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Upcoming Events:

Fall 2024 (Date TBA)

University of Illinois

Urbana-Champagne, IL

Past Events:

March 8, 2024

Panelist, "Norman Dubie: A Critical Legacy"


Kansas City, MO


Nov. 8-11, 2023

Visiting Writer

SUNY Fredonia

Fredonia, NY

Mar. 8-11, 2023

Panelist, "Eavan Boland: In Memoriam"


Seattle, WA

Feb. 23-25, 2023

Presenter, "Experiencing War Memorials: Feeling, Place, & Public Memory"

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

May 2022

Visiting Writer

The University of Illinois

Champaign, IL

Nov. 9, 2021

Guest Speaker

"War Literature and Writing"

Stanford University

Oct. 29, 2021

Guest Speaker 

Ohio University

Athens, OH

Sept. 24, 2021

Reading with Xu Xi

The College of the Holy Cross

Worcester, MA

June 2021

The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum

& Educational Center Writer-in-Residence

Reading and Lecture

Piggott, AR

July 4, 2013

Reading at Chautauqua Institution Hall of Philosophy

Chautauqua, NY 14722

Sept. 10, 2013

4:30 p.m. Nordonia Hills Library

(Akron-Summit County Public Library)

9458 Olde Eight Road Northfield, OH

October 12, 2013

2-3:15 p.m.

Litquake The Hotel Rex

562 Sutter St. San Francisco, CA

November 8, 2013

Returning Soldiers Speak

Beyond Baroque Venice, CA

November 10, 2013

Second Sunday Poetry Series

Studio Theatre at St Denis Building (Across from Universal Studios)

3433 Cahuenga Boulevard West Burbank, CA

Sept. 25, 2014

The Junction, Bullet Hole

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA 

November 7, 2014

The Lillian Vernon Creative Writer House

New York University

58 West 10th St.New York, NY 

November 11, 2014

Olean Public Library

Olean, NY 

January 6, 2015

Brews + Prose

Market Garden Brewery

1947 W. 25th St.Cleveland, Ohio  44113

March 5, 2015

Wilson College

Chambersburg, PA

March 6, 2015

Ragged Edge Coffee House

First Friday Poetry Series

Gettysburg, PA

April 1, 2015

Art of Poetry Reading Series

Palmer Museum of Art

Penn State University

Curtin Rd. University Park, PA

June 2, 2015

Summer Poetry Salon Series

Rose O'Neil Literary House

Washington College

Chestertown, MD 

Feb. 4, 2016

Muskingum University

New Concord, Ohio

Feb. 18-20, 2016

Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writer Conference (Faculty)

Arizona State UniversityTempe, AZ

Post 9/11 War Poetry

Writing the Experiential

Interweaving Texts

March 28, 2016

Arizona State University

Reading with Natalie Diaz

Tempe, AZ

March 31, 2016

ASU & HFR: A Celebratory Reading

AWP, Los Angeles Convention Center

Robert Muroff Bookfair Stage, LA Convention Center, Exhibit Hall Level

Los Angeles, CA

May 23, 2016

Medicine in the Muse Program for Veterans
Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Nov. 3, 2016
Lakeland Community College

7700 Clocktower Dr.

Kirtland, OH 44094

Nov. 17, 2016

Reading & Panel, Veteran Writers

Rutgers University-Camden

Camden, NJ

Feb. 8-11 2017

Panel: Writing from the Wound: On Nonfiction Craft 

AWP, Washington Convention Center

Washington, D.C.

Feb. 22-24, 2017

Reading & Lecture

Casper College Humanities Festival

Casper, WY

Sept. 28, 2017

Reading with Bruce Weigl
Lakeland Community College

7700 Clocktower Dr.

Kirtland, OH 44094

Jan. 23, 2018

Medicine in the Muse Program for Veterans

Stanford University

Stanford, CA

Feb. 15-16, 2018

East Carolina University

Veteran Writing Conference and Workshop

Greenville, NC

Oct. 5, 2020

Guest Speaker

"War Literature and Writing"

Stanford University

January 27, 2020


Otterbein College

Westerville, OH

February 12-15, 2020


Olean, NY

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