Past Appearances

2015

Wednesday, June 16– New York City
Columbia University Publishing Course 

Saturday April 25– Springfield, Virginia
The  Educational and Charitable Foundation of LKO
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

Wednesday, April 1– Richmond, Virginia

All Henrico Reads

Thursday, March 26, Noon– Brooklyn, NY
Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus

2014

November 9-13– Birmingham, Alabama
Miles College, University of Montevallo, Samford University, Birmingham Southern College, and University of Alabama at Birmingham

Thursday, November 6– Washington, DC
Busboys and Poets, 14 & V

Tuesday, October 28– Toms River, New Jersey
Ocean County College

October 15-18– Decatur, Georgia
Callaloo Conference: Making Art

October 11-12– New York, New York
Out Of The Binders Conference

Thursday, September 11– Brooklyn, New York
Community Bookstore

Tuesday, September 9– Jersey City, New Jersey
Word Bookstore

September 5-7– Hobart, New York
Festival of Women Writers

Wednesday, June 18– New York, New York
Columbia University Publishing Course

Sunday, June 8– New York, New York
Asian American Writers Workshop

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

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


Friday, July 20, 12:00pm– Seaside, Oregon
Beach Books

 


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
F
riday, 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