UPCOMING EVENTS

October 18, 2019 | Washington, DC
Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Award Ceremony

October 25, 2019 | University of the Arts - Philadelphia, PA

November 7-8, 2019 | St. Olaf College - Northfield, MN

November 14, 2019 | University of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA
(7:45 PM)

November 19, 2019 | University of Rutgers-Newark - Newark, NJ
Writers@Newark Reading Series (5:30 PM)

December 7, 2019 | The Armory Club - San Francisco, CA
Babylon Salon Winter Reading (6:00 PM)

January 11-12, 2020 | Bennington College Writing Seminars - Bennington, VT

March 5, 2020 | San Jose State University - San Francisco, CA
Center for Literary Arts Reading (7:00 PM)

March 9-10, 2020 | Black Mountain Institute - Las Vegas and Reno, NV
Emerging Writer Series (Details TBA)

May 7-8, 2020 | University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

July 1-11, 2020 | Warren Wilson College - Asheville, NC
MFA Program for Writers July Residency

October 2-3, 2020 | The Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
Visiting Writer in Fiction

 

 

PAST EVENTS

January 24, 2018 | American Booksellers Association, Winter Institute 2018 - Memphis, TN
The Indies Introduce Authors & Booksellers Present...(2:20-3:20 PM)
Author Reception (5:00-6:30 PM)

March 9, 2018 | AWP Conference - Tampa, FL
The Only Light We've Got In All This Darkness: New Fiction From Kimbilio (3:00-4:15 PM)

March 9, 2018 | AWP Conference (Off-site Reading) - Tampa, FL
Prelude to a Debut (with Renee Simms and Nafissa Thompson-Spires) (7:00 PM)

May 2, 2018 | Skylight Books - Los Angeles, CA
A Lucky Man Reading (with Justin Torres) (7:30 PM)

May 7, 2018 | The Booksmith - San Francisco, CA
A Lucky Man Reading (with Caille Millner) (7:30 PM)

May 8, 2018 | East Bay Booksellers - Oakland, CA
A Lucky Man Reading (with D. Wystan Owen) (7:00 PM)

May 15, 2018 | Housing Works Bookstore - New York, NY
A Lucky Man Reading (with Angela Flournoy) (7:30 PM)

May 16, 2018 | Tin House - Brooklyn, NY
Tin House Craft Intensive: Taking Sides (7:00 PM)

May 18, 2018 | WORD Brooklyn - Brooklyn, NY
A Lucky Man Reading (with Tomi Obaro) (7:30 PM)

July 9, 2018 | Franklin Park - Brooklyn, NY
Franklin Park Reading Series (8:00 PM)

September 2, 2018 | Pop-Hop Books & Print - Los Angeles, CA
Sumarr Reading Series (3:00 PM)

September 4, 2018 | Books Inc. - Berkeley, CA
A Celebration of Threepenny Review Contributors D. Wystan Owen and Jamel Brinkley (7:00 PM)

September 6, 2018 | ARIA - Minneapolis, MN
Graywolf Literary Salon: Voices for Our Time (with Tarfia Faizullah and Wayétu Moore)

September 9-12, 2018 | College of Saint Benedict - St. Joseph, MN
Author Campus Visit (Sister Mariella Gable Series)

September 13, 2018 | Grinnell College - Grinnell, IA
Author Campus Visit

September 14, 2018 | Prairie Lights Books - Iowa City, IA
A Lucky Man Reading (with Charles D'Ambrosio) (7:00 PM)

September 16, 2018 | Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Book Festival

September 17, 2018 | Harvard Book Store - Cambridge, MA
A Lucky Man Reading (with Margot Livesey) (7:00 PM)

October 12, 2018 | Madison, WI
Wisconsin Book Festival

October 17, 2018 | Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center - Stanford, CA
Stegner Fellow Reading with Taneum Bambrick (6:30 PM)

October 19, 2018 | Lawndale Art Center - Houston, TX
Gulf Coast Reading Series (7:00 PM)

October 27-28, 2018 | Austin, TX
Texas Book Festival

November 1, 2018 | St. Francis College - Brooklyn, NY
Walt Whitman Writers Series (4:30 PM)

November 8, 2018 | Nebraska Wesleyan University - Lincoln, NE
Campus Visit, Reading, and Q&A

November 10, 2018 | Portland, OR
Portland Book Festival

November 13, 2018 | The New School - New York, NY
National Book Awards Finalists Reading (7:00 PM)

