Upcoming Events


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

March 2019. Portland, OR. AWP Conference 

March 28-30, 2019. San Francisco, CA. Iranian Diaspora Studies Conference, San Francisco State University

April 11, 2019. Sausalito, CA. Why There Are Words 

April 26, 2019, 1 pm. Kentfield, CA. College of Marin


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

Book Passage, Corte Madera, California
Politics and Prose, Washington, D.C.
Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Middlebury, Vermont