RECENT And forthcoming events


September, 2019: Podcast interview on Journey of an Aesthete Podcast – A comprehensive examination of all matters aesthetic – Arts & Humanities.

Forthcoming: Date TBA – Invited as a featured writer/reader in SUNY Oneonta’s Department of English Red Dragon Reading Series.

April 17: Featured Reader for the Broome County Arts Council. Binghamton, NY.


Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018: Featured Faculty Reading, Binghamton University

Friday, April 6, 7:00 PM: Reading at the Downtown Writers Center (DWC), Syracuse, NY.

Friday, April 20, 6:00 PM: Book launch for Vanishing Acts at the Riverow Bookshop, Owego, NY.

Wednesday, April 18, 12:10 PM: Reading and eco-fiction presentation for the Coburn Free Library, Owego, NY.

Thursday, April 26, 1:00-3:00: Reading and class presentation on eco-fiction for the Binghamton Lyceum.


February 23, 7:00 PM: Reading at SUNY Plattsburgh

Thursday, March 2: Tea Salon reading and discussion - Rose Garden Tea Room and Gift Shop, Endicott, NY. 6:30 – 8:00 PM.

March 3, 7:00 PM: Reading at the Downtown Writers Center, Syracuse, NY.

June 17: Developed and taught Chapter One, a novel workshop, for Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance.

June 27: Reading and book signing, Owl & Turtle Bookstore, Camden, ME.

July 24: Bright Hill Literary Center, Featured Reading.

Aug. 4: Faculty Reading for August Occasion, sponsored by DWC, Syracuse, NY.


August, 2016: Fiction Faculty for August Occasion Writers’ Retreat.

Tuesday, Oct. 26: Reading at SUNY Cortland, Distinguished Living Writers Series.

Thursday, October 27, 6:30 PM: Reading/book launch, River Read Books, 5 Court Street, Downtown Binghamton, NY,

Wednesday, November 2 and Thursday, November 3: Reading and classroom visits, Penn State Harrisburg, PA. Reading is open to the public.

Monday, November 7: Noon Readers Series in Gallery 210, 12:15-1:15. Open to the public. Also an evening reading open to public: Clark Hall room 400, 7-8 PM. University of Missouri at St. Louis (UMSL), St. Louis, MO.

Tuesday, November 8, 3:30: Classroom reading and discussion, Advanced Fiction – Columbia College Chicago.

Wednesday, November 9, 7 pm: Reading/signing, The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL,

Tuesday, November 15, 8:00 PM: Reading/signing, Binghamton Center for Writers, Creative Writing Program, Binghamton University-SUNY, Binghamton, NY. Open to the public—SCI-1 room 149.

Saturday, December 3, 7:00 PM: Reading for the Writer's Showcase in Scranton, PA at the Olde Brick Theater, 126 W. Market St.

Wednesday, December 14, 8:00: Reading, Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, NJ. Open to the public.


2015: Featured Reader: Harpur Palate Launch Party

2015: Featured Reader, First Annual Art Awakening Festival, B.U.

2014: November 4-Panel, “Surviving Your Graduate English Education.”

2014: January, Hawaii International Conference on the Arts & Humanities. “Fragmented Narrative as Literary Device.”

2013: October: North County Writers’ Festival, Featured Reader. Jefferson College.

2013: April 21: Featured Reader, Broome County Arts Council. Binghamton. NY.

2013: Presentation, “Arts & Society,” Quincy College, Quincy, MA.

2013: May 3-Publication Panel for Graduate Student Organization, B.U.

2012: Interview – Ka Leo O Hawaii, University of Hawaii.

2012: April 3-Presentation: Arts and Process – Quincy College. Quincy, MA

2011: October 24: Reading for the Graduate Readers Series. Binghamton, NY.

2011: November 12: Featured Reader, Legends and Tales – Conference of the New York Folklore Society. Binghamton, NY

2011: Publishing Panel – Creative Writing Clinic. Binghamton University.

2010: Presenter at Reimagining Girlhood: Communities, Identities, Self-Portrayals. Conference. SUNY Cortland. “Telling Stories, Finding Voice.”

