UPCOMING EVENTS:

OCTOBER 6, 2019, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
32nd Annual Mad Poets Festival with readings by 40 local poets [my scheduled slot ~ between 4 -5 pm]
Mansion Parlor, Media Borough Hall, 301 N. Jackson St.
Media, PA

OCTOBER 19, 2019. 11 am- 12:30 pm
“I Woke Up / And It Was Political”: Exploring Contemporary Poems
Caesura Poetry Conference
Camphill Soltane, Glenmoore, PA

JANUARY 7-9, 2020
The Diverse Desi: Readings in Poetry & Memoir
with Prageeta Sharma, Shadab Zeest Hashmi, Steve Adisasmito-Smith, & Samina Najmi
SALA Annual Conference

Thompson Seattle, 110 Stewart Street
Seattle, WA

APRIL/MAY 2020
Launch events for Bring Now the Angels (check back soon!)

RECENT EVENTS:

AUGUST 4, 2019, 10-11:30 AM
Poetry Reading with Cathy Linh Che & Mai Der Vang
Asian American Literature Festival, Eaton DC Rooftop Bar
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
Washington, DC

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019, 7 PM
The Best American Poetry 2019 NYC poetry reading & launch,
with anthology contributors
The New School, 66 W. 12th Street
New York, NY

APRIL 6, 2019
Contest Judging & Workshop, 
Montgomery County Poetry Laureate program
LitLife Conference
Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA

MARCH 14, 2019, 12 pm
Poetry Reading & Workshop
Penn State-Brandywine
Media, PA

NOVEMBER 13, 2018
Poetry Reading with H-CAN (Havertown Community Action Network)
Arts Advocacy Action Group [JPG flyer]
Common Space
Ardmore, PA

SEPTEMBER 22, 2018, 4 pm
Reading with Iain Haley Pollock, author of Ghost, Like A Place
Penn Book Center
Philadelphia, PA

AUGUST 18, 2018
Keynote & Workshop
Caesura Poetry Conference / Montgomery County Poetry Laureate Program-20th Anniversary
Camphill Soltane, Glenmoore, PA

MAY 21, 7 PM
Poetry Reading
Cafe Muse Poetry Series/The Word Works
Friendship Heights Village Center
Chevy Chase, MD

APRIL 21 & 28, 1-3 PM
Leaps & Swerves: Creating Surprise in Poetry (2-Day Workshop). 
Asian American Writers' Workshop, 112 West 27th Street, #600, New York, NY

APRIL 7
LitLife Conference
Keynote & Workshop
Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA

JANUARY 27, 7 PM
Poetry reading with Iain Haley Pollock.
Common Space, 25 Rittenhouse Pl, Ardmore, PA

 
 

 

Painted Bride Quarterly event

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with poets Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Cynthia Dewi Oka, & Ellen Hagan

Common Space launch
 

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with poet Iain Haley Pollock

Arcadia University
Creative Writing Kick-off

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with fiction writer Rahul Mehta