To Curators, Organizers, and Educators:

I am available for university, bookstore, gallery, library, conference, festival, or community readings. If you are interested in booking information, please message me via the contact form.

Performances and Readings

2015
  1. English Department, University of California, Davis (10/26/15)
  2. American Studies, Stanford University (10/25/15)
  3. Native American Studies, University of California, Berkeley (10/23/15)
  4. Na Hua Ea, Kaneohe, HI (7/26/15)
  5. Decolonizing Diets, Kokua Kalihi Valley, Kokua, HI (7/23/15)
  6. Berkeley Poetry Conference, Betti Ono Gallery (6/16/15)
  7. Library of Congress, Washington DC (6/3/15)
  8. Hawaiʻi Review Throwback Thursday, UH Mānoa Campus (4/2/15)
  9. Columbia College Chicago Literary Series, Columbia College (3/4/15)
2014
  1. ArtSpeak presents Hawaiʻi Review, UH Mānoa Art Gallery (10/24/14)
  2. Ea: Art & Sovereignty Festival, UH Mānoa Campus Center Courtyard (10/21/14)
  3. Mixing Innovative Arts Reading Series, Honolulu, HI (10/20/14)
  4. Tucson Library Poetry Reading Series, Tucson High School, Tucson, Arizona (9/20/14)
  5. Poetry Center, University of Arizona, Tucson (9/18/14)
  6. Decolonizing Our Diets Monthly Dinner Series, Kokua Kalihi Valley (8/19/14)
  7. Na Hua Ea Hana Hou: Words of Genuine Security and Sovereignty, Native Books, Honolulu, HI, 7/17/14
  8. Na Hua Ea: Words of Genuine Security & Sovereignty, Kaneohe, HI 7/2/14
2013
  1. Poetry and Poetics Colloquium Series, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (4/29/13).
  2. Symposium on Territory Performance, Naropa University, Boulder, CO (3/22/13).
  3. Pacific Islander Poetry Reading, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada (2/27/13).
  4. Oceania Rising, University of Hawai’i, Mānoa (3/1/13).
  5. Words in the World: Literatures, Oratures, and New Meeting Grounds Symposium, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa (2/8/13).
2012
  1. Windward Community College, Kane’ohe, HI (9/13/12).
  2. WordPlay: Pacifica, Poetry Parnassus, London, England (6/28/12).
  3. Maintenant: Celebrating the Experimental & Avant Garde, London, England (6/30/12).
  4. Poetry Center, San Francisco State University (4/28/12).
  5. Community & World Literary Series, California State University, San Marcos (4/26/12).
  6. University of California, San Diego (4/25/12).
  7. Thirtynine-hotel, Honolulu, HI (3/15/12).
  8. Open Books, “Pacific Poetry Reading,” Seattle Washington, 1/6/12
  9. U of Washington, “Pacific Unity,” Seattle Washington, 1/5/12
2011
  1. Moana Nui 2011 Conference, Honolulu, HI, 11/10/11
  2. AlternaApec: Forum to Festival, Community Writers Collective, Honolulu, HI, 11/6/11
  3. Pacific Writers’ Connection (with W.S. Merwin), Honolulu, HI, 11/1/11
  4. Revolution Books, Honolulu, HI, 8/6/11
  5. Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand, 7/24/11
  6. Farrington High School, Honolulu, HI, 5/9/11
  7. Public Research Bureau, Los Angeles, CA, 4/30/11
  8. Los Angeles Times Book Festival, Los Angeles, CA, 4/30/11
  9. Littoral Spaces, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, 3/14/11
2010
  1. Asian American Writers’ Workshop (with Barbara Jane Reyes), New York City, 11/15/10
  2. Kundiman Reading Series, Verlaine Bar, New York City, 11/14/10
  3. University of Pennsylvania, The Kelly Writers’ House, Philadelphia, PA 11/12/10
  4. UC Santa Cruz Living Writers Reading Series, Santa Cruz, CA 10/28/10
  5. De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA 10/22/10
  6. Moe’s Books, Berkeley, CA 10/19/10
  7. Highland Park Reading Series, Los Angeles, CA 10/17/10
  8. Studio One Reading Series, Oakland, CA 7/2/10
  9. City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco, CA 6/29/10
  10. MIA Reading Series, Honolulu, HI 5/12/10
  11. Mills College, Keynote Speaker, Oakland, CA, 3/29/19
  12. University of Texas, El Paso, Poetry Reading, El Paso, TX 3/27/10
  13. Omnidawn Poetry Reading, Pegasus Bookstore, Berkeely, CA 3/26/10
  14. Poetry for the People Open Mic, Feature Reader, Berkeley, CA 3/22/10
  15. UC Berkeley, Class Visit: Poetry for the People, Berkeley, CA 3/21/10
  16. UC Berkeley, Class Visit: Native American Studies, Berkeley, CA 3/16/10
  17. Open Books, Poetry Reading with Don Mee Choi, Seattle, WA, 3/15/10
  18. AWP, Panel Presentation: “Hybrid Aesthetics and its Discontents,” Denver, CO, 3/9/10
  19. AWP Off-site Poetry Reading, Ahsahta & Omnidawn, Denver, CO. 3/8/10.
  20. Guam Humanities Council, “8,000 How Will It Change Our Lives: Community Conversations on the Military Build-up in Guam, ” Guam, 3/21-3/27.
  21. Hue-Man Bookstore, Poetry Reading for Poets & Writers Writers Exchange Award, Harlem, NYC, 3/14/10
  22. Native American Literature Symposium, Panel Presentation: “Indigenizing Poetics, Written ‘Olelo: Brandy Nalani McDougall’s The Salt Wind / Ka Makani Pa‘akai.” Albuquerque, NM, 3/6/10
  23. University of California, Santa Cruz, Special Event: Poetry Reading and Discussion for APARC 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference, “Spatial Imaginaries and Critical Geographies,” Santa Cruz, CA 2/27/10
  24. University of California, Santa Cruz. Militarism, Tourism, and Oceanic Voices: Chamoru poet Craig Santos Perez” Lecture & Writing Workshop, Santa Cruz, CA, 2/26/10
  25. Galleria de la Raza, Insular Empire Screening, Panel Presentation, San Francisco, CA 2/18/10

