Upcoming & Recent:
February 9: Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference (Washington DC), 10:30-11:45AM. "Translation as a Political Act." Presentation and panel, with Jennifer Kronovet, James Shea, Kristin Dykstra, and Aditi Machado
February 10: Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference (Washington DC), 1:30-2:45PM. "Translating Contemporary African Poetry." Presentation and panel, with John Keene, Kazim Ali, and Hodna Nuernberg.
April 11: Western State Colorado University (Gunnison, CO), 7PM. Contemporary Writers Series. Craft talk and reading, with Sarah Vap.
April 20: States of Emergence: Race, Gender, and the Poetics of Embodiment conference (University of Southern California). Reading and panel, with Doug Manuel, Catherine Theis, and Nikki Darling.
September 29: Red Hen Press Los Angeles Review translation reading series @ Alias Books (Los Angeles, CA), 7PM. Reading, with Johnny Payne.
March 12-14: Thinking Its Presence: Race, Creative Writing, and Literary Study conference (University of Montana, Missoula). "Racializing Whiteness." Presentation and panel, with Diana Arterian, Jen Hofer, Farid Matuk, and Carmen Gimenez Smith.
July 17-20: The European Conference on Humanities and Arts (Brighton, UK). "Ivoirité: The Politics of Ethnic Identity in Azo Vauguy’s Zakwato." Virtual presentation.
April 10-12: Thinking Its Presence: Race and Creative Writing conference (University of Montana, Missoula). “Don't Write about Being White.” Presentation and panel, with Joy Katz and Tess Taylor.
March 28, 29: Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual conference (University of Southern California, LA). “Ecology of Self in Sherwin Bitsui’s Flood Song.” Presentation and panel, with Katie Schmid and Garin Hay.
January 31: Golden West College (Huntington Beach, CA). Reading, with Sally Ball.
September 25: Every Eye Reading Series @ Crankensteins (Ft. Collins, CO). Reading, with JA Tyler and Sarah Vap.
July 28: Sumarr IV @ Concord in Glassell Park (Los Angeles, CA). Reading.
May 24: Beyond Baroque (Venice, CA). Reading, with Louise Mathias, Sarah Vap and Allison Benis White.
April 11: University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA). Reading, with Ryan McIlvaine.
March 28: Mesa Community College (Mesa, AZ). Reading.
March 14: The Loudest Voice @ Verdugo Bar in Glassell Park (Los Angeles, CA). Reading, with Brandon Som and Marci Vogel.
February 22: Conference on Ecopoetics (University of California, Berkeley). “Ecology and Modernization in Vietnamese Poetry.” Presentation and roundtable.