Speaking Engagements

Curator, “Live Poets Society” at Orinda Books, Orinda CA. Monthly reading series featuring a diverse range of local writers.

Co-Curator with Robert Pinsky, “Favorite Poem Project” readings at Robert Frost Library, Amherst College, 2015 and The Head-Royce School, Oakland CA, in 2017.

Program Designer / Moderator “100 Years of Desire” (a conversation about O’Neill’s Desire Under the Elms and Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire) 2015

Reader and Panelist, North American Review Writers’ Conference summer 2015

Reader / Contestant, “The Poetry World Series,” Mill Valley Public Library, May 2014, April 2015

Panelist, “Crafting a Life in the Arts,” Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, February 2015

Reader and Panelist, “The Legacy of Carolyn Kizer,” AWP 2014, Seattle WA

Program Designer and Speaker, “Planting Ideas,” a multidisciplinary look at human-plant relationships, Mill Valley Public Library, April 2014

Reader and Panelist, Poetry and Science symposium, Everett College, Everett WA, 2012

Lecturer, “Poetry, Taxonomy and Umwelt,” University of Washington Creative Writing Summer Session, Rome, Italy, July 2010

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