{Panel Discussion} Embodiment: the Body in Space. The Center for Women Writers at Salem College. Club Dining Room. Winston-Salem, NC. October 18th, 2019, 12:30 PM.

{Poetry Reading} Reading with Martha Collins, Malcolm Tariq & Shamar Hill. Shakespeare & Co Bookstore, 2020 Broadway (UWS) NY, NY. October 23rd, 2019. 7 PM.

CCNY Reading Series. Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop, October 26th, 2019, 4 PM.

BOOK LAUNCH for turn around, BRXGHT XYXS. Langston Hughes House, 20 E 127th St, New York, NY 10035. Friday, November 1, 2019, 7 PM - 9 PM.

{Poetry Reading} Poets of Queens. Book Culture, Long Island City, Queens, NYC. Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 6:30 PM.

{Poem Featured} EMOTIVE FRUITION’s Theatrical Production. Caveat. NY, NY. Monday, November 18, 2019. 7 PM.

{Poetry Reading} From Across the Waters series. Voices for Immigration with Ananda Lima & paulA neves. Haverford College, Lutnick Library, Room 200, 370 W Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania. Thursday, November 21st, 2019. 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

{Poetry Reading} Razor Blade Readings. Tannat Wine & Cheese. NY, NY. Sunday, January 19th, 2019, 3 PM.

AWP 2020 Panel. “Pre-Apocalyptic Writing.” Panelist. With Erika Meitner, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram & Ching-In Chen. Moderated by Danielle Pafunda. San Antonio, TX. Time & Place, TBA.

AWP 2020 Panel. “The Possibility of You: Bi+ Visibility in Poetry.” Panelist. With Ruth Awad, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo & Trace Peterson. Moderated by Emilia Phillips. San Antonio, TX. Time & Place, TBA.

Split This Rock Poetry Festival 2020. March 26-28, 2020. Schedule forthcoming.

{Poetry Reading} Stockton University. Noyes Art Garage. Atlantic City, NJ. Wednesday, June 17, 2020. 7 PM.

Letras Latinas' Bryant Park Reading. July 7, 2020 Time & details TBA.

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Past Events


{Radio Interview} Truth to Power Show. Radio Free Brooklyn. September 30, 2019. 8-9 AM.

Couplet’s 8th Anniversary Poetry Reading. Reading with Jericho Brown, Faisal Mohyuddin, Dante Di Stefano & Regan Good. Hosted by Leah Umansky. KBG Bar Red Room. September 20.

{Featured Guest} Brooklyn Book Festival. Oracular Spectacular." In partnership with The Common, American Short Fiction, Black Warrior Review, The Offing, & The Margins--Asian American Writers Workshop. Details to follow. September 19.

Slice Literary Writers' Conference. Panelist. “The Opposite Is Also True: Poets On Writing About Contradictions Within & Around Us.” September 7.

{Poetry Reading} Same Page Reading Series. KBG Bar Red Room. June 12.

{Poetry Reading} Cream City Review: CCR Live! University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. April 18.

{Poetry Reading} Halfway Reading Series. Red Eye Cafe. Montclair, NJ. April 15.

{Poetry Reading} Community Bookstore. With Diane Mehta, Lynn Melnick & Minna Proctor. April 11.

{Poetry Reading} Guernica Live: The Personal is Political. New York , NY. February 20.

{Reading & Performance} Kith & Kin Presents the Poets of Queensbound. Astoria, NY. February 3.


{Poetry Reading} “Intergalactic Evening of Jewish Poetry” In Celebration of Heaven and Earth (Yiddish Cosmos) Art Exhibit. Unnameable Books. Brooklyn, NY. December 8.

{Poetry Reading} Agape Press Reading. NY, NY. December 6.

{Poetry Reading} WEIRDD Reading Series.Brooklyn, NY. November 27.

{Featured Reader"} Women Writers Bloom Workshop & Reading Series. Brooklyn, NY. Nov 25.

{Poetry Reading} Literary Sundays Readings Series. Victorian House in Maple Grove Cemetery. Queens, NY. November 4.

{Poetry Reading} Queensbound. 7 train (first car) at Hunters Point Avenue. Reception to follow at Queens Museum. November 3.

{Poem Featured} EMOTIVE FRUITION’s Theatrical Production, "Everyday We Get More Illegal." Caveat. NY, NY. October 29.

{Poetry Reading} Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism Anthology Reading. Artbook, MoMA PS1. LIC, New York. September 29. 

