3rd                        Hub City Workshop, Spartanburg, SC

15th-Mar 2nd     Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA


7th-11th                 AWP, Tampa, FL


4th-6th                  Franklin & Marshall Emerging Writers Festival, Lancaster, PA

23rd                       Sob Sisters, New York, NY (private event with Susannah Cahalan, Ada Calhoun, Karen Abbott and more!)


1st                         Hub City Book Store, Spartanburg, SC - THE ELECTRIC WOMAN book launch!

4th                        Moe’s Books, Berkeley, CA
5th                        Green Apple Books (in conversation with Shawn Wen), San Francisco, CA

6th                        Peak Design (with Dave Madden), San Francisco, CA                          

7th                        Booksmith (in conversation with Molly Giles), San Francisco, CA

8th                        Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA

10th                      Barnes & Noble, San Luis Obispo, CA

11th                       Mysterious Galaxy (with Julia Evans, Ryan Bradford & Felicia Williams), San Diego, CA

13th                      Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, CA

15th                      Bookmine, Napa, CA

17th                      Park Road Books, Charlotte, NC

25th                     Asheville’s Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Fest, Asheville, NC

26th                     Malaprop's, Asheville, NC


3rd                     Converse College, Visiting Faculty for Low Res MFA, Spartanburg, SC,

6th-10th           Writers at Work, Workshop Faculty, Nonfiction, Alta, UT

25th                   Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, WA

​26th                   "Afternoon Live," Portland's ABC TV station

26th                   Powell's, Portland, OR

30th                   Live Wire Radio with Luke Burbank, Portland, OR


13th-17th           Writing in Ireland, Putney Student Travel, Ireland


18th                    Coney Island Sideshow, NY

20th                   Memoir Monday, Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY 

30th                   M Judson Booksellers, Books 'n Beer, Greenville, SC

31st-Sept. 2       Decatur Book Festival, Atlanta, GA


5th & 12th         Flatiron Writers Room, Asheville, NC

22nd                   BookFest, St. Louis, MO

25th                   The King's English, Salt Lake City, UT (Utah Book Festival)

26th                   Booked on 25th, Ogden, UT (Utah Book Festival)

27th                    Logan Library, Logan, UT (Utah Book Festival)


2-4th                 Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA

12th-14th          Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, TN
18th-20th         Chippewa Valley Book Festival, Eau Claire, WI

21st                    Arcadia Books, Spring Green, WI


1st                      CalArts, Valencia, CA

8th-11th            Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge, LA

14th                   Malaprop's Bookstore, Asheville, NC (In Conversation with Leslie Zemeckis)
17th-18th          Miami Book Fair, Miami, FL

26th-27th        Coastal Carolina University, SC





17                      Spartanburg Art Museum, featured writer/performer at Art Walk, Spartanburg, SC

28                     Converse College, Spartanburg, SC


8                        Flatiron Writers 25th Anniversary Celebration, Upcountry Brewing, Asheville, NC

19                      University of South Carolina, Upstate Campus, Spartanburg, SC

25                      Emrys Reading Room Series, The Velo Fellow, Greenville, SC


14-15th              University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA

21-24th             University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK

27-31st              AWP, Portland, OR


7-9th                 University of Mary Washington, Fredricksburg, VA


1                        Opening Keynote Address, Upstate Writing Month, Spartanburg Public Library, Spartanburg, SC

30-5th             Fine Arts Works Center in Provincetown, Nonfiction/Memoir Workshop, Provincetown, MA


19-21st             Hub City Writer's Writing in Place Conference, Nonfiction Workshop, Spartanburg, SC

22-24th           Augsburg University, MFA Nonfiction Guest Faculty, Minneapolis, MN


6-7th                Carolina Mountains Literary Festival, NC

18th                  The Brainstorm Experience, Avielle Foundation, Newtown, CT