Boston Poetry Marathon

August 8, 2020

Mother Tongue Books/ Matènwa Learning Community Fundraiser

February, 2020

Lunder Art Center
Cambridge

Launch for spoKe 6

December, 2019

With editor Kevin Gallagher, and Amanda Cook, Philip Nikolayev, John Mulrooney, and Meg Tyler

Grolier Poetry Book Shop
Cambridge

School Street Sessions

November, 2019

Readings from What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump with editor Martín Espada, and Doug Anderson, Everett Hoagland, Richard Michelson, Marge Piercy, Robert Pinsky, and Lauren Marie Schmidt

Omni Parker House
Boston

Boston Originals Reading Series

November, 2019

With Chibụìhè Obi Achịmbá, Kristen Case, Amanda Cook, Suzanne Mercury, Oliver Strand, and Janaka Stucky

Woodbury Poetry Room
Harvard University

 

 

Boston Book Festival

October, 2019

Immigrant Literature Panel with Juliet Grames and Ruvanee Villhauer

Boston

Black Words Matter Project

October, 2019

Workshop: 21st-Century African Poetry
Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences

University of Massachusetts—Boston

Poetry is a Bridge: A Celebration of Poetry in Translation and in Many Languages

September, 2019

With Mark Schafer, José Zepeda and George Abraham

Frugal Books, Roxbury

Writers for Migrant Justice: Poetry Reading and Fundraiser

September, 2019

With Cheryl Clark Vermeulen, Anna V.Q. Ross, Oliver de la Paz, Alana Folson, Natalie Shapero, Martín Espada, Grace Talusan, Nicole Terez Dutton, Pablo Medina, and U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo

Arlington Street Church
Boston

FEMS x Boston Immigrant Writers Salon

August, 2019

Reading and Workshop

Boston

Boston Poetry Marathon

August, 2019

Boston

30th Annual American Literature Association Conference

May, 2019

Revisiting the Elegy in the Black Lives Matter Era roundtable with editors, Emily Ruth Rutter and Tiffany Austin

Boston

The Art of Translation

May, 2019

With Martha Collins, Jim Kates, and Emma Ramadan

Brookline Booksmith
Brookline

Women’s Lunch Fundraiser

April, 2019

Introduction of National Youth Poet Laureate, Patricia Frazier

Institute of Contemporary Art/ Boston

Boston’s New Poet Laureate Welcome

January, 2019

Emerson College, Paramount Theater

Boston

Violence Against Women Conference

November, 2018

Still I Rise: A Reply to American Violence in the Writings of Contemporary Black Women Poets

Lesley University
Cambridge

Leipziger Literarischer Herbst 2018

October, 2018

Readings and Workshops

Leipzig

Discussing Literature, Ethics, and Social Justice

October, 2018

With Sonia Sanchez, Meg Tyler, and Gerald Vizenor

Boston University

real people, real stories: mattapan, exhibition launch

June, 2018

With photographer Jennifer Waddell and participants Arthur Kitty, Ashley Rose, Cassandra Cato-Louis, Chanel Thervil, Cornell Coley, Cynthia Spearman-Hall, Gerard Georges, Joanne Daley, Johane Alexis-Phanor, Marjorie Saintil Belizaire, Mia Willis, Pascale Martineau, Robert Peters, Robyn Gibson Shaina Gilbert, and Viviane Alexis

boston public library
mattapan

historic new England

june, 2018

articulations of America: the poetry of what it means to be American


eustis house
milton

Isabella Stewart gardner museum

maY, 2018

the living room project initiated by lee mingwei

Boston 

Resistance mic 

april, 2018

With Kate appleton, Artress Bethany White, Youth Underground, Amy Siskind, and Timothy Patrick McCarthy

oberon/american repertory theater
cambridge

bocas literary festival

april, 2018

Take Two: Haiti in All my Dreams with Katia D. Ulysse and Ibrahim Ahmad

Crossing Tongues with Adalber Salas Hernández, Loretta Collins Klobah, and Vahni Capildeo

port-of-spain

boston athenaeum

april, 2018

poetry group reading + presentation

Boston 

the ruth and carl j. Shapiro celebrity lectures

february, 2018

introduction of artist/activist harry Belafonte

museum of fine arts
boston

American literary translators association conference 

october, 2017

Translating Haitian literatures: practice publication, and circulation with Siobhan meï, Corine Tachtiris, and J.T. Mahany

Minneapolis

institute of contemporary art/boston 

september, 2018

Eva Respini with Danielle Legros Georges on Dana Schutz

Boston