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
- English Department, University of California, Davis (10/26/15)
- American Studies, Stanford University (10/25/15)
- Native American Studies, University of California, Berkeley (10/23/15)
- Na Hua Ea, Kaneohe, HI (7/26/15)
- Decolonizing Diets, Kokua Kalihi Valley, Kokua, HI (7/23/15)
- Berkeley Poetry Conference, Betti Ono Gallery (6/16/15)
- Library of Congress, Washington DC (6/3/15)
- Hawaiʻi Review Throwback Thursday, UH Mānoa Campus (4/2/15)
- Columbia College Chicago Literary Series, Columbia College (3/4/15)
- ArtSpeak presents Hawaiʻi Review, UH Mānoa Art Gallery (10/24/14)
- Ea: Art & Sovereignty Festival, UH Mānoa Campus Center Courtyard (10/21/14)
- Mixing Innovative Arts Reading Series, Honolulu, HI (10/20/14)
- Tucson Library Poetry Reading Series, Tucson High School, Tucson, Arizona (9/20/14)
- Poetry Center, University of Arizona, Tucson (9/18/14)
- Decolonizing Our Diets Monthly Dinner Series, Kokua Kalihi Valley (8/19/14)
- Na Hua Ea Hana Hou: Words of Genuine Security and Sovereignty, Native Books, Honolulu, HI, 7/17/14
- Na Hua Ea: Words of Genuine Security & Sovereignty, Kaneohe, HI 7/2/14
- Poetry and Poetics Colloquium Series, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (4/29/13).
- Symposium on Territory Performance, Naropa University, Boulder, CO (3/22/13).
- Pacific Islander Poetry Reading, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada (2/27/13).
- Oceania Rising, University of Hawai’i, Mānoa (3/1/13).
- Words in the World: Literatures, Oratures, and New Meeting Grounds Symposium, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa (2/8/13).
- Windward Community College, Kane’ohe, HI (9/13/12).
- WordPlay: Pacifica, Poetry Parnassus, London, England (6/28/12).
- Maintenant: Celebrating the Experimental & Avant Garde, London, England (6/30/12).
- Poetry Center, San Francisco State University (4/28/12).
- Community & World Literary Series, California State University, San Marcos (4/26/12).
- University of California, San Diego (4/25/12).
- Thirtynine-hotel, Honolulu, HI (3/15/12).
- Open Books, “Pacific Poetry Reading,” Seattle Washington, 1/6/12
- U of Washington, “Pacific Unity,” Seattle Washington, 1/5/12
- Moana Nui 2011 Conference, Honolulu, HI, 11/10/11
- AlternaApec: Forum to Festival, Community Writers Collective, Honolulu, HI, 11/6/11
- Pacific Writers’ Connection (with W.S. Merwin), Honolulu, HI, 11/1/11
- Revolution Books, Honolulu, HI, 8/6/11
- Te Papa Museum, Wellington, New Zealand, 7/24/11
- Farrington High School, Honolulu, HI, 5/9/11
- Public Research Bureau, Los Angeles, CA, 4/30/11
- Los Angeles Times Book Festival, Los Angeles, CA, 4/30/11
- Littoral Spaces, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, 3/14/11
- Asian American Writers’ Workshop (with Barbara Jane Reyes), New York City, 11/15/10
- Kundiman Reading Series, Verlaine Bar, New York City, 11/14/10
- University of Pennsylvania, The Kelly Writers’ House, Philadelphia, PA 11/12/10
- UC Santa Cruz Living Writers Reading Series, Santa Cruz, CA 10/28/10
- De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA 10/22/10
- Moe’s Books, Berkeley, CA 10/19/10
- Highland Park Reading Series, Los Angeles, CA 10/17/10
- Studio One Reading Series, Oakland, CA 7/2/10
- City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco, CA 6/29/10
- MIA Reading Series, Honolulu, HI 5/12/10
- Mills College, Keynote Speaker, Oakland, CA, 3/29/19
- University of Texas, El Paso, Poetry Reading, El Paso, TX 3/27/10
- Omnidawn Poetry Reading, Pegasus Bookstore, Berkeely, CA 3/26/10
- Poetry for the People Open Mic, Feature Reader, Berkeley, CA 3/22/10
- UC Berkeley, Class Visit: Poetry for the People, Berkeley, CA 3/21/10
- UC Berkeley, Class Visit: Native American Studies, Berkeley, CA 3/16/10
- Open Books, Poetry Reading with Don Mee Choi, Seattle, WA, 3/15/10
- AWP, Panel Presentation: “Hybrid Aesthetics and its Discontents,” Denver, CO, 3/9/10
- AWP Off-site Poetry Reading, Ahsahta & Omnidawn, Denver, CO. 3/8/10.
