Past Events

Pageturners Reading
Pageturners Lounge. March 11, 2015.

Dec 11, 2020. Will Cather Foundation (w/ Lydia Kang, James Cihlar & Saddiq Dzukogi). Red Cloud, Neb.

Nov 21, 2020. After-hours at The Bookworm with Omaha Lit Fest (w/ Lydia Kang, Kate Gaskin, David Philip Mullins, Todd Robinson). Omaha, Neb.

Nov 18, 2020. Francie & Finch Bookshop (w/ Kassandra Montag). Lincoln Neb.

Sep 25, 2020. Creighton University, Jesuit Gardens (w/ David Philip Mullins). Omaha, Neb.

Sep 21, 2020. River Styx Reading Series. High Low Literary Arts Cafe. St. Louis, Mo.

Sep 13, 2020. Douglas County Historical Society, Second Sunday Lecture Series. Omaha, Neb.

Aug 5-6, 2020. Omaha Lit Fest. Omaha, Neb.

June 7, 2020. Ames Reading Series, Bennett Martin Public Library. Lincoln, Neb.

May 27, 2020. Powerhouse at the Archyway (with Katie M. Flynn). Brooklyn, NY. Zoom.

May 17. Pegasus Books Downtown (with Katie M. Flynn). Berkeley, Cal.

April 24, 2020. Bibliophilia Reading Series. Omaha, Neb.

April 17, 2020. Driptorch Reading Series. Manhattan, Kan.

March 5, 2020. AWP Release Party (with Katie M. Flynn) Alamo Beer Co. San Antonio, Tex.

March 4, 2020. Pageturners Lit Pub Quiz. Omaha, Neb.

March 1, 2020. The Bookworm. Omaha, Neb.

February 29, 2020. OutrSpaces. Omaha, Neb.

November 12, 2019. Quad County Historical Society. Humboldt, Neb.

November 7, 2019. Second Draughts. Zipline Brewery. Lincoln, Neb.

September 5, 2019. Creighton University – Campus Reads Lecture/Kingfisher Institute discussion on the lynching of Will Brown. Omaha, Neb.

June 1, 2019. Union Pacific Railroad Museum. Council Bluffs, Iowa.

May 19, 2019. First Central Congregational Church. Omaha, Neb.

May 11, 2019. Lincoln Beer Week, Moran Liquor Works. Lincoln, Neb.

April 30, 2019. First United Methodist Church. Omaha, Neb.

April 25, 2019. Wayne State College. Wayne, Neb.

April 24, 2019. Northeast Community College. Norfolk, Neb.

February 15, 2019. Black History Month Community Discussion. Omaha/Douglas County Civic Center. Omaha, Neb.

February 13, 2019. Francie & Finch Bookstore. Lincoln, Neb.

November 12, 2018. Willa Cather Foundation, Red Cloud Opera House. Red Cloud, Neb.

November 1, 2018. Omaha Corral of Westerners International, Anthony’s Steakhouse. Omaha, Neb.

October 16, 2018. Eclectic Book Club, Field Club. Omaha, Neb.

July 20, 2018. University of Nebraska at Omaha MFA Program, Steinhart Lodge (with Lisa Fay Coutley). Nebraska City, Neb.

June 15-17, 2018. Iowa Writers House. Iowa City, Iowa.

April 24, 2018. Human Rights Conference, Lincoln Commission on Human Rights. The Graduate Hotel. Lincoln, Neb.

March 27, 2018. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Andrews Hall. Lincoln, Neb.

March 9, 2018. AWP Off-site with Blue River, Eyewear Publishing, and Gold Wake Press. Fly Bar. Tampa, Fla.

January 31, 2018. Backwaters Press Reading Series, Gallery 1516 (with Maria Nazos and A.E. Stueve.) Omaha , Neb.

January 18, 2018. Magers & Quinn Booksellers (with James Han Mattson). Minneapolis, Minn.

January 15, 2018. Indigo Bridge Books (with James Han Mattson). Lincoln, Neb.

January 14, 2018. Beaverdale Books (with James Han Mattson). Des Moines, Iowa.

November 18, 2017. Barnes & Noble Crossroads (with Jonis Agee, Lydia Kang & Liz Kay). Omaha, Neb.

November 15, 2017. University of Nebraska at Omaha. Writer’s Workshop Reading Series. Omaha, Neb.

November 15, 2017. Baright Public Library. Ralston, Neb.

November 9, 2017. Sacramento State University. Sacramento, Cali.

November 6, 2017. Council Bluffs Public Library. Council Bluffs, Iowa.

November 2, 2017. Creighton University (with Karen Gettert Shoemaker). Omaha, Neb.

October 17, 2017. Imaginary Gardens Reading Series (with Cat Dixon). Mister Toad. Omaha, Neb.

October 16, 2017. Francie & Finch Bookshop (with Jonis Agee). Lincoln, Neb.

