Appearances

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Video Clips

Assembly Reading, Phillips Exeter Academy, 2021

NYC Emerging Writers Fellows Reading (28:00, excerpt from my Ghana novel), Center for Fiction,  2018

BK Live interview: discussing the Kimbilio program with Angela Flournoy,  2015

The Places We’ve Been travel writing panel (31:50, excerpt from my Ghana memoir),  2014

Girls Write Now Chapters creative nonfiction reading with mentee,  2010

Sunday Salon reading series,  2008

Past Appearances

2021

  • Finding Money for Your Prose and Poetry Projects, New York Writers Coalition, Virtual
  • Assembly Reading, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH
  • Trauma, Tresses, & Truth conference panel: “Race, Stigma, and the Politics of Black Hair,” Virtual
  • Family Friction in Fiction, KGB Bar, Virtual

2020

  • A Ninth Anniversary Reading by Center for Fiction Emerging Writers Fellows, AWP Conference, San Antonio, TX

2019

  • Center for Fiction NYC Emerging Writers Fellows Reading, Brooklyn, NY
  • Franklin Park Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY

2018

  • Center for Fiction NYC Emerging Writers Fellows Reading, New York, NY
  • Book launch for Kem Joy Ukwu’s Locked Gray / Linked Blue, Brooklyn, NY
  • FLAPPERHOUSE Year Four Reading, Brooklyn, NY
  • Halfway There Reading Series, Montclair, NJ

2017

  • Ditmas Lit reading series, Brooklyn, NY
  • FLAPPERHOUSE reading, Brooklyn, NY
  • Brooklyn Book Fest Bookend reading, Brooklyn, NY

2016

  • Manhattanville Reading Series, Brooklyn, NY
  • Women Writers of the Diaspora, New York, NY

2015

  • Kimbilio Fiction Fellows reading, Brooklyn, NY
  • BK Live television interview, Brooklyn, NY
  • The Word Cabaret, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists’ Coalition, Brooklyn, NY

2014 & earlier

  • The Places We’ve Been travel essay reading, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL,  2014
  • Poetry Electric, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York, NY,  2014
  • 3rd Annual Swarthmore College Alumni Variety Show, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York, NY,  2014
  • Hurston-Wright Foundation benefit reading, New York, NY,  2014
  • Women Writers of the Diaspora Reading Series, The New School, New York, NY,  2013
  • New York Fulbrighters Salon, 206 Salon, New York, NY,  2012
  • Poetry Electric: Write On, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York, NY,  2012
  • 2nd Annual Swarthmore College Alumni Variety Show, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York, NY,  2011
  • Tidal Basin Review reading, Washington, DC,  2010
  • Girls Write Now Chapters reading series, The Center for Fiction, New York, NY,  2010
  • Swarthmore College Alumni Variety Show, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York, NY,  2010
  • Kiva Cafe reading series, New York, NY,  2009
  • Beckoning for Change premier, New York, NY,  2009
  • Kettle of Fish, New York, NY, March & December 2009
  • Sunday Salon, Stain Bar, Brooklyn, NY,  2008
  • Just Like a Girl release reading, Bluestockings, New York, NY,  2008
  • Sunday Salon PALF contest winners reading, Kokrobitey, Ghana,  2008
  • Guild Complex BYOP reading, Chicago, IL,  2007
  • Muse All Arts reading, Winds Café, Chicago, IL,  2007
  • Lecture: “Ghana and the Slave Trade,” Bronzeville Academy & Chicago State University, Chicago, IL,  2006 & 2007
  • Guild Complex Nonfiction Reading Series, Chicago, IL,  2006
  • Bus Boys and Poets open mike, Washington, DC,  2005
  • Third World Café summer reading series, Chicago, IL,  2005