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EVENTS & APPEARANCES

2022-2023 
Oct 16, 2023
2:30 pm
Craft Talk
Black Mountain Institute
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV

Hosted by the Black Mountain Institute

Oct 15, 2023
5:00 pm
Featured Reader
Rita Deanin Abbey Museum - Las Vegas, NV

with Cole Swensen
Hosted by the Black Mountain Institute

May 24, 2023
1:00 pm
Feature Presentation
Fine Arts Building
University of Victoria - Victoria, BC

For the Past Wrongs, Future Choices International Artist & Scholar Residency

Feb 28, 2023
6:00 pm
Guest Reader: Meltwater by Claire Wahmanholm Book Launch
The Hook & Ladder Theater - Minneapolis, MN

with Chris Santiago, Sarah Green, Elizabeth Tannen, and Su Hwang
Hosted by Milkweed Editions

Apr 7, 2022
7:30 pm EST
(Online)
Keynote Speaker: NC State Literary Reading Series
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC 

Presented by the Department of English

Apr 5, 2022
5:00 pm EST
(Online)

with Heather Christie and Cameron Awkward Rich
Presented by the Montreal International Poetry Prize & the McGill University Department of English

Mar 16, 2022
1:00 pm
Keynote Presentation
Berger Forum, Stephen A. Scharzman Building
The New York Public Library - New York, NY

For the NYPL Cullman Center Fellowship

Jan 29, 2022
10:00 am CST
(Online)
Writing North 12 Craft Talk
Regina, SK

Hosted by the Saskatchewan Writers Guild

Jan 25, 2022
7:00 pm EST
(Online)

Moderated by Carolyn Forché

2021 & PRIOR
Nov 24, 2021
7:00 pm PST
(Online)

with Shaena Lambert and Eve Lazarus; moderated by Fiona Tinwei Lam
Presented by the BC & Yukon Book Prizes

Nov 18, 2021
9:00 pm EST
(Online)
Plan 99 Presents: Poetry Reading
VERSeFest - Ottawa, ON

with Donna Kane, Michaël Trahan, and Sylvia Legris; hosted by David O'Meara and Eric Charlebois

Nov 11, 2021
5:00 pm 
The Philip Freund Prize for Creative Writing Alumni Reading
Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall
Cornell University - Ithaca, NY

with Julie Phillips Brown, Renia White, and Lena Nguyen 
Presented by the
Department of Literatures in English

Sep 25, 2021
6:30 pm PST
(Online)
BC & Yukon Book Prizes 2021 Gala & Viewing Party
Vancouver, BC

Finalist

Sep 22, 2021
5:30 pm EST
(Online)
Reclaiming Narratives: Asian-Canadian Writers Roundtable
Word on the Street Book Festival - Toronto, ON

with Larissa Lai and SJ Sindu; moderated by Christine Kim

May 15, 2021
12:00 pm PST
(Online)
SFU The Writers Studio Online Guest Author Panel
Simon Fraser University - Burnaby, BC

with David A. Robertson, J.B. McKinnon, Elizabeth Boyle, and Genki Ferguson

Mar 6, 2021
3:00 pm EST
(Online)

Hosted by the National Association of Japanese Canadians

Nov 19, 2020
5:00 pm PST
(Online)
Guest Reader: The Fool by Jessie Jones Book Launch
Vancouver, BC

with Kayla Czaga
Hosted by Massy Books

Nov 18, 2020
7:30 pm PST
(Online)
Poets Corner Reading Series
Vancouver, BC

with Kate Flaherty

Nov 10, 2020
7:00 pm EST
(Online)
Keynote Speaker: Canadian Writers in Person Lecture Series
York University - Toronto, ON

Presented by the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Oct 3, 2020
1:00 pm PST
(Online)
Panelist: "Truth, Beauty, Trauma, Beast"
Victoria Festival of Authors - Victoria, BC

with Amanda Leduc and Jesse Thistle; moderated by Carla Funk

Sep 26, 2020
7:00 pm PST
(Online)
Panelist: "Canada, Do You Hear Me?"
WORD Vancouver Literary Festival - Vancouver, BC

with Chantal Gibson and Francine Cunningham; moderated by Heidi Greco

Sep 24, 2020
7:00 pm EST
(Online)

Presented by the Department of Literatures in English

Jun 23, 2020
7:30 pm EST
(Online)

with Matt Miwa and Julie Tamiko Manning; moderated by Kerri Sakamoto
Hosted by the National Association of Japanese Canadians

May 1, 2020
7:30 pm EST
(Online)
Alexandra Chang & Michael Prior in Conversation
Ithaca, NY

Hosted by Buffalo Street Books

April 2, 2020
5:00 pm

POSTPONED
Burning Province US Book Launch
Next Chapter Booksellers - Saint Paul, MN

with Eduardo C. Corral

Mar 26, 2020
7:00 pm

POSTPONED
McClelland & Stewart Spring 2020 Poetry Launch
The Art Gallery of Ontario - Toronto, ON

with Nancy Lee, Canisia Lubrin, and Noor Naga

Gradient Ocean

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