Events

NORTHAMPTON, MA

The Poetry Center
Smith College
February 28, 2012
7:30 PM
Northampton, MA
413-585-4891
mcahilla@smith.edu
A reading with Richard Jarrette, author of Beso the Donkey.

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Fox Chase Reading Series
March 25, 2012
2:00 PM
Ryerss Museum and Library
7370 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 685-0544 ‎

A reading with Marie-Elizabeth Mali.

CHESTER, PA

April 3, 2012
4:00 PM
Widener University

VILLANOVA, PA

April 10, 2012
4 pm
Falvey Memorial Library
Villanova University
(610) 519-3872

A reading with Catie Rosemurgy.

 

PAST EVENTS


PHILADELPHIA, PA

November 9, 2010
4:30 PM
Asian American Studies Program
University of Pennsylvania
Claudia Cohen Hall, Room 402
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 898-1782

I’ll read with poets Meena Alexander, Pireeni Sundaralingam, and Subhashini Kaligotla in an event celebrating the publication of Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry.

WASHINGTON, DC

February 2011
2011 AWP Annual Conference


diode/Blackbird AWP Off-Site Reading

February 3, 2011
8:00 PM
Avalon Theatre
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 966-6000

I’ll read with Rae Armantrout, Victoria Chang, Erica Dawson, Oliver de la Paz, Richard Dillard, Matt Donovan, Claudia Emerson, Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Bob Hicok, T. R. Hummer, Christine Klocek-Lim, Brian Teare, and G. C. Waldrep.

BETHESDA, MD

February 6, 2011
2:00 PM
The Writer’s Center – Bethesda
4508 Walsh St.
Bethesda, MD 20815
(GPS: Use Chevy Chase)
(301) 654-8664

A reading with Indivisible editor Pireeni Sundaralingam and anthology contributors Sachin Patel and Ravi Shankar.

HAVERFORD, PA

Poetry & Prose | PDF flyer
February 16, 2011
7:30 PM
Haverford College
Stokes Hall - Cafe of the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship

I’ll read with Iain Haley PollockTamara Oakman, and Daniel Torday.

SWARTHMORE, PA

April 28, 2011
7:00 PM
121 Park Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081
610-543-0436

Light refreshments generously provided by The Swarthmore Food Co-op!  I’ll read with my friends, local poets Chloe Martinez, Iain Haley Pollock (Spit Back a Boy, University of Georgia Press, June 2011), and Megan Gillespie.

ROSEMONT, PA

Rosemont College, MFA in Creative Writing Program
May 19, 2011

A reading and discussion with graduate students in  J.C. Todd’s course on Poetics of Witness and Resistance.

PITTSBURGH, PA

Poetry ~ Prose ~ Music | PDF flyer
July 2, 2011
8:00 PM
Fuel & Fuddle (downstairs)
212 Oakland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 682-3473

A reading with Lori JakielaRJ Gibson, and Geeta Kothari. Music by Emily Rodgers. Limited number of books and CDs available at the event.

CHESTNUT HILL, PA

Chestnut Hill Book Festival
July 9, 2011
4:30-5:30 PM
Roller’s Restaurant at the Flying Fish, 2nd Floor
8142 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
215-247-0707

A reading with poets Shane Book, author of Ceiling of Sticks (Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry; University of Nebraska Press, 2010) and Iain Haley Pollock, author of Spit Back a Boy (Cave Canem Poetry Prize; University of Georgia Press, June 2011).

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Dhaka Dust Book Launch Party! | PDF

July 16, 2011
8:00 PM

The Black Sheep (upstairs)
247 S. 17th Street
(17th & Latimer, between Spruce & Locust)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-545-9473

Free and open to the public!  Light appetizers.  Cash bar.  Featuring poetry by Ross WhiteTua Chaudhuri, and me, plus fiction by James McAdams.  Hosted by Seth Pollins.  Limited number of books for sale at a discount price during the event.  Made possible by the generous support of Friends of Writers.

NEW YORK CITY, NY

July 21, 2011
7:00 PM
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
(Note: this is the FINALIZED venue.)
110-112 W. 27th Street, Suite 600
New York, NY 10001
212-494-0061, desk@aaww.org

Poets on Place: a reading with Farid MatukSandy Tseng and Jon Cotner.    

PITTSBURGH, PA

Chatham University – Low Residency MFA Program
August 1, 2011
7:30 PM

A reading with Sherrie Flick and Lori Jakiela for Chatham University’s MFA community.

MIDDLEBURY, VT

Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference
August 13, 2011
4:15 PM
Little Theatre
Middlebury College – Bread Loaf campus
Ripton, Vermont
802-443-5286

A reading with Bakeless Nonfiction Prize winner Mary Jane Nealon and Bakeless Fiction Prize winner Shann Ray.  Free and open to the public.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Mt. Airy

September 9, 2011
7:00 PM
Big Blue Marble Bookstore
551 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119
215-844-1870

A reading with local writer Bonnie McAllister.

PITTSBURGH, PA

Writers’ Cafe Launch | PDF flyer
3-5 PM
317 B O’Hara Student Center (
NEW location)
4024 O’Hara Street
University of Pittsburgh
(412) 624-6556

Celebrate the launch of the Writers’ Café at the University of Pittsburgh with Dilruba Ahmed (poetry) and  Allison Amend (fiction).  Light refreshments.

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Monday Poets Reading Series
October 3, 2011
6:30 PM
Free Library of Philadelphia – Skyline Room
1901 Vine Street
215-686-5402

A reading with poet Katie Ford, author of Colosseum and Deposition.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

An Evening with Graywolf Press
Book Passage SF
October 12, 2011
6 PM

A reading with Bakeless Nonfiction Prize winner Mary Jane Nealon and Bakeless Fiction Prize winner Shann Ray

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Litquake FestivalLitQuake
LitCrawl - PoetPalooza
October 15, 2011
8:30 PM
Love & Luxe
1169 Valencia Street

Featuring Derek Mong, Ingrid Browning Moody, Lisa Allen Ortiz, Joshua Rivkin, Melissa Stein, and me.

PHILADELPHIA, PA

Poetry & Fiction
Moonstone Arts Center
November 12, 2011
7:00 PM

A reading with Katie FordSeth PollinsJamaal May, & Iain Haley Pollock (I’m unable to participate due to an unexpected family matter…but it’s going to be a great event.)