Diversity Matters Conference from AAP
Macmillan Offices, 1 New York Plaza, NYC
Wednesday, March 14th, 2018, 12:15pm

July Westhale Launch for Trailer Trash
WORD Bookstore, 126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY
Friday, March 16th, 2018, 7pm

PEN America: Read The Resistance w/ Min Jin Lee
The Strand Bookstore & Online Streaming
Tuesday, March 27th, 2018, 12pm

Mirrors & Windows: Writing Within and Outside Our Experiences Workshop (New England SCBWI Conference)
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place, Springfield, MA
Saturday, April 21st, 2018, 1:15pm
Sunday, April 22nd, 2018, 2:20pm

Bronx Book Fair: How To Get Your Work Published
Bronx Library, 310 E. Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY
Saturday, May 5th, 2018, 12:20pm

Writing for Online & Digital Outlets
(2018 Creative Nonfiction Writers' Conference)

Pittsburgh, PA
Friday, May 25th, 2018, 1:30pm

Diversity and Dollars (New York Rights Fair)
Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, NYC
Thursday, May 31st, 2018, 2pm


BinderCon NYC: #WeNeedDiverseBooks:
The Campaign That Matters for All Readers and Writers
Saturday, October 12, 2014

BinderCon NYC: 
Breaking into Podcasting

Saturday, November 7, 2015, 11:15am

Multicultural Festival:
Characterization in Kid's Publishing
Rockland County, NY
Saturday, April 30, 2016

VIDA: Women in the Literary Arts: We Count:
Intersectionality and Activism in the Literary Landscape (NYC)

Housing Works Bookstore
Monday, June 6, 2016, 7-8:30pm

Amp Lit Fest (NYC)
Mind the Gap: Diversifying the Field panel
Saturday, June 11, 3:15-4:45pm

AAUP 2016 Conference: Diversity in Publishing:
Transforming Our Profession and Practices (Philadelphia, PA) 
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Friday, June 17, 2016, 1:45pm

Sackett Street Writers Workshop & Minorities in Publishing:
"The Realities of Publishing" (NYC)

BookCourt Bookstore
Monday, June 26, 2016, 7pm

Word Up: In conversation with
Leland Cheuk, YiShun Lai, & Hasanthika Sirisena

Word Up Community Bookshop
Thursday, July 21, 7-9pm

VIDA Lit Presents: How to Survive as a Writer (in NYC)
and Still Dismantle the Patriarchy

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
September 8, 2pm

Boundless Tales Reading NYC (5-Year Anniversary)
Queens Council on the Arts, Astoria, NY
September 9, 7pm

Slice Literary Conference (NYC)
Line Editing Class
September 11, 2:45-3:45pm

Women & Gender Nonconforming Writers of Color
in Digital Media (NYC)

New York Comic Con, Jacob Javits Center (Rm. 1A18)
October 6, 1:30pm

Geeks of Color Episode 4: The Force Awakens (NYC)*
New York Comic Con, Jacob Javits Center (Rm. 1A02)
October 8, 1:30pm
*Geeks of Color meet-up directly after panel in Rm. 1C03

SCBWI NY Region: Professional Series Panel
on Sci-fi/Fantasy for Young Readers
38 W. 15th Street
Monday, October 10, 2016, 7:30-9pm

Girls Write Now - Memoir Craft Talk
Girls Write Now, 247 W. 37th Street, Suite 1000
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 2:30pm

Art After Trump
Housing Works Bookstore, 126 Crosby St, NYC
Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6pm

The Freya Project
Ramona Bar, 113 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NYC
Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7pm

Tell Me About It: On Giving, Getting, and
Placing Good Author Interviews

2017 AWP Conference, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
Liberty Salon L, Marriot Marquis, Meeting Level Four
Friday, February 10, 2017, 3pm

When Safe Spaces Aren't: (Re-)Imagining for a
MultiCultural Creative Space

2017 AWP Conference, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC
Liberty Salon M, Marriot Marquis, Meeting Level Four
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 10:45am

A Second Opinion: Utilizing Sensitivity Readers
(CDC Diversity)
Scholastic Auditorium, 557 Broadway, NYC
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 12:30pm

Race Matters UnConference
CUNY School of Journalism
219 West 40th Street, NYC
Friday, March 10th, 2017, 2:15pm

Newtown Literary Writing Classes (World-building Workshop)
Queens Public Library (Jackson Heights)
35-51 81st Street, NYC
Saturday, March 25th, 2017, 2pm

Publishing Track Panel at Kweli Journal's
The Color of Children's Literature Conference

New York Times Conference Center
Saturday, April 8th, 2017, 2pm

The Writer's Wallet: Managing Freelance Finances
The Center for Fiction 17 E. 47th Street, NYC
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017, 7pm

Ditmas Lit Reading Series
Hinterlands Bar, 739 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Wednesday, May 17th, 2017, 7pm

Dead Rabbits Reading Series
DTUT Bar & Cafe, 1744 Second Avenue, NYC
Sunday, August 13th, 2017 8pm

Pigeon Pages NYC
powerHouse Arena, 28 Adams Street, Brooklyn
Sunday, August 27th, 2017, 5pm

Well-Read Black Girl Festival
Writing Rituals As Self-Care
BRIC, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, September 9th, 2017, 3pm

Slice Literary Writers' Conference
An Industry That Should Be Full of Diverse Voices
St. Frances College, 128 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, September 10th, 2017, 10am

LIC Reading Series (BKBF Bookends Event)
LIC Bar, 45-58 Vernon Blvd., Queens, NY
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017, 8pm

Brooklyn Book Festival
Fiction of Resistance panel
(North Stage) Historic Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, September 17th, 2017, 4pm

Prose Course with Bronx Council on the Arts
Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY
Saturday, September 23rd, 2017, 12pm

Queens Then & Now: Through the Local Lens 
Queens Public Library, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY
Friday, November 3rd, 2017, 5pm

Miss Manhattan Nonfiction Reading Series
Niagara Bar, 112 Avenue A (at 7th Street), NYC
Monday, November 6th, 2017, 7:45pm

Library Journal Cultural Literacy Workshop
Stereotypes, Tropes, and Cultural Appropriation
Thursday, November 16th, 2017, 1pm

Sackett Street Writers' Workshop Literary Series:
Ask the Agents!

Books Are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY
Monday, December 4th, 2017, 7pm

St. Peter's Presents: Legacies, A Reading
St. Peter's Chelsea, 346 West 20th Street, NYC
Thursday, January 18th, 2018, 7pm

Submitting Your Creative Writing to Literary Journals
Queens Public Library, 40-20 Broadway, Astoria, NY
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2018, 6pm

Black Lives Matter @ Bard High School Early College Queens
30-20 Thomson Avenue, the 6th floor Library, Room 642
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018, 9am

I, Too Arts' Creative Conversations: Ilyasah Shabazz & Renée Watson
20 East 127th Street, NYC
Thursday, February 8th, 2018, 7pm

Black Voices in Publishing
Civic Hall, 118 West 22nd Street, NYC
Tuesday, February 27th, 2018, 5:30pm

The Art of the Anthology: From Proposal to Publication and Thereafter (#AWP18)
Tampa Convention Center, First Floor, Rooms 7-9
Saturday, March 10th, 2018, 4:30pm