November 14, 2018 | New York, NY
2018 National Book Awards Ceremony (7:20 PM)

November 15, 2018 | The Strand - New York, NY
Vulture Insiders Book Club (7:30 PM)

November 16-18, 2018 | Miami, FL
Miami Book Fair

November 30, 2018 | Green Apple Books on the Park - San Francisco, CA
In Conversation with May-Lee Chai (7:30 PM)

January 14, 2019 | University of Tennessee at Knoxville - Knoxville, TN
Creative Writing Lecture Series

January 21-25, 2019 | Baton Rouge, LA
The Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence

January 28-29, 2019 | University of Chicago - Chicago, IL
Literary Editing as Art & Practice

February 1, 2019 | University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH
Visiting Writers Series (4:00 PM)

February 7, 2019 | University of California, Davis - Davis, CA
Creative Writing Reading Series (7:00 PM)

February 8, 2019 | California State University, Chico - Chico, CA
Writer’s Voice (3:00 PM)

February 9, 2019 | Davis, CA
Stories on Stage Davis (7:30 PM)

February 12, 2019 | 92Y Poetry Center - New York, NY
A Reading with Valeria Luiselli (8:00 PM)

February 21, 2019 | Kepler’s Books - Menlo Park, CA
Story is the Thing (7:30 PM)

February 24-25, 2019 | University School of Nashville - Nashville, TN
Author in Residence

February 26, 2019 | NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts - New York, NY
2019 PEN America Literary Awards Ceremony (7:00 PM)

February 28-March 1, 2019 | Amherst College - Amherst, MA
LitFest/National Book Awards on Campus (Details TBA)

March 6, 2019 | The New School - New York, NY
The 2018 Story Prize Reading and Award Ceremony (7:30 PM)

March 7, 2019 | SUNY Geneseo - Geneseo, NY
Geneseo Literary Forum

March 22, 2019 | Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS

April 1, 2019 | Trinity School - New York, NY

April 4-5, 2019 | Whitworth University - Spokane, WA

April 8, 2019 | Des Moines Area Community College - Des Moines, IA

April 12, 2019 | George Mason University - Fairfax, VA

April 18-19, 2019 | Williams College - Williamstown, MA

April 26-27, 2019 | Ragdale - Lake Forest, IL
Ragdale’s Novel Affair 2019

May 1, 2019 | Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA
Short Story Salon

May 4-5, 2019 | Berkeley, CA
Bay Area Book Festival

May 6, 2019 | San Francisco State University - San Francisco, CA
Writers on Writing

May 9, 2019 | Horace Mann School - Bronx, NY
NYSAIS Diversity Committee Keynote

May 13, 2019 | Skylight Books - Los Angeles, CA
In conversation with Chia-Chia Lin (7:30 PM)

May 30, 2019 | Green Apple Books on the Park - San Francisco, CA
In conversation with Chia-Chia Lin (7:30 PM)

June 18, 2019 | Prairie Lights Books - Iowa City, IA
A Lucky Man Reading

June 16-29, 2019 | Iowa City, IA
Iowa Young Writers’ Studio

July 7, 2019 | Cerf Amphitheater, Reed College - Portland, Oregon
Reading with Ingrid Rojas Contreras and Kaveh Akbar (8:00 PM)

July 7-14, 2019 | Reed College - Portland, Oregon
Tin House Summer Workshop

August 11, 2019 | Crowley Theater - Marfa, TX
Lannan Reading (6:00 PM)

August 22, 2019 | The Elliott Bay Book Company - Seattle, WA
A Lucky Man Reading (7:00 PM)

September 10, 2019 | Egg - Brooklyn, NY
Tables of Contents (with Eileen Myles and Helen Phillips) (7:00 PM)

September 13, 2019 | Twenty Stories Bookstore - Providence, RI
A Lucky Man Reading and Conversation with Sarah Frye (7:00 PM)

September 17, 2019 | California College of the Arts - Oakland, CA
A Lucky Man Reading (5:00 PM)

September 23, 2019 | The LINE Hotel - Austin, TX
American Short Fiction - Lit City at The LINE (with Rachel Heng) (7:00 PM)

September 27, 2019 | Texas State University - San Marcos, TX

October 3-4, 2019 | SUNY Fredonia - Fredonia, NY
Mary Louise White Visiting Writers Series

October 10, 2019 | University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS
A Lucky Man Reading (7:00 PM)