Writer, Poet, Community Builder
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Upcoming Appearances

ReaderCon 29
July 12-15, 2018. Quincy, MA.
Programming participant.

Recent Appearances

Write Wild: A Generative Retreat
May 12, 2018. Houston, TX
Facilitator at an all-day generative writing retreat hosted by FuenteCo.

Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers
May 25, 2018. Houston, TX. 
Tabling for FuenteCo, as well as speaking on the "Writing in More Than One Language" panel. 

Voices of Color Open Mic: A Celebration of Houston Writers
May 9, 2018. Houston, TX. 

Co-host and reader at this FuenteCo event. 

2018 AWP Conference
March 8-11, 2018. Tampa, FL. 
I’ll be reading my work at the New Delta Review/Bayou Magazine offsite event on Sat, March 10, 7-9 pm, at CoWork Ybor.

White Rock Zine Machine Launch Event
March 3, 2018. Dallas, TX.

I’ll be reading my contribution to the newest Zine Machine project at Deep Vellum Books.

BAD LOVE: A Dark Valentine’s Eve Reading & Open Mic
February 13, 2018. Brasil Cafe, Houston, TX. 
Co-host and reader at this FuenteCo event.

Sin Muros: A Latino/a Theater Festival
February 2/3, 2018. Houston, TX

Tabling for FuenteCo in the Sin Muros Poetry Tent, and running the Bad Love Microfiction and Poetry Contest.