March 2008: Interview for Off The Page, WSKG Public Radio, Binghamton, NY

November 10, 2009: Featured Reader at the Sphinx Cafe Readers' Series, 8:00 PM., Pittsburgh

November 10--11: Readings at Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA and on "Prosody," A Radio Interview and Book Review Program on WYEP-FM 99.3

November 12: Reading and talk at the Mad Women In the Attic Fiction Workshop, 10:30-12:30, Pittsburgh

November 13: Reading at the Binghamton Literary Festival, Binghamton, NY

November 17: Binghamton University, NY

December 5, 2009: RiverRead Books 5 Court St, Binghamton, NY, Reading and Book Party.

January 11, 2010: Reading for Pacific University’s MFA Residency, Seaside, Oregon.

February 2, 2010: Reading at Columbia College Chicago.

February 3, 2010: Reading for RUI-Reading Under the Influence, Sheffield’s, Chicago.

February 4, 2010: Reading for the “Lions in Winter” series, Eastern Illinois University.

February 5, 2010: Interview on Chicago Public Radio’s “Eight Forty-Eight” with book critic Donna Seamen.

February 5, 2010: Reading at Women & Children First Bookstore, Chicago.

March 11, 2010: Reading at Pace University, “Writers At Pace, Spring 2010.”

March 22, 2010: Kick-Off Event/Reading for the Notre Dame College “Arts & Humanities Week” Festivities, Cleveland, Ohio. Co-sponsored by Mac’sBacks Bookstore.

May 1, 2010: Reading at Buffalo Street Books, Ithaca, NY. 4:00 PM.

May 27, 2010: Reading for Word Thursdays, Bright Hill Literary Center, in the Catskills Mountains, 94 Church St. Treadwell, NY 13846. 7:00 PM.

June 23, 2010: Reading for Pacific University’s MFA Residency.

June 25, 2010: Roundtable Talk for Pacific University’s MFA Residency: “Bad Boys & Wild Women – The Devil is in the Details.”

September 25, 2010: Featured Reader, Equality State Book Festival, Casper, Wyoming.

October 12, 2010: Reading at Misericordia University, Scranton, PA.

October 22-24, 2010: Reading/panel – “Telling Stories, Finding Voice: A Fiction Reading,” Reimagining Girlhood Conference – SUNY Cortland, NY.

November 12, 2010: Reading at the YMCA’s Downtown Writer’s Center, Syracuse, NY.

Dream Lives of Butterflies Book Tour

July 2007: Reading at the Boston Fiction Festival

September 17-18, 2007: Various local readings sponsored by BkMk (Bookmark) Press of the University of Missouri, Kansas City. University venues and New Letters on the Air (radio).

September 19, 2007: Reading at the University of Missouri, Saint Louis.

September 20: Reading at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL.

September 21: Reading at Columbia College Chicago.

September 23: Reading/book signing at Book Cellar's Bookstore, Chicago.

September 25: Reading at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.

September 27: Reading at Interlochen School for the Arts, Traverse City, MI.

October 3: Reading at the University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.

October 7: Reading at The Garden, Silver Lake, L.A.

October 10: Reading at University of California, Santa Cruz.

October 11: Reading at Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA.

October 16: Reading at The School of the Art Academy, Cincinnati, OH.

October 23: Reading at SUNY Cortland; Cortland, NY.

October 25: Reading at Shippensburg University, PA.

October 27: Reading/signing at the Bookery II, Ithaca, NY.

November 6: Reading/signing at Barnes & Noble Booksellers; Vestal, NY.

December 4: Reading at Bentley College, Waltham, MA.

Additional readings in 2008-2009 included:

September 16: Binghamton University

October 6: Bloomsburg University, PA.

October 10: Binghamton Literary Festival

November 8: Equinook Salon, NY

November 12: Manhattanville College

November 13: Norwalk Community College Festival of Writers

March 5: University of West Georgia

May 1: River Read Bookstore, Binghamton

June 21: Pacific University, Oregon