• Featured Author, William and Mary University, Poetry Society of Virginia Poetry Festival, 17-18 May 2018, Williamsburg, VA.
  • Poetry Reading, YMCA Literary Series, Syracuse, New York, 26 April 2019.
  • Poetry and Fiction Reading + Workshops, LeMoyne College, 15-16 Oct. 2018, Syracuse, NY, TBA.
  • Fiction Reading: Fomite Authors Read, Shippensburg University, 4-6 Oct. 2018, Shippensburg, PA.
  • Poetry Reading: Crisis and Community Discussion and Poetry Reading, Shippensburg University, 4-6 Oct. 2018, Shippensburg, PA.
  • Fiction and Poetry Reading + Workshops, Grove City College, 1-2 Oct. 2018, Grove City, PA. TBA.
  • Fiction and Poetry Reading + Workshops, Goshen College, 28 Sept. 2018, Goshen, IN. TBA.
  • Fiction and Poetry Reading + Workshops, Wheaton College, 26-27 Sept. 2018, Wheaton, IL. TBA.
  • Fiction and Poetry Reading + Workshops, Grace College, 24-25 Sept. 2018, Winona Lake, IN. TBA.
  • Poetry reading + craft lesson, University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, 20 Sept. 2018, 6:00 & 7:00 pm, Johnstown, PA.
  • Penn State University's Art of Poetry Series, 12:10, 5 Sept. 2018, Palmer Museum of Art, State College, PA.
  • Poetry and Fiction Reading at Woksob Family Gallery: Poetry in Performance Event during  Central PA Theatre and Dance Festival, State College, PA, 11:30—12:30, 22 June 2018.
  • Poetry and Fiction Reading at Webster’s Bookstore, State College, PA, 5:00 pm, 22 June 2018.
  • Poetry and Fiction Reading at Lock Haven Book Club, 26 July 2018.
  • Visiting Fiction Writer, Malone Writers Series, Malone University, Monday, 16 April 2018; 3:00 craft lecture with exercises; 7:00 pm evening fiction and poetry reading (room TBA).
  • Fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction workshop leader, Festival of Faith and Writing, 12-14 April 2018, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • Authors in Our Backyard Book signing, Sunday, 28 Jan. 2018, 1—4, Muncy Public Library, Muncy, PA.
  • Poetry reading to celebrate Presence contributors, 20 Jan. 2018, 6—8 pm, New York City.
  • Visiting writer, poetry and fiction reading, Juniata College, 11 Oct. 2017, noon and 7:00 pm, room TBA.
  • Keynote speaker/visiting author, Arts and Lecture Series, Northampton Community College, 26 Sept. 2017, 6:00 pm, room TBA.
  • Writer-in-Residence, workshop leader, and lecturer, Writers' Center, Chautauqua Institution, 8—15 July 2017.
  • Fiction and poetry reading, Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel, Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Harrisburg, PA, 11 May 2017, 7—9 pm.
  • Fiction and poetry reading, Watkins Glen Reading Series, 22 May 2017, 7:00 pm.
  • Visiting poet and fiction writer, Cultural Enrichment Lecture Series, Roberts Wesleyan University, 7 April 2017, Noon, Fireside Reading Room, Rochester, NY.
  • Speaker, Lock Haven Rotary Club, Tuesday, 7 April 2017, Noon, Great Island Presbyterian Church, 12 West Water St, Lock Haven.
  • LHU's Stevenson Book Talk (Reading and Book Signing), 20 March 2017, 12:30—1:30 pm, Stevenson Library, ground floor.
  • Fiction and poetry reading, Avenue 209 Coffeehouse, Spring 2017 (TBA).
  • Visiting author, PSU-Altoona, 21 Feb 2017.
  • Reading for journal launch of Word Fountain at Osterhout Free Library (video), Wilkes-Barre, PA, 6 Jan. 2017, 6:30—8:00 pm.
  • Poetry judge for Central Mountain High School Poetry Competition and Performance, Avenue 209 Coffeehouse, Lock Haven, PA, 19 Dec. 2017, 7:00 pm.
  • Poetry reading of True, False, None of the Above and Local News from Someplace Else, Webster's Bookstore Cafe, State College, PA, 17 Nov 2016, 7:00 pm.
  • Fiction and poetry readings from What She Was Saying and True, False, None of the Above at Sky Stage, Frederick, MD, 13 Oct. 2016.
