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April 11, 2017
A Celebration of Lynne Knight and National Poetry Month
Albany (CA) Public Library

September 24, 2016
Reading for 100,000 Poets for Change
Scene Wine Bar, El Cerrito, CA

January 26, 2016
Classroom visit with Mariko Nagai’s creative writing students
Temple University Japan, Tokyo

September 24, 2015
Memorial Tribute for Philip Levine
The Great Hall, Cooper Union, NYC
Link to the announcement

The full video recording of the tribute is available here.

April 6, 2015
Classroom visit with Velina Hasu Houston’s Global Dramatic Writing students
University of Southern California

April 26, 2014
Hapa Japan Remix: Transpacific Hapa Stories (Japan-U.S.)
Sawyer Seminar Series, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
University of Southern California

February 9, 2014
Rhapsodomancy Reading Series
Good Luck Bar, Los Angeles

January 15, 2014
Literature Symposium, College of Creative Studies
University of California, Santa Barbara

September 22, 2013
Beyond Baroque, Venice, CA

September 8, 2013
Open Books, Pacific Beach, CA

June 12, 2013
Publication Celebration and Reading for Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine
California State University at Fresno

April 18, 2013
Classroom visit with Alan Botsford’s poetry students
Kanto Gakuin University, Yokohama, Japan

March 8, 2013
Book Signing for Coming Close: Forty Essays on Philip Levine
AWP Boston

June 28, 2012
Litquake reading and gallery crawl for Phantoms of Asia exhibit
San Francisco Asian Art Museum

April 19, 2012
3rd Annual Poetry Invitational Reading for National Poetry Month
San Jose Museum of Art

March 1, 2012
Prairie Schooner Book Prize Series Tenth Anniversary Reading
AWP Chicago

May 7, 2011
in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
California State University at Fresno

April 9, 2011
Literary Orange
UC Irvine Student Center, Irvine, CA

June 14, 2011
Second Tuesday Poetry Reading Series
Barkin’ Dog Grill, Modesto, CA

June 12, 2011
Valona Deli Second Sunday Poetry Series
Crockett, CA

January 20, 2011
Poetry Flash
Moe’s Books, Berkeley, CA

October 7, 2010
Writer’s Voice Reading Series
California State University at Chico

July 28, 2010
Napa Valley Writers’ Conference Participant Reading, St. Helena, CA

July 17, 2010
Eastwind Books, Berkeley, CA

February 16, 2010
Prairie Schooner Book Prize Symposium
University of Nebraska at Lincoln

September 19, 2009
Fundraiser for Kundiman
Bayanihan Community Center, San Francisco

August 24, 2009
Sacramento Poetry Center

August 17, 2009
Bird & Beckett Books, San Francisco

March 30, 2009
Eastern Connecticut State University

March 27, 2009
New York University Creative Writing Program alumni reading
Lillian Vernon Writers House, New York University, New York City

March 18, 2009
Barnes & Noble Lloyd Center, Portland, OR

March 9, 2009
WordTemple Poetry Series at Copperfield’s Books, Santa Rosa, CA

February 14, 2009
Prairie Schooner Book Prize reading
AWP Chicago

November 20, 2008
Creative Writing Reading Series at Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

November 6, 2008
Mrs. Dalloway’s Literary & Garden Arts, Berkeley, CA

October 28, 2008
Books Inc. Opera Plaza, San Francisco

October 18, 2008
Saratoga Public Library, Saratoga, CA