May 10, 2020 Soul Sister Review,  Online Reading with Cynthia Manick, Tiana Clark, Chinaka Hodge, Aricka Foreman, Hala Alyan, Adeeba Talukder

March 30, 2019 Association of Writers andWriting Programs Conference (AWP), Portland, OR, Panel: “The Future of Criticism, ” with Kate Tuttle, Jane Ciabarrati, Ismail Muhammed

March 29, 2019 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP), Portland OR, Panel: “Immigrant Women Writers in the Contemporary Moment,” with Marivi Soliven, Natalia Sylvester, Huda Al-Marashi, and Mahtem Shifferaw

March 28, 2019 Crush Bar, Portland, OR, AWP Offsite Reading with Ilya Kaminsky, Kaveh Akbar, Paige Lewis and more

October, 2019 Race and Pedagogy Conference, University of Puget Sound, Tahoma, Washington, Lecture & Panel on Diasporic Literatures. Panel  with Dr. Amelia de la Luz Montes and Dr. Linda Garcia-Merchant

April 2, 2018 University of Nebraska-Lincoln, African Poetry Book Fund Exhibition and Reading, with Kwame Dawes, Angel Garcia, Chigozie Obioma, Patron Henekou, and Adrienne Christian

March 12, 2018: San Diego Public Library, co-sponsored with USCD SPACES, “Immigrant Writers in the Time of Trump,” with Marivi Soliven Blanco

October 30, 2017: Bailey Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nasty Women Poets Reading

July 15, 2017: Indigo Bridge Bookstore, 701 P Street, Nebraska Book Festival Poetry Reading

April 16, 2017: Great Plains Art Museum, Lincoln Nebraska, with Grace Bauer, National Poetry Month Celebration    

April 12, 2017: Love Library, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with Kwame Dawes, National Poetry Month Celebration

February 10, 2017: Library of Congress, Washington D.C., Conversations with African Poets and Writers with Dr. Kwame Dawes, Dr. Chris Abani, Dr. Matthew Shenoda, Dr. Mukoma wa Ngugi, Aracelis Girmay, Safia Elhillo, Ladan Osman

April 19, 2016: Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Los Angeles, CA, with Ladan Osman, Mahtem Shiferrew, and Ngwatiyo Maiyoo, Conversations with African Women Writers