September 26, 2017. The Durham Museum (with Timothy Schaffert and Andrew Hilleman). Omaha, Neb.

September 15, 2017. The Writers Place Reading Series (with Andrés Rodríguez and Kathryn Nuernberger). Kansas City, Mo.

September 1, 2017. Reading at Solid Jackson Books (with Zachary Schomburg). Omaha, Neb.

August 23, 2017. The 1877 Society & Omaha Public Library Foundation Cocktail Party (with Lydia Kang, Liz Kay, Tosca Lee, Cat Dixon, and Leo Adam Biga). Mercury Lounge. Omaha, Neb.

August 22, 2017. Reading at Indigo Bridge Books. Lincoln, Neb.

August 19, 2017. Panel at Barnes & Noble Oakview (with Timothy Schaffert, Lydia Kang, Rebecca Rotert, Tosca Lee & Andrew Hilleman). Omaha, Neb.

August 12, 2017. Reading at Beaverdale Books. Des Moines, Iowa.

August 6, 2017. Reading at the Bookworm. Omaha, Neb.

August 2, 2017. Pageturners Literary Pub Quiz. Omaha, Neb.

July 15, 2017 – Nebraska Book Festival/Alternating Current Reading. Indigo Bridge Books. Lincoln, Neb.

April 18, 2017 – Imaginary Gardens Readings Series (with Katie Berger). Mr. Toad’s Pub. Omaha, Neb.

February 8, 2017 – Key West Literary Seminar Workshop Alumni reading at East City Books (with Amina Gautier, Paula Whyman, Jay Deshpande & Sam Slaughter). Washington, DC.

November 4, 2016 – Reading at Solid Jackson Books (with Trey Moody & Jeff Alessandrelli). Omaha, Neb.

August 4, 2016 – Reading at Mother Foucault’s Bookshop (with Dave Madden). Portland, Ore.

August 3, 2016 – Reading at Pegasus Books Downtown (with Amina Gautier & Dave Madden). Berkeley, Cali.

August 2, 2016 – Reading at Green Apple Books on the Park (with Amina Gautier & Dave Madden). San Francisco, Cali.

July 12, 2016 – Reading at Indigo Bridge Books (with Dave Madden & Tyrone Jaeger). Lincoln, Neb.

July 11, 2016 – Reading at Beaverdale Books (with Dave Madden & Tyrone Jaeger). Des Moines, Iowa.

July 10, 2016 – Reading at Prairie Lights (with Dave Madden & Tyrone Jaeger). Iowa City, Iowa.

July 9, 2016 – Reading at The Book Cellar (with Dave Madden & Tyrone Jaeger). Chicago, Ill.

July 8, 2016 – Reading at Boswell Book Company (with Dave Madden & Tyrone Jaeger). Milwaukee, Wis.

July 7, 2016 – Reading at Magers & Quinn (with Dave Madden & Tyrone Jaeger). Minneapolis, Min.

July 6, 2016 – Reading at The Bookworm (with Dave Madden & Tyrone Jaeger). Omaha, Neb.

June 30, 2016 – Book launch party for Bad Faith. Pageturners Lounge. Omaha, Neb.

October 17, 2015 – Panel appearance at the (downtown) Omaha Lit Fest. W. Dale Clark Library. Omaha, Neb.

May 12, 2015 – Reading at Indigo Bridge Books (with Julie Iromuanya). Lincoln, Neb.

April 23, 2015 – Radio spot on The Platte River Sampler. 89.3 FM. Lincoln, Neb.

April 11, 2015 – Book signing at AWP Conference & Book Fair. Boulevard table. Minneapolis Convention Center. Minneapolis, Min.

April 3, 2015 – Reading at Fair Use Reading Series, Solid Jackson Books. Omaha, Neb.

March 11, 2015 – Chapbook Release Party for On the River, Down Where They Found Willy Brown, Pageturners Lounge. Omaha, Neb.

February 19 & 20, 2015 – Quotes & Appropriation, Akademie Schloss Solitude. Stuttgart, Ger.

February 4, 2015 – Reading at Creighton University. Omaha, Neb.

December 5, 2014 – Reading at Fair Use Reading Series, Solid Jackson Books. Omaha, Neb.

July 5, 2014 – Reading at Solitude Nacht, Akademie Schloss Solitude. Stuttgart, Ger.

January 19, 2014 – Reading at Key West Literary Seminar. Key West, Fla.

December 9, 2008 – Reading at Lincoln Zoo, Zoo Bar. Lincoln, Neb.

November 16, 2008 – Reading at the Bookworm. Omaha, Neb.

August 15, 2008 – Reading at Union Square Barnes & Noble. New York, NY.

April 13, 2008 – Reading at University of Iowa. Iowa City, Iowa.

September 29, 2007 – Presented work at University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Greensboro, NC.

March 17, 2007 – Presented work at Université de Montréal. Montréal, Que.