Slice Literary Writers' Conference. Moderating: "We Will Not Sit Quietly: How Writers Are Using Their Words to Ignite Change." Brooklyn, NY.  September 8.

{Poetry Reading} “Night with Newtown.” Sunnyside Shines’ Beats in Bliss Plaza program.  Queens, NY.  July 10.

{Poetry Reading} Reading with Virginia Konchan, Leah Umansky, Klara Du Plessis and Todd PortnowitzLa Sala. Astoria, NY. April 23.


{Poetry Reading} Soul Sister Revue Anniversary Reading. NYC. April 17.

{Poetry Reading} Poets in the School. Queens Vocational & Technical High School. March 29

{Poetry Reading} Misrepresented People: Poetic Responses to Trump's America Book Launch. Bowery Poetry, NYC. March 18.

{Poetry Reading} Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism. Strand Bookstore, NYC. March 13. 

AWP 2018 Panel. "Tikkun Olam: Jewish Poets on Mending the World." Tampa, FL. March 8.

{Poetry Reading} KGB Reading Series. NYC. February 26.

{Poetry Reading} Latinas: Struggles and Protest in 21 Century USA Book Launch. Columbia University, February 23rd. 

{Poetry Event} Valentine's Day Celebration: Writing Love Poems for Garden-Goers. The New York Botanical Garden. February 10 & 11.

{Poetry Reading} EMPIRE Reads. Art Bar + Cafe. Brooklyn, NY. February 9.



{Poetry Reading} Latinx Poetry Reading. Bronx Community College, December 7.

{Reading & Talk} Howl Gallery. NYC. October 25.

{University Visit} Quinnipiac University. Poetry reading & panel discussion. October 19.

{Poetry Reading} Queens Writers Resist. Elmhurst, NY. September 27.

{Poetry Reading} FREE WATER #20. NYC. August 18.

{Poetry Event} "When the Towers Fell." 9/11 Memorial & Museum. NYC. May 16.

{Poetry Reading} Pure Products of Miscegenation. Brooklyn, NY. May 6.

{Poetry Reading} Dead Rabbits Reading Series. NY, NY. April 23.

{Poetry Reading}  Newtown Literary Reading at Queens Library. April 22.

{Poetry Reading} Roots Poetry Series. Roots Cafe. Brooklyn, New York. April 21.

{Poetry Reading} Official Book Launch for Resist Much / Obey Little. Queens MuseumApril 16.

{Poetry Event} Poetry in Motion featuring The Poet is In. Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central Station. April 7.

{University Visit} National Poetry Month at Marist College. Poughkeepsie, NY.

  • PanelThe Poetics of Resistance," Monday, April 3. 

  •  Poetry Reading. Tuesday, April 4.

{Poetry Workshop} "Code-Switching: Writing from Multiple Selves." Elmhurst, NY. April 1.

{Poetry Reading} KGB Reading Series. NYC. March 20.

{Poetry Reading} Poets Vigil for NEA at Trump Tower. NYC. March 15.

{Poetry Event} Valentine's Day Celebration.The New York Botanical Garden. February 12.

AWP 2017 Panel. "I Survived--and Thrived: Conference Veterans Discuss the Benefits and Drawbacks of Writing Conferences." Washington, DC. February 10.

Book Signing of Solecism. AWP Conference Bookfair. Latino Caucus Booth #103, Washington, DC. TFebruary 9.

AWP 2017 Panel. "Liberate Literature: Creating an Artistic Culture outside of Academia." Washington, DC. February 9.

{Poetry Reading} Parkside Lounge, New York, NY. January 31.

{Poetry Reading} Latinxs Against Everyone: Poetry and Protest. Brooklyn, NY. January 28.

{Poetry Reading} DAY ONE: A Poetry Reading. INAUGURATION DAY. Poet's House, NYC. January 20.



{Panel & Reading} "Queens Activism Now." Queens Museum. November 20.

{Talk} "Hello from the Other Side: On Poetry & (Dis)Place(Ment)" Tiny Talks series. Brooklyn, NY.  November 16.

{Poetry Reading} Book Release Party for Empire Wasted. Brooklyn, NY. November 12.

{Poetry Reading} Prelude 3 Launch. Brooklyn, NY. November 10.

{Panel} "The Power of Poetry in a Complex World." NYC. November 9.

{Poetry Reading} Bedlam Reading Series. NY, NY. October 25.

Dodge Poetry FestivalCantoMundo Reading. Newark, NJ. October 22.

{Poetry Reading} Book Release Party for The Art of Work. NYC.  September 15.

