recent speaking engagements

International Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, Universidad de Alcalá, Spain (November 2011)
Comics, Creativity, and Culture conference, the University of Iowa, (October 2011)
The Writers Forum at SUNY Brockport (February 2011)
Marshall University Visiting Writer Series (February 2010)
Turnhout Festival, Turnhout, Belgium (December 2009)
Kalamazoo Public Library (November 2009)
Books for the Beast (Baltimore Library Association, October 2009)
Penn State (October 2009)
Brooklyn Book Festival (September 2009)
Buffalo and Erie Library (April 2009)
Fordham University (March 2009)
Michigan Library Association Spring Institute (April 2009)
Philadelphia Free Library (November 2008)
Alternative Press Expo (November 2008)
Miami Book Fair (November 2008)
SUNY New Paltz (Oct 2008)
Housing Works (NYC, October 2008)
Long Island University (April 2008)
West Hollywood Book Fair (September 2007)
Grace Reading Series (New York, May 2006)
This is Not a Reading Series (Toronto, April 2006)
Wordstock (Portland, April 2006)
Live Wire! (Portland, April 2006)
Rhode Island School of Design (Providence, April 2006)
MIT (April 2006),
DePaul University (April 2006)
826NYC (October 2005)
Hudson Valley Writers’ Center (Sleepy Hollow NY, June 2005)
Parsons School of Design (Fall 2003, Spring 2004, 2005, 2006)
Comica: Misfit Lit, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (October, 2005)