Appearances

2017

DETAILED INFORMATION ON SPRING 2017 EVENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

NOVEMBER 11

Renfrew Center 27th Annual Conference

OCTOBER 4

Princeton University

SEPTEMBER 2

National Book Festival

June 20

Washington D.C. Public Library/ All Souls Church

June 3

Bay Area Book Festival

MAY 16-21

Auckland Writers Festival

MAY 9

PEN USA Reading

APRIL 22 & 23

Los Angeles Festival of Books

APRIL 5

University of Buffalo

MARCH 23

Enoch Pratt Free Library

MARCH 23

ACRL National Conference, Baltimore

MARCH 22

Philadelphia Free Library

MARCH 21

Trinity University

MARCH 16

The Appel Forum, Toronto Public Library

MARCH 15

Reading, Women & Children First, Chicago, Location TBD

MARCH 10

Gender Studies Symposium/Lewis & Clark College

MARCH 6

Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures

MARCH 3 & 4

Long Beach Festival of Writers/Literary Women

FEBRUARY 24

Tattered Cover, Denver

FEBRUARY 23

Metropolitan State University of Denver

FEBRUARY 17

Porter Square Books

FEBRUARY 16

Mount Holyoke

FEBRUARY 15

Williams College

FEBRUARY 14

Brown University

FEBRUARY 11

Politics & Prose

FEBRUARY 4

Second Flight Books

JANUARY 28

Winter Institute, Minneapolis

JANUARY 25

Indiana University

January 24

Indy Reads Books

JANUARY 20

Bookshop Santa Cruz

JANUARY 19

Powell’s

JANUARY 18

Skylight Books

January 17

North Central College

JANUARY 12

92nd Street Y

JANUARY 10

Pen/Faulkner Reading, Washington D.C.

2016

OCTOBER 26

Symphony Space

OCTOBER 20

Purdue University

OCTOBER 17

In the Company of Women event, Los Angeles

OCTOBER 6

Iowa City, IA ,Paul W. Engle Prize Ceremony
Coralville Library, 8 pm

OCTOBER 4

Willamette University

SEPTEMBER 22-23

Hollins University

SEPTEMBER 21

University of Richmond

SEPTEMBER 20

MIT Media Lab

SEPTEMBER 13

Hammer Museum, UCLA

AUGUST 31

Boise State University

AUGUST 9

Brooklyn Historical Society

AUGUST 8

Franklin Park Reading Series

JULY 12 -15

Cal State University Summer Arts

JULY 9-10

Antioch Writers Workshop

MAY 1

PEN Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture, NYC

APRIL 27-30

York College

APRIL 6

University of St. Thomas

MARCH 30 – APRIL 2

AWP,  Los Angeles

MARCH 31

Scripps College

MARCH 30

Stanford University

MARCH 29

St. Mary’s College of California

MARCH 25

Phillips Exeter Academy

MARCH 24

Phillips Andover Academy

MARCH 23

Ball State University

MARCH 9

Oakton Community College

MARCH 3

University of Missouri

MARCH 2

St. Louis University

FEBRUARY 25

IPFW

FEBRUARY 1- 2

University of North Carolina Wilmington

JANUARY 28

Mankato State University

JANUARY 19

Butler University

2015

DECEMBER 3

(TK)

NOVEMBER 19 & 20

The Northeast Ohio MFA

NOVEMBER 6

Chicago Humanities Festival

OCTOBER 30 & 31

Nonfiction NOW, Northern Arizona University

OCTOBER 29

Conversation with Gloria Steinem,  7 p.m. at the People’s Church, 941 W. Lawrence Chicago, IL.