  • Fiction and poetry readings, Stillwater Poetry Festival, 10–11 Sept. 2016.
  • Visiting teacher and author, The Poetry Institute, Millersville University, week of 18 July 2016 (TBA).
  • Poetry reading, Phoenix Writers Club, Phoenix, AZ, 18 June 2016.
  • Visiting author and workshop instructor at the New England Young Writers Conference at the Bread Loaf Campus, Middlebury College, 19–22` May 2016.
  • "In the Waiting Room: Writing through Physical and Emotional Trauma," Festival of Faith and Writing, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, 14–17 April 2016.
  • Poiema Poetry Series Reading, Grand Rapids, MI, 14–17 (TBA) April 2016.
  • Visiting author with poet Sofia Starnes, Patrick Henry College, 4 April 2016, Purcellville, VA.
  • Poetry reading, The Beatitudes, Recreation Center, Phoenix, AZ, 11:00 am, Thurs., 14 Jan. 2016.
  • Visiting author, Maple Leaf Reading Series, "the longest running continuous poetry series in North America," 8316 Oak St., New Orleans, LA, 3:00 pm Sunday, 4 Oct. 2015.
  • Keynote speaker/visiting author, Arts and Lecture Series, Northampton Community College, September 22, 2015.
  • Visiting author and workshop instructor at the New England Young Writers Conference at the Bread Loaf Campus, Middlebury College, 14–17 May 2015.
  • A reading of Local News from Someplace Else at Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio, 7:00 pm on Thursday, 12 March 2015.
  • "Using Placed-based Anthologies in Introductory College Courses," Lilly International Conference on College Teaching, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, November 20-23, 2014.
  • Representing Pennsylvania in "A Poetic Journey through Urban America" as part of the Spirit & Place Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 7-8, 2014.
  • A reading (with Barbara Crooker) at "The Hideaway," Kehr Union Building, Bloomsburg University, 7:30 pm, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.
  • Horror and Hope in the Headlines: a Reading of Local News from Someplace Else, PCEA (Pennsylvania College English Association), Sat., Oct. 4, State College, PA.
  • Visiting author and workshop instructor at the New England Young Writers Conference at the Bread Loaf Campus, Middlebury College, May 16-18, 2014.
  • "Now/Then: Teaching Women’s Voices in Local News from Someplace Else and A Doll’s House, Redux," Writers and Critics Gender Study Forum, Northeast Modern Language Association Conference (NeMLA), Harrisburg, PA, April 3-6, 2014.
  • " Meta-me: Metafiction and Realism in the Short Story Collection What She Was Saying," Self-conscious Fiction Forum, Northeast Modern Language Association Conference (NeMLA), Harrisburg, PA, April 3-6, 2014.
  • Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, Food for Thought Lunch Presentation, Ross Library, Lock Haven, PA, Noon.
  • Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, Visiting Author at Franciscan University
  • Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, Guest Presenter, Rotary Club, Lock Haven, PA, Noon.
  • Friday, Oct. 4th, First Friday Reading and Signing, James V. Brown Library, Williamsport, PA, 6:00 pm
  • Honored Previous Judge for PSU’s Lee Bennett Hopkins Anniversary Luncheon Celebration, September, 2013
  • Friday, Sept. 6th, First Friday Signing, Otto's Bookstore, Williamsport, PA: 5:00—8:00 pm
  • August 23, 2013, WVIA Interview Re-aired on ArtScene during Little League World Series week
  • June 16, Father's Day, 2013 with poet Todd Davis: interviewed by Emily Reddy for WPSU's (NPR) Take Note Interview Show about poems on my father's heart transplant. Todd reads from his new book In the Kingdom of the Ditch.
  • June 2013: Featured Poet T. S. Poetry Press:
  • June 18-22, 2013: Workshop Leader, St. David's Writers' Conference, Grove City College, Grove City, PA.
  • March 6-10, 2013: "Blue-Collar College Students and the Creative Writing Degree”: Associated Writing Programs (AWP) 2013 Conference. Boston, Massachusetts.
  • November 10, 2012: Featured Author Harrisburg Book Festival, Reading (10:00-11:00) and signing (10:30-12:30), Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Harrisburg.
  • October 11, 2012: Poetry Reading at the State Capitol Building, Harrisburg, PA, East Wing, 12:00-1:30.
