Past Appearances


Sunday, April 6, 2-5 pm — Harlem, New York
Harlem Arts Salon, featuring Elizabeth Nunez

Thursday, March 20– Boca Raton, Florida
Florida Atlantic University

Thursday, March 3,– Charlottesville, Virginia
University of Virginia

February 20-23 — Phoenix, Arizona
Desert Nights, Rising Stars

February 12-14 – Gambier, Ohio
Kenyon College


2013

Monday, November 4– Macon, Georgia
Welseyan College

Saturday, September 21, 5pm– Maplewood, New Jersey
A Conversation with Khaled Hosseini

June 30-July 12– Lisbon, Portugual
DISQUIET: Dzanc Books International Literary Program

June 24-28– Purchase, New York
Summer Writers Week

Saturday, April 27– Milwaukee, WI
Delta Sigma Theta Memorial Endowment Fund Luncheon

Sunday, April 7, 12:00pm– New York City
Writers Digest Conference

Tuesday, April 2, 7pm– College Station, Texas
Brazos Valley Reads Leaving Atlanta

Thursday, February 28, 6pm– Johnson City, Tennesee
East Tennesee State University

Wednesday, February 27, 6pm– Clemson, South Carolina
Clemson University

Saturday, February 23 — Birmingham, Alabama
Southern Voices Festival

Thursday, February 21, 7:00p,m–Salisbury, Maryland
Wor-Wic Community College, Echoes and Visions Reading Series

Thursday, January 31,
7:30pm — Mankato, Minnesota
Good Thunder Reading Series

Tuesday, January 29– Westchester, Pennsylvania
Bayard Rutstin High School

2012

Tuesday, December 4, 5:30 pm,– Newark, New Jersey
Writers At Newark Series

Saturday, October 27, 4:15pm– Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Book Festival

Thursday, October 25, 7pm– Spartanburg, South Carolina
Fall for Reading 2012 Series

Saturday, October 20, 7:00pm– Santa Cruz, California
Booktopia Weekend Reader Retreat

Wednesday, October 18, 7:30pm– Macon, Georgia
Wesleyan College

Friday, October 12, Brattleboro, Vermont
Brattleboro Literary Festival 

Tuesday, September 25– New York, New York
Fiction Addiction

Saturday, September 22– Washington, DC
National Book Festival

Saturday, September 8- Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Bookmarks Festival

Monday, August 13, 8:00pm– Brooklyn, New York
Franklin Park Reading Series
Reading and Signing

July 22-29– St. Helena, California
Napa Valley Writers’ Conference
Faculty Member

Friday, July 20, 12:00pm– Seaside, Oregon
Beach Books
“Lunch with the Authors” Series

Tuesday, June 19, 7pm– New York, New York
Barnes & Noble 86th St. & Lexington Ave.
Algonquin Book Club with Judy Blume

Monday, June 18, 7pm– Ellicott City, Maryland
Howard County Library System with Columbia Festival of the Arts
Location: Charles E. Miller Branch, 9421 Frederick Rd.
Reading and Signing

Friday, June 15, 7:00pm– Appomattox, Virginia
Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology
Commencement Speaker

Thursday, June 14– Richmond, Virginia
Chop Suey Books
Reading and Signing
Location: The Visual Arts Center of Richmond, 1812 W. Main St.

Thursday, May 31, 7:00pm– Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Flyleaf Books
Reading and Signing

Wednesday, May 30, 7:30pm– Raleigh, North Carolina
Quail Ridge Books
Reading and Signing

Tuesday, May 29, 7:00pm– Asheville, North Carolina
Malaprop’s Bookstore
Reading and Signing

Thursday, May 24, 7:30pm– Minneapolis, Minnesota
Magers & Quinn
Reading and Signing

Wednesday, May 23, 7:00pm– Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Boswell Book Company
Reading and Signing

Thursday, May 17, 6:00pm– New Orleans, Louisiana
Maple Street Book Shop
Reading and Signing

Wednesday, May 16, 6:30pm– Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library
Reading and Signing
Location: 1 Margaret Mitchell Square

Tuesday, May 15, 8:00pm– Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta History Center
In Conversation with Pearl Cleage, moderated by Valerie Boyd

Monday, May 14th, 5:30-6:30pm– Atlanta Georgia
Charis Books and More
Signing Only

