March 29, 2014: Reading with Kadija Sesay, Trapeta Mason and Dorothea Smartt at Wohlfarth Galleries (Washington, DC)

Feb. 13, 2014: Visiting Gonzaga College High School as the inaugural poet for the Gonzaga Poetry Series (Washington, DC)

Dec. 16-18, 2013: Visiting Benjamin Banneker Academic High School as part of PEN/Faulkner’s Writers in Schools Program (Washington, DC)

Dec. 2, 2013: Reading with Sam Schmidt and Katherine Cottle at Artifact Books (Baltimore, MD)

Oct. 20, 2013: Reading at Minas Gallery and Boutique as part of the Town Square Reading Series (Baltimore, MD)

Sept. 7, 2013: Reading with Dan Vera, Joseph Ross, and Melanie McCabe at Martha Washington Library (“Hear at Martha’s”) (Alexandra, VA)

June 4, 2013: Reading at NYC’s Bryant Park with Tony Medina and Kelly Norman Ellis (New York, NY)

May 28, 2013: Visiting writer, through Pen/Faulkner’s Writers in Schools program, reading and speaking to the Spoken Word Club at Woodrow Wilson High School (Washington, DC)

April 13, 2013: Reading with Sierra Leonean/British Poet Kadija Sesay at the African American Civil War Museum (Washington, DC) Click here for event info.

April 6, 2013: Reading at Poetry in the Park series (Severna, MD)

Feb. 28, 2013: Black History Month Reading at Montgomery College (Germantown, MD)

Jan. 3, 2013:  HearArts reading at VisArts visual arts center (Rockville, MD)

Dec. 16, 2012: Sunday Kind of Love Feature at Busboys and Poets (14th and V streets NW)

Nov. 29, 2012: Artist talk with the Prince George’s African American Museum Book Club (Brentwood, MD)

Nov. 15, 2012: Reading/workshop with Yao Hoke Glover III at Meridian Public Charter School (13th and V streets NW)

Nov. 5, 2012: Reading at Bowie State University (Bowie, MD)

Oct. 11, 2012: Interview with Patrick Oliver on Literary Nation Talk Radio, a live weekly broadcast which dialogues with authors, activist and artist. (Past guests include Sharon Draper, Marian Wright Edelman, Common, Nikki Grimes, Hill Harper, Sonia Sanchez, Susan Taylor and numerous others.)

August 19, 2012: Reading at The Writer’s Center (Bethesda, MD)

July 24, 2012: Recording at the Library of Congress for Grace Cavalieri‘s “The Poet and the Poem” Audio Podcast. Listen to the interview and reading by clicking here.

June 9, 2012: Featuring at Nine on the Ninth at Busboys and Poets (14th St.)

May 19, 2012: Reading with Joseph Ross at DC’s African American Civil War Museum

April 28, 2012: Reading with Joseph Ross at the Wohlfarth Gallery in DC’s Brookland neighborhood

April 24, 2012: Little Patuxent Review Social Justice Issue reading at PG Community College (Largo, MD)

April 22, 2012: Zora Neale Hurston and Emancipation Day celebration at Eatonville Restaurant, 14th and V streets NW

April 19, 2012: Reading with Derrick Weston Brown on WPFW (89.3). If you missed the reading, you can listen to the recording of the show by clicking here.

April 14, 2012: Reading with Derrick Weston Brown at Baltimore’s CityLit Festival (Enoch Pratt Free Library on Cathedral Street)

April 11, 2012: Reading on Lil’ Soso Production’s radio show “The Flow”

March 25, 2012: Reading at Spring Festival event at the Brookland Artspace

March 24, 2012: Reading on SPLIT THIS ROCK! panel: Intersecting Lineages: a Solidarity Showcase of African American and Asian American Poets (Kazim Ali, Ching-In Chen, Rio Cortez, Rachelle Cruz, Alan King, Monica Hand, Natasha Marin, Soham Patel, Barbara Jane Reyes, Kevin Simmonds) at the auditorium in True Reformer building on DC’s U St.

March 17, 2012: DRIFT book launch at DC’s African American Civil War Museum

March 9, 2012: Cave Canem reading at NYU with Evie Shockley and Demetrice Anntia Worley

March 3, 2012: Willow Books reading at the Blanc Gallery in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood with Kelly Norman Ellis (Offerings of Desire), Makalani Bandele (Hellfightin), Curtis L. Crisler (Dreamist), Tara Betts (Arc & Hue), Reggie Flood (Coffle), Krista Franklin (Study of Love & Black Body), and Parneshia Jones, winner of the Aquarius Press Legacy Award