Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10 am -4 pm, Celebration of Diverse Literary Voices Festival, Austin Central Library, Austin TX.

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 3-5 pm, Tasveer South Asian Literary Festival, Seattle Art Museum, with Shobha Rao and A K Asif, Seattle WA.

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 1-4 pm, Diverse Literary Voices Festival with Hopeton Hay, Natalia Sylvester, and others, Austin Central Library, Austin TX.

Saturday, February 3, 2018, 11 am, Beyond Bollywood Exhibit, Conversation with Austin South Asian Authors, with Usha Akella, Asian American Resource Center, Austin TX.

Friday, January 12, 2018, 7 – 8:30, Borderless: Conversations in Art, Action, and Justice, with Nikki Luellen. Malvern Books, Austin TX. Watch the video here.

Sunday, July 2, 2017, 9:30-11:00, Agents and Editors Conference, Austin TX, Layering, A Structured Approach to Revision.

Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7, Muse and Marketplace Conference, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Layering, A Structured Approach to Revision.

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 3-4 pm, Pflugerville Book Festival

April 5-7, 2017, Ithaca College New Voices Festival, Ithaca NY, with Allen Gee, Bob Proehl, Chanelle Benz, Debora Kuan, Lauren Goodwin Slaughter, Nick Gandiello, and Yewande Omotoso. 

Saturday, March 4, 2017, Andrews Public Library, 10-1 pm – Texas Writes, hosted by the Writers League of Texas, with Natalia Sylvester and Becka Oliver.

Friday, March 3, 2017 – Globe Theater, 8-10 pm, Literary Death Match at the Odessa Shakespeare Festival, Odessa, Texas.

Sunday, January 15, 2017 – BookPeople, 6-9 pm, Writer’s Resist Austin is joining a nationwide effort to celebrate freedom of expression and civil liberties.

Saturday, November 5 – Sunday November 6, 2016, Texas Book Festival – My favorite time of the year! I’ll be doing a Lit Crawl event on Saturday night and moderating a panel on Sunday. Details Below:

Saturday, 9:30 pm–10:15 pm / How to Be a Texan
It’s a crash course in all things Texan, and two-stepping, Texas history, tacos, and big hair are all on the syllabus. Who will prove to be the Most Texan of Them All? With Sarah BirdAndrea ValdezJulie Wernersbach, and more!

Sunday, 4:00 pm–4:45 pm / Kick Butt and Carry On: Bad Ass Women in Sci-Fi
In their new action-packed sci-fi novels, Stacey Berg (Dissension) and Carolyn Cohagan (Time Zero) give us two bad-ass female protagonists who kick butt and carry on to save the world.Location: Capitol Extension Room E2.014
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 9 am to 12 pm, half-day class for Writers’ League of Texas, The Architecture of a Scene: How to Craft a Vivid Scene from Beginning to End.
Saturday, June 25, 2016, 3:15 – 5:30 pm, Writers’ League of Texas Agents and Editors Conference, “Congratulations, You’re Published, What Next?” panel and “What Now? Responding to Writing Missteps,” Austin
Saturday, May 21, 2016, 2 pm, 8th Annual South Asian Women’s Creative Collective Literary Festival, Writing Politics Across Genres with Marina Budhos, Yashica Dutt, and Deepa Iyer, moderated by Swati Khurana, Asian American Writers’ Workshop, New York
Friday, April 29, 2016, 11:15am  The Mundane Beauty of Work, at the Muse and Marketplace Conference, Boston
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 7pm Reading with Jennifer Tseng at Brookline Booksmith, Brookline
Thursday, April 21, 2016, 7pm Third Thursday Writers’ League of Texas Panel at BookPeople, Austin
Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 8:15 pm SALA Conference Hamara Mushaira Literary Arts Event, Wyndham Garden Hotel, Austin
Thursday, November 19, 2015, 7pm Love in Imaginary Places: A Night with Europa Editions at Asian American Writers’ Workshop, with Jennifer Tseng
Friday, October 30, 2015, 7pm Austin Book Release Party! Malvern Books, 613 West 29th Street, 78705


Saturday, October 17, 2015, 2 pm Texas Book Festival, Star-Crossed: with Chinelo Okparanta, moderated by Natalia Sylvester


April 30, 2015, 8:30 pm Poison Pen Reading Series, Poison Girl Bar, Houston

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