Reading Schedule

Upcoming Readings:

April 8, 2016, 4 PM: University of Maine-Machias

April 14, 2016, 7:30 PM: University of Maine-Farmington

April 19, 2016, 6:30 PM: Belfast Free Library

October 2016: University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Selected Recent Readings and Lectures:

Coconut Books reading, Mason’s (Minneapolis) 2015

Labor Day reading, Books on the Square (Providence) 2014

OSU-Cascades Rendezvous with Risk, Red Velvet Lounge (Seattle) 2014

Poetry Reading, riverrun books (Portsmouth) 2013

Ugly Duckling Presse Reading, Old American Can Factory (Brooklyn) 2013

Brats Reading at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop (NY) 2013

“Poetry of Motherhood: Unsentimentality,” MA Poetry Festival (Salem) 2013

Ecopoetics Reading, University of California at Berkeley (CA) 2013

Moderator, “Experiments in Educations: Nontraditional MFA Programs,” Association of Writers & Writing Programs, Minneapolis, April 2015

Speaker, “Beyond the Gurlesque: Toward a Femme Aesthetic of Masochistic Pleasure & Other Delights,” “Friends, Bitches, Countrymen: Contemporary Feminist Poetics,” University of Southern California Visions & Voices Symposium, Los Angeles, March 2014

Panelist, “A Shapelesse Flame: The Nature of Poetry and Desire,” Association of Writers & Writing Programs Annual Conference, Seattle, March 2014

Panelist, “Eco-Spectacular: Eco-Spectacular Vision: Post-pastoral Poetics in the 21st Century,” Association of Writers & Writing Programs Annual Conference, Seattle, March 2014

“Hybrid-Genre Literature,” Stonecoast Writers’ Conference, University of Southern Maine Stone House, July 2013

Panelist, “Wholesome and Dirty: How my Urban-to-Rural Journey Resulted in a Series of Experimental/Pastoral Sex Poems (a reading with talking in it),” “Queering Ecopoetics: Hybridity, Eros, Ferality,” Conference on Ecopoetics, University of California at Berkeley, February 2013

Organizer and Chair, “Feminisms and Poetics in the 1980s,” National Poetry Foundation Conference on Poetry and Poetics of the 1980s, Orono, Maine, 2012

Home/Birth Reading, Smith College, Northampton, MA, October 2011

Speaker, “The Gurlesque and Feminist Poetics,” New York University MFA workshop, April 2011

Panelist, “Hybrid Poetics and Its Discontents,” Association of Writers & Writing Programs Annual Conference, Denver, April 2010

October 2009: Living Writers Series, Bates College, Lewiston, ME, October 2009