2009
  1. University of San Francisco Lone Mountain Reading Series, San Francisco, CA 10/6/09 (with Joshua Mohr)
  2. Pegasus Books, Pacific Islander Poetry Reading, Berkeley, CA, 7/13/09 (with Caroline Sinavaiana, Maile Arvin, Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu, and Loa Niumeitolu)
  3. Kansas City Public Library, Ethnic Poetry Reading Series, Sponsored by Park University, 6/17/09
  4. Famoksaiyan: Chamoru Arts of Resistance: U.C. Berkeley, 5/18/09
  5. Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA, 4/9/09
  6. Small Press Traffic Literary Series, San Francisco, CA 3/13/09 (with Stacy Szymaszek)
  7. Babylon Salon Reading Series, 3/7/09, San Francisco CA (with Kate Brady)
  8. Seattle Rainbow Bookfest: Celebrating Writers of Color, Seattle, WA, 2/28/09
  9. Tinfish Press AWP off-site reading, Chicago, IL, 2/14/09 (with Susan Schultz & Meg Withers)
  10. Zyzzyva Literary Magazine Poetry Reading, San Francisco, CA, 2/5/09
  11. The Tangent Reading Series, Portland, OR, 1/24/09 (with Allison Cobb)
  12. Pacifika Voices, Cal State University Long Beach, Long Beach, 1/9/09 (with Sia Figiel)
  13. Back Room Live Reading Series, Oakland, CA 1/8/09 (with Brenda Hillman & Sara Mumolo)

2008
  1. San Francisco Poetry Spectacular, 12/28/08, San Francisco, CA
  2. 14 Hills Release Reading, 12/16/08, San Francisco, CA
  3. Small Press Distribution All-Star Extravaganza, 12/14/08, Berkeley, CA
  4. Studio One Reading Series, 12/5/08 Oakland, CA 2008 (with Opal Farmer Adisa)
  5. Earthworm Reading Series, 10/31/08, San Francisco, CA, 2008 (with Rodney Koeneke)
  6. University Press Books, 9/30/08 Berkeley CA, 2008.
  7. Back Room Live Reading Series, 9/27/08 Lifelong Press, Oakland, CA 2008 (Jenny Drai & Gillian Hamel)
  8. Beyond Baroque Reading Series 4/18/08 (with Stephen Kessler, Jen Hofer, & Suzanne Levine), Los Angeles, CA, 2008.
  9. Artifact Reading Series 3/22/08 (with David Buuck & Leslie Scalapino), Oakland, CA 2008
  10. Holloway Reading Series 2/7/08 (with Nathaniel Mackey), Berkeley, CA 2008
2004-2007
  1. Lit Quake, San Francisco, CA 2007 (with Claire Light)
  2. Tea Party Magazine Reading Series, La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley, CA 2007
  3. Evelyn Avenue Reading Series. Albany, CA. 8/26/2007 (with Maryrose Larkin)
  4. Canessa Gallery Reading Series. San Francisco, CA. 2007 (with Stephen Hemenway)
  5. Summer Literary Seminars in St. Petersburg Reading, 2006
  6. University of San Francisco MFA Reading, 2006
  7. Diesel Reading Series, 2005
  8. Watchword Press Release Reading, 2004
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