Events

Upcoming

Workshop
Fire in the Mind: Writing Memorable Images
Saturday, July 21, 2018
9:00am-1:00pm
Astoria Writers’ Guild
Lowell Showroom
Fort George Brewery & Pub
1483 Duane St,
Astoria, OR
Reading
Why There Are Words PDX
Sunday, Aug 19, 2018
4:00pm-6:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden
6704 SE 122nd Ave,
Portland, OR
Poetry Manuscript Workshop #1:
Architectures
Saturday-Sunday, Sep 8-9, 2018
10:00am-3:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR
Lost & Found:
A Translation Workshop
Thursday, Sep 13-Oct 4, 2018
7:00pm-9:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR
Reading
All Kinds of Fur
Friday, Sep 21, 2018
7:00pm-9:00pm
Indivisible
2544 SE 26th Ave,
Portland, OR
Poetry Manuscript Workshop #2:
Working the Timbers
Saturday, Oct 13-Oct 27, 2018
10:00am-1:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR
Poetry Manuscript Workshop #3:
Finishing Touches
Saturday, Jan 5-Jan 26, 2019
10:00am-12:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR

Past

Workshop
Healing the Fractures: Writing from Deep Experience
APANO Mic Check Series
Saturday, Jun 23, 2018
11:45am-2:00pm
Artists’ Milepost (cafeteria)
850 NE 81st Ave
Portland, OR
Reading
IPRC 20th Anniversary Celebration
Friday, Jun 22, 2018
7:00pm-9:00pm
IPRC
318 SE Main St, #155
Portland, OR
Reading
The Evershifting Diaspora: Kundiman Writers in the PNW
with Alex Dang, Shankar Narayan, Jyothi Natarajan
Thursday, May 31, 2018
7:00pm-9:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR
Workshop
Spatial Poetics: Writing Place & Displacement
Saturday, May 26, 2018
11:00am-1:00pm
Artists’ Milepost (cafeteria)
850 NE 81st Ave
Portland, OR
Reading
De-Canon Presents: Displacement, Movement, and Loss
with Stephanie Adams-Santos, Samiya Bashir, Alyssa Ogi, & Dao Strom
Friday, May 18, 2018
6:00pm-8:00pm
Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR
Reading
EOC APIA Heritage Month
Friday, May 4, 2018
11:30am-1:30pm
Multnomah County Board Room
501 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR
Reading & Discussion
Forrest Gander & Joe Wilkins (Neil as Moderator)
Monday, April 9, 2018
7:30pm
Antoinette Hatfield Hall Rotunda Lobby
Newmark Theater
Portland, OR
Workshop
The Journey into the Interior
Saturday, April 7, 2018
10:00am-1:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR
Reading & Discussion
Shayla Lawson and Jane Wong (Neil as Moderator)
Monday, March 11, 2018
7:00pm
Antoinette Hatfield Hall Rotunda Lobby
Newmark Theater
Portland, OR
Book Signing @Sundress
Thursday, March 8, 2018
1:00pm-3:00pm
AWP Conference & Book Fair
Table 1435
Tampa, FL
Panel
Heads in the Cloud: A Consideration of Poetics & Technology
Friday, March 9, 2018
4:30pm-5:45pm
AWP Conference & Book Fair
Tampa Convention Center (1st Floor, Rooms 7,8,9)
Tampa, FL
Workshop
Little Machines of Words
Saturday, March 3, 2018
10:00am-1:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR
Sci Fi Poets Reading
With Brian Garrison & Scott Poole
Thursday, February 22, 2018
7:00pm-8:00pm
Another Read Through
3932 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR
Workshop
The Fire in the Mind
Saturday, February 3, 2018
10:00am-1:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR
Reading
Thursday, January 11, 2018
7:00pm-9:00pm
Ghost Town Poetry Open Mic
Angst Gallery
1015 Main Street
Vancouver, WA
Workshop
Out of Sorrow, Out of Joy
Saturday, January 6, 2018
10:00am-1:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington St,
Portland, OR
Reading
Friday, December 8, 2017
7:00pm-10:00pm
Intersect Fest
Ford Food & Drink
Portland, OR
Reading
Thursday, November 30, 2017
12:30pm-1:30pm
Wardman Library
Whittier College
Whittier, CA
Reading
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
7:00pm-9:00pm
Two Idiots Peddling Poetry Series
Ugly Mug Cafe
Orange, CA
Reading
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
1:00pm-3:00pm
Spoken Word Club
Laguna Woods Village Community Center
24351 El Toro Rd,
Laguna Woods, CA
Reading
Monday, November 27, 2017
4:30pm
First Press Series / Moria Magazine
Woodbury University
7500 Glenoaks Boulevard
Burbank, CA
Pop-Up Reading @ WordStock
Saturday, November 11, 2017
4:15pm-4:30pm
Portland Wordstock Literary Festival
Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave,
Portland, OR
Workshop @ WordStock
Beyond Language: Image, Memory, Translation
Saturday, November 11, 2017
1:00pm-3:00pm
Portland Wordstock Literary Festival
Classroom B, Northwest Film Center
934 SW Salmon St,
Portland, OR
