Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday July 27, 2020 6 pm. Zoom Wild Nights – Wild Nights! The Emily Dickinson Cocktail. I’m reading and discussing an Emily Dickinson poem for Future Poems on Zoom. Sign up to get the link.


SELECTED PAST EVENTS

December 14, 2019. Artists on the News: Selections from Creative Time Reports. With Marisa Mazria-Katz and Laura Raicovich for the launch of Artists on the News. Printed Matter.

November 6, 2019. Celebrating New Asian American Writing, Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University. With Sally Wen Mao.

September 22, 2019. N+1 Paper Monument Launch Panel at the New York Art Book Fair. Launch for the publication of As Radical, As Mother, As Salad, As Shelter: What Should Art Institutions Do Now? with Chloë Bass, Lori Cole, and moderator Roger White.

July 24-26, 2019. Poet-in-Residence, Incubator for Community-Engaged Poets, Organized by Crescendo Literary (Eve L. Ewing and Nate Marshall) and The Poetry Foundation.

March 17, 2019. Marathon Reading of Dictee by Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Performance Space. Co-organized by Ken Chen and Sarah Schulman with numerous readers.

February 20, 2019. Re-Stating the Union, ICP Museum. With Dread Scott, Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tevere, Maya Binyam, Avram Finkelstein, Katie Pearl, Michele Pred, Amy Khoshbin, Sonia Guiñansaca, Melanie Crean, and Demian DinéYazhi.

September 16, 2018. NBF Presents: 2017 National Book Awards Showcase, Brooklyn Book Festival. Moderator for conversation with Masha Gessen, Min Jin Lee, Shane McCrae, and Erika L. Sánchez. Presented by the National Book Foundation. 

September 16, 2018. Brooklyn Book Festival. “Love and Homelands” panel with Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, Amitava Kumar, and Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar.

April 3, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Double Take 24, Apex Art. With Todd Colby, Elaine Equi, and Soyoung Yoon. Apex Art, 291 Church Street, NYC.

May 4, 2018. Out of Place Symposium Panel, The Poetry Project. With Julie Ezelle Patton, Anne Waldman, Rachel Zucker, and moderator Erica Hunt.

March 3, 2018. More Than A Manifesto: The Poet’s Essay, Columbia University. With Anais Duplan, Ariel Goldberg, Myung Mi Kim, Wayne Koestenbaum, Tracie Morris, Cecilia Vicuña, and Fred Moten. Organized by Dorothea Lasky for the Lensfest Center for the Arts, Columbia University.

Apr 9, 2017. Perspectives on Race and Representation: An Evening with the Racial Imaginary Institute at the Whitney Museum of Art. With Elizabeth Alexander, Christopher Benson, LeRonn P. Brooks, Malik Gaines, Lyle Ashton Harris, Terrance Hayes, Ajay Kurian, Christopher Y. Lew, Casey Llewellyn, Mia Locks, Claudia Rankine, Sarah Schulman, Christina Sharpe, and Herb Tam.

March 15, 2017. Conversation with Min Jin Lee, The Tenement Museum.

November 9, 2016. Trump’s America and Anti-Fascist Organizing, organized by Verso Books. With Muna Mire, Bhaskar Sunkara, John Nichols, Donna Murch, and Maryam Jamshidi.

September 17, 2016. Poetry on Art: Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event, curated by Poetry magazine. With Elaine Equi, Paolo Javier, and Fred Sasaki. Knockdown Center.

April 1, 2016. The NEA Turns 50: Celebrating a Half-Century of Support for Literature in America, organized by the National Endowment for the Arts. With Amy Stolls, Fiona McCrae, Luis Alberto Urrea, Natasha Trethewey.

December 1, 2015. Liu Xia Tribute Reading, curated by Pen America. With Nick Flynn, Tina Chang, and Ming Di. Bookcourt.

May 28, 2015. Poetry By The Sea Conference. With Afaa Weaver.

September 21, 2014. Brooklyn Book Festival. Moderator for conversation with Jonathan Lethem and Jules Feiffer. St. Francis College Auditorium.

November 7, 2013. Yet Do I Marvel: Black Iconic Poets of the 20th Century, curated by the Poetry Society of America. With Ross Gay, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Susan Wheeler, Cornelius Eady, Camille Rankine, Sapphire, Nikky Finney, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, CK Williams, Toi Derricotte, Gerald Stern, Nathalie Handal, Michael Dickman.

October 25, 2013. “The Poetic Impulse,” Poets Forum, Academy of American Poets. With Lia Purpura.

September 22, 2013. Brooklyn Book Festival. Moderator for event with Fiona Maazel, Jonathan Dee, and Lore Segal.

October 20, 2012. Monet to Mallarmé Salon Series, curated by the Poetry Society of America and the New York Botanical Gardens. With Mary Ann Caws, Richard Howard, and Timothy Donnelly.

March 22, 2012. Poetry as Activism, Activism as Poetry: Poetic Interventions in the Public Sphere, Split This Rock! Poetry Festival. With Jennifer Karmin, Philip Metres, Mark Nowak, and Jonathan Skinner.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010. Reading for Juvenilia for A/P/A Institute at NYU.

May 25, 2010. Stanford Asian American Writers Series. With Sarah Gambito. Stanford University.