Events

Upcoming

Classes & Workshops

  • July 6, 2019: “The Art of Wandering,” Sou’Wester Lodge, Seaview, WA, 11 AM-3 PM
  • May 19, 2019: “Don’t Wait for Inspiration,” Literary Arts, Portland, OR
  • February 28-March 21, 2019 (Thursdays): “Establishing a Writing Practice,” Literary Arts, Portland, OR
  • November 10, 2018: “Kick Start Your Writing Practice,” Portland Book Festival, Northwest Film Center, Portland, OR
  • July 10-24, 2018 (Tuesdays): “Establishing a Writing Practice 2: From Notebook to Workshop,” Literary Arts, Portland, OR
  • June 27, 2018: “The Art of Wandering: A Writing and Walking Workshop,” Sou’Wester Lodge, Seaview, WA
  • March 17-April 14, 2018 (Saturdays): “Establishing a Writing Practice: Training Your Pen and Mind,” Literary Arts, Portland, OR
  • November 11, 2017: “Writing the Hermit Crab Essay: Adventures in Form,” Wordstock Festival, Portland, OR

Residencies

Conferences

  • November 2, 2018: Writing the Body and Self Húslestur @ NonfictioNOW 2018, Phoenix, AZ
  • October 15, 2017: “Poetry Comics: How We Write Visual Poems” Panel @ Oregon Poetry Association Conference, Portland, OR
  • July 10-16, 2017: 30th Anniversary Summer Fishtrap Gathering, Wallowa Lake, OR
  • June 1, 2017: Ecologies & Place Húslestur @ NonfictioNOW 2017, Reykjavík, Iceland
  • April 1, 2016: “Revising Nonfiction: Surprise, Reflection, and Telling the Truth” Panel @ AWP 2016, Los Angeles
  • March 31, 2016: “The Poetry of Comics” Panel @ AWP 2016, Los Angeles

Readings

  • September 18, 2019 @ Sweet Briar College, 7:30 PM
  • May 19, 2019: Why There Are Words PDX: “Exile and Return,” Portland, OR, 4 PM
  • April 26, 2019: Keynote address, 14th Annual English Honoring Ceremony, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • April 25, 2019: UNO English Department Reading, Milo Bail Student Center Room 304, 6 PM
  • April 19, 2019: Literary Northwest Series w/ George Estreich, Oregon State University, Valley Library, Corvallis, OR, 7:30 PM
  • March 30, 2019: Seneca Review AWP Offsite Reading w/ Nicole Walker & Wendy S. Walters, The Cardinal Club, Portland, OR, 8 PM
  • December 27, 2018: Reading w/ Kristine Langley Mahler and Patrick Mainelli, 6:30 PM, Urban Abbey, Omaha, NE
  • December 19, 2018: Five Plots Signing, 4-7 PM, Hardy Coffee Co. (Benson), Omaha, NE
  • November 13, 2018: FIVE PLOTS Launch w/ Elena Passarello, Broadway Books, Portland, OR, 7 PM
  • November 10, 2018: Pop-up Reading, Portland Book Festival, Portland Art Museum, 1st floor, 11:45 AM
  • November 9, 2018: Opossum Presents: A Literary Cabaret at LitCrawl Portland, The Cleaners, 7 PM
  • September 20, 2018: Deborah Tall Lyric Essay Book Prize Reading @ Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY
  • October 12, 2018: w/ Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel @ Mother Foucault’s, Portland, OR
  • April 5, 2017: Susan Glaspell Writers & Critics Series Reading @ Drake University, Des Moines
  • July 21, 2016: Third Thursday Open Studios @ Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City
  • June 12, 2016: Oregon State University MFA Roast & Toast Reading @ Cloud & Kelly’s, Corvallis
  • February 24, 2016: New Eyes New Sounds Reading @ Fairbanks Gallery, Corvallis
  • January 14, 2016: Oregon State University MFA Reading Series @ New Morning Bakery, Corvallis
  • February 12, 2015: Oregon State University MFA Reading Series @ New Morning Bakery, Corvallis