{Poetry Reading} Dodge Poetry Program's Military Park Lunchtime Reading SeriesNewark, New Jersey. Tuesday, August 23rd.

Queens Book Festival. {Panel Discussion} MARQUEE STAGE. Both and Neither - Rethinking Our Approaches to Multicultural/Multiracial Identities. With Taye Diggs, Monica McClure and Miko Branch, Kaufman Astoria Studios, NYC. August 7.

{Poetry Reading} Q-Boro Lit Crawl. Forest Hills, NY. April 28th.

{Poetry Reading} Poets in the Drunken Round. Brooklyn, NY. April 24.

SPLIT THIS ROCK Festival. Washington DC, April 14-17, 2016. Two readings

  • Queer Pan-Latinidad: A LBGTQ Latina/o Poetry Reading, April 15.

  • Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace. Saturday, April 16.

{Poetry Reading} Queens Library, Flushing, NYC. April 16.

{Poetry Reading} FPP Harlem Reading Series. Harlem, NY. April 12th.

{Poetry Reading} Q-Boro Lit Crawl. Long Island City, NY. April 7th.

{Poetry Reading}Brooklyn Poets Reading SeriesBrooklyn, NY. February 12th.

{Poetry Reading} Love and Empires. Brooklyn, NY. February 6th.



{Guest Poet} The DreamYard Project. Poetry Workshop & Reading. The Bronx, NY. December 17th.

Dumbo's First Thursday Gallery WalkNYFA Fellows Reading. NYFA’s Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.  December 3rd.  

30th Anniversary NYFA Book Show. NYFA’s Gallery, 20 Jay Street, Suite 740, Brooklyn, NY.  Opening Reception: Friday, November 13th, from 6pm - 8pm. Runs until Friday, February 12th.

{Poetry Reading} Poor Mouth Poetry reading. Bronx, NY. November 11.

{Poetry Reading} "This Ain’t No Love Story." La Casa Azul Bookstore. NYC. November 5.

{Production} Quimera on the Storm. Directed by Bob Teague. Part of FIT College's Hispanic Heritage Month. October 14.

Brooklyn Book Festival. Happiness UN Anthology. St. Ann's Holy Trinity Church, Brooklyn, NY. September 21. 

{Poetry Reading} 99 in the Shade: A Latina/o Poetry Reading. Molasses Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY. August 17.

NYC Poetry Festival. Read for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, LUNA LUNA and Oh, Bernice!, NYC. July 27.

{Poetry Reading} CantoMundo Fellows Reading, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX. July 18.

{Poetry Reading} The Twig Bookstore.  San Antonio, TX. July 14.

{Poetry Reading} Weird Sister at the Popsickle Six Festival. NYC, June 20.

{Poetry Reading} Jubilant Thicket Reading Series. Head House Books. Philadelphia, PA. June 14.

Bryant Park Reading Room."Word for Word Series" NYC. June 2.

{Poetry Reading} Mental Marginalia: Firestone/Basile/Ben-Oni/Nelson, NYC. May 26.

AWP Panel: Latina/o Poets as Publishers: A CantoMundo RoundtableApril 11.

{Reading} AWP Off-Site Event: Storyscape Sakura Review Reading. April 9.

AWP Panel: Hybridity as Origin: Writing from Multiracial ExperienceApril 9.

{Poetry Reading} Red Sofa Reading Series. Philadelphia, PA. March 20.

{Poetry Reading} Launch of Happiness: An Anthology of Contemporary International Poetry, United Nations, Main Building, NYC. March 19.

{Poetry Reading} First Tuesdays Reading Series, Terraza Cafe. NYC. March 3. 

{Poetry Reading.} RESPOND: Brooklyn Poets Rally curated by Brooklyn Poets.  February 8. 



{Poetry Reading} Ferguson/Ayotzinapa: A CantoMundo Reading. NY, NY. December 15, 2014. 

{Poetry Reading} Meet the Author: Paragraphs Bookstore. South Padre Island, Texas. November 15th.

Visiting Writer at University of Texas at Brownsville. November 13-15, 2014. 

{Poetry Reading} Women in the Arts. University of Missouri-St. Louis. November 8th.

{Poetry Reading} Lambda Literary/Cantomundo Reading for Nepantla: A Journal for Queer Poets of Color. New York University, NYC. August 21.

{Poetry Reading) Random Poetry Night at Enigma.  NYC. July 29.

{Poetry Reading} The New York City Poetry FestivalFive [Quarterly] reading. Chumley's Stage, Governors Island, NYC. July 26th. 

