Selected Previous Events

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, December 1, 2010

University of California at Santa Cruz, November 5-6, 2010

Willamette University, Salem, OR, September 30-October 1, 2010

Gala benefit reading for PEN/Faulker’s Writers in Schools, Folger Library, Washington, DC, September 19-21, 2010

Carleton College, Northfield, MN, April 22-23, 2010

Associated Writing Programs (AWP), Denver, CO, April 7-12, 2010

Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, March 25-27, 2010

West Virginia Wesleyan, Buckhannon, WV, March 18, 2010

Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ, March 12, 2010

Cornell University’s Centennial Plus Five Reading Series: Epoch Celebrates the Publication and Its People, Ithaca, NY, October 15, 2009

Indiana Writers’ Conference, Bloomington, IN, June 14-19, 2009

“Geography in Latino Literature,” with Mayra Montero and Loida Maritza Pérez, moderated by CNN correspondent María Hinojosa, The Americas Society, New York, NY, April 16, 2009

Arizona State University, The Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Tempe, AZ, March 3, 2009

Associated Writing Programs conference, “Latinos in Lotusland,” with Daniel Olivas, Kathleen Alcalá, Michael Jaime-Becerra, and Estella González, Chicago, IL, February 14, 2009

Poetry Center, with Tenney Nathanson, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, November 13, 2008

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, October 26-28, 2008

Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, October 8-9, 2008

The 10th International Conference on the Short Story in English, “The Lonely Voice,” Cork, Ireland, June 19-22, 2008

DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA, June 5, 2008

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with Helena María Viramontes, April 24-25, 2008

Key West Literary Seminar, “New Voices,” Key West, FL, January 17-20, 2008

Chicano & Latino Writers Festival/Friends of the St. Paul Public Library, St. Paul, MN, November 7, 2007

Reedley College, Reedley, CA, October 11, 2007

Santa Fe Short Story Festival, Santa Fe, NM, October 4-6, 2007

Finalist reading, Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize, Munster Centre, Cork, Ireland, September 20, 2007

Nuestra Palabra: Latino Writers Having Their Say, Houston, TX, June 27, 2007

Houston Community College, Houston, TX, June 27, 2007

National Arts Club, New York, NY, with Helena María Viramontes and Min Jin Lee, New York, NY, June 14, 2007

Los Angeles Public Library/ALOUD Reading Series, “Telling Stories That Matter,” Los Angeles, CA, with Helena María Viramontes, Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 2007

University of Redlands, Redlands, CA, with Helena María Viramontes, May 15, 2007

Stanford University, with Helena María Viramontes, Palo Alto, CA, May 14, 2007

College of the Sequoias, “Testimony, Declaration, and Witness,” with Helena María Viramontes, Visalia, CA, May 11, 2007

Quetzal Quill at Cornelia Street Cafe, New York, NY, with poets Ada Limón and Cynthia Cruz, New York, NY, May 7, 2007

Arkansas Literary Festival, with Richard Blanco, H.G. Carrillo, Rene Saldaña, Jr., Willie Perdomo, and Liliana Valenzuela, Little Rock, AR, April 22, 2006

Associated Writing Programs Conference, “Maestros y Protegidos: A Reading by Latino Mentors and Their Proteges,” with Helena María Viramontes, Judith

Ortíz Cofer, Lorraine López, and Rich Yañez, Austin, TX, March 11, 2006

Saltonstall Literary Salon, with Helena María Viramontes and H.G. Carrillo, Ithaca, NY, February 12, 2006

Chicago Humanities Festival, “The Mexican-American Identity,” Chicago, IL, November 12, 2005, with Luis Alberto Urrea, Rubén Martínez, and Brenda Cárdenas

Florida Center for the Literary Arts/Miami-Dade College, Miami, FL, November 9, 2005

MACLA (Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana), San Jose, CA, October 21, 2005

California State University at Fresno, Fresno, CA, October 20, 2005

Pete’s Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY, October 6, 2005

Nuyorican Poets’ Cafe/New York University Latino Studies, “Language Manufraktured Here,” New York, NY, September 27, 2005

The Cutting Room/Swink magazine, New York, NY, June 20, 2005

WordTheatre/Swink magazine, Los Angeles, CA, May 21, 2005, “The Comeuppance of Lupe Rivera,” read by Wilson Cruz

The Bookery, Ithaca, NY, May 1, 2005

Cornell University Alumni Association, “The Cornell Mosaic: Celebrating Diversity, Advancing Inclusion,” Ithaca, NY, April 30, 2005, with Victor D. LaValle and Fiona Cheong

Cambridge Public Schools/SEED (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity), Cambridge, MA, April 14, 2005

Arkansas Center for the Book, Fayetteville Public Library, and the Arts Center of the Ozarks, “La Voz Latina! A Celebration of Latino Authors” Springdale, AR, March 18-19, 2005

National Public Radio, author interview and broadcast of “Skyshot,” Selected Shorts, fall/winter 2004-5 season (broadcast October 2004)

California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, October 26, 2004

California State University at Northridge, Northridge, CA, October 25, 2004

Brooklyn Public Library, Latino Author Series, Brooklyn, NY, October 14, 2004

The New Short Fiction Series, Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 2004, “By the Time You Get There, by the Time You Get Back,” “Not Nevada,” and “Museo de Bellas Artes” read by Efrain Figueroa, David St. James, and Sally Shore

“Selected Shorts on Tour” for National Public Radio, J. Paul Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA, May 23, 2004, “Skyshot” read by Hector Elizondo

LGBT Center, New York, NY, April 22, 2004, with Aaron Hamburger and Rob Williams

Monkey Temple, Red Room Reading Series, New York, NY, April 13, 2004, with David Ebershoff

Associated Writing Programs Conference, “Latino Voices,” Chicago, IL, March 24, 2004, with Rigoberto González, Sergio Troncoso, and Rich Yañez

The Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, Sleepy Hollow, NY, February 29, 2004, with Rigoberto Gonzalez

Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL, November 16, 2003

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