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“The Visible Word,” a presentation given as part of M.I.A. Honolulu’s Summer Artist Series (Honolulu, HI).  Summer, 2012.

Panel member, “Considering the Avant-Garde,” at the First Festival of Literary Magazines: A Gathering of French and American Magazine Editors and Publishers.  Sponsored by The New York Public Library / Cultural Services of the French Embassy (New York, NY).  Fall, 2002.

Reverberations: A Festival of Poetry in Translation, reading with Ryoko Sekiguchi.  Sponsored by The New York Public Library (New York, NY).  Spring, 2002.

Other public presentations, lectures, and performances include:  University of Hawaii at Manoa (Honolulu, 2014 and 2012), M.I.A. Reading Series (Honolulu, 2009), 21 Grand (Oakland, 2008), St. Mary’s College (Oakland, 2006), ACA Galleries (New York, 2005), Brown University (Providence, 2003), Poet’s House (New York, 2002), San Francisco Art Institute / Euro-San Francisco Poetry Festival (San Francisco, 2001), The Poetry Project (New York, 2001), Synapse Reading Series (San Francisco, 2000), Canessa Park Reading Series (San Francisco, 2000), Deakin Street Reading Series (Berkeley, 2000), The Poetry Center at San Francisco State University (San Francisco, 2000).


Master of Library and Information Science (2010)
University of Hawaii Manoa

Master of Fine Arts (2003)
Literary Arts / Poetry
Brown University

Bachelor of Arts (2000)
San Francisco State University


“from The Thirteen Books,” in The Helen Burns Poetry Anthology: New Voices from the Academy of American Poets University & College Prizes, Volume 9 (New York: Academy of American Poets, 2010).

towards a foreign likeness bent: translation, as editor (San Rafael:, 2005).

untitled object (Hartford: Potes & Poets Press, 2000).

2 poems (San Francisco: a+bend press, 2000). 

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