22nd April 2018: reading at Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Cheltenham, UK.
12th April 2018: UK Launch of Remnant at St Andrews Church, Cheltenham, UK.
23rd-25th March 2018: Saints and Sinners Literary Festival in New Orleans, USA.
November 2017: reading at Stroud Short Stories in Stroud, UK.
November 2017: presentation on accessible creative writing workshop at NAWE in York, UK.
October 2017: reading at Cheltenham Literature Festival.
1st-2nd July, 2017: presentation on layered writing exercises at Great Writing Conference, Imperial College London. TBC.
Thursday, 1 December: Cervantes and the Journey to Becoming a Writer, Cervantes desde Andalucia 1547-2016 International Conference, Córdoba, Spain
Friday, 27 January, 1-6pm: Multi-genre Workshop at Cheltenham Lawn and Pittville Gallery
Saturday, 29 October, 10am-4pm: Multi-genre Workshop at Cheltenham Lawn and Pittville Gallery
Sunday, 9 October, 7pm: Reading at Cheltenham Literature Festival for Gloucestershire Writers Network at Cheltenham Town Hall
Thursday, 19 May 2016, 4pm: Reading at Bath Spa University
28-31 December 2015: Masterclass on Figure Writing for Hands On Lit Fest in New Orleans
Tuesday, 7/21/2015, 8pm: Resident reading for Vermont Studio Center at Lowe Lecture Hall
Wednesday, 4/8/2015: Reading at University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Thursday-Saturday, 4/9-11/2015: Book Fair at AWP in Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, 4/16/2015: Reading at Little Grassy Festival, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Wednesday, 4/22/2015: Reading with Bob Zordani at Bob’s Bookstore, Charleston, Illinois
August-December 2014: Visiting Professor at Harlaxton College in Grantham, England
Monday–Tuesday, 12/29-30/2014: Burlesque Press Hands On Literary Festival, New Orleans, LA
Thursday, 11/6/14: workshop at Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy
Friday, 10/24/2014, 12 noon: Reading at Bath Spa University
Monday, 10/20/2014, 7:30pm: Reading at Harlaxton College
Saturday, 4/14/14, 2pm: reading with Red Herring Writers at the Urbana Free Library for Boneyard Arts Festival.
Wednesday, 3/26/14, 7pm: reading at University of Illinois, Springfield.
Dec 30 – Jan 1: presenting on a panel at the Burlesque Press Hands On Literary Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Friday, 9/27/13, 6pm: reading for Pygmalion Music Festival at Cafeteria & Company in Urbana, Illinois.
Thursday, 7/18/13, and Tuesday, 7/23/13, at 7pm: fiction workshop at Wuhan University, in Wuhan, China
Wednesday, 5/22/13, 7pm: Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark Street, Chicago, for Lambda Literary Award Finalists.
Saturday, 4/27/13, 4:30pm: Mike & Molly’s in Champaign, Illinois, for Stories & Beer.
Friday, 3/8/13, 8pm: The Writers Place in Kansas City, Missouri.
Thursday, 3/7/13, 7pm: Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri.
Sunday, 11/11/12, at 2pm: reading at Urbana Free Library in Urbana, Illinois.
Wednesday, 10/3/12, at 6pm: EIU student Nico Canaday will read from Three Cubic Feet, followed by a Q&A with me at 7th Street Underground on the EIU campus in Charleston, Illinois. Sponsored by EIU PRIDE and EIU Department of English.