TUCSON, AZ: Tucson Festival of Books, March 11–12, 2017
TUCSON, AZ: Newcomers Book Club, April 26, 2017
TUCSON, AZ: Thinking Its Presence: The Ephemeral Archive, October 19–21, 2017
Panel: “Writing Humor in the Face of Sorrow” (w/ Jess Row, Dorothy Wang, Prageeta Sharma)
Panel: “Deconstructing Race, Deconstructing Identity” (w/ Tamara Carter, Danielle Geller, Caleb Klitzke, Miranda Trimmier)
TOULOUSE, FRANCE: Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurés “Racial Passing in Cinema and Literature” Symposium, December 1, 2017
TUCSON, AZ: River Readers Book Club, Dusenberry-River Branch, Pima County Public Library, 5605 E. River Road, Tuesday, November 15, 6:30–7:45 pm
TUCSON, AZ: Intimate Afternoon Salon, Location: TBA. Sunday, October 2, 2–4 pm
PETERBOROUGH, NH: MacDowell Colony, Reading and Q&A, Savidge Library, August 9, 2016. 7:45 pm
CHESTERTOWN, MD: Public Reading, Rose O’Neill Literary House, July 7, 2016. 7 pm (with James Allen Hall)
. CAVE HILL, BARBADOS: Caribbean Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, University of West Indies, May 15–21, 2016 CANCELED
WASHINGTON, DC: 2016 PEN/Faulkner Awards Ceremony and Reading, (with James Hannaham, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Elizabeth Tallent, and Luis Alberto Urrea), Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 E. Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC. Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 7pm
WASHINGTON, DC: Writers in the Schools (WIS) guest author, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Friday, May 13, 2016. 2–3:30 pm.
. TUCSON, AZ: University of Arizona Prose Series, Poetry Center, April 28, 2016 POSTPONED FOR FALL 2016
NEW YORK, NY: 2016 PEN Literary Awards Ceremony, The New School, The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/ J.M Kaplan Hall, 66th W. 12th Street, NY, NY, Monday, April 11, 2016, at 6:30pm
NEW YORK, NY: PEN/Bingham Finalists Reading (with Mia Alvar, Angela Flournoy, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Jennifer Tseng), KGB Bar, Sunday, April 10, 2016, 7–9pm
RIPON, WI: Ripon College. Reading: Wednesday, March 9, 7:30–8:30pm, Lane Library North Reading Room
WICHITA FALLS, TX: Midwestern State University. March 2–3, 2016, 7pm, J.S. Bridwell Auditorium, Dillard College of Business, Administration Building
SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA: Conference, El Significado de la Negritud II — The Meaning of Blackness II, Universidad de Costa Rica, February 15–19, 2016
Panel: “Deconstructing Blackness in Literary Narratives and Hybrid Identities in the Narratives of Women.” (with Gema Ortega), Wednesday, February 17, 10:50–12:10pm
LINCOLN, NE: “Americanah-Nebraskanah.” One Book, One Lincoln, Heritage Room, Bennett Martin Public Library, Lincoln, NE. Sunday, October 18, 2015. 2pm–3pm.
OMAHA, NE: “Nervosa: Science, Psych & Story: Empathy Panel,” Omaha Lit Fest, Omaha, NE. Saturday, October 17, 2015. 3:00pm (w/ Joy Castro and Jennie Shortridge)
NEW HAVEN, CT: Arts@UNH Series, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT. Monday, October 5, 2015. 3:30pm.
CHICAGO, IL: Printers Row Lit Fest, South Loop, Chicago, IL. June 6–7, 2015.
“Midwest Culture Clash: A conversation with Walton Muyumba.” Jones College Prep / Classroom #530, Saturday, June 6, 12:30–1:15pm (
For TICKETS) Book Signing.
Chicago Magazine, Saturday, June 6, 3pm–4pm Book Signing. Northeastern Illinois University, June 7, 1:30–3:30pm
LINCOLN, NE: Reading and Book Signing, Indigo Bridge, The Creamery Building, 701 P. Street, Ste. 102., Lincoln, NE 68508, TUESDAY, May 12, 2015 7–8pm (w/ Theodore Wheeler)
CHICAGO, IL: Faculty @ the Café Series, Café Descartes, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3–4pm.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN: “ Women Writing Scandal” (AWP Off-Site Reading.) Nomad World Pub, 501 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, Friday, April 10, 2015, 6–8pm (w/ DeMisty Bellinger, Daisy Hernández, Vanessa Mártir, Arra Lynn Ross, and Renee Simms)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN: “Intimate Communities: How to Form and Keep a Writing Group That Works.” Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), Minneapolis, MN, Thursday April 9, 2015. (w/ Daisy Hernández, Minal Hajratwala, Kristin Naca, and Lorraine Lopez)
LitJam at the Archives,
Chicago Reading Africa, Chicago, IL August 2013 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), Boston, MA, March 2013
Estuary Reading, Savannah State University, Savannah, GA April 2012
“A Harvest Reading,” Voices in the Valley Reading Series, Saginaw Valley State University, Kochville Township, MI, November 2011 (w/ Dave Madden)
“Other Words Conference” Florida Literary Arts Coalition, St. Augustine Florida, November 2011
Lake-Sumter Community College/University of Central Florida-Clermont. Clermont, FL. October 2011. (w/ David James Poissant and Chad Faries)
“A Reading and Conversation with Julie Iromuanya.” Sears Recital Hall. Humanities Center. University of Dayton. Dayton, OH. April 2011.
LitFest, Fiction Workshop Facilitator and Panelist, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, April 2011
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)
, Washington, DC. February 2011.