OCTOBER 23

Vancouver Writers Festival

OCTOBER 22

Drawn & Quarterly, Montreal

OCTOBER 12 & 13

University of Kentucky and Centre College

OCTOBER 8

Ohio Library Council

OCTOBER 4

The New Yorker Festival

OCTOBER 2

Haverford College

SEPTEMBER 24

University of Michigan

SEPTEMBER 21

UCLA

SEPTEMBER 17-20

The Givens Foundation, Minneapolis

SEPTEMBER 9-11

Minnesota State University, Mankato

SEPTEMBER 5-7

Decatur Book Festival / Mail Chimp Stage

SEPTEMBER 3

Flannery O’Connor Foundation, Savannah, GA

JULY 27 – AUGUST 10

Black Forest Writing Seminars

MAY 30

Astoria Bookshop

MAY 29

Girls Write Now

MAY 28

TED WOMEN

MAY 11-14

Northwestern’s Festival of Writing

APRIL 27

Grossmont College

APRIL 16

Appalachian State University

APRIL 8-11

AWP, Minneapolis

MARCH 26 & 27

University of North Dakota Writers Conference

MARCH 19

Emerson College

MARCH 18

Nassau Community College

FEBRUARY 28 – MARCH 10

Adelaide Writers Week, Melbourne, Sydney Opera House

FEBRUARY 25

Lakeland Public Library

FEBRUARY 12

College of William & Mary

FEBRUARY 7

IFOA Weekly, Toronto Harbourfront Centre

JANUARY 29-30

Wooster College

JANUARY 15

Emma Willard School

JANUARY 8

University of Tampa

2014

DECEMBER 10

Women Employed

NOVEMBER 19

Western Illinois University

OCTOBER 6

University of Texas, Austin

SEPTEMBER 25

City Lights, San Francisco, 7 pm

SEPTEMBER 24

Mrs. Dalloway’s, Berkeley 7:30 pm

SEPTEMBER 23

NYC, Harper Perennial 50th Anniversary, Housing Works, 7pm

 SEPTEMBER 22

American Asian Writers Workshop

SEPTEMBER 21

NYC, Book Court, 7pm

SEPTEMBER 21

NYC, Brooklyn Book Festival, 2pm, St. Francis College Auditorium

SEPTEMBER 13

Fall for the Book, George Mason University

AUGUST 29

Left Bank Books, St. Louis

AUGUST 27

Women and Children First, Chicago, 7:30 pm

AUGUST 15

Los Angeles, The Last Bookstore

AUGUST 8

Milwaukee, Boswell Books, 7 pm

AUGUST 7

Ann Arbor, MI, Literati Bookstore, 7 pm

AUGUST 6

Lansing, MI, Schuler Books, 7 pm

JUNE 13 – 14

Antioch University, Los Angeles

MAY — JUNE

AN UNTAMED TOUR

APRIL 26

Columbus State Writer’s Conference

APRIL 21

University of Pennsylvania

APRIL 18 – 20

Little Grass Festival, Carbondale, IL

MARCH 27 – 28

University of Southern California, Los Angeles

MARCH 21 – 24

Tennessee Williams New Orleans Literary Festival

MARCH 18

Story Week, Chicago

MARCH 14

Fresno State University, Fresno, CA

MARCH 11

Hamilton University

MARCH 6

DePaul University

FEBRUARY 26 – MARCH 1

AWP, Seattle, WA

FEBRUARY 20

Illinois College

FEBRUARY 13

Northeastern Illinois University

JANUARY 3 – 12

Lake Tahoe, NV, Sierra Nevada MFA Program

2013

NOVEMBER 21

University of Indianapolis

NOVEMBER 7 – 10

Sanibel Island Writer’s Conference

OCTOBER 23 – 26

Ohio University

OCTOBER 18 – 19

Hugo House

OCTOBER 1

Grand Valley State University

SEPTEMBER 27 – 28

Pygmalion Music Festival

SEPTEMBER 20

Reading, Kansas State University

JULY

Antioch Writers Workshop

JULY

Midwest Writers Workshop

FEBRUARY 14 – 16

University of Tampa

FEBRUARY 28

Roosevelt University

MARCH 6

Brown University

MARCH 6 – 10

AWP Conference Book Fair, 10 AM – 5 PM AWP Panel: How To Lose Friends and Alienate Loved Ones: Exploitation vs. Documentation in Creative Nonfiction (B.J. Hollars, Roxane Gay!, Marcia Aldrich, Ryan Van Meter, Bonnie J. Rough)

