August 2-4, 2018

Rainier Writing Workshops, Poetry Faculty


August 8, 2018

"Speaking Volumes: Transforming Hate"

Reading and Poetry Workshop

Union Station Museum, Ogden

6-8 PM


August 14, 2018

Chautaqua Institute

3:30 PM Hall of Philosophy


August 15-25, 2018

Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Nonfiction Faculty


September 19, 2018

Reading at Natural History Museum


October 22, 2018

Bountiful Davis Arts Center, 7 PM

90 N Main Street

Bountiful, UT

"Ars Moriendi: The Art of Death" 

a conversation with art historian Micah Christensen


October 24, 2018

Weber State University, 6-7 PM


November 2, 2018

Nonfiction Now Conference

"The Role of Speculation in Researched Nonfiction"

Panel with Jennifer Sinor, Suzanne Paola, Amy Benson, 

& Desirae Matherly

9:30 AM


"Essay as Artifact"

Panel with Matt Batt, Charmaine Cadeau, & Jacob Paul, 

1:30-2:45 PM


December 5, 2018

Reading with Katharine Coles and Alison Hawthorne Deming

City Arts, Downtown Public Library, 7 PM


December 11, 2018

Reading at Grand County Library

Moab, 7 PM


January 8, 2019

Visit to Skyline High School


January 30, 2019

Visit to Waterford School


February 21-22, 2019

Conference on Pain: Featured Speaker

Philosophy Department

University of Utah 


March 6, 2019

"Promontory Perspectives: A Faculty Conversation"

Conversation about the transcontinental railroad

with Dr. Matt Basso and Dr. Gregory Smoakes

7 PM, UMFA Dumke Auditorium


March 14, 2019

Snow College


March 27, 2019

Art Libraries Society of North America Conference

Art + Ecology: Panel with Subhankar Banerjee, Stephanie Beene,

and Amy Jankowski

9-10:30 AM

Salt Lake City


March 28, 2019


"Cheating on Poetry: On Writing Nonfiction, Too"

9-10:15 AM,C123, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1

with Beth Ann Fennelly, Anna Leahy, Lisa Ko, and Cori Winrock


"Image and Text: Crossing Media, Crossing Genre"

3-4:15 PM, F150, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1

with Matt Donovan, Matthea Harvey, Joanna Luloff, and Jena Osman,


March 29, 2019


12:30-1:30 Signing at Copper Canyon Press booth


4:30-5:45 A Hybrid Panel on Hybrid Forms

(guest appearance)

F150 Oregon Convention Center, Level 1


April 8, 2019

Reading at Utah Valley University


April 18, 2019

Faculty reading, University of Utah

Finch Lane Gallery, 7 PM


May 6 and 7, 2019

"West: A Poem of the Transcontinental Railroad"

Salt Lake Acting Company

The reading takes place each night prior to performances of David Henry Hwang's "The Dance and the Railroad" for Spike 150


May 11, 2019

"West: A Poem of the Transcontinental Railroad"

Smithsonian and APAC

Details TBA


May 15, 2019

Reading for Narrative Night


May 22, 2019

12-1 Brown Bag talk for Utah Archeology and Preservation Month

State Historical Society


May 27-June 3, 2019

Madrid Poetry Festival


June 16-21, 2019

Sarah Lawrence College Summer Seminar

Details TBA


Port Townsend Writers' Conference, July 14-21, 2019

Poetry Faculty

Details here.


November 13, 2019

Good Thunder Reading Series


December 10, 2019

Hunter College


April 8-9, 2020

Phoenix Art Museum and University of Arizona Poetry Center


April 14, 2020

Smith College