Past Events

6/1/2017
Galley Signing
Book Expo (BEA)
Javits Center
New York, NY

4/21/2017
Reading with Sarah Schulman
Lesbian Avengers 25th Anniversary
Bureau of General Services: Queer Division
New York, NY

4/13/2017
Literary Magazine Salon: 
Digging Through the Fat and Guernica

The New York Society Library
New York, NY
(Video of event here.)

4/4/2017
Panel: "Finding an Agent"
Kelly Writers House
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
(A video of the panel is here.)

3/24/2017
Introduction for Roxane Gay
Free Library of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
(Recording of introduction here.)

2/2/2017
In Conversation with Yiyun Li
Free Library of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

2/8/2017 – 2/11/2017
Panels: “Writing from the Wound” & “The Short Story as Laboratory
AWP 2017
Washington, DC

2/20/2017 – 2/22/2017
Emerging Prose Writers Conference
Muhlenberg College
Allentown, PA

1/31/2017
Uptown at Night: An Evening of Humorous Storytelling and Comedy
The New York Society Library
New York, NY
(A video of the reading is here.)

1/15/2017
Philadelphia Writers Resist
National Museum of American Jewish History
Philadelphia, PA

1/6/2017
Visiting Writer
Episcopal Academy
Newton Square, PA

12/8/2016
Lecture for the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society
The Rotunda
Philadelphia, PA

9/29/2016
Visiting Writer
Stevenson University
Stevenson, MD

6/10/2016
Reading
Giovanni’s Room
Philadelphia, PA

5/5/2016
Catapult’s Watchlist Reading
The Strand
New York, NY
(A video of the reading is here.)

4/21/2016
Al Día Diverse Reads feat. Carmen Maria Machado
Philadelphia History Museum
Philadelphia, PA

 

4/13/2016
Featured Reader
Folio Night
Holy Family University
Philadelphia, PA

3/30/2016 – 4/2/2016
Panel: “In the Realms of the Real & Unreal”
Panel: “In Case You Think You Don’t Belong Here: Imposter Syndrome and AWP”
AWP 2016
Los Angeles, CA

3/28/2016
LIVE at the Writers’ House
Kelly Writers’ House
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia PA
(Listen to the episode here.)

3/17/2016
State Street Reading Series
Media Arts Center Gallery
Media, PA

3/7/2016
Hi-Fi Reading Series
New York, NY

2/26/2016 – 2/28/2016
Featured Reader
LSU Delta Mouth Literary Festival
Baton Rouge, LA

1/26/2016
Rosemont College MFA Reading Series
Rosemont College
Rosemont, PA

11/9/2015
Signing/Q&A with Joe Hill
Forbidden Planet
New York, NY

11/10/2015
New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series with Seanan McGuire
Brooklyn Commons Cafe
Brooklyn, NY
Recording of the event is here.

11/4/2015
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet: Readings, Conversation, & Social
Rough Trade Nottingham
United Kingdom

10/5/2015
Visiting Writer
Episcopal Academy
Newton Square, PA

9/25/2015 – 9/27/2015
Baltimore Book Festival
Baltimore, MD

9/12/2015
Panel: “Unconventional Paths to Publishing”
Slice Literary Writers’ Conference
Brooklyn, NY

8/3/2015
“An Evening of Humorous Readings” with Alexandra Petri & Richie Pepio
Kramerbooks
Washington, DC

5/27/2015
Watchlist Launch Party & Reading
Babycastles
New York, NY

3/18/2015
PEN American Center/OR Books Mingle
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
New York, NY

 

 

11/13/2014
TireFire Reading with Diane Cook
Tattooed Mom
Philadelphia, PA

10/9/2014
Reading with Julianna Baggott
Rosemont College MFA Reading Series
Rosemont College
Rosemont, PA

10/2/2014
Keynote Speaker
National English Honors Society Induction Ceremony
Parkland High School
Allentown, PA

9/4/2014
“Starting Fresh: Getting Your New Writing Project Off the Ground”
Lecture and Q&A with Stephanie Feldman
Arcadia University
Glenside, PA

6/7/2014
“Lists, Recipes, and Other Stories: Conquering the Literary Conceit”
Craft Lecture
Moravian Writers’ Conference
Moravian College
Bethlehem, PA

4/7/2014
Reading with Helen Klein Ross
Rosemont College MFA Reading Series
Rosemont College
Rosemont, PA

4/4/2014
Visiting Writer
Episcopal Academy
Newton Square, PA

12/17/2013
Craft Lecture & Reading
The Erotic Literary Salon
The Bohemian Absinthe Lounge
Philadelphia, PA

9/22/2013
Signing
Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism & Beyond Table
Brooklyn Book Festival
Brooklyn, NY
[write-up here]

9/12/13
Reading, alongside Nicole Callihan, J.T. Bushnell, Sarah Hanssen, & Alex Morris
The Disagreement Presents: Satan Vs. Your Dentist
Culturefix
New York, NY
[write-up here]

6/18/2013
Reading, alongside E.J. Fischer
Hosted by the Iowa Young Writers’ Studio
Currier Hall, University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

1/7/2013
LGBTQ Science Fiction & Fantasy Night
Bluestockings Books
New York, NY
[write-up here]