Conferences & Talks


"Poetry On & Off the Page: A Conversation about ASL Poetics." The Ware Center, First Fridays, Lancaster, PA

"REAL BOY: A Panel on Transition, Sobriety, & Sound." On Screen/In Person: MidAtlantic Arts Foundation, Lancaster, PA

"Writing, Publishing, & Social Activism." Clemson University's Zeitgeist Series, Clemson, SC

“I Sing the Body Queer & Crip." AWP Conference, Washington DC


“Women Poets in Publishing.” Panel at University of South Florida Tampa, FL

“What Does a Name Make Possible? ASL Poetry, Trans-Embodiment, & Implant Poetics.” University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD

"Pacing Betweenities: Process, Craft, & the Theory of Lineation.” University of South Dakota 


“(Dis)abling Love: Interactions between Queer Poetics & Pedagogy.” National Women Studies Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico

"Call Me By My Other Name: ASL poetry, Trans-Embodiment, and Implant Poetics." Columbia College Chicago, IL

Voices on Point Gala, Point Foundation. Los Angeles, CA

Publishing Panel: Small Presses & University Literary Journals Utah Festival for the Book, Salt Lake City, UT

“Deaf Poetics & Trans* Embodiment: Creativity & Performance of the Self.” Multicultural Symposium, Wright Institute of Psychology, Berkeley, CA

“Implant Poetics, Embodied Betweenity, and the Kinships Possible for Trans* & ASL Poetry.” Border Identities: Bodies in Transition Panel, (Dis)Embodied Disciplines Conference: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy, University of Arizona

“This Assignment Is So Gay: Managing Your Queerness in Your Classroom.” Teaching While Queer Panel, AWP, Seattle, WA


“Implant Poetics & Trans* Embodiment: How can a trans* reading of an ASL poem inform our understanding of embodiment, gender, & performativity in contemporary poetics?” Prosthetic Poetics Panel, PAMLA, San Diego, CA

“Trans* & Deafness” Queer Disability Poetics Panel, Austin Unbound Film Screening, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT


“Betweenity in ASL Poetics” Gender Hybrids Bodies, Small Press Traffic, San Francisco, CA
“Performance Poetics & HipHop” Guest Lecture, DeAnza College, Concord, CA


“Implant Poetics” Disability Poetics Panel, PAMLA, Claremont College
“High on Line/breaks: Slam Poetry & Rehabilitated Teens” Teaching Artists of California, DeYoung Museum, San Francisco
“The Sins of Our Idols: Poetry & LGBTQIIA Youth” San Francisco Teachers in the Arts, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
“The Document: An investigation in the remains” Small Press Traffic, San Francisco, CA


“Radical Pedagogies: Hip Hop in the Undergraduate Composition Course” That’s a Good Question: Pedagogy in the 21st Century, California Pedagogical Conference, Mills College


“Creativity & the Brain: Your Students on Poetry” Writing the Ship: New Directions in Teaching Composition, California Pedagogical Conference, Mills College