  • October 11, 2012: Poetry Reading at Midtown Scholar Bookstore, Almost Uptown Poetry Cartel, 7:00-8:00 pm.
  • September 20, 2012: WITF Interview with Cary Burkett, Harrisburg, PA.
  • August 18, 2012: Poetry Reading, Sunbury River Festival , 10:00 a.m., Sunbury, PA.
  • August 15, 2012: Interview with NPR's Erika Funke for WVIA.
  • July 7-14, 2012: Visiting Author, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York
  • May 13-17, 2012: Poetry for All, Highlights Magazine Foundation Founders Workshops, Honesdale, PA.
  • April 19-21, 2012: Workshop Leader, Festival of Faith and Writing, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI.
  • April 27-28, 2012: Memoir Writing Conference, Guest Speaker, Bethlehem, PA.
  • March 13, 2012: Guest Speaker, Hazleton Elementary School, Hazleton, PA.
  • October 12, 2011: Guest Speaker, Hazleton School District, Title I Presentation, Hazleton, PA.
  • August 15, 2011: Guest Speaker, Highlights Magazine Foundation, Poetic Muse Retreat, Honesdale, PA.  
  • August 3, 2011: Guest Speaker, Summer Children's Literature and Writing Graduate Class, Penn State Harrisburg, PA.
  • May 12, 2011: Guest Author, Bloomsburg University’s Reading, Literacy and Learning Conference, Bloomsburg, PA.
  • February 2, 2011:  Poetry Reading for Reconfigurations, Busboys and Poets, Off-Site AWP Presentation, Washington, DC.
  • February 3, 2011: "In the Middle of MO; in the Middle of PA: a Portable Exercise on Place," AWP Presentation, Washington, DC.  
  • February 4, 2011:  Poetry Reading for Boxcar Poetry Review, Go Mama Go, Off-Site AWP Presentation, Washington, DC
  • January 6-9, 2011: Children's Author Writing Retreat, Mendham, NJ.
  • October 24-27, 2010: Keystone State Reading Association Conference Guest Author and Presenter, Hershey, PA.
  • October 2, 2010: EAPSU Conference (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Common Wealth Anthology Reading, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA.
  • August 3, 2010: Guest Speaker, Summer Children's Literature and Writing Graduate Class, Penn State Harrisburg, PA.      
  • Monday, July 23, 2010 (10 am-2 pm and 3 pm-7 pm) and Tuesday, July 24 (11 am-3 pm and 4 pm-7 pm): The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum, 2010 Little League World Series, Williamsport, PA.
  • July 15, 2010: Montgomery County Library Festival Featured Author, Montgomery, PA.
  • July 10, 2010: James V. Brown Library, Williamsport, PA Poetry Workshop for Children.
  • June 23, 2010: "The Poetry--and Fiction--of the Game" Sports Literature Association Conference, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA.
  • June 19, 2010: Book Signing, 10 am--3 pm, The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum. Williamsport, PA
  • March 30, 2010: Fiction and Poetry Reading, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY.
  • Oct. 4, 2009: "Poetry Salon" in Philadelphia, PA.
  • Oct. 27, 2009: Book Signings 1—2 pm, 2—3 pm; Authors' Tea 3:15—5:30 pm at The Keystone State Reading Association Conference, Hershey, PA.
  • Nov. 24, 2009: School Author Visit, Liberty Elementary School, Liberty, PA.
  • April 2009 First Friday, Otto’s Book Store, Williamsport, PA.   
  • April 18, 2009: Books of Wonder Play Ball!  Baseball Event, NYC.
  • April 14, 2009: Lock Haven Rotary Club, Lock Haven, PA.
  • April 23, 2009: Nippenose Valley Elementary School, PA.  
  • May 8, 2009, 5—8 p.m.: Dashem Books, Lock Haven, PA.
  • May 15-17, 2009: Poetry Society of Virginia, Williamsburg, VA.
  • May 24, 2009: Urban Initiative Jamboree, The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum. Williamsport, PA.
  • June 5, 2009: The National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, NY. 
  • June 13, 2009: 5—8 p.m., Borders Books, Muncy, PA. 
  • June 20, 2009: 10 am—Noon, The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum. Williamsport, PA.
  • August 15, 2009: 11 am, James V. Brown Library, Williamsport, PA.   
  • August 22, 2009: The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum. Williamsport, PA.
  • August 29, 2009: The Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum. Williamsport, PA.