“The Ethics of the Artist” Associated Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 2016  Moderator for panel on the intersection of ethics and aesthetics for non-fiction writers with Honor Moore, Alice Eve Cohen, Julie Metz, and Aspen Matis.

“Grace Paley and The Disturbances of Man: Writing & Activism Today”Grace Paley Symposium, The New School, New York, NY April 9, 2015
Host for reading by creative writing students inspired by the work of Grace Paley.

Poetry and Paintings, JC Fridays Event, Jersey City, NJ, December 5, 2014

Curated and hosted an event for JC Fridays, a public arts series in Jersey City, at St. Paul’s Church in McGinley Square featuring area artists and poets Stephen Cimini, Jaclyn Clark, Rebecca Reilly, and Patrick Rosal.

Co-Curator of the KGB Monday Night Poetry Series

KGB Bar, New York, NY, Fall 2007 – Spring 2011

With Michael Quattrone and Megin Jimenez, curated and hosted the Monday Night Poetry Reading Series at KGB Bar.  Originally founded by Star Black and David Lehman in 1997, the series remains the preeminent weekly poetry series in New York and focuses on combining established writers with emerging poets (New York, NY).  

Poetry Forums and Literary Salon Readings

Creative Writing Program Public Events Series, The New School, New York, 2008-present

Host and moderator for panels with contemporary poets including Roger Bonair-Agard, Catherine Bowman,  Dan Chiasson, Fanny Howe, Angie Mlinko, Brenda Shaughnessy, and Tracy K. Smith.


New York Public Library, New York, NY, November 2, 2016

Launch reading for Traveler’s Vade Mecum anthology

International Shuffle at The Poet’s Café, London, UK, July 30, 2016

Featured poets from India, United Kingdom, United States, Serbia, and Venezuela

Four Way Books & Friends, The Little Easy, Los Angeles, CA, March 31, 2016

Offsite reading connected to AWP Conference with poets from Four Way Books & Persea Books

Monday Night Poetry Series at KGB Bar, New York, NY October 8, 2015

With poet Sean Singer, hosted by Matthew Yeager and John Deming

On Accidents, Poetry & Prose at the Lu Magnus Gallery, New York, NY March 23, 2014

Featuring Emily Noelle Lambert’s visual art and writing by Laura Cronk, Luis Jaramillo, E.J. McAdams, and Anya Regelin