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September 14, 2017
Reading at Eastern Mennonite University
8:30 pm
Harrisonburg, VA

February 2 – 4, 2018
Mennonite Arts Weekend
Cincinnati, OH

March 7 – 10, 2018
AWP Conference
Tampa, FL

Recent News

My first short story collection, Tender, is now available.

The Winged Histories is a Locus Award Finalist.

Past Events

July 20, 2017
Reading with Jeff VanderMeer at M. Judson Booksellers
Greenville, SC

June 24, 2017
Crossing the Line: Women of Anabaptist Traditions Encounter Borders and Boundaries
Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA

May 18 – 21, 2017
Guest Author
Festival “Les Imaginales
Épinal, France

March 24, 2017
Virginia Festival of the Book
“Building (and Breaking) Worlds in Contemporary Science Fiction and Fantasy”
Charlottesville, VA

February 8 – 11, 2017
AWP Conference
Washington, DC

October 27, 2016, 6:30 pm
Visiting Writers Series
Reed College
Portland, OR

May 27 – 30, 2016
Guest of Honor at WisCon 40
Madison, WI

March 30 – April 2
AWP Conference
Los Angeles, CA

November 11, 2015
Guest Writer Series
California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, CA

October 21, 2015
Lit Crawl LA
Los Angeles, CA

October 16, 2015
Bankhead Reading Series
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL

September 14, 2015
Ferguson Is the Future
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

March 12 – 15, 2015
Mennonite/s Writing Conference
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno, CA

March 7, 2015
Santa Barbara Women’s Literary Festival
Santa Barbara, CA

December 2 – 3, 2014
Symposium for African Writers
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

November 6 – 9, 2014
World Fantasy Convention
Washington, DC

August 30, 2014
SFWA Southern California Reading Series
Redondo Beach, CA

July 16, 2014
Fantastic Fiction at KGB (with Victor LaValle)
New York, NY

July 10 – 13, 2014
Readercon
Burlington, MA

June 20, 2014
Long Hidden West Coast Launch Party
Los Angeles, CA

May 15 – 18, 2014
Nebula Awards Weekend
San Jose, CA

March 19 – 23, 2014
The 35th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA): “Fantastic Empires”
Orlando, FL

December 19, 2013
The Empty Globe
Betalevel, Los Angeles, CA

November 30, 2013
Indies First!
Borderlands Books, San Francisco, CA

November 9, 2013
Stories Behind the Stories: CSUCI English Faculty Reading and Discussion
E.P. Foster Library, Ventura

May 24 – 27, 2013
WisCon 37
Madison, WI

April 26, 2013
A Stranger in Olondria Launch Party
A Room of One’s Own Bookstore
Madison, WI