Saturday, November 11, 2017 @6pm
[ G A T E S ]: A Chapbook Launch Party & Reading / at City Lore
Come celebrate the arrival of my first chapbook (thank you, Black Lawrence Press!) in the company of the angels who helped me get here.
Saturday, September 16, 2017 @8pm
Amherst Poetry Festival / Evening Feature: Kaveh Akbar with Sahar Muradi / at Emily Dickinson Museum
Delighted to be part of this festival in my old haunt, reading with the phenomenal Kaveh Akbar, and in celebration of my shero Emily.
Friday, September 15, 2017 @5pm
Amherst Poetry Festival / Artist-Poets' Performance & Panel Discussion / at Hampshire College Art Gallery
Come hear my dear collaborator Laimah Osman and wonderful fellow artists & Hamp alums Miatta Kawinzi and lê thi diem thúy on our participation in the exhibit Of Soil and Tongues.
Friday, September 15, 2017 @9:30am
Praise Poetry Writing Workshop / Amherst Regional High School
I'll be working with three English classes, exploring the praise poem with Sekou Sundiata as our guide and inspiration.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @7pm
A Garden Variety: Poetry & Prose / 6th St & Avenue B Community Garden
Fellow garden member and poet Mindy Levokove and I are hosting an evening of verse among the bleeding hearts and tomatoes. Featuring the lovely Ilse Gilbert, Maria Gregorio, and James Loop. + Open Mic.