Events

February 17, 2020

The Poetry Forum
Featured Reader
Bossy Grrl’s Pinup Joint
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (EST)
2598 N High St
Columbus, OH 43202


February 13, 2020

Paging Columbus: Love Letters
Two Dollar Radio HQ
Featured Reader with William Evans, Rose Smith,
Lesley Jenike, Dione Custer Edwards, Kathy Fagan,
& Hannah Stephenson 

7:00 p.m. (EST)
1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43206


September 3, 2019

Writers for Migrant Justice
Two Dollar Radio HQ
7:00 p.m. (EST)
1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43206


May 16, 2019

Poetry Reading* with Khaty Xiong & Jessica Jones
Prologue Bookshop
*Very limited seating (FREE event)
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (EST)
841 N High St
Columbus, Ohio 43215


March 29, 2019

Panel: Asian Ghosts
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference
D133-134, Oregon Convention Center, Level One
Featured Panelist/Reader with Leanne Dunic,
Zack Davisson, & M. Thomas Gammarino

10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (PDT)
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232


March 28, 2019

Panel: Matter of Craft: Aesthetic Choices
and Consequences of Diaspora Narratives
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference
A107-109, Oregon Convention Center, Level One
Featured Panelist/Reader with David N. Odhiambo,
Ranjan Adiga, Leanne Dunic, & Anna Ling Kaye

3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. (PDT)
777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97232


June 21, 2018

On Visiting the Franklin Park Conservatory
& Botanical Gardens: An Immersive Poetry Installation

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (CDT)
Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior St
Chicago, IL 60654


April 9, 2018

Kent State University at Stark
Class Visit: College Writing II
Featured Lecturer/Reader
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EST)
6000 Frank Ave NW
North Canton, OH 44720


April 5, 2018

Paging Columbus: Cross-Pollination
Two Dollar Radio HQ
Featured Reader with Joe Hecker & Marc Alter,
Maria Romasco-Moore, James Jackson &
Bryan Christopher Moss
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (EST)
1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus, OH 43206


March 9, 2018

It’s the Season of the Hmong Writers (Reading)
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference
Room 1, Tampa Convention Center, First Floor
Featured Reader with Mai Neng Moua
12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. (EST)
333 S Franklin St
Tampa, FL 33602


January 22, 2018

Cleveland Public Poetry Series
Cleveland Public Library
Featured Reader
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. (EST)
325 Superior Avenue, NE
Cleveland, OH 44114


November 4, 2017

Brand New: Ohio 2017 Art Showcase
Art Outside the Lines (featuring art pieces &
performances by SE Asian & Pacific Islander
American artists from Ohio)
Featured Reader with Tanaka Nhong & Anita Snatch 
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (EST)
485 E Livingston Ave
Columbus, OH 43215


July 29, 2017

Smithsonian Asian American Lit. Festival
Library of Congress
Intimate Lecture on AA literary history by Kimiko Hahn,
followed by Poetry magazine reading ft. Kimiko Hahn,
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, John Yau, Paisley Rekdal, Kazim Ali,
Khaty Xiong, Sally Wen Mao, Rajiv Mohabir, & Gerald Maa
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (EST)
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, District of Columbia 20540


June 6, 2017

Wild Goose Live: Ft. Columbus Poets
Featured Reader with Kathy Fagan & Lesley Jenike
8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (EST)
540 Jack Gibbs Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215


April 19, 2017

Reading & Craft Talk
Featured Reader/Lecturer
Ohio State School for the Blind
8:15 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. (EST)
5220 N High St
Columbus, OH 43214


April 3, 2017

The Poetry Forum
Featured Reader
Bossy Grrl’s Pinup Joint
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (EST)
2598 N High St
Columbus, OH 43202


February 10, 2017

Panel: Hmong American Writers’ Circle
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference
Liberty Salon N, O, & P, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Four
Featured Panelist/Reader with Ying Thao, Andre Yang, & Soul Vang
4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. (EST)
801 Mt Vernon Place NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001


February 9, 2017

“Still, We Build”: HAWC Reading
OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates
Featured Reader with Mai Der Vang,
Yia Lee, Soul Vang, Andre Yang
Ying Thao, & Anthony Cody

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (EST)
801 Mt Vernon Place NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20036


February 9, 2017

Making Space—A Hmong American Writers’ Circle Reading
Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference
Marquis Salon 3 & 4, Marriott Marquis, Meeting Level Two
Featured Reader with Yia Lee, Ying Thao, & Mai Der Vang
10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
801 Mt Vernon Place NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001


January 15, 2017

Writers Resist Columbus
Featured Reader
Denny Hall @ 6:00 p.m. (EST)
164 Annie & John Glenn Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43210


September 6, 2016

Poetry Reading
Featured Reader with Asta So
Shakespeare & Co. @ 7:00 p.m. (MDT)
103 S 3rd St West
Missoula, Montana 59801


September 1, 2016

Margin Shift
Featured Reader with Sasha LaPointe,
manuel arturo abreu, & Leanne Dunic

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (PDT)
Common AREA Maintenance
2125 2nd Ave
Seattle, Washington 98121


August 31, 2016

Reading & Reception (Private Event)*
*(If interested, please contact for more info.)
Portland, Oregon


March 3, 2016

Beauty Recovery Room
Featured Reader with Mikko Harvey & David Winter
Kafe Kerouac @ 7:30 p.m. (EST)
2250 N High St
Columbus, Ohio 43201


November 14, 2015

The Central Valley Poetry Book Launch:
Khaty Xiong shares “Poor Anima”
Featured Reader with Andre Yang & Mai Der Vang
Alice Peters Auditorium, Fresno State @ 7:00 p.m. (PDT)
5245 Backer Ave North
Fresno, California 93710


November 12, 2015

Poetry Flash Reading Series
Featured Reader with Bonnie Wai-Lee Kwong
Moe’s Books @ 7:30 p.m. (PDT)
2476 Telegraph Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704

November 4, 2015

Alumni Reading & Performance @ 7:30 p.m. (EST)
Featured Reader with Jessica Cogar & Ryan Alvanos
Elzay Gallery of Art, Wilson Art Center
Ohio Northern University
525 S Main St
Ada, OH 45810


May 7, 2015

Paging Columbus: Trust the Process
Featured Reader
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (EST)
OSU Urban Arts Space
50 W Town St, Suite 130
Columbus, OH 43215

September 3, 2019

Writers for Migrant Justice
Two Dollar Radio HQ
7:00 p.m. (EST)
1124 Parsons Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43206