Announcements forthcoming (I like to make you wait like that)

Past Events:

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 → Read Lodged at the Rock & Roll Reading (AWP offsite) @ Central Saloon → 207 First Avenue → Seattle, WA

Sunday, January 29, 2023 → Read So Much an Outlaw I Belong on a Wanted Poster at the Rock & Roll release party for Danny Caine‘s new book, Picture Window at Replay Lounge → 946 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS

Thursday, January 26, 2023 → Read This is How You Leave Him at Metro Community College Writing Center‘s 20-year anniversary Poetry & Prose celebration → Fort campus, 5300 N 30th St, Omaha → building #23, room 213

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 → Read poetry at the Nebraska Poetry Festival → Northeast Community College → Norfolk, NE

Saturday, October 22, 2022 → “Adoption from all sides”: Holly Pelesky, Jody Keisner, and Suzanne Ohlmann in Conversation at Francie & Finch → Lincoln, NE

Friday October 7, 2022 → Read poetry at Queer Gardens → SW corner of 49th and Underwood, Omaha

Saturday, October 1, 2022Cleave Book Launch featuring music from Tica Felise

Thursday, July 21, 2022 → read So Much an Outlaw I Belong on a Wanted Poster for the University of Nebraska MFA Program’s Alumni Reading → Lied Lodge, Nebraska City, NE

April 2022 → read poems as part of Larksong Writers Place‘s 30 Poets in 30 days

Sunday, February 27, 2022→ Led a workshop, Publishing Your Poetry for Teens (mainly) for the Nebraska Writers Collective. It was recorded for anyone who missed it to view on Youtube

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 → Read I Keep Meaning to Write About the Day You Were Born for the Raccoon River Reading Series via Zoom

August 29 – October 17, 2021 → Led a weekly workshop of writing centered around or loosely inspired by music for the Nebraska Writers Collective

August 2020 – July 2021 → Facilitated the Nebraska Writers Collective writers’ workshop via Zoom for adult writers of all disciplines monthly

Saturday, March 6, 2021 → Led The Joy of Revision workshop for the Nebraska Poetry Society via Zoom

Friday, May 8, 2020 → Read poems alongside Rebecca Rotert, Greg Kosmicki, Britny Doane, Todd Robinson, and Maritza Estrada as part of Hoover Studios‘ Friday Night Poetry via Zoom

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 @ 7:30p → reading poetry alongside Rebecca Rotert as a part of UNO’s Writer’s Workshop Reading Series → Weber Art Gallery → 6505 University Dr S, Omaha, NE

Saturday, February 8, 2020  → Performed slam poetry at the Omaha Poetry Slam → OutrSpaces → Omaha, NE

Monday, January 27, 2020 → Read Full Tilt at Beaverdale Books → Des Moines, IA → part of Suzanne Guess‘ reading series

Wednesday, January 15, 2020  → Performed slam poetry at the 2nd Writer’s Block Poetry Slam Lincoln Correctional Center →  Lincoln, NE

Saturday, January 4, 2020 → Lectured alongside Jen Ippensen for the University of Nebraska’s MFA program  The Need for Nourishment: sustaining your writing life → Lied Lodge, Nebraska City, NE

Saturday, October 26, 2019 → read I Keep Meaning to Write About the Day You Were Born as an opener for Poet Alysia Harris → the OM Center

Friday, October 25, 2019 → read This is How You Leave Him at Crane Coffee’s Open Mic Night

Saturday, September 28, 2019 → read poems from Quiver alongside Cat Dixon for Sexy Mouths in Motion

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 → read The Pet We Never Shared at the Writers Workshop Welcome → UNO Art Gallery

Friday, August 2, 2019 → read “What Do I Owe You?” at the Norfolk Arts Center

Thursday, July 25, 2019Book launch for Quiver featuring music from Roger Slatten and artwork from Rachel Brodsky

Saturday, July 20, 2019 → read “Pulp in My Hand” at the University of Nebraska MFA Program’s Alumni Reading

Saturday, June 8, 2019 → read This is How You Leave Him at the Wyoming Writers Conference in Laramie (selected as a scholarship winner alongside Jen Ippensen)

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 → lectured on the Choreography of Bodies: the meanings we can make with movement → Lied Lodge, Nebraska City, NE

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 → read “Say You’re Fourteen” → Graduate reading → Lied Lodge, Nebraska City, NE

Thursday, June 7, 2018 → read How to Be Miserable at the Story Catcher Workshop hosted by Chadron State College,