Classes:

- Fall 2018 Memoir/Essay Writing Class with Left Margin Lit, Berkeley, CA : Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00, Sept 19-Nov 14

I also teach at Ashland University's MFA in Creative Writing and University of San Francisco's MFA in Writing Program. 

 

Upcoming Readings & Events:

- Monday, Sept 24th:  University of Houston, Houston TX (event with Kids in Need of Defense

-Tuesday, September 25th: Mechanics Institute/City Lights, San Francisco, CA (in conversation with Ian Gordon of Mother Jones and author Eileen Truax

-Friday, October 12th: "Literary Citizenship" with Left Margin Lit,  with Litquake

- Saturday, Oct 13th, 3:00 pm: "Family Matters: Stories of Love, Courage and Immigration" - Litquake / National Women's Book Association Event, Book Passage, San Francisco Ferry Building

- Thursday, October 18th, 7:00 pm: SHELTER Talks conversation with advocates Genia Blaser & Ravi Ragbir,  315 Gallery, New York, NY 

- Thursday, October 25th, 6:00 pm: In conversation with Thi Bui at the SF Public Library as part of the "One City, One Book" program, celebrating Thi's book, The Best We Could Do 

- November 2018: Nonfiction NOW Conference, Phoenix, AZ

- Friday, November 16th, 7:00 pm: New Dominion Bookshop, Charlottesville, VA (with Ben Gucciardi & T.R. Hummer)

 

Past Readings/Events: 

Thursday, September 14th, 7:00 pm: Books Inc, Berkeley, CA

Saturday, September 23rd, 7:00 pm: Copperfields, Sebastapol, CA

Monday, September 25th: University of San Francisco 

Tuesday, September 26th, 7:00 pm: Green Apple Books (Tenderloin), San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, September 27th, 7:00 pm: Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA

- Sunday, October 15th, 3:00 pm: Pt. Reyes Books (with the Mesa Refuge), Pt Reyes Station, CA

Tuesday, October 17th, 7:00 pm: Burlingame Library, Burlingame, CA

- Wednesday, October 25th, 7:00 pm: Napa Bookmine, Napa, CA

November 2-4, 2017: Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison, WI

November 4-5: Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX

- Wednesday, November 8th: BookShop West Portal, San Francisco, CA

Friday, November 10th, 7:30 pm: Avid Reader, Davis, CA 

-Thursday, November 3rd, 7:00 pm: Revolution Books, Berkeley, CA

Sunday, December 3rd, 6:00 pm: Bazaar Writers Salon, Bazaar Cafe, San Francisco

- Wednesday, January 3rd: Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT

Wednesday, January 10th: Porter Square Books, Cambridge, MA

- Thursday, January 18th, 6:30 pm: Phoenix Books, Burlington, VT

- Saturday, January 27th, 7:00 pm: Next Stage Arts Project, Putney, VT (with Robin MacArthur, author of Half Wild and Heart Spring Mountain)

- Tuesday, January 30th, 4:30 pm: Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Thursday, February 8th, 7:00 pmGlendale Public Library, Glendale, California

Tuesday, February 13th, 7:00 pm: New York Public Library (in conversation with Francisco Cantu and John Washington), New York, NY

Wednesday, March 7th, 6:30: Reading with Vermont College of Fine Arts at AWP, Tampa

- Thursday, March 8th, 1:00-2:00 pm: Book signing at AWP, VCFA Booth, Tampa

- May 25th -May 28th: Telluride Mountain Film Festival

- Tuesday, May 29th, 7:00 pm: Octopus Literary Salon, Oakland, CA, with Shanthi Sekaran (Paperback launch party!) 

 -March 21st-23rd: University of North Dakota Writers' Conference, Grand Forks, ND

- Saturday, April 7th, 12:15 pm: San Antonio Book Festival 

- Wednesday, April 11th, 5:00: USF 4 Freedom Symposium, San Francisco, CA

- Sunday, April 22nd, 12:00 pm: LA Times Book Festival

- Sunday, April 29th, 2:45: Bay Area Book Festival

- Thursday, May 17th, 6:00: CapRadio Reads, Sacramento, CA

- July 2018: Vermont College of Fine Arts Slovenia Residency - Ljubljana, Slovenia

July 2018: Ashland University's MFA Residency, Ashland, Ohio

- Saturday, August 4th, 3:00: Lakeview Public Library, Oakland, CA