October 15: Publication Day for Other Possible Lives

Monday, October 21, 7 p.m. Launch Party at Orlando’s Park Avenue CDs to celebrate the release of Other Possible Lives

November 3, 7 p.m. Parcels: Reading Series featuring UCF MFA  students and faculty member Chrissy Kolaya. Orlando Brewing.

November 18, 4-5 p.m. Writers In the Sun reading, Chrissy Kolaya. UCF Campus: HPA 1 (Health and Public Affairs Building 1), Room 116.


April 26, 2019, 5-8 p.m. Polasek Museum, Winter Park, FL. I’ll be reading as part of the Kerouac Project of Orlando and the Winter Park Paint Out’s 2019 Poetry Cocktail Party.
April 7, 2019, 7 p.m., Walt Disney Theatre, Dr. Philips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando. Debut performance of a choral piece by composer Alex Burtzos based on “Annus Mirabilis” a poem from my forthcoming book.
March 29, 2019, 7-9 p.m., Erickson Gallery, Portland, Oregon. I’ll be reading as part of the Dzanc Books’ #TeamDzanc AWP Reading: 9 short readings, plus drinks, snacks, and shenanigans!

February 11, 2019, Research and the Writing Process, University of Central Florida Department of Writing & Rhetoric Knights Write Symposium, 1:30-2:20, Cape Florida Ballroom, Student Union.

May 1-5, 2017, in residence at Goshen College. Two readings, free and open to the public:

Monday, March 27, 2017, 6:30-8 p.m., Mount Mary University’s Writers on Writing Series. 

Thursday, September 29,  20167 p.m., reading with poet Sass Brown at The Potter’s House, Washington, DC.

Friday, March 4, 2016, The Story of the Book event at the Loft Literary Center with Rebecca Kanner, author of Esther and The Sinners and the Sea.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, Cafe Scientifique, Morris, MN

Monday, November 23, 2015 7 p.m., Naperville launch event for Charmed Particles at Anderson’s Bookshop Naperville

Friday, November 20, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Chicago launch event for Charmed Particles at Women & Children First

Saturday, November 14, 2015, 7 p.m., Minneapolis launch event for Charmed Particles at Boneshaker Books, with special guests Josh Johnson and Jessie Hennen.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 7 p.m., Morris, MN, launch event for Charmed Particles at the University of Minnesota Morris LaFave House.