{Poetry Reading} CantoMundo Fellows Reading, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center,  Austin, TX. Saturday, July 12th.

{Reading} Storyscape Launch Reading. Cakeshop, NYC.  June 17th.

{Poetry Reading} Enigma Bookstore, 33-17 Crescent St, Astoria, NY 11106. May 23rd. 

{Poetry Reading} Mr. Hip Presents: Reading Series. UFORGE Gallery. Boston, MA. May 17th.

{Poetry Reading} Massachusetts Poetry Festival. Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, MA. May 3.

{Poetry Reading} Harlem CoWorkers. The Leroy Neiman Arts Horizon Center. NY, NY. April 26.

{Poetry Reading} REZ Reading Series. Kew Gardens, NY.  April 10th.

{Nonfiction Reading} Shelf Life Reading Series. Hullabaloo Books. Brooklyn, NY. April 1st.

{Poetry Reading} Split This Rock Poetry Festival. Human Rights Campaign. Washington D.C. March 29.

AWP Panel: "So You Want To Build A Platform: But What Is It & Why Do You Need One? Women Writers & Editors Speak Out." Washington State Convention Center. March 1.

{Reading} AWP Off-Site Event: StoryQuarterly & MEAD Reading. Velocity Dance Center. Seattle WA. Feb. 28. 

{Reading} AWP Off-Site Event: Barnes & Noble. Seattle, WA. Feb. 28. 

{Reading} AWP Off-Site Event: Bayou Contributors Reading. The Bottle Neck Lounge. Seattle, WA. Feb. 27th,

{Production} AWP Off-Site Event: Book-It Repertory Theatre. Feb. 27th.

{Poetry Reading} In Celebration of The Year of the Horse.  Bliss on Bliss Studio. Sunnyside, NY. February 2nd.  

{Poetry Reading} Stories & Queer. Bureau of General Services-Queer Division. New York, NY.  January 6. 

{Poetry Reading} Couplet Reading Series. The Delancey, LES, NYC.  January 4th.



{Poetry Reading} Trajectories: words and music. Astoria, NY. December 12th.

{Poetry Reading} Latin@ Poetry Reading at Berl's Poetry Shop. Brooklyn, NY. December 7th.

{Poetry Reading} Oh Bernice Reading Series. Astoria Bookstore. Astoria, NY. November 16th.

{Poetry Reading} Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop's Grand Opening. Brooklyn, NY. November 2nd.

{Poetry Reading} Enigma Bookstore. Astoria, NY. October 19th.

{Poetry Reading} Boundless Tales Readings Series. Waltz-Astoria. Astoria, NY. October 17th.

{Poetry Reading} Medgar Evers College. Brooklyn, NY. October 9th.

{Poetry Reading} Wordstock Festival, Portland, OR. October 6th.

{Workshop} Female Character Creation. Wordstock Festival, Portland, OR. October 5th.

{Panel} BANNED/Papercut Press's Nerd Grrrl series. Bluestockings Bookstore. New York, NY. September 18th.

{Poetry Reading} Molasses Bookstore. Brooklyn, NY. July 17th.

{Poetry Reading} CantoMundo Fellows Reading, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center,  Austin, TX. June 29th.

{Production} Nikita. Piney Fork Theater Festival. Alvin Ailey Auditorium. New York, NY. June 29th.

{Production} Quimera on the Storm. Up Theater. New York, NY. June 5th - 16th.

{Poetry Reading} Brazos Bookstore. Houston, TX. June 14th.

{Poetry Reading} WORD Bookstore. Brooklyn, NY, June 5th.

{Poetry Reading} Book Thug Nation. Brooklyn, NY. May 31st.

{Poetry Reading} The Fox Chase Reading Series at Ryerss Museum and Library. Philadelphia, PA. May 19th.

{Poetry Reading} Bluestockings Bookstore. New York, NY. May 11th.

{Poetry Reading} Sunday Salon (in Celebration of National Poetry Month). New York, NY. April 21st.

{Poetry Reading} LIM College, Marcuse Lecture Series. New York, NY April 11th.

{Poetry Reading} Casa Azul Bookstore. New York, NY April 6th.

{Poetry Reading} KaBoom Bookstore. Houston, TX, March 30th.

{Poetry Reading} BookWoman. Austin, TX. March 28th.

{Poetry Reading} Berkshire Festival of Women Writers. MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA. March 22nd.

{VIDA} AWP with HER KIND & VIDA: Women in Literary Arts;  here too. Boston, MA. March 6th - 9th.