Upcoming Readings

Whale Prom at AWP. Book signing at Trembling Pillow Press table. March 9, 2018.  11:00am. Tampa, FL.

Virginia Festival of the Book reading. New Dominion Bookstore (404 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA) March 23, 2018. Mar 21-25, 4:00pm


Select Past Readings

#PoetsforPuertoRico – Philadelphia. Institute of Contemporary Art (118 S 36th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104). Dec 10, 2017. 3:00-5:00pm, followed by a reception.

A Friend of a Friend Sent Me: Jefferson University’s Asano Humanities & Health Series at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church (19 S 10th St., Philadelphia, PA). Sept 14, 2017. 7:00pm.

Reading at Berl’s Poetry Shop at 126 Front St., Brooklyn, NY. Sept 8, 2017. 8:00pm.

Reading at Green Apple Books in San Francisco, CA. May 9, 2017. 7pm.

Reading at Penn Book Center at 130 S 34th St, Philadelphia, PA. April 19, 2017. 6:30-8pm.

Poetry of Protest. Reading, panel discussion, and workshop at the Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. February 23, 2017. 1-3pm.

Blues for Black Opals reading at Rosenbach Museum & Library at 2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA. February 9, 2017. 6-7:30pm.

the museum of americana contributors’ reading at University City Arts League (4226 Spruce St.), Philadelphia, PA. February 4, 2017. 7-9pm.

orogeny Book Launch Party at Toast (1201 Spruce St.), Philadelphia, PA. January 14, 2017 at 7:00pm.

Poet MDs from Vanderbilt University at Williamson County Library. Williamson County, TN. April 13, 2015.

Poet’s Corner at Scarritt-Bennett Center. Nashville, TN. March 26, 2015.

Author event with Irène Mathieu and Brenda Butka at Parnassus Bookstore. Nashville, TN. March 25, 2015.

A day’s work: Poetic reflections on the third year of medical school. April 13, 2013. Presented at: annual conference The Examined Life: Writing, Humanities, and the Art of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

Various open mic performances in the USA, Dominican Republic, and Guatemala, in English and Spanish.