Sunday, May 13, 2:00pm– Huntsville, Alabama
Huntsville Library
Reading and Signing

Tuesday, May 8, 6:30pm– New York, New York
Jefferson Market Library
Reading and Signing

Saturday, May 5, 2:15pm– Boston, Massachusetts
Grub Street’s The Muse and the Marketplace
Tales from the Kidscape: The Art of the Coming of Age Story
Location: Park Plaza Hotel

Sunday, April 22, 2:30pm– Los Angeles, California
LA Times Festival of Books
Fiction: The Faults They Had
Panelist (with Karen Grigsby Bates, Susan Straight and Luis Alberto Urrea)

Thursday, April 19, 7:00pm– Los Angeles, California
Eso Won Bookstore
Reading and Signing

Monday, April 9– Cambridge, Massachusetts
Radcliffe Fellow Presentation
Lecture

Saturday, April 7– Sarasota, Florida
Paint the Town Read
Reading and Signing

Thursday, March 29, 12:00pm– Atlanta, Georgia
CLA Langston Hughes Society
Luncheon Speaker

Wednesday, March 28, 7:30pm– Atlanta, Georgia
Georgia State University
Reading and Signing
Location: Troy Moore Library, General Classroom Building, Ninth Floor

Sunday, March 25, 11:45am– Charlottesville, Virginia
Links Brunch
Reading and Signing
Location: Omni Charlottesville Hotel

Friday, March 23, 2:00pm– Charlottesville, Virginia
Virgina Festival For The Book
“Fiction: Family Riddles, Secrets, and Stardom” Panel with Jael McHenry and Alan Shapiro

Thursday, March 15, 7pm– Cambridge, Massachusetts
Fayerweather School
Reading and Signing

Saturday, March 10– Tucson, Arizona
Tucson Festival of Books
10:30am: “Secrets, Lies, and Double Lives” Panel with T. Greenwood, Jillian Cantor, and Laura Fitzgerald
2:30pm: “Fractured Families in Fiction” Panel with Diana Abu-Jaber and Lisa Tucker

Saturday, March 3– Newburyport, Massachusetts
Jabberwocky Bookshop
“Love, Lust, and Loathing” Panel

February 17– Los Angeles, California
NAACP Image Awards
Nominee

Thursday, January 26, 7:00pm– Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Bucknell University
Reading and Signing
Location: Bucknell Hall

Wednesday, January 25, 7:30pm– State College, Pennsylvania
Penn State University
Reading and Signing
Location: Foster Auditorium

2011
Tuesday, December 6, 5:30pm– San Diego, California
Adventures by the Book (Ticketed Event)
Dinner
Location: Andiamo Restaurant

Monday, December 5, 7:00pm– San Diego, California
San Diego State University
Reading and Signing
Location:SDSU Library, Room LL430

Sunday, November 20, 12:30pm– Miami, Florida
Miami Book Fair
Panel: The Writer’s Voice, with Justin Torres, Ana Menendez, and Lynne Barrett
Building 3, Room 3208-09

Friday, November 18, 5:30pm– Sarasota, Florida
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Reading and Signing

Tuesday, October 25– Boston, Massachusetts
An Evening with Grub Street
Fundraiser

Monday, October 17– Miami, Florida
Brickell Avenue Literary Society luncheon
Luncheon Speaker

Saturday, October 15, 2:30pm– Nashville, Tennessee
Southern Festival of Books
Reading and Signing
Location: Old Supreme Court Room

Thursday, October 13, 7pm– Cambridge, Massachusetts
Harvard Bookstore
Reading and Signing

Sunday, October 9, 2:00pm– Charlottesville, Virginia
Writer House
Reading and Signing

Saturday, October 8, 10:15am– Richmond, Virginia
James River Writers Conference
Panel: “Page Turning: Creating Suspense” with Belle Boggs, John Casey, and Susann Cokal

Friday, October 7, 7:00pm– Richmond, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Reading and Signing

Friday, October 7, 11:00am– Richmond, Virginia
James River Writers Conference
Panel: “The Good, the Bad, and the Sometimes-Ugly” with Mike Albo, Robert Goolrick, and Erica Orloff

Thursday, September 22, 4:00pm– Washington, DC
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference
Panel Discussion: “The Black Writer’s Obligation to the Black Community” with Booker Matison, Kwame Alexander, Tananarive Due, and Karl Evanzz

Tuesday, September 20, 6:30pm– Washington, DC
Busboys and Poets, 14th and V
Reading and Conversation with Martha Southgate

Monday, September 19, 12:00pm and 4:30pm– Fairfax, Virginia
Fall for the Book at George Mason University

Sunday, September 18, 3:00pm Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn Book Festival
Panel Discussion: “Starring: the City” with Lynne Tillman, Edmund White, and Felicia Pride
Location: St. Francis Screening Room, 180 Remsen St.