Reading & Discussion
with Kayleb Rae Candrilli
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
1:00pm-1:45pm
PAC Lobby
Portland Community College, Sylvania
12000 SW 49th Ave,
Portland, OR
Workshop
Writing at the Threshold of Loss and Desire
Saturday, October 28, 2017
1:00pm-3:00pm
Sue C. Boynton Workshop Series
Chuckanut Center
Bellingham, WA
Classroom Visit
Upheaval & Eruption: Writing at the Intersection of Fields
Friday, October 27, 2017
Western Washington University
516 High St
Bellingham, WA
Lit Crawl Reading
Ever-Shifting Diaspora: The Writers of Kundiman
Thursday, October 19, 2017
8:00pm-8:45pm
Barça Lounge
1510 11th Ave,
Seattle, WA
Elgin Award Winners Reading
with Jeannine Hall Gailey
Transatlantic Poetry (hosted by Robert Peake)
Saturday, September 30, 2017
12:00pm
Livestream / Podcast
Workshop
Beyond Language: Image, Memory, Translation
Saturday, August 12, 2017
12:00pm-2:00pm
UNA Gallery
328 NW Broadway #117,
Portland, OR
De-Canon WORDS Reading
with Stephanie Adams-Santos, Christopher Rose, & Jake Vermaas
Saturday, August 5, 2017
7:00pm
UNA Gallery
328 NW Broadway #117,
Portland, OR
Programmer Poets Reading
with Jane Lin
Friday, June 23, 2017
7:00pm-9:00pm
Mother Foucault’s Bookshop
523 SE Morrison St
Portland, OR
Reading
with Jenna Fletcher & Pamela K. Santos
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
7:00pm-9:00pm
Whitenoise Project
High and Low Gallery
936 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR
Oregon City Local Author Fair
Saturday, June 3, 2017
12:00pm-3:00pm
Oregon City Public Library
606 John Adams
Oregon City, OR
Poetry & Politics Panel
with Allison Joseph, Margaret Rhee & Sam Roxas-Chua
Thursday, May 11, 2017
7:00pm-9:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR
AAAS Reading with Lawson Inada
and Elina Kim, Ken Yoshikawa, & Margaret Rhee
Friday, April 14, 2017
7:00pm-9:00pm
Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub
112 SW 2nd Ave
Portland, OR
Poetry & Politics Panel
with Genève Chao, Natasha Marin, & Samiya Bashir
Thursday, March 30, 2017
7:00pm-9:00pm
Literary Arts
925 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR
Living Canon: Panel & Reading
with Samiyah Bashir & Zahir Janmohamed
Saturday, March 11, 2017
6:00pm
High and Low Gallery
936 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR
Reading
with Harold Abramowitz, Mike Copperman, & Joanna Chen
Monday, March 6, 2017
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR
Reading
with Harold Abramowitz  & Alyssa Ogi
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Barn Light Bar
Eugene, OR
Classroom Visit
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
IPRC
Portland, OR
In Bloom: Kundiman Reading (AWP)
Saturday, February 11, 2017
BloomBars
3222 Eleventh Street NW
Washington, DC
Book Signing (AWP)
Friday, February 10, 2017
Sundress Publications Table
AWP 2017 Book Fair
Washington, DC
Sundress Reading (AWP)
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Madam’s Organ
2461 18th S. NW
Washington, DC
Reading
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Another Read Through
Portland, OR
Reading
Friday, December 9, 2016
Free Verse: Poetry & Improv
with Nathan Wade Carter & Kjirsten Severson
Brody Theater, Portland, OR
Reading
Sunday, October 30, 2016
À Reading
with Amy Leona Havin, Jesse Prado, Jesse Law, and Jake Vermaas
Valentines, Portland, OR
Reading
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Mic Check! Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
with Margaret Rhee, Dao Strom, and Armin Tolentino
Midland Library, Portland, OR
Featured Speaker
Monday, September 19, 2016
“Beauty, Loss, and the Intangible: Babbage’s Unfinished Machines”
Belmont Humanities & Technology Symposium
Belmont University, Nashville, TN
Reading
Saturday, July 30, 2016
with Geneva Chao
Mother Foucault’s Bookshop, Portland, OR
Reading
Thursday, June 30, 2016
with Dan Raphael, Neil Aitken and Christi Krug
Another Read Through, Portland, OR
Reading
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Verse of Ages Reading / Oregon Writers Colony
TaborSpace, Portland, OR
Reading
Sunday, April 3, 2016
The AWP After-Party “We Survived” Reading,
Chevalier Books, Los Angeles, CA
Reading & Panel
Friday, April 1, 2016
Philip Levine Prize Winners Remember Philip Levine
with Connie Clegg Hales, Barbara B Curiel, Steve Gehrke, and Sarah Wetzel
AWP Conference, Los Angeles, CA
Reading
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Neuwerk Reading Series
The Waypost, Portland, OR