- 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.
- Hue-Man Bookstore, Poetry Reading for Poets & Writers Writers Exchange Award, Harlem, NYC, 3/14/10
- 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
- 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
- University of California, Santa Cruz. “Militarism, Tourism, and Oceanic Voices: Chamoru poet Craig Santos Perez” Lecture & Writing Workshop, Santa Cruz, CA, 2/26/10
- Galleria de la Raza, Insular Empire Screening, Panel Presentation, San Francisco, CA 2/18/10
- University of San Francisco Lone Mountain Reading Series, San Francisco, CA 10/6/09 (with Joshua Mohr)
- Pegasus Books, Pacific Islander Poetry Reading, Berkeley, CA, 7/13/09 (with Caroline Sinavaiana, Maile Arvin, Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu, and Loa Niumeitolu)
- Kansas City Public Library, Ethnic Poetry Reading Series, Sponsored by Park University, 6/17/09
- Famoksaiyan: Chamoru Arts of Resistance: U.C. Berkeley, 5/18/09
- Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA, 4/9/09
- Small Press Traffic Literary Series, San Francisco, CA 3/13/09 (with Stacy Szymaszek)
- Babylon Salon Reading Series, 3/7/09, San Francisco CA (with Kate Brady)
- Seattle Rainbow Bookfest: Celebrating Writers of Color, Seattle, WA, 2/28/09
- Tinfish Press AWP off-site reading, Chicago, IL, 2/14/09 (with Susan Schultz & Meg Withers)
- Zyzzyva Literary Magazine Poetry Reading, San Francisco, CA, 2/5/09
- The Tangent Reading Series, Portland, OR, 1/24/09 (with Allison Cobb)
- Pacifika Voices, Cal State University Long Beach, Long Beach, 1/9/09 (with Sia Figiel)
- Back Room Live Reading Series, Oakland, CA 1/8/09 (with Brenda Hillman & Sara Mumolo)
- San Francisco Poetry Spectacular, 12/28/08, San Francisco, CA
- 14 Hills Release Reading, 12/16/08, San Francisco, CA
- Small Press Distribution All-Star Extravaganza, 12/14/08, Berkeley, CA
- Studio One Reading Series, 12/5/08 Oakland, CA 2008 (with Opal Farmer Adisa)
- Earthworm Reading Series, 10/31/08, San Francisco, CA, 2008 (with Rodney Koeneke)
- University Press Books, 9/30/08 Berkeley CA, 2008.
- Back Room Live Reading Series, 9/27/08 Lifelong Press, Oakland, CA 2008 (Jenny Drai & Gillian Hamel)
- Beyond Baroque Reading Series 4/18/08 (with Stephen Kessler, Jen Hofer, & Suzanne Levine), Los Angeles, CA, 2008.
- Artifact Reading Series 3/22/08 (with David Buuck & Leslie Scalapino), Oakland, CA 2008
- Holloway Reading Series 2/7/08 (with Nathaniel Mackey), Berkeley, CA 2008
- Lit Quake, San Francisco, CA 2007 (with Claire Light)
- Tea Party Magazine Reading Series, La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley, CA 2007
- Evelyn Avenue Reading Series. Albany, CA. 8/26/2007 (with Maryrose Larkin)
- Canessa Gallery Reading Series. San Francisco, CA. 2007 (with Stephen Hemenway)
- Summer Literary Seminars in St. Petersburg Reading, 2006
- University of San Francisco MFA Reading, 2006
- Diesel Reading Series, 2005
- Watchword Press Release Reading, 2004