Readings, Papers & Teaching

Readings

2019  “Poet’s Corner: Featured Reader,” February 21, Scarritt Bennett Center, 1027 18th Avenue South, Fondren Building, Nashville, TN, details here

2018   “Voices Inside Doomsday Bunker,” October 25, Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, VA, details tba

“Goldenrod Poetry Festival: Guest Poet,” April 18, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, details here

“Concert & Book Launch Party: Destruction of Man,” April 6, Third Man Books at Soft Junk, with Abraham Smith, Adia Victoria and Little Bandit, Nashville, TN, details here

2017  “X-Peri and the Dada Effect: Readings of Contemporary Experimental Writing,” May 18, Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, with Sammantha J. Prychodko, Jamie Thurman and Alex Lundy, details here

Papers

2018  “The Undoing of Self in Robert Duncan’s Passages,” February 22-24, The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, New Groundwork: Form, Self and Tradition in the Poetry of Robert Duncan Seminar, University of Louisville

2017  “Slow Reading by Default: How Slow Processing Speed Benefits Literary Comprehension,” October 26-29, Association of Literary Scholars, Critics and Writers Conference, Slow Reading Seminar, University of Dallas

“A Sweet Disorder: ADHD, Dyslexia, Modernist Indeterminacy and the Poetics of Neurodiversity,” May 2, The Unbinding Prometheus Project, The Modernist Social Network Seminar Series, University of Pennsylvania

Teaching

2018  “Dada/Tada: Writing Dada Then Now,” October 25, Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, VA (prompt)

“An Easy Way to Write Like Emily Dickinson,” September 15, Workshop Leader, MTSU Write, Fall Creative Writing Conference, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

“Poem Fail: A Poetry Workshop,” April 18, Workshop Leader, the Robert Penn Warren Room, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

2017  “Writing Badly: A Poetry Workshop,” March 11, Workshop Co-leader (with Win Bassett), The Porch Writers’ Collective, Refinery Nashville, Nashville, TN

2016  “Writing Badly: A Poetry Workshop,” June 18, Workshop Co-leader (with Win Bassett), The Porch Writers’ Collective, The Skillery, Nashville, TN