Readings & Performances

Upcoming Events 

Tuesday October 16th, 2018, 7:00 PM: Risk of Discovery Series. Blue Cups. Woodside, NY. 

Thursday September 27th, 2018, 7:00 PM: WEIRDD Reading Series. The Future Project. New York, NY.  

Monday September 24th, 2018, Boog City Poetry Festival. Unnameable Books. Brooklyn, NY.

Past Events


Sunday August 26th, 2018, 3:00 PM: Della Reading Series. Della. Brooklyn, NY.  

Sunday July 8th, 2018, 6:00 PM: Why There Are Words Reading Series. Bowery Poetry Club. New York, NY.  

Saturday June 23rd, 2018, 3:00 PM: Poets & Writers Seventeenth Annual Connecting Generations Reading. Barnes & Noble Union Square. New York, NY.

Saturday June 9th, 2018, 12:00PM: AmpLit Fest in collaboration with Lamprophonic and Summer on the Hudson. New York, NY. 

Friday May 4th, 2018, 7:00 PM: Chimera Literary Magazine Issue Launch. Edinborough University of Pennsylvania. Edinboro, PA.   

Friday April 20th, 2018, 7:00 PM: Office Hours Spring Showcase Reading. BGSQD. New York, NY.

Friday March 16th, 2018, 7:30 PM: No, Dear: Poets Who Love Poets Reading. Beryl's Poetry Shop. Brooklyn, NY. 

Saturday February 17th, 2018, 7:00 PM: Bessie Presents: Office Hours Reading Series. Bessie's Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY. 

Saturday February 10th, 2018, 7:00 PM: Bessie's Poetry Night. Bessie's Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY. 

Saturday January 13th, 2018, 7:00 PM: Snow Bunny Chalet Reading. Brooklyn, NY. 

Thursday January 11th, 2018, 7:00 PM: Franklin Electric Reading Series Reunion Reading. Work HeightsBrooklyn, NY.

Past Events


Sunday December 31st, 2017, 6:00 PM: NYE at Bessie's.  Bessie's Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY.   

Thursday December 21st, 2017, 6:30 PM: Queens Library Featured Poet. Queens Library at Forest Hills. Queens, NY.  

Saturday December 16th, 2017, 7:30 PM: GAMBA Forest Holiday Edition Poetry Reading. GAMBA Art Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.

Friday December 8th, 2017, 8:00 PM: Office Hours Workshop Fall Showcase at Bar Thalia. New York, NY. 

Friday November 3rd, 2017, 7:00 PM: No, Dear Issue #20 LABOR. Reading at La Sala. Brooklyn, NY. 

Saturday October 13th, 2017, 7:30 PM: Houston Poetry Fest at University of Houston-downtown. Houston, TX.

Saturday July 29th, 2017, 2:00 PM: Queer Art Organics at Governor's Island Poetry Festival with Trae Durica & Aldrin Valdez. New York, NY. 

Friday July 28th, 2017, 8:00 PM: Lamprophonic Series Coordinators Reading. Bar Thalia. New York, NY.

Monday July 24th, 2017, 6:00 PM: Big Words Reading Series presents "Backslide." 61 Local. Brooklyn, NY.

Saturday June 17th, 2017, 7:00 PM: Office Hours Workshop Spring Showcase. BGSQD. New York, NY.  

Wednesday June 14th, 2017, 8:00 PM: Having a Whiskey Coke With You Reading Series. Brooklyn, NY.  

Tuesday April 4th, 2017, 8:00 PM: Fox & Crow Reading Series. Fox & Crow. Jersey City, NJ.  

Friday March 24th, 2017, 6:30 PM: Pershing Field Garden Friends Benefit. Choc O Pan. Jersey City, NJ.

Wednesday February 8th, 2017, 7:30 PM: Emotive Fruition Valentine's Day Special. Botanic Lab. New York, NY.