MARCH 11 – 16

Coal Royalty Chair Writers Series, University of Alabama

APRIL 5 & 6

University of Dayton Litfest

APRIL 2 – 5

Mission Creek Festival Writer in Residence

APRIL 6 – 8

Reading & Workshop, University of Dayton LitFest

APRIL 29

Reading, University of Miami

MAY 11

Reading, Folio Magazine Launch, Washington D.C.

MAY 12

Reading, Three Tents, Washington D.C.

MAY 13

Franklin Park Reading Series, Brooklyn

MAY 14

Reading with Jessica Valenti, KGB Bar

MAY 18

Brooklyn Lit Crawl

2012

FEBRUARY 29 — MARCH 3

AWP Conference Bookfair, 10 AM – 5 PM AWP Panel: Flash Points: Publishing Flash Fiction In An Evolving Landscape AWP Panel: Literature and the Internet in 2012

MARCH 2

Literary Death Match, 8:15 PM, Buddy Guy’s Legends

MARCH 14

Reading, John Carroll University, University Heights, OH, Rodman Hall, 7 PM

MARCH 23

Reading/Pressgang/Booth Launch Party, Butler University, Efroymson Center for Creative Writing, 7 PM

MARCH 30

Reading/Blue Light Reading Series, Indiana University, Bloomington

APRIL 27

Innovative Women in Publishing, University of Colorado Boulder

MAY 20

Reading, Sunday Salon, NYC

MAY 21

Reading, Center for Fiction, NYC

MAY 23

Reading, WORD Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

JULY 12

Antioch Writer’s Workshop

AUGUST 6

Word Lab at Indy Reads, Indianapolis, 7 PM

SEPTEMBER 22

Indi-Go Gallery, Champaign, 7 PM

SEPTEMBER 27

Electronic Corpse, as part of Chicago’s Social Media Week, Chicago Public Library, 11 – Noon

SEPTEMBER 29

Ninth Letter’s Word Harvest, Cowboy Monkey, 4 PM

OCTOBER 3 – 5

Michigan State University

NOVEMBER 1

University of Dubuque

DECEMBER 1

Arts Iliana Wordfest, Terre Haute, IN

2011

FEBRUARY 2 – 5

AWP Conference Bookfair, 10 AM – 5 PM

FEBRUARY 3

AWP Panel: The Future of the Book Review: How to Break In, Noon – 1:15 PM, Diplomat BR, Omni

PANK/Annalemma/Mud Luscious Reading: Divination in DC, 7:00 PM

FEBRUARY 4

AWP Panel: Hint Fiction: Stories that Prove Less is More, 3 – 4:15 PM, Virginia B, Marriott

FEBRUARY 15

Reading, 7 PM, Lake Forest College

MARCH 5

Reading, 9 PM, Underbar, Chicago

APRIL 2

Reading, Mission Creek Festival, Iowa City

MAY 7

Reading, Stories & Beer, 6:30 PM, Indi-Go Gallery, Champaign

MAY 10

Quickies! Innertown Pub, Chicago

JUNE 13 – 23

Visiting Writer, Northern Michigan University

JUNE 22

Reading, Northern Michigan University, 7:30 PM, Pioneer Room B

JUNE 23

Panel on Michigan writing, Peter White Library, Marquette, MI, 7 PM (UP Book Tour 2011)

JULY 18

Indianapolis, Big Car Gallery, MIDWEST EXEMPLARY FLASH EDUCATION AND SUPERMOJOMANIA FREAKOUT TOUR AND COUNTRY EXPO