India Marine Hall, Salem

May 1, 2015, 12pm: MassPoetry Festival: UMass Boston MFA Poetry Reading. With Lloyd Schwartz, Josh Jones, Lewis Feuer, and Lori Zimmerman.  Old Town Hall, 2nd floor, Salem

April 10, 2015, 1pm: AWP, Minneapolis:  Publishing Sucks, Even When You Are Really Good At It. With Major Jackson, Kimberly Johnson, Jay Hopler, and Brando Skyhorse

April 9, 2015, 1:30pm: AWP, Minneapolis:  Teaching Without a Net. With Julie Batten, Jennifer Jean, Fred Marchant, and Katy Ryan

February 23, 2015, 7pm:  Trident Bookstore, with January Gill O'Neill and Brian Simoneau

November 20, 2014, 3pm: Reading from REAPER, a new manuscript. Junior Faculty Colloquium, UMass Boston Campus Center 3545

November 6, 2014, 6pm:  Reading with Anna Ross, Dot2Dot Cafe, Dorchester, MA

October 25, 2014, 5:30pm:  Reading with Major Jackson and Kirun Kapur.  Mass Poetry Poets and Pints, Boston Book Festival, Storyville

October 18, 2014, 7:15pm:  The Threepenny Review Reading, LitCrawl, Betabrand (780 Valencia St.) San Francisco

September 13, 2014, 8pm:  District Lit Reading.  The Big Hunt near Dupont Circle, at 1345 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D. C.

June 20, 2014:  Joiner Center, University of Massachusetts, Boston. “Working with Vulnerable Populations”  With Arthur Bembury and Martha Byington of, Adam Graaf and Alyssa Mazzarella of UMB's MFA Program's Prison Poetry Club, George Kovach of Consequence Magazine, and Julie Batten of Lifebridge/Seeds of Hope transitional living center in Salem and the New England Center for Homeless Veterans in Boston. 2pm, UMB: McCormack Hall/2nd Floor/Room 404

April 7, 2014:  Tufts University.  With W. S. Di Piero

March 28, 2014: Split this Rock panel, Lines Behind Bars.  With Mark Brazaitis, Katy Ryan, and Marcus A. White.

February 28, 2014:  AWP Seattle Panel, Writing in the Margins.  With Christine Byl, Fred Marchant, and Ruth Rohde.

February 15, 2014:  Mr. Hip Presents, Jamaica Plain

February 3, 2014: Salamander Reading at Porter Square Books, Cambridge

January 10, 2014: The Paperback Launch of Rosie Schaap's Drinking With Men, New York

October 15, 2013: LitCrawl, San Francisco

August 8, 2013: Moonlighting: A Queer Open Mic and Reading Series Featuring Jill McDonough!

May 4, 2013:  Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Common Threads anthology panel: With Andrea Cohen, Martha Collins, Matt Miller, Lloyd Schwartz, and Afaa Michael Weaver.

May 4, 2013:  Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Taboo panel: With Martha Collins, Eduardo Corrales, and Sharon Olds. Salem, MA

May 3, 2013: Massachusetts Poetry Festival, with Nick Flynn and Tracy K. Smith.  Salem, MA

May 2, 2013:  One Fund Benefit with Sven Birkerts, David Ferry, Fred Marchant, Sue Miller, and Robert Pinsky. Emmanuel Church, Boston, MA.

April 21, 2013:  Wayland Library

March 12, 2013, 7:30pm: Smith College Poetry Center, Northampton, MA

March 9, 2013: 1:30pm. Formal poetry panel: AWP, room 203.

 March 9, 2013:  10:30am. Alan Dugan tribute panel. AWP, Room 202.

March 8, 2013: 9am. Keeping It Simple, Making It Real: 24PearlStreet and the Online Creative Writing Workshop: AWP, Room 201.

March 7, 2013:  7pm.  Literary Wilderness prison benefit reading, AWP Offsite.  Old South Church, Boston.

February 25, 2013: 8pm.  With Matt Miller.  Blacksmith House, Cambridge, MA

February 12, 2013:  4pm. With Patrick Barron. UMass-Boston: Campus Center 3540.

November 18, 2012: 4-8pm Where You Live Boston book release.

November 13, 2012: 7pm.  Agni reading, Boston Playwrights' Theatre

November 8, 2012:  6pm. UMass-Lowell, O'Leary Library 222.  With Tanya Larkin.

October 13, 2012: Litquake, San Francisco, CA

October 9, 2012: Applied Brilliance, Sonoma, CA

October 1, 2012:  Wayne's World of Automotive Services, Beverly, MA

September 28, 2012: 7-9:30pm.  With area prison volunteers who will read inmates' work.  Community Church of Boston, Boston, MA