EVENTS

UPCOMING

OutWrite 2019, August 3, 2019:

  1. Moderating “Our Queer Mother Earth, Volume 2
  2. Moderating “Bi Bi Bi: Badass Bisexual Writers
  3. Panelist on “Too Queer, Too Crip

  4. PAST

    July 7, 2019: Tabling at DC Art Book Fair #3, National Museum of Women in the Arts
    June 18, 2019: Featured reader at The Inner Loop, Colony Club
    • June 12, 2019: Poets in Protest Reading Series:LGBTQ+ Pride with C. Thomas, Rasha Abdulhadi, Angel, Mysfit, & Marlena Chertock, Loyalty Street Books
    • April 15 2019: Facilitated Split This Rock writing workshop
    • March 2019: AWP 2019

    1. March 28, 2019: A Flash of Difference: Diversity and Inclusion in Flash Fiction (Tara Campbell, Marlena Chertock, Christopher Gonzalez, and Erinrose Mager)
    2. March 28, 2019: LGBTQ Writers Caucus
    3. March 28, 2019: LGBTQ Writers Caucus Queer Mixer
    4. March 29, 2019: Featured reader on The Future is Disabled: A Reading of Disabled Writers on What’s Next (Raymond Luczak, Jess Silfa, Marlena Chertock, and Avery M. Guess)

    • February 10, 2019: Vendor at Punk Flea Market, DC9, Washington, D.C.
    • January 21, 2019:
    Featured reader for Readings on the Pike, Josephine’s Italian Kitchen, 2501 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204
    • January 20, 2019: Featured reader for Little Patuxent Review’s Witness winter 2019 launch reading
    • December 5, 2018: Facilitated Split This Rock community writing workshop
    November 1, 2018: Panelist on “What Future” book launch, Kramerbooks, 6:30 p.m.
    • September 19, 2018: Panelist on (B)oddysey: Shapeshifters, Changelings, and Other Transformations, East City Books, 6:30 p.m.
    • September 7, 2018: Featured reader at Words Out Loud series in Glen Echo, Md., 7:30 p.m.
    OutWrite 2018, August 4, 2018: Moderated “We Will Not Be Erased” and featured reader on “Burn It All Down
    June 8, 2018: Launch party for Stoked Words: An Anthology of Queer Poetry from the Capturing Fire Slam & Summit, Woolly Mammoth, 7 p.m.
    June 9, 2018: Moderated for “Our Queer Mother Earth: An Ecojustice & Climate Change Reading” for OutWrite 2018, The Potter’s House, 2 p.m.
    May 20, 2018: Featured reader with Tatiana Figueroa-Ramirez for Sunday Kind of Love, Busboys & Poets 14th & V, 5 p.m.
    May 10, 2018: Panelist on “The Future Is Still Queer,” an event by OutWrite, East City Books, 6 p.m.
    April 21, 2018: Panelist on “Fantasy as Reality: Activism and Catharsis through Speculative Writing,” Split This Rock 2018 festival, 9 a.m.
    April 20, 2018: Featured reader at “Disobedient Futures,” part of Split This Rock’s 2018 poetry festival, Colony Club, 5:30 p.m.
    April 8, 2018: Featured reader at DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading, Gaithersburg Library, 2-4 p.m.
    March 8, 2018: Panelist on “#CripLit: Writing our Truths” with Suzanne Bair, Jill Khoury, Minadora Macheret, and Nicole Oquendo, AWP 2018
    January 22, 2018: Featured poetry reader at Café Muse reading series, Friendship Heights Village Center
    November 18, 2017: Reading at Poetry and Tea with Diana Bolton
    November 5, 2017: Tabled at the second D.C. Art Book Fair
    October 16, 2017: Featured reader at an intimate house event called Poetry & Chill, hosted by Sam Mahone
    August 23, 2017: Crumb-sized book launch at East City Bookshop, Washington, D.C.
    OutWrite 2017, August 5, 2017:

    1. Moderated “Queer Enough”: People, Places & Identity” panel with Regie Cabico, Annabelle Jay, John Manuel-Arias, and Tyler Vile
    2. Featured reader on “Tender/Ferocious” with Tommy Pico, David Eye, and Regie Cabico
    3. “Dignified” panel on writing thoughtful depictions of disability and mental health, with Day Al-Mohammed, Sam J Miller, Sunny Moraine, and Amanda Gernentz Hanson

    June 18, 2019: Featured reader at The Inner Loop, Colony Club
    July 7, 2019: Tabling at DC Art Book Fair #3, National Museum of Women in the Arts
    August 2, 2017: The Ask Rayceen Show “Authors’ Corner,” Human Rights Campaign
    • July 28, 2017: Featured reader at The Deaf Poets Society’s reading, Bards Alley, Vienna, Va.
    April 23, 2017: Eco-SciFi: Dispatches from our Planet’s Future reading with Tara Campbell and Jacquelyn Bengfort at Artomatic
    April 22, 2017: Poets for Science poetry teach-in leader at the March for Science, with Jane Hirshfield, Washington, D.C.
    April 15, 2017: Featured reader at District Lit/Redux poetry reading and open mic at Artomatic 2017, Arlington, Va.
    March 25, 2017: Featured reader at D.C. Support Women Artists Now, Washington, D.C.
    Feb. 10, 2017: Panelist on “Not Invisible: Editors of Literary Journals Speak Out on Disability and Building Inclusive Writing Communities” at AWP 2017
    Feb. 9, 2017: Organized The Inner Loop: AWP Edition reading with District Lit
    Jan. 2017: Lit Mag Love beta test workshop participant
    Jan. 2017: Hollows Shout the Mountain Down workshop participant
    Nov. 12, 2016: Tabled at DC Art + Book Fair, Washington, D.C.
    Nov. 5, 2016: Featured reader at Berl’s Poetry Shop, Brooklyn, N.Y.
    Oct. 14-15, 2016: Moderated “The Geography of Writing: Writing Where We Know” panel at Western Maryland Independent Lit Festival, Frostburg, Md.
    Sept. 14, 2016: Organized District Lit and Rhino Poetry reading
    Sept. 7, 2016: Facilitated Split This Rock community writing workshop
    • July 15, 2016: On that one-way trip to Mars book launch at Walls of Books, Washington, D.C.
    May 29, 2016: Featured reader at TenderFM Vol. 5, Baltimore, Md.
    April, 15 2016: “Physical Bodies and Poetic Bones” panel at Split This Rock poetry festival
    Jan. 13, 2016: Featured reader at Dear Robot: An Anthology of Epistolary Science Fiction book launch at Upshur Street Books, Washington, D.C.
    July 21, 2015: Featured reader at The Inner Loop, Washington, D.C.
    June 27, 2015: Featured reader at KollaborationDC, College Park, Md.
    April 26, 2015: Featured reader at Kensington Day of the Book Festival, Kensington, Md.
    March 23, 2014: Featured reader at College Park Book Festival, College Park, Md.
    2009-2013: Readings at Arts & Letters, Elon, N.C. and TerPoets, Busboys and Poets open mics, College Park, Md.