Sunday, September 18, 10:00am Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn Book Festival
Panel Discussion: “Kids on the Skids” with Kevin Holohan, Justin Torres, and Richard Locke
Location: St. Francis Screening Room, 180 Remsen St.

Sunday, September 4, 12:00pm– Decatur, Georgia
Decatur Book Festival
Presentation

Saturday, August 7– Chilmark, Massachusetts
Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival
Reading and Signing

Monday, August 1, 7:30pm– East Point, Georgia
Barnes & Noble
Reading and Signing

Friday, July 29, 10:45am– Atlanta, Georgia
National Book Club Conference
Presentation
Location: Ballroom C

Thursday, July 28, 7:00pm– Decatur, Georgia
Eagle Eye Bookshop
Reading and Signing

Thursday, July 14, 7:30pm– Denver, Colorado
The Tattered Cover
Reading and Signing

Wednesday, July 13, 6:30pm– Telluride, Colorado
Wilkinson Public Library
Reading and Signing

Tuesday, July 12, 6:30– Durango, Colorado
Maria’s Bookshop
Reading and Signing

Monday, July 11, 7pm– Albequerque, New Mexico
Bookworks Bookstore
Reading and Signing

Saturday, July 9th, 7pm– Tempe, Arizona
Changing Hands Bookstore
Reading and Signing

Thursday, July 7, 7pm– New York, New York
McNally Jackson Books
In conversation with Sara Nelson

Saturday, July 2– New Orleans, Louisiana
Le Sanctuary “Family and Friends Luncheon”
Luncheon talk and signing

Friday, July 1– New Orleans, Louisiana
Essence Music Festival
Empowerment Stage with Terry McMillan

Tuesday, June 28, 7:30pm– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Free Library of Philadelphia
Reading and Signing with Danielle Evans

Monday, June 27, 6:30 pm– Baltimore, Maryland
Enoch Pratt Free Library
Poe Room, 400 Cathedral Street
Reading and Signing

Sunday, June 26, 6pm– Harvey, Louisiana
Barnes & Noble, 1601 Westbank Highway
Author Meet and Greet

Saturday, June 25– New Orleans, Louisiana
American Library Association, Annual Conference
Panel Conversation: Celebrating Southern Writers

Thursday, June 23, 5pm– Petoskey, Michigan
McLean & Eakin Booksellers
Reading and Signing

Monday, June 20, 7pm– Ann Arbor, Michigan
Nicola’s Books
Reading and Signing

Friday, June 17, 7pm– Suttons Bay, Michigan
Brilliant Books
Reading and Signing

Thursday, June 16, 7pm– Lansing, Michigan
Schuler Books
Reading and Signing

Monday, June 13, 7pm– San Francisco, California
The Rumpus Literary Series
The Make-Out Room
Reading and Signing

Sunday, June 12, 4pm— Atlanta, Georgia
Blue Elephant Books
Reading, Signing and Tea

Saturday, June 11, 1pm– Atlanta, Georgia
Costco–6350 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.
Signing

Friday, June 10, 7:30pm— Atlanta, Georgia
Charis Books and More
Reading and Signing

Thursday, June 9, 7:30pm– Athens, Georgia
Athens-Clarke County Library
Reading and Signing

Wednesday, June 8, 7:15pm– Decatur, Georgia
Georgia Center For the Book
Reading and Signing

Tuesday, June 7, 7:00pm– Seattle, Washington
Elliot Bay Books
Reading and Signing

Monday, June 6, 7:30pm– Portland, Oregon
Powell’s Books- 1005 W. Burnside
Reading and Signing

Saturday, June 4, 11:30 am– Chicago, Illinois
Printers Row Book Festival
Harold Washington Library Center
Panel Conversation, Signing

Friday, June 3, 4:00pm– Champaign, Illinois
University of Illinois Bookstore
Reading and Signing

