Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival (Bronxville, NY, April 21-23)

Association for Asian Studies Conference (Boston, MA, March 16-19)

Association for Writers & Writing Programs Conference (Seattle, WA, March 8-11)


Research Center for Contact Zones Humanities for Reconciliation and Coexistence Lecture, Chung-Ang University 중앙대학교 접경인문학연구단 (Online, October 28) [in Korean]

Skylight Books with Kien Lam (Los Angeles, October 21)

Critical Global Studies Institute Weekly Colloquium, Sogang University (Online, October 13) [in Korean]

After the Testimony: The Ethics and Violence of Representing the Japanese Imperial Army’s “Comfort Women” Colloquium 증언 이후: 일본군‘위안부’ 피해 재현의 윤리와 폭력, Research Institute on Japanese Military Sexual Slavery, Women’s Human Rights Institute of Korea 한국여성인권진흥원 일본군‘위안부’문제연구소 (Online, April 28) [in Korean]

Literary Transversals: Modern East Asian & Diasporic Literature Conference, University of Chicago (Chicago, IL, April 22)

Empires in Motion Conference with Miki Dezaki, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (Honolulu, HI, March 22)

Korean Literature and Diglossia Conference 한국문학과 다이아글로시아, Seoul National University (Online, February 26) [in Korean]


Ch’ulp’andosi Inmunhaktang Lecture 출판도시 인문학당 (Online, Oct 30)

The Women Outside and Camp Arirang: Anti Asian Misogyny and War, Third World Newsreel, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development, the Korea Policy Institute, Documentary Forum at CCNY, the Asian American and Asian Research Institute CUNY (Online, July 29)

Art for Change: Voices of Enslaved Comfort Women in Film, Poetry, and Theatre, George Mason University Korea and University of Utah Asia Campus (Online, May 28)

Association for Asian Studies Conference (Online, March 24)

Association for Writers & Writing Programs Conference (Online, March 4)


Wit n Cynical 위트 앤 시니컬 (Seoul, Korea, Nov 25)

Goyo Books 고요서사 (Seoul, Korea, Nov 18)

Ikhim Books 책방익힘 (Geoje, Korea, Nov 7)

The Weekly Bop (Instagram Live, June 17)

Lit & Lutz (Mexico City, Mexico, Feb. 12-16)

New York University with Laura Hyun Yi Kang, Karen Shimakawa, and Elizabeth Son (New York, NY, Feb 10)

Field Museum (Chicago, IL, Jan. 23)


Princeton University with Liana Cohen, Somi Jun, Eunice Lee, Scooter Liapin, and Allegra Martschenko(Princeton, NJ, Dec. 6)

UChicago Blacklight Presents: (in)visioning (Chicago, IL, Nov. 19)

Devil’s Kitchen Fall Literary Festival, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (Carbondale, IL, Oct 24)

Middlesex Community College Bedford & MCC Lowell (Massachusetts, Oct 21)

Live Magazine Finale, Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, IL, Oct 19)

Favorite Poem Project, Poetry Foundation (Chicago, IL, Oct 16)

Unabridged Books, with Simone Muench and Su Hwang (Chicago, IL, Oct 15)

University of Hawai’i at Manoa (Honolulu, HI, Sep. 18, 26)

OCULUS: A Showcase of Asian American Women Writers, with Mia Ayumi Malhorta and Sally Wen Mao (San Francisco, CA, May 25)

Women and Children First with Franny Choi, Eve L. Ewing, and Krista Franklin (Chicago, IL, May 19)

UChicago PanAsia Solidarity Coalition Spring Festival (Chicago, IL, May 7)

Cornell University (Ithaca, NY, May 3)

Porter Square Books with George Abraham, Chen Chen, and Javier Zamora (Cambridge, MA, April 23) 

Harvard University with Tamiko Beyer and Paul Tran (Cambridge, MA, April 22)

Northwestern University with José Olivarez (Evanston, IL, Apr. 3, 5 p.m.)

