April 27, 2019: 4th Biennial Latinx Literary Theory and Criticism Conference, John Jay College, New York City. “Quarantine Citizen: Latinx Poetry and the Matter of Capital.” Paper on the panel for Dialectical Imaginaries: Materialist Approaches to U.S. Latino/a Literature in the Age of Neoliberalism, edited by Marcial González and Carlos Gallego.

Recent events:

November 6, 2018: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Visiting Writers Series. Public Lecture “Poets, Critics, & the Limits of Literary Citizenship” at 2pm and Poetry and Creative Nonfiction Reading at Woodland Pattern at 7pm.

October 17-20, 2018: ASAP/10 conference, New Orleans, “Global Souths Slantwise,” panel reading and discussion with Rosa Alcalá, Susan Briante, Mauricio Kilwein Guevara, Farid Matuk, and Rodrigo Toscano. Friday, October 19, at 1pm.

May 16-20: URBILLY reading at the Bridgewater International Poetry Festival, Bridgewater College, VA

April 16, 2018: Open Book, Public Lecture on Juan Felipe Herrera’s NOTES ON THE ASSEMBLAGE, University of South Carolina, 6PM, Herrera visit on April 18, 6PM.

Check out the Free Times preview of the Herrera reading. And check out this Herrera poem, from his brilliant book Lotería Cards and Fortune Poemswhich I chose for National Poetry Month for the Jasper Project in Columbia.

March 24, 2018: URBILLY reading at A Gathering of Poets, 10:30AM, Winston-Salem, NC

March 8-10, 2018: AWP, Tampa, FL, URBILLY book signing at 3PM

March 3, 2018: URBILLY reading at Deckle Edge Literary Festival, Columbia, SC

February 15-18, 2018: 1968 in Global Perspectives conference, University of South Carolina

February 4, 2018: URBILLY reading at Malaprop’s, Asheville, NC