Thursday, June 2, 7:00pm– Iowa City, Iowa
Prairie Lights Live!
Reading and Signing

Wednesday, June 1, 7:00pm– Clarksburg, Maryland
Novel Places Bookstore
Reading and Signing

Tuesday, May 31, 7:00pm– Washington, DC
Politics and Prose
Reading and Signing

Friday, May 27, 7:30pm– Maplewood, New Jersey
[WORDS] Maplewood’s Bookstore
Reading and Signing

Thursday, May 26, 7:00pm –Montclair, New Jersey
Watchung Booksellers
Reading and Signing

Wednesday, May 25, 7:30 pm– Brooklyn, New York
Greenlight Books
Book Launch: Reading, Signing, Frolicking

Wednesday, May 25, 10:00am– New York City
Book Expo America
Booth signing

Saturday, May 21, 3pm– Gaithersburg, Maryland
Gaithersburg Book Festival
Edgar Allen Poe Fiction Pavilion

Friday, May 20– New York City
CHAPTERS: The Girls Write Now Reading Series
Reading and Signing

2010

July 25-31– Washington, DC
Hurston/Wright Writers Week
Workshop and Reading

June 20-26, 2010– San Francisco, California
Voice of Our Nations (VONA) Workshops
Workshop and Reading

Thursday, June 17, 6:30pm– New York, New York
Tenement Talk
Interview with Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

Friday, June 18, 6:00pm– New York, New York
CHAPTERS Reading Series, featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche
Emcee

Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 2:00– New York, New York
LaGuardia Community College
Reading and Signing

Thursday, April 15, 2010, 1:30 pm– Staten Island, New York
CUNY Staten Island
Reading and Signing

Friday, April 9, 2010 4:30om– Denver, Colorado
Associated Writing Programs Conference
Panel Presentation

Wednesday, April 7, 2010, 6:30pm– Atlanta, GeorgiaSpelman College
A Tribute To Pearl Cleage

Sunday, March, 29, 2010, 10:00am– Brooklyn, New York
National Black Writers Conference
Talkshop on Fiction

Sunday, March 21, 2010, 1:30pm– Brooklyn, New York
Brooklyn Public Library
Reading, Signing, and Discussion

Thursday, March 18,2010 6pm– New York City, New York
Poets & Writers Gala
Table Hostess

Monday, March 8, 7pm– Brooklyn, New York
Greenlight Bookstore<Q&A Featuring Tiphanie Yanique

Sunday, February 21, 2010 2pm– West Orange, New Jersey
West Orange Public Library

Thursday, February 11, 7pm–New York, New York
Fordham University

2009

December 10-16– Johnson, Vermont
Vermont Studio Center

Wednesday, December 2, 6:00pm– Newark, NJ
Newark Community Read, The Color Purple, Newark Public Library

Saturday, November 14, 2:00pm– Brooklyn, NY
TORCH New York

Monday, October 26, 7:00pm– New York City
“Let It Bee,” Diane von Furstenberg Studio

Thursday, October 8, 7:00 pm– Recife, Brazil
Binational Center, Brazil American Association (ABA)

Tuesday, October 6, 3:00pm– Recife, Brazil
Pernambuco Book Festival

Tuesday, October 6, 9:00am,– Recife, Brazil
Federal University of Pernambuco

Monday, October 5, 7:30pm– Recife, Brazil
Catholic University

June 14-19– Provincetown, Massachusetts
Fine Arts Work Center Summer Workshop, “Tales From The Kidscape”
Workshop

Thursday, April 16, Time TBA– Athens, Georgia
University of Georgia, African American Studies Department

Friday, March 13, 2009, 7:00pm– Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
UPWords– Union Projects Multi-Community Reading Series

Wednesday, March 4 7pm, — Macon, Georgia
Macon State University,Warner Robbins Campus

Wednesday, March 4 11am, — Macon, Georgia
Macon State University, Main Campus

Wednesday, February 4, Time TBA –Deland, Florida
Stetson University
Sunday, January 19,2009. 9pm– Washington, DC
“Dreams From My Father: American Scholars Innaugral Ball” Georgetown Ritz Carlson Hotel

