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Webinar, Iraq, war, and corporeality, Sept. 7, 11 am (Est. time), Center for Comparative Literature

Bila Hudood (Without Boundaries) literary festival, virtual, July 9-11

Poetry reading, Women Forward International, 10:15 am, June 10

Detroit Women’s Forum, discussion on “The Beekeeper”, 12 pm, May 21

Virtual Reading with Mai Der Vang as part of the First Function of Poetry: A Social Justice Series. 8 pm, May 20

Virtual Panel with Mai Der Vang as part of the First Function of Poetry: A Social Justice Series. 8 pm, May 19

Towson University, Maryland, March 3rd, 7 pm Est time, virtual event

Oakland University, Center for Public Humanities, Feb 16, 6:30 pm Est time, virtual event


Poetry Foundation, Poetry Off Shelf, Chicago, May 7, 2020

The Skirball Cultural Center with Ilya Kaminsky, LA, March 25, 2020

The Holocaust Memorial Center, MI, February 16 at 2:30 PM


Maurice Brown Memorial Poetry Reading at Oakland University, @ 5pm, Oct 22, 2019

August 4, Norfolk Library @ 1pm, Connecticut, Haystack Book Talks (in conversation with Michael Kelleher)

August 8 @ 6pm, Pages Bookstore, Detroit, MI

July 8, Pittsburgh, PA @7pm-8:30pm, Art of Translation Series

Alphabet City

April 29-May 5, Sydney Writers Festival, Sydney, Australia




March 10, AWP conference, four poets in conversation, Tampa, Florida

March 18, Arab American National Museum, al-Muttanabbi anniversary

March 23, Arab American National Museum, Global Fridays with Jessica Moore

April 6, Clemson University, South Carolina

April 10, Haverford College, Pennsylvania

April 11, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania

April 17-20, World Voices Festival, New York

May 2, with Adam Zagajewski, 92Y Street, New York 

May 3, bilingual reading with Max Weiss and conversation with Deborah Amos, Princeton University

August 6, Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, Washington State

August 8, Language Institute, Monterey, CA

September 16, Brooklyn Book Festival, NY

September 20-21, WLA Conference, Colorado

September 24, The University of Tennessee, TN

October 11, Rochester Hills Public Library

October 18, First Presbyterian Church, Ann Arbor, MI

October 19, North American Labor History Conference, Wayne State University, MI

October 30, Words Without Borders Gala



Oxford University, UK, October 21

Wittenberg University, Ohio, November 14


Recent Events

Voices of urgency, Paris, October 21-25, with Brian Turner

The heart of the matter, New York, Oct. 13 with Robyn Creswell

Poetry Workshop and reading, City of Asylum, Pittsburgh, July 30-August 2, 2015

Willams College, MA

ArtX Detroit, April 25. 2015

March 6, Arab American National Museum

February 18, Oklahoma City University (with Brian Turner)

January 29, Rockhurst University, Kansas city, MO, Mabee Theater, Sedgwick Hall

Aprill 11, Poets House @ AWP, MN (with Mohja Kahf and Farzaneh Milani)

Book Beat, May 28, 2014

Split this Rock, Washington DC, March 27-30, 2014

International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong, Nov 2013

Grossmont College, April 2013

Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia, October 10, 2012

Franklin and Marshall College, Philadelphia, April 5, 2012

Henry Ford Community College, March 22, 2012

Women, War, and Peace, Oct. 20, 2011

Wayne State University, MI, March 4, 2011

Yavapai College, Arizona, Feb. 11, 2011

Museum of Modern Art, NY, February 3, 2011

Geraldine Dodge Poetry Festival October 7-10, 2010, Newark, NJ

Conflict and Community, lectures Oct 5-6, Saginaw Valley State University, MI

Shambaugh House July 18, 2010, University of Iowa, Iowa

RAWI Conference June, 5, 2010, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Unterberg Poetry Center, 92Y Street

Reading: Dunya Mikhail and Louise Gluck

  The Kennedy UnionWorcester State College

Bowdoin College, Maine State

University of Winnipeg, Canada

Poetry International Festival, Rotterdam

Northeastern University, Boston

The American University, Washington DC

Georgetown University, Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice

Kansas State University

Cosmopoetica, Cordoba, Spain

University of Evansville

Tidewater Community College

Lunch Poems, Berkeley

University of North CarolinaAdirondack Community College

University of Michigan

Rothko Chapel

Kansas State University

International Writers Workshop, HK

Grinnell College

Poetry Foundation

Cairt International Festival of Literature, Ireland