Readings & Events

Summer Sundress at Bossy Grrls, Bossy Grrls Pin Up Joint, Colombus, OH, July 13, 2016
Reading by Sundress Publications authors and editors Margaret Bashaar, Karen Craigo, Darren C. Demaree, Les Kay, Kristin LaTour, M. Mack, Chris Petruccelli, Erin Elizabeth Smith, Donna Vorreyer

FREE JESUS POEMS ABOUT JESUS, Pittsburgh, PA, June 18, 2016

Rising Writers’ Workshop, Manassas, VA, April 30, 2016

Political Punch / Best of the Net / Sundress Sweet 16 Reading, The Lexington, Los Angeles, CA, March 31, 2016
Reading from Theater of Parts

Theater of Parts booksigning at AWP 2016 bookfair, Los Angeles, CA, March 31, 2016

Reading Hosted by Danielle Evennou, Upshur Street Books, Washington, D.C., November 8, 2015
Featured readers Amy Berkowitz, Paul Ebenkamp, M. Mack, and Tyler Vile

E. Kristin Anderson book launch for Pray, Pray, Pray, Malvern Books, Austin, TX, October 25, 2015
The launch of E. Kristin Anderson’s chapbook Pray, Pray, Pray: poems I wrote to Prince in the middle of the night (Porkbelly Press). Joined by writers M. Mack, Stacey Balkun, Erika Jo Brown, Ava Love Hanna, BJ Love, Liz Belile and Nettie Reynolds.
Sadly, I will be unable to attend due to illness.

Sparkle Queer Open Mic, Busboys and Poets 14th and V, Washington, D.C., July 5, 2015

In Your Ear, DCAC, Washington, D.C., May 17, 2015
Featured with Tina Daragh

The Jamie Mortara Nacho Party, Petworth Citizen and Upshur Street Books, May 9, 2015
Big Lucks sponsored a stop on the Jamie Mortara SOME PLANET book tour. Featured readers Meg Ronan, Matt Nelson, M. Mack, and Jamie J. Mortara.

Meet the Authors: Languages and Literature Sponsored Book Reading, Annandale, VA, April 17, 2015
Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus. Book release for M. Mack’s Traveling from Hyacinth Girl Press and Nicole Tong’s My Mine from Finishing Line Press.

New Leaves Writers Conference, Fairfax, VA, April 13-17, 2015
The 2015 festival is headlined by Louise Glück and will feature a panel of GMU alumni speaking on contemporary chapbook publishing. I will speak on the panel to represent Gazing Grain Press and describe my own experiences publishing handmade chapbooks with independent presses.

Menacing Hedge Dinner Party Reading Jamboree (AWP Off-site Reading), Minneapolis, MN, April 10, 2015
Featured reader with: Amorak Huey, Mary Lou Buschi, T.A. Noonan, Juliet Cook, Todd Kaneko, Lauren Gordon, Kallie Falandays, Sandra Marchetti, Sarah Winn, Gayle Towell, Donna Vorreyer, Margaret Bashaar, Jessica Leonard, Daniel M. Shapiro, Callista Buchen, Seann Weir, Erin Elizabeth Smith

Weird Atlas / Gazing Switchback, Minneapolis, MN, April 9, 2015
Gazing Grain Press is co-hosting an AWP off-site event of feminist poetry with WEIRD SISTER, The Atlas Review, and Switchback Books. Featured readers are Marisa Crawford, Cathy de la Cruz, Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, Soleil Ho, Anne Cecelia Holmes, Jenn Marie Nunes, Morgan Parker, Meg Day, Natalie Eilbert

Write by the Rails’ Rising Writers’ Workshop, Manassas, VA, March 13, 2015
Featured Author, publishing panel

SAFTA Reading Series, Sundress Academy for the Arts, Knoxville, TN, February 8, 2015
Visiting author with Sarah Ann Winn

SAFTA Workshop, Sundress Academy for the Arts, Knoxville, TN, February 7, 2015
Monsterworks: Hybrid Genres and Revision
orkshop co-facilitated with Sarah Ann Winn

Dirty Laundry February First Friday Reception, Paulk+Co, Knoxville, TN, February 6, 2015
Pop-up poetry sponsored by SAFTA

Three Tents Reading Series, Washington, D.C., November 23, 2014
Featured reader

Poets Tent, Clarendon Arts & Craft Beer Festival, Arlington, VA, October 12, 2014
Featured reader

The Inner Loop reading series, Washington, D.C., May 13, 2014
Featured reader

Fall for the Book festival, Fairfax, VA, September 2013
Parallel Lives Call and Response Exhibit, 123 Gallery, Fairfax, VA
Featured Panelist and Contributing Artist with Melissa Hill

AWP Chicago, February 2012
Troubling the Label: When Does a Text Become Feminist?

Loud Fire reading series, Fairfax, VA, January 2012
Featured reader

Art Carnage at The Soundry, Vienna, VA,  September 2011
Plushies vendor booth and poetry feature

Art Carnage at The Soundry, Vienna, VA, July 2011

Loud Fire reading series, Fairfax, VA, January 2011
Featured reader

Fall for the Book Festival, September 2010

Call & Response exhibit, 123 Gallery, Fairfax, VA
Featured panelist and contributing artist with Patrick Sargent

Kindling reading series, Vienna, VA, April 2010
Featured reader

Fall for the Book festival, September 2009
“Material Word” artists’ books exhibit
Contributing artist

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