An Evening with Cooper Levey-Baker and Friends / Thurs, Jan 20 @ 7 p.m. / Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, Sarasota, FL
Join me, Avni Vyas, and Cooper Levey-Baker for a reading and discussion as we celebrate the launch of Levey-Baker’s novel, Dead Fish Wind. Tickets here.

Available to Zoom into classrooms or book clubs for readings, Q & A, discussions, and lessons on craft.


Literary Cleveland / Aug 11, 2021
—Craft Talk: You Will Submit (with R. Dean Johnson): From final edits to researching potential journals, from submitting your work to the right journals to decoding rejections and acceptances, find out what to do now that you’ve got a finished manuscript.

Publishing Journey hosted by Wordier Than Thou / May 1, 2021
—Panel: 3 Florida Authors Share Their Experiences (with Cooper Levey-Baker and Avni Vyas)

Ohioana Book Festival / Apr 25, 2021
—Panel: Contemporary Fiction (with Theresa E. Liggins, Gregg Sapp, Alison Stine, and Donna Wyland; moderated by Robin Nesbitt)

Bluegrass Writers Studio (Eastern Kentucky University) / March 9, 2021
—Reading (with Tricia Coscia, Wes Blake, James Wells, Ric Steucker)

Meet the Author hosted by Rocky River (OH) Public Library / Jan 21, 2021
—Reading and discussion

3rd Annual Fiction Reading hosted by Stratford (NJ) Public Library / Jan 6, 2021
—Reading (with Kevin Carey and George Drew)

Ybor City WordPlay Festival hosted by Wordier Than Thou / Oct 16, 2020
—Power of Place: Eudora Welty said, “One place understood helps us understand all places better.” Reading and discussion with Gianna Russo and Cole Bellamy via Zoom and Facebook Live.

TGICast hosted by Treena Thibodeau & Ridge Cresswell / Sept 11, 2020
—Reading (with Saida Agostini, T.J. Butler, and Teri Ellen Cross Davis)

The Florida Writer Podcast with Alison Nissen / Sept 7, 2020

Typewriter Talk hosted by Keep St. Pete Lit & Maureen McDole / Jul 5, 2020

Quarantine Storytime hosted by Wordier Than Thou / Jun 16, 2020 / Zoom & Facebook Live

AWP Conference / Mar 2020 / San Antonio, Texas
—Reading & Signing / Madville Publishing

—Panel: Small wonder: How small presses and their authors promote their work (with Gianna Russo, Kim Davis, R. Dean Johnson, Julie Hensley)

Other Words Literary Conference / Oct 25, 2019 / Tampa, Florida
—Reading (part of Madville Publishing’s Sponsored Reading)

Wordier Than Thou / Aug 10, 2019 / St. Petersburg, Florida
—Reading: The Gallery at Creative Pinellas (as part of book release for Katy Yocum‘s novel, Three Ways to Disappear)

Beyond the Lake Prize: An interview with Midwestern Gothic / Jan 2015