January 8, 2019 

Visit to Skyline High School 


January 30, 2019 

Visit to Waterford School 


February 12, 2019 

Utah Valley University  


February 21-22, 2019 

Conference on Pain: Featured Speaker 

Philosophy Department 

University of Utah  


March 6, 2019 

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 


March 30, 2019 

Copper Canyon Book Launch 

Offsite Reading, 8-10 PM 

Stumptown Coffee, 128 3rd West 

with Sherwin Bitsui, Jericho Brown, Deborah Landau, Alison Rollins, 

Natale Scenters-Zapico, Arthur Sze, Keith S. Wilson 



April 5, 2019 

Herriman High School 


April 8, 2019 

Reading at Utah Valley University 


April 18, 2019 

Faculty reading, University of Utah 

Finch Lane Gallery, 7 PM 


April 19, 2019 

Olympus Jr. High 


April 27, 2019 

Gore Auditorium and Converse Hall 

Westminster College 

10-6 PM 


May 6 and 7, 2019 

"West: A Poem of the Transcontinental Railroad" 

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


May 10-11, 2019 

"West: A Poem of the Transcontinental Railroad" 

Smithsonian, APAC and National History Museum 

 6-8 PM, National Postal Museum 

Reading with Regie Cabico and Marilyn Chin 


May 15, 2019 

Reading forNarrative  Night 


May 16, 2019 

River walk talk and creative exercise with Brian Tonetti, Seven Canyons Trust 

for Natural History Museum, Field Work Project 

1575 W. 1000 North 

Day-Riverside Library 


May 17, 2019 

In conversation with Celeste Ng, for The King's English 

7 PM, Wasatch Presbyterian 

1626 South 1700 East 

Salt Lake City 

Tickets required 


May 22, 2019 

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

State Historical Society 


May 22, 2019 

"Burial," a 10-minute opera commissioned by Utah Opera and Spike 150 

premiered at Gallivan Center, 7:30 PM 


May 23, 2019 

Performance of "West"  

7 PM,Kimball Art Center 

Park City 


May 27-June 3, 2019 

May 27, 7:40 PM, Reading with Dana Gioia and Jonathon Bunk 

Calle Campomanes 13 

Madrid, Spain 


June 16-21, 2019 

Sarah Lawrence College Summer Seminar 

Reading June 16, 7:30 PM with Vinson Cunningham 

Heimbold 202 


June 24, 2019  

K-12 Poetry Teacher Training, 9:30 AM 

Wasatch Range Writing Project 

Weber Innovations Center 

Ogden, Utah 


July 10, 2019 

Teachers Institute of Chicago 

Teaching workshop for Poetry Foundation 


11-12:30 PM 


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

Poetry Faculty 




September 20, 2019 

Reading with Adrian Matejka 

7 PM, Emily Dickinson's Garden 

Amherst, MA 


September 26, 2019 

Performance of "West," 

Ogden Union Train Station, 7 PM 


October 16, 2019 

City Arts, reading with Z.G. Tomaszewski 

7 PM, Downtown Public Library 


October 22, 2019 

Parkside Elementary 


October 23-26, 2019 

Ethel Walker School Visiting Writer 


November 9, 2019 

Portland Book Festival 

10 AM "Look Closer: Poetry and Myth Remaking" 

with Sally Wen Mao, Jake Skeets and Dao Strom 


12:15 Pop-Up Poetry Event 

Portland Art Museum, in European Art Wing 


2:45 "Three Poets Laureate: A Conversation" 

with Tina Chang and Kim Stafford 


November 13, 2019 

Good Thunder Reading Series 


December 10, 2019 

Hunter College, Distinguished Writers Series 

7:30 PM