Holocene with Alexis Almedia, Marci Calabretta, Hedgie Choi, & more (Portland, OR, March 29, 5 p.m.)

Association for Writers and Writing Programs Conference (Portland, OR, Mar. 29)

HANA Center Presents: Asian American Storytelling Through Art (Chicago, IL, March 22, 6 p.m.)

University of Notre Dame (South Bend, IN, Mar. 7, 7:30 p.m.) 

The Languages of Ash Reading Series with Ruth Award (Columbus, OH, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.)

Kenyon College with Hanif Abdurraqib and Eloisa Amezcua (Gambier, OH, Feb. 26, 4:10 p.m.)

Skylight Books with Muriel Leung and Morgan Parker (Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m.)

University of California – Irvine (Irvine, CA, Jan. 31, 11 a.m.)


Words Only+51  with Bianca Apato, Alex Dulanovic, Julia Gardner, Yeahwon Kang, Azeem Mustafa, Robert Perchan, and Anthony Velasquez (Busan, Korea, Dec. 28)

Green Apple Books on the Park with sam sax and Monica Sok (San Francisco, CA, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m.)

Castilleja School (Palo Alto, CA, Dec. 11)

St. Michaels University School (Victoria, BC, Dec. 6-7)

Northwestern University (Evanston, IL, Nov. 28)

Miami Book Fair with Duy Doan, Joseph O. Legaspi, & Hieu Minh Nguyen (Miami, FL, Nov. 18,)

The Dial Bookshop with Suman Chhabra, Melody S. Gee, and Lani Montreal (Chicago, IL, Nov. 8)

Poetry Foundation Library Book Club Meeting (Chicago, IL, Nov. 2)

Women and Children First Bookstore with Rachel Mennies, Claire Sylvester Smith, and Korey Williams (Chicago, IL, Oct. 25)

Danny’s Sunday Series with Kyle Churney and José Olivarez (Chicago, IL, Oct. 21)

Tangelo Reading Series with Juan Martinez, Rachel Mennies, and Marilynn Preston (Chicago, IL, Oct. 11)

A CRUELTY SPECIAL TO OUR SPECIES BOOK LAUNCH at Kibbitznest, with Franny Choi, Tarfia Faizullah, Jeehye Ham, and Ethan Waddell (Chicago, IL, Oct. 6,)

Poetry Foundation with Kimiko Hahn (Chicago, IL, Oct. 4)

NYU Alumni Reading with Joseph O. Legaspi, Amy Meng, January Gill O’Neil, and Ben Purkert (New York, NY, Sept. 28)

Asian American Writers Workshop with Wo Chan, Kristin Chang, and Sueyeun Juliette Lee (New York, NY, Sept. 25)

East City Bookshop with Sandra Beasley and Lindsay Bernal (Washington DC, Sep. 22)

Penn Book Center with Raena Shirali and Nomi Stone (Philadelphia, PA, Sep. 21)

Poets in Pajamas (Online, Aug. 5)

2018 Chicago Forum on Global Cities (Chicago, IL, June 6)

Women and Children First Bookstore with Faisal Mohyuddin and Jacob Saenz (Chicago, IL, May 11)

57th Street Books with Jennifer S. Cheng and Mai Der Vang (Chicago, IL, May 4) 

National Poetry Series Dinner (New York, NY, May 1)

Poets for Puerto Rico: Chicago (Chicago, IL, Apr. 17)

Lewis University with Tim Kinsella and Fred Sasaki (Romeoville, IL, Mar. 22)

Tupelo Press Reading & Party at AWP 2018 with Kazim Ali, Thomas Centolella, Mario Chard, Lise Goett, Eliza Rotterman, Ruth Ellen Kocher, & Sharon Wang (Tampa, FL, Mar. 9)

Necessary​ ​Discomfort: ‘Comfort​ ​Women’​ ​in​ ​Art​ ​&​ ​Activism Symposium at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago (Chicago, IL, Mar. 8)

