March 28-29. 2019. Portland, OR. AWP Conference.
Panels & Signing
3/28. 12:00-1:15 pm: “History of Myself: Approaches to Research in Fiction/Creative Nonfiction.” With Leslie Carol Roberts, Tom Barbash, and Adam Nemett.
3/28, 3-4:15 pm. “UnBiography: Creating Fictional Characters from Factual People.” With Peter Ho Davies, Zahary Lazar, Megan Mayhew Bergman; moderated by Caitlin Horrocks.
3/29, 12-1:15 pm: “Obsession in the Archives: The Art of Research in Fiction and Poetry.” With Amaud Jamaal Johnson, Nicky Beer, Silas Hansen; moderated by Valerie Vogrin.
3/29, 2-3 pm. Signing. California College of the Arts MFA in Writing Program Table
March 30, 2019. 9-10 am. San Francisco, CA. Iranian Diaspora Studies Conference, San Francisco State University. “Songs of the Second Generation: Iranian American Literature and Film in the 21st Century.” With Marie Otsby, Kamran Javadizadeh, Negar Mottahedeh; moderated by Nasrin Rahimieh.
April 3, 2019. 6:30 p.m. San Francisco, CA. Mechanics Institute Library. With Zack Rogow.
April 4, 2019. 7:30 p.m. Menlo Park, CA. Kepler’s Books. In-conversation event with Laila Lalami.
April 5, 2019. San Francisco, CA. Book Passage (Ferry Building). In-conversation even with Soniah Kamal, author of Unmarriageable.
April 11, 2019. 7 pm. Sausalito, CA. Why There Are Words
April 26, 2019. 1 pm. Kentfield, CA. College of Marin
May 2, 2019. Santa Barbara, CA.
August 8-11. Corte Madera, CA. Book Passage Travel Writers’ Conference
February 5, 2019. 7 pm. Corte Madera, CA. Book Passage (paperback release party for Song of a Captive Bird)
February 9, 2019. Berkeley, CA. Berkeley Public Library Foundation’s Annual Authors Dinner
November 2018. Salem, OR. Willamette University
November 2018. Palm Beach, Florida. Treasure Coast Literary Society
October 2019. Decorah, Iowa. Luther College Writers’ Festival
October 20, 2018. San Francisco, CA. Litquake
August 2018. Seattle, WA. Elliott Bay
August 2018. Seattle, WA. Seattle Iranian Festival
June 2018. Mountain View, California. Voices of Women for Change Conference,
May 2018. Berkeley, CA. Revolution Books
April 2018. Sausalito, CA. Why There Are Words Literary Salon
April 2018. New York, NY. Asian American Writers’ Workshop (with Porochista Khakpour and Shahriar Mandanipour)
April 2018. Davis, CA. University of California, Davis
April 2018. New York, NY. Random House Spring Open House
April 2018. Newport Beach, Literary Orange
April 2018. San Jose, CA. San Jose State University, Steinbeck Fellows Program
March 2018. Corte Madera, CA. Left Coast Writers Literary Salon
March 2018. La Jolla, CA. Warwicks
February 2018. Palo Alto, CA. Books, Inc.
February 2018. San Francisco, CA. Booksmith
February 2018. San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Public Library
February 2018. Tampa, FL. AWP Conference
February 20, 2018. San Francisco, CA. California College of the Arts
February 11, 2018. Corte Madera, CA. Book Passage