Past Events


February 22, 2018
Reading at Yale University, Institute of Sacred Music
5:30 pm, Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall
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January 12th
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
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February 12th-18th
Reading at Festival International De Poesia De Granada
Granada, Nicaragua
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March 9th
Pacific University
7:30pm, Forest Grove campus, Oregon
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March 24th
Reading at Camp Casey
Whidbey Island, Washington
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March 29th
University of Idaho,
7:30 p.m. at The 1912 Center
Moscow, Idaho
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September 7th
Berkeley Creative Writing Faculty Reading
University of California, Berkeley: Robert Hass, Lyn Hejinian, Cecil Giscomb, Geffory G. O’Brien
6:30pm: Hearst Field Annex Room D37, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
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September 22nd
Holloway Poetry Reading, University of California, Berkeley
6:30pm: Hearst Field Annex Room D37, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
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October 20th
City College of San Francisco, 
6 - 9 pm; The Mission Campus 1125 Valencia Street, Room 109
San Francisco, CA
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January 23rd - 26th
Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Palm Beach, FL
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February 4th - 5th
Texas State University
Kyle, Texas
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March 25th
Reading at the University of Montana
7:00 pm, Turner Hall Dell Brown Room, Turner Hall
Missoula, MT
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March 31st-April 2nd
AWP Panel: The Case for Hybrid Genres
Los Angeles, CA
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January 12 - 16
Elliston Poet, University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH 

Sunday, February 8
Reading with Heather Hodges
7:00 pm, Stonehenge Studio Series
Portland, Oregon
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Wednesday, February 11
Reading at Seattle Pacific University
6:30 pm, Fan Mayhall Gates Literary Series
Seattle, Washington
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Monday, February 23
Reading with Kevin Young, University of Houston
7:30 p.m., Cullen Theater, Wortham Center, 501 Texas Avenue
Houston, Texas
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Friday, February 27
Lecture: "Repitition & Resonance"
4:00 pm, University of Cincinnati Visiting Writers Series
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Friday, March 20
Reading with Charles Wright
6:00 pm, Virginia Festival of the Book
Charlottesville, VA
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Wednesday, March 25
Reading, University of South Carolina
6:00 pm, The Open Book Series
Columbia, South Carolina
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Friday, March 27
Reading at Hardin-Simmons University
Lawrence Clayton Poets and Writers
Abilene, Texas
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Saturday, April 11
AWP Conference Events in Minneapolis, MN
9:00 am: Panel on Charles Wright at 80: A Celebration of Poetry and Teaching: Auditorium Room, Level 1
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4:30 pm: Reading and Conversation with Linda Hogan and Eric Pankey: Main Auditorium, Level 1
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Monday, April 13
Reading at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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Tuesday, May 5
Reading with Endi Bogue Hartigan
7:30 pm, Linfield College Literary Arts Events
McMinnville, OR
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Friday, May 15
Reading with Michele Glazer
7:30 pm, Auntie’s Bookstore
Spokane, Washington
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Wednesday, May 20
Reading at Clark College
11:00 am
Vancouver, Washington
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June 13-20
The Kenyon Review Writers Workshop
Gambier, Ohio
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June 20 - 27
Bucknell Seminar for Younger Writers
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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July 26 - 31
Nappa Valley Writers' Conference
St. Helena, CA
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August 26th-31st

Struga Poetry Evenings
Struga Macedonia
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September 17th

Reading at Colorado State University
7:30pm, North Ballroom of the Lory Student Center
Fort Collins, CO
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September 29th

Reading with Robert Wrigley
Seattle Arts and Lectures Poetry Series
7:30pm, McCaw Hall/Nesholm Family Lecture Hall
Seattle, WA
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Oct. 1st

Hugo House, Seattle
Leading Generative Workshop, 10am-1pm
Seattle, WA
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Oct. 8th

Reading at Ithaca College
Ithaca, New York
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October 14th

Reading with Jhumpa Lahiri
Princeton University
4:30pm, Berlind Theatre at the McCarter Theatre Center
Princeton, NJ
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October 15th

Reading at the University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
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November, 2015

Lannan Residency, Marfa Texas


March 13th
Oregon Book Award Poetry Finalists Reading with Matthew Dickman, Andrea Hollander and Ralph Salisbury
7 - 8:30pm, Literary Arts
Portland, Oregon
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March 15th
Panel on the poetry of William Stafford, The William Stafford Symposium
The symposium will be held from 9:30am to 1:00pm, Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College
Portland, Oregon

March 31st
Reading at Daedalus Bookstore with Karla Kelsey and Michele Glazer
2074 NW Flanders Street
Portland, Oregon
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April 10th - 12th
Festival of Faith & Writing
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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April 17th
Commemoration for the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide
Lewis & Clark College
Portland, Oregon

May 22nd
Reading at the University of Arizona Poetry Center
Tuscon, Arizona
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Fall 2014
Visiting Professor
University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop
Iowa City, Iowa

September 17th
“The Life of a Poet” interview series, Moderated by Ron Charles, fiction editor of The Washington Post
sponsored by The Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress.
7:00 p.m., Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. S.E.
Washington, D.C.
More information or call (202) 549-4172 (The events are free and open to the public. Reservations, however, are required.)

September 18th

Reading, Fall for the Book Festival
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

Thursday, September 25
Reading at Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas
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Thursday, October 2
Reading at the College of Saint Benedict
7:30 p.m., Gorecki Family Theater
St. Joseph, Minnesota
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Saturday, October 4
"A Tribute to Donald Justice," Iowa City Book Festival
2:30 p.m., Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A
Iowa City, Iowa
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Thursday, October 9
Reading at Grinnell College
4:15 p.m., Bucksbaum 131 - Faulconer Gallery.
Grinnell, IA
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Thursday, October 23
Reading, Ashland Chautauqua Poets & Writers
7:30 p.m., AHS Mountain Avenue Theater, 201 S. Mountain Avenue
Ashland, Oregon
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Wednesday, October 29
Reading with Bennett Sims, University of Iowa Writers Workshop
8:00 p.m., Dey House, 507 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA
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Wednesday, November 5
Reading at Butler University
7:30 p.m., Robertson Hall, Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Thursday, November 6
Reading, Valparaiso University
4:30 p.m., Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University Valparaiso, 1600 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, Indiana
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Thursday, November 20
Reading, Reed College
6:30 p.m., Eliot Chapel
Portland, Oregon
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Wednesday, December 3
Reading from _Family Feeling_ by Jean Justice
7:00 p.m., Prarie Lights, 15 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA
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