Snow City Arts Poetry Reading (Chicago, IL, Feb. 15)


Sam Wein’s Fruit Mansion Chapbook Release Party (Chicago, IL, Nov. 18)

Six Points Reading Series with Jehanne Dubrow (Chicago, IL, Nov. 8)

Biscuits & Poetry Reading Series (Chicago, IL, Oct. 27)

Festival Jeunes Écrivains – Young Writers Festival (Paris, France, Oct. 14)

Twin Cities AsAm Poetry Reading at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN, Oct. 7)

57th Street Books with Zhou Sivan and Mai Der Vang (Chicago, IL, Oct. 2)

Pegasus Books with Brynn Saito, Charif Shanahan, and Javier Zamora (Berkeley, CA, Aug. 24)

Women and Children First Bookstore with Holly Amos and CM Burroughs (Chicago, IL, Aug. 11)

Volumes Bookcafe with Angelica Bastién, Britt Julious, Jasmine Sanders, Maya Schenwar, and Jacqui Shine (Chicago, IL, Aug. 10)

Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY, July 21)

Sunken Garden Poetry Festival  with Cornelius Eady (Farmington, CT, July 19)

Aspen Words Emerging Writer Fellows Reading (Aspen, CO, June 22)

Poetry Foundation with Alison C. Rollins and Keith S. Wilson (Chicago, IL, May 17)

Featured Poet: Breaking the Silence with Jack Santy and Maggie Queeney (Chicago, IL, Apr. 20)

Columbia Graduate Student Conference on East Asia (New York, NY, Feb. 25)

Asian American Writers’ Workshop with Kimiko Hahn, Sally Wen Mao, and Monica Youn (New York, NY, Feb. 24)

The Tupelo Press 30/30 AWP Reunion Reading (Washington, DC, Feb. 9)

Offen Poetry Prize Reading with Roger Reeves (Chicago, IL, Feb. 8)


Wit Rabbit Reading Series 59 (Chicago, IL, Oct. 4)

Wordsmiths: July 2016 (Seoul, Korea, July 10)

Dollhouse Reading Series #49 with Ryan Collins, francine j. harris, and Jacob Victorine (Chicago, IL, May 14)

City Lit Books with Jess X. Chen and Demian Dinéyazhi (Chicago, IL, May 13)

Best of the Net / Political Punch / Sundress / Agape Reading (Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 31)

Six Points Reading Series with Christopher Soto, Roger Reeves, and Jamila Woods (Chicago, IL, Feb. 6) 


Poetry Plus+ (Busan, Korea, Sept. 12)

NYU Creative Writing Program Graduate Thesis Reading (New York, NY, May 15)

Dead Rabbits Reading Series with Ryan Britt, Britt Gambino, Karolina Manko, Morgan Parker, and Nicole Testa ( New York, NY, May 10)

EARTSHOT with Sean Denmark, Chris Hosea, & Justin Petropoulos (New York, NY, Apr. 23)

Mellow Pages Library with Billy Cancel, Alaina Stamatis, Colin Griffin, Jessica Laser, Michael Whalen, Gabe Raines, and Moon Temple (New York, NY, Jan. 29)


NYU/KGB Emerging Writers Reading Series with Sean Denmark, Ryan Dzelzkalns, Sean Denmark, David Moscovich, and Catie Rosemurgy (New York, NY, Nov. 21)

Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop with Emily Brandt, Emily Hockaday, Emily Hyland, Emily Moore, Emilia Phillips, Emily Present, and Emily Skillings (New York, NY, Nov. 15)

Lamprophonic Emerging Writers Series with Joshua Daniel Edwin, Emily Holleman, Ajla Hodzic, Rachel Schwerin, and Katja Zurcher (New York, NY, Apr. 4)

Kundiman & Verlaine Reading Series with J. Mae Barizo and Tina Chang (New York, NY, Mar. 23)