Upcoming Events

Pratt Institute. Writing Activisms talk with current MFA students and faculty. Brooklyn, NY. November 13.

a launch for Su Hwang’s BODEGA: Omotara James & Asiya Wadud. Books Are Magic. Brooklyn, NY. November 19. 7pm


Granta & Wesleyan Writers Conference. Middletown, CT. June 24-28, 2020.

a fervent accumulation: returning to the unwritten and the unsaid. (writing w/ Dionne’s Brand’s The Blue Clerk) Wendy’s Subway. June 15, 2019. 2-5 pm

American AI Hustle: Robots Have Feelings, Too.  w/ Chia-Lun Chang. December 15, 2018. 12-3pm, at the Ugly Duckling Presse studio

Pushing a Visceral Limit, Poets House: October 11-November 15, 2018, 6:00 - 8: 30pm



Danspace, Voice/Body research group, Writer-in-Residence. New York, New York. 2019-2020

Art Center Residency. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Governors Island, New York, New York. 2019-2020

New York Public Library, Allen Room Resident. New York, New York. January 1, 2019 - May 30, 2019

Mount Tremper Arts. Ugly Duckling Presse residency. Phoenicia, New York. July 2018

New York Public Library, Allen Room Resident. New York, New York. December 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018

Process Space, Artist In Residence. Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Governors Island, New York, New York. March - October 2017

Dickinson House, Fellowship. Olsene, Belgium. July 2 - 15, 2017

Selected Past Readings + Events

Ugly Duckling Presse & Collapsable Hole present a launch for Asiya Wadud's Syncope with readings and performances by
Sevinç Çalhanoğlu, Okwui Okpokwasili and me. Collapsable Hole @ Westbeth: 155 Bank St., NY, NY. September 5, 2019. 7:30 pm

New York City Poetry Festival w/ Brooklyn Poets, with Jericho Brown and Gregory Crosby. Governors Island, NY, NY. July 28, 1:30 pm.

Poets House Showcase with Arthur Sze, Chase Berggrun, and Jesus Papoleto Melendez. New York, NY. July 25, 7 pm

Never Done w/ Adelaide Bannerman and Satu Herrala. Reading Group & Reading from Crosslight for Youngbird. Lux, Waterlow Park. London, England. June 27, 11 am-1 pm

On Returning: Diasporic Chronologies, Appendices, & the Present Political. w/ Dalia Elhassan & Javier Zamora, Tierra Narrative. Open Society Foundation. New York, NY. June 12, 2019. 5:30 pm

launch of Stephanie Young’s Pet Sounds at Small Press Traffic. San Francisco, CA. June 8, 2019. 7 pm

Moe’s Books with Leila Weefur. Berkeley, CA. June 7, 2019. 7 pm

McNally Jackson Books with Julia Bouwsma and Henk Rossouw. New York, New York. April 27, 2019. 7 pm

The Raven Bookstore with Mercedes Lucero. Lawrence, Kansas. April 15, 2019. 7 pm

CRUSH #11, with Omotara James, Iemanja Brown, Shelagh Patterson, Ren Evans. Woodbine. Ridgewood, Queens. March 23, 2019. 7:30 pm

A celebration of Ugly Duckling Presse's 25 years with UDP authors. Hiding Place Books. Philadelphia, PA. February 23, 2019. 7:30pm

Aeromoto.  with readings by  Juan Malasuerte Editores, Tilsa Otta, Kit Schluter (with translations by Mariana Rodríguez), and acoustic concert by Johanna Warren. Mexico City, Mexico. February 12, 2019. 7 pm.

Poetry Project New Year's Day Marathon. NY, NY. January 1, 2019. between 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Soloway Gallery with Sevinç Çalhanoğlu, Marcelline Delbecq, & Zahra Patterson. w/ Ugly Duckling Presse. Brooklyn, NY. Dec. 16, 6:00 pm

Kristen Lorello. Poems for Ping Zheng’s solo show, In The Sky. NY, NY. Dec. 16, 2:00 pm

Decolonial Poetics at the Asian American Writers Workshop. with Jasmine Gibson and Zaina Alsous. NY, NY. Dec. 6, 2018. 7 pm

Class visit with Daisy Atterbury’s class. Queens College. sponsored by Artists in Residence / Artists in Resistance. Nov. 13, 2018

Moon Palace Books with Douglas Kearney, Ray Gonzalez and V.V Sugi Ganeshananthan. Minneapolis, MN. October 27, 2018

Callicoon Fine Arts. Crosslight for Youngbird party with Brenda Iijima & Chia-Lun Chang. October 3, 2018. 49 New York, NY. 6:30 pm

McNally Jackson: Crosslight for Youngbird with Celina Su's Landia. New York, NY. September 25, 2018. 7 pm

NY Art Book Fair. MoMA PS1: book signing (2 PM) and reading (5 PM). Queens, NY. September 23, 2018

Mount Tremper Arts. Ugly Duckling Presse residency. Syncope performance w/ Mike Taylor, Ellie Ga, and Zahra Patterson. Phoenicia, NY. July 28, 2018

Institute of Contemporary Arts/ University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of English. Hosted at ICA's Speech/Acts. Philadelphia, PA 12/1/2017

Terrance Hayes & Asiya Wadud. The Poetry Project. New York, NY. 11/15/2017