• May 25, 2024, 2:00 p.m.: Featured reader at Queering Sound Festival


• April 30, 2024: Featured reader at the launch event for the National Poetry Month issue of Grey Matter: A Narrative Medicine Poetry Journal
• April 19, 2024: My poem “Recipe for climate change” was interpreted into dance as part of the Stormwash: Climate Awareness Program at the Art Alliance Center Flex Space in Bloomington, Indiana. In Stormwash, 40 poets address the climate crisis and its various effects. This inter-arts program was presented by the Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington, Artists for Climate Awareness, the Writers Guild at Bloomington, Windfall Dancers, Inc., and percussionist Julian Douglas. View the recording.
• March 7, 2024: Featured reader at DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading and Open Mic
• October 15, 2023: Featured reader at No Place Like Home: Queering Sound celebrates Rhizome DC, Takoma, D.C.
• April 23, 2023: Featured reader at Kensington Day of the Book Festival, Kensington, Md.
• March 26, 2023: Featured reader at Climate Poetry and Action: Women’s History Month Edition
• August 20, 2022: Featured Reader at Open Doors Festival: Arts + Disability, The REACH, Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
• August 5-7, 2022: OutWrite 2022
• July 15, 2022: Featured reader at DC Pride Poem-a-Day, 1455 Summer Festival
• March 25, 2022, 12:10-1:10 p.m.: Panelist on Crip Time in Pandemic Times, with Emily Rose Cole, Ellen Samuels, Travis Chi Wing Lau, and Kay Ulanday Barrett, AWP 2022
• December 14: Featured reader at Wilde Readings
• August 21: Launch of The Forgotten River: An Anacostia Swim Club member anthology, Day Eight DC Poet Project, 7 p.m.
• August 12, 2021: Featured speaker on GEDSI and WASH Service Provisioning: Mainstreaming Social Inclusion, WRI India, Accelerating Access Coalition
• August 6-8, 2021: Co-Chaired the OutWrite 2021 LGBTQ literary festival
• July 24, 2021, 12 p.m. ET: Taking Space Virtual Launch, celebrating Disability Pride Month and the recent release of WMN Zine’s third issue, featuring work by dykes who identify as disabled and/or are living with a physical, sensory, cognitive, or chronic illness
• July 17, 2021: Invited by UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment David Boyd to speak on a panel on Intersectionality & the Environmental Movement, Phoenix Consultation, the North American Consultation on Children’s Right to a Healthy Environment
• July 15, 2021, 7:30-8:30 p.m. ET: It’s All About Us: The Many Voices of Speculative Fiction and Poetry (watch recording), 1455 SummerFest
• June 22, 2021: Featured reader for Queer Cookies
• May 14, 2021: Featured reader for Unheard Poetry’s Dreams for Green Poetry Night
• May 8, 2021: Queer Space Force Wants You: A Reading
• May 1, 2021: Featured reader for the 2021 DC Poet Project Series
• April 14, 2021: Featured reader for Writers Here and Now, University of Maryland
• March 20, 2021: Writing at the Intersections, Bay To Ocean Writers Conference 2021
• March 3-7, 2021: Disability’s Influence on Literature: Realism As A Craft Concept, AWP 2021
• September 3, 2020: Featured reader at Poetry Vibe Night
• August 23, 2020: Featured reader at Plants & Poetry Journal August Poetry Reading
• July 31-August 2, 2020: OutWrite 2020 Festival, Washington, D.C.
    • moderated the Bi Writers Twitter Chat, featuring Anthony Moll, Tyrese Coleman, Hannah Grieco, Chris Gonzalez, and Denarii Grace Monroe August 1
    • coordinated “Claiming Space: Decentering Poetic Narratives,” moderated by Regie Cabico, featuring Faylita Hicks, Nicole Shawan Junior, Imani Sims, and K-Ming Chang, August 1
    • coordinated “Breath to Word: Poetry and Mindfulness,” moderated by Rasha Abdulhadi, featuring Malik Thompson, Carlito Espudo, Arisa White, and Aaminah Shakur August 2
• July 10, 2020: Featured reader at Dwarf Artist Coalition’s virtual open mic night
• *CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (May 8-9, 2020): Panelist on “Out in the Open: LGBTQ Voices Across Genres,” 2020 Washington Writers Conference, Bethesda, Md.
• April 30, 2020: Leading “Dispatches from our Planet’s Future: An Ecojustice Workshop,” a MoonLit Workshop, Loyalty Bookstore, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
• *CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (April 26, 2020): Kensington Day of the Book Festival, Kensington, Md.
• *CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (March 28, 2020): Featured reader on “Disease and Disability: Using Poetry to Reveal & Empower,” Split This Rock 2020 Poetry Festival, Washington, D.C.
• POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (March 2020): Featured author, Moderating “Disability’s Influence on Literature: Realism As A Craft Concept,” AWP 2020
December 16, 2019: OutWrite Presents: Queering Up For the Holidays: A Poetry Reading and Open Mic, The LINE Hotel DC, Washington, D.C.
• November 6, 2019:the lowercase, Petworth Citizen Reading Room, Washington, D.C.
• October 15, 2019:Readings on the Pike, Acme Pie Company, Arlington, Va.
• OutWrite 2019, August 3, 2019:

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

• 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:

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.