Sunday November 27th, 2016, 3:30 PM: Bowery Poetry Workshop Reading. Bowery Poetry Club. New York, NY.  

Sunday October 23rd, 2016, 4:00 PM: great weather for MEDIA Reading. Parkside Lounge. New York, NY. 

Friday September 30th, 2016, 7:00 PM: The Heart Wants & The Ghost Assembly Line Book Launch with Christina QuintanaKeith Taylor, and Raymond McDanielLiterati Bookstore. Ann Arbor, MI.  

Friday September 9th, 2016, 7:00 PM: The Ghost Assembly Line Reading. Edinboro University of PA, Reeder Hall. Edinboro, PA.  

Thursday June 22nd, 2016, 7:30 PM: Emotive Fruition featuring Lambda Literary. Botanic Lab. New York, NY. 

Thursday May 26th, 2016, 7:00 PM: The Ghost Assembly Line ReadingNicola's Books. Ann Arbor, MI. 

Saturday April 30th, 2016, 7:00 PM: The Birthday Suit Reading. BGSQD. New York, NY.

Wednesday April 20th, 2016, 7:00 PM: Palimpsest: Yale Graduate Literary & Arts Reading. William L. Harkness Hall 309. New Haven, CT.

Friday March 25th, 2016, 7:00 PM: Oleander Review Issue 1 Launch ReadingLiterati Bookstore. Ann Arbor, MI. [See Review of Reading HERE]. 

Tuesday March 22nd, 2016, 6:00 PM: Big Words Reading Series61 Local. Brooklyn, NY. 

Thursday March 10th, 2016, 7:30 PM: Franklin Electric Reading SeriesWork Heights. Brooklyn, NY.

Sunday January 8th, 2016, 3:30 PM: The Home School Reading. Miami Beach Women's Club. Miami, FL. 


Sunday December 6, 2015, 8:00 PM: Dead Rabbits Reading Series. DTUT. New York, NY.

Tuesday October 7, 2015, 7:00 PM: Queer Art Organics. Dixon Place. New York, NY.

Tuesday August 11, 2015, 8:00 PM: Having a Whiskey Coke With You Reading & Performance Series. Freddy's Bar. Brooklyn, NY.

Tuesday June 30, 2015, 7:30 PM: Emotive Fruition & NPR's Radiolab Present Poems About the Periodic Table of Elements. The Bell House. Brooklyn, NY

Sunday June 28, 2015, 7:00 PM: Eagle and the Wren Reading SeriesBookCourt. Brooklyn, NY

Wednesday June 24, 2015, 7:30 PM: Emotive Fruition & NPR's Radiolab Present Poems About the Periodic Table of ElementsBotanic Lab. New York, NY.

Friday May 22, 2015, 7:00 PM: Atlas Review Issue 5 Launch. BookCourt. Brooklyn, NY.

Saturday March 28, 2015, 6:00 PM: Mr. Hip Presents: Reading SeriesUFORGE Gallery. Jamaica Plain, MA.

Wednesday February 11th, 2015, 8:30 PM: Emotive Fruition: a Theatre Collective of Poets & Actors, Botanic Lab. New York, NY.


Opening Thursday December 4th, 2014, 8:00 PM: Hand(s): a Play Charting the Many Lives of Hands. Co-written with Tyler Rivenbark in Alphabet Arts: Puppets & Poets. December 4-7th. Dir. West, Amber & Neelam Vaswani, Brooklyn, NY.  

Friday July 18th, 2014, 8:00 p.m: Lamprophonic Emerging Writers Reading Series, New York, NY. 


Friday June 10th, 2011, 7:30 PM: Earshot Series, Brooklyn, NY. 


Friday February 5th, 2010, 7:00 PM: NYU Emerging Writers Reading Series, KGB Bar, New York, NY.

Tuesday October 26th, 2010, 6:00 PM: Cornelia Street Reading Series, Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY.