events
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workshop proposals
workshops:
 

2016–2017, Introduction to Artist Books
San Francisco Center for the Book San Francisco, CA

2016–2017, Exploring Collage: Tools & Techniques
San Francisco Center for the BookSan Francisco, CA

2016–2017, Building a Case for a Perfect-Bound Text Block
University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA

2015, Writing the Visual: For Writers (and Non-Writers) Who 'Can't Draw' But Wish They Could
Southwestern College Chula Vista, CA

2015, Free Generative Workshop: Writing the Visual
Public Space One Iowa City, IA

presentations & panels:
 

April 2017, Queers + Comics Conference San Francisco, CA
Artist talk presented as part of a panel titled Expanding Comics: New Ways to Use Words & Pictures

June 2016, Adobe Books Backroom Gallery San Francisco, CA
Transcend|Constrain: Collective Book Dimensions
Artist talk presented as part of an exhibition titled Mesocosm

January 2016, CBAA Biennial Conference Nashville, TN
How Many Muses: Writing Text + Image from Guide Letters to Non-photo Blue
Scholarly artist talk presented as part of a panel titled Confabulated Histories

April 2014, PCA/ACA National Conference Chicago, IL
Narrative Disrepute: The Serial & the Extra-Textual Search for Resolution
Paper presented as part of a panel titled Material Culture in Print: Graphics, Books & Ephemera (Panel Chair)

January 2014, CBAA Biennial Conference Salt Lake City, UT
Framed by Thumbs: Reading Raymond Pettibon
Paper presented as part of a panel titled Out of the Copy Machine, Into the Streets: Where Zines Confront Artist Books

November 2009, Mills College Oakland, CA
Panel discussion titled Looking BOOKward and led by Julie Chen

readings & performances:

2015, Mission Creek Lit Crawl
Reading at NoDo Downtown featuring writers from Brooklyn Arts Press and Poetry magazine Iowa City, IA

2015, Live from Prairie Lights
Solo reading of excerpts from The Story of How All Animals Are Equal & Other Tales Iowa City, IA

2014, The Story of How All Animals Are Equal & Other Tales Release Party
Reading given at the Paper Nest Iowa City, IA

2014, August Readers in Transit Series
Reading given with C.S. Ward & Sara Majka Iowa City, IA

2013, Dia de los Halloweenes Chili Cook-off
Guest chili bard reading given with Dave Morice & Lisa Roberts at Public Space One Iowa City, IA

2012, Why There Are Words Reading Series
Reading given at Studio 333 Sausalito, CA

2011, Gathering the Embers: A Dia de los Muertos Tribute Show
Reading given at SOMArts San Francisco, CA

2011, Put This In Your Gun Tour
Guest reading given at Unnameable Books Brooklyn, NY

2011, Breaking Ranks Reading & Exhibition
Performance given at Headlands Center for the Arts Sausalito, CA

2009, Smack Dab
Slideshow given at Kirk Read’s and Larry-bob Roberts’ monthly reading event San Francisco, CA