July 2016: Appalachian Writers' Workshop at Hindman Settlement School, KY.
May 2016: Wild Fig Books & Coffee, Reading with Jonathan Corcoran. Lexington, KY.
January, 2016: Sunday Salon on LGBTQ Writing, with Jay McCoy, Wild Fig Books & Coffee, Lexington, KY.
April 2015: Western Carolina University Spring Literary Festival.
April 2015: AWP, panel: “Documenting Disaster Across Genres” and “Straight Talk: What the MFA Promises & What It Delivers.” Minneapolis.
February 2015: Burnt Tongue Reading, with Tom Spanbauer, Crush, Portland.
September 19, 2014: Hugo Literary Series with Mona Simpson and Matthew Dickman. Seattle.
September 2014: Poison Pen Reading Series for LGBTQ authors, Crush. Portland.
February 2014: Panelist. AWP, panel: “Hidden Populations: The Working Class in the Writing Workshop.” Seattle.
March 2014: Mary E. Rolling Reading Series, Penn State University.
March 2014: Virginia Festival of the Book, panel: “Fiction and Poetry: Writing Climate Change.” Charlottesville, VA.
November 2013: Miami Book Fair. Miami.
August 2013: Reading of Queer Writers for RACC Project Grant, Floyd’s Coffee. Portland.
June 2013: Lambda Literary Finalists, The Bureau. New York.
April 2013: Homeword Bound Benefit Reading for Affordable Housing. Tualatin, OR.
April 2013: Oregon Book Award Finalists at Literary Arts. Portland.
March 2013: Appalachian Studies Conference, panel: “Troubling Troublesome: New Appalachian Writing from the Outside.” Boone, NC.
March 2013: Visiting Author, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
October 2012: Wordstock Literary Festival, panel: “Out on the Page.” Portland.
September 2012: Decatur Book Festival, panel: “Identity and Self In a Shifting Landscape.” Decatur, GA.
September 2012: Loggernaut Reading Series, Literary Arts. Portland.
May 2012: Malaprop’s. Asheville, NC.
May 2012: Charis Books. Atlanta, GA.
February 2012: Sunday Night Fiction Reading Series, KGB. New York.
January 2012: Powell’s Bookstore. Portland.
January 2012: Elliott Bay. Seattle.