Friday, January 16, 2009. 2pm– Kampala, Uganda
National Theater

2008

Decemeber 5, 2008. Time TBA– New York, NY
Teachers and Writers Collective

Wednesday, November 19, 8:00 pm– Amherst, Massachusetts
Amherst College

Novemeber 2-8– Accra, Ghan
aPan African Writers Association’s 16th Annual African Writers Day Celebrations

Thursday, October 23, 7:30 pm– Lincoln, Nebraska
Univeristy of Nebraska

Wednesday, October 8, 6:30 pm–Brooklyn, NY
Mosaic Magazine 10th Anniversary Celebration

August 18-20– Milledgeville, Georgia
Georgia College and State University

July 18– Kampala, Uganda (via videoconference)
FEMRITE: Annual Week of ActivitesReading and Q&A

May 22-24– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
24th Annual Celebration of Black Writing

Monday, March 17, 2:25– Long Island, NY
Adelphi University

Wednesday, March 19, 6:30pm– New York City
The New School Women Writers of The Diaspora Series

March 28-30– Brooklyn, New York
National Black Writers Conference, Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Wednesday, April 2, 2008, 5:30, pm– Newark, New Jersey
Writers at Newark Reading Series

Tuesday, April 8, 2008, 6:30 pm– Staten Island, New York
CUNY Reading Series

Monday, April 14, 2008, 6:30 pm– Queens, New York.
CUNY Reading Series

Monday, February 25th, 1pm– Mahwah, New Jersey
Ramapo College of New Jersey

Sunday, February 10, 7pm– Brooklyn, NY
Sunday Salon

January 17-21 — Key West, Florida
Key West Literary Seminar

January 8, — Portland, Maine
Stonecoast MFA Residency

2007

Thursday, October 18, 2007, 7-9:30pm– New York, New York
Girls Write Now 10th Anniversary Party

Friday, October 19, 2007. 3:30 pm– Chicago, Illinois
Chicago State University, Gwendolyn Brooks Writers’ Conference

Thursday, October 25, 2007. 3:30pm– Baltimore, Maryland
Callaloo 30th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, October 31, 2007, 8pm– Washington, DC
American University MFA Reading Series
Reading and Signing

Tuesday, June 19,2007. 7pm– Camden, New Jersey
Rutgers-Camden Summer Writers Conference
Workshop and Reading

Wednesday, May 2, 2007. 10am-12pm– Washington, DC
State Education Agency, UDC
Group Session, Reading, Signing

Thursday, March 29– Washington DC
Pen/Faulkner Writers in Schools

Thursday, March 22, 2007– Johnson City, Tennessee
East Tennessee State University
Reading and Signing

Saturday, March 3, 2007, 8:30 pm– Atlanta, Georgia
AWP Conference

Wednesday, February 28, 2007, 7pm– Atlanta, Georgia
Margaret Mitchell House

Wednesday, February 7, 7:00pm– Hartford, Connecticutt
Mark Twain House

Tuesday, January 30, 2007, 5:30 pm– Oakland, California
Mills College

Friday, January 26, 2007– Itta Bena, Mississippi
Keynote Address, Mississippi Philiogical Society Annual Conference

2006

Thursday, November 16, 2006–Portland, Oregon
Reed College

October 25-30, 2006– Marshall, California
Tomales Bay Workshops

Tuesday, October 17,2006, 8pm– Washington, DC
George Washington University

Tuesday, October 3, time 6:30– Decatur, GA
Emory University

Sunday, September 24, 2006, 2pm– Bethesda, MD *new date!
Bethesda Writer’s Center

Thursday, September 21, 2006, 8pm– Rome, GA
Berry College
Conson Wilson Lecture

Saturday, August 5, 2006, 7:30pm– Washington D.C.
Flanked: Women’s Writers Conference

Thursday, May 4, 2006 — Bridgeport, CT
Mercy Learning Center

Sunday, April 30, 2006, 1pm– Durham, NC
North Carolina Book Festival

Thursday, April 27, 2006–Salisbury, MD
University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

Monday, March 20, 2006, 6-8 pm– Washington, DC
PAPERBACK RELEASE PARTY!Busboys and Poets (14th & V Streets, NW)

March 8-11, 2006– Austin, TX
AWP Conference

Thursday, March 9, 2006, 7pm– Austin, TX
University of Texas

Thursday, February 23, 2006– Madison, NJ
Drew College

Saturday, February 18,2006, 4pm– Atlanta, GA
Spelman College
Public Conversation with Pearl Cleage

Wednesday, February 15, 2006, 7pm– Fredericks, MD
Hood College

Thursday, February 2,2006, 8pm– Washington, DC
George Washington University

Tuesday, January 31, 2006, 5:30 pm,– Newark, NJ
Rutgers University, Newark Campus

2005

Thursday, December 8, 2005 — Poughkeepsie, NY
Vassar University

Tuesday, November 8, 2005– Raleigh, NC
Quail Ridge Books

Monday, November 7, 2005— Raleigh , NC
Peace College

Thursday & Friday, November 3-4, 2005— Milledgeville , GA G
eorgia State College and University

October 27-29, 2005– Carbondale, IL
Devil’s Kitchen Literary Festival, Southern Illinois University

Monday, October 24, 2005– Greenfield, MA
Greenfield Community College

Sunday, October 23, 3:00pm, 2005– West Concord, MA
“New Literary Voices”, Concord Festival of Authors

Monday, October 17, 7:30pm, 2005– St, Louis, MO
River Styx Reading Series at Duff’s

Monday, September 26, 2005— Washington , DC
Pen/Faulkner Gala

September 7-9 2005— Crawfordsville , IN
Wabash College

Sunday, August 21, 2005, 3:00 pm – Oak Park, IL
Afri-Ware Bookstore

Friday, August 5, 2005 , 11:55am — Atlanta , GA
National Book Club Conference

Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12, 2005 – Chicago, IL
Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair

Wednesday, June 9, 2005, 5:30pm- Chicago, IL
Harold Washington Public Library

May 23, 2005, 7:00 pm- Los Angeles, CA
Eso Wan Books (3655 South LaBrea)
Reading and Signing

May 23, 2005, 12:30 pm – San Francisco, CA
Alexander Book Company

May 22, 2005, 4:00 pm – San Francisco, CA
A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books

Saturday, May 21, 2005, 6:30 pm – Oakland, CA
Marcus Books

Thursday, May 19, 2005, 7:00 pm – Phoenix, AZ
Burton Barr Central Library

Wednesday, May 18, 2005, 7:00 pm – Tempe, AZ
Changing Hands Bookstore

Tuesday, May 17, 2005, 7:00 pm – Glendale, AZ
Glendale Public Library

Sunday, May 15, 2005, 4:30 pm – Atlanta, GA
Sign & Dine, Copeland’s Restaurant

Thursday, May 12, 2005, 7:00 pm – Decatur, GA
Dekalb County Public Library

Wednesday, May 11, 2005, 7:30 pm – Atlanta, GA
Charis Books

Thursday, May 5, 2005 – Richmond, VA
Junior League Annual Book & Author Dinner

Wednesday, May 4, 2005, 5:30 pm– Richmond, VA
Richmond Public Library

April 28, 2005, 5:00 pm – Champaign, IL
University of Illinois Bookstore

Saturday, April 23, 2005, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – New York, NY
Chocolat Restaurant Lounge

April 22, 2005, 7:00 pm – NYC
Bluestockings Book Store

Saturday, April 16, 2005, 12:30 pm – Baltimore, MD
Enoch Pratt Free Library

Friday, April 15, 2005, 6:30 pm – Hyattsville, MD
Karibu Books

Thursday, April 14, 2005, 7:00 pm – College Park, MD
University of Maryland

Wednesday, April 13, 2005, 4:30 pm – Washington, DC
Howard University Bookstore

April 8-10, 2005 – Oxford, MS
Oxford Conference on the Book

April 7, 2005 – Birmingham, AL
Red Mountain Reading Series

February 28, 2005 – Raleigh, NCPeace College

February 17, 2005 – Atlanta GAClayton State College and University

February 6, 2005 – Champaign, IL
St. Luke’s CME Church. African-American Read-IN

2004

December 13, 2004 – Chicago, IL
Pen/Faulkner Writers in Schools

November 4, 2004 – Tempe, AZ
Arizona State University

October 12, 2004 – Washington, DC
George Washington University

September 9, 2004 – Morgantown, WV
University of West Virginia

August 12, 2004 – Middlebury, VT
Bread Loaf Writers Conference

July 31, 2004 – Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Public Library, Downtown Branch

July 22, 2004 – Sewannee, TN
Sewannee Writer’s Conference