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Upcoming Events!

Video Installation and Juried Show: "Gimme Shelter"
Collaboration with Aram Falsafi
Artists & Architects working in 3D, 2D & Video
12th Annual Juried Exhibit
Columbia City Gallery
4864 Rainier Ave S

Seattle, WA 98118
August 13 to September 24th
Artists' Reception: Saturday August 19th, 5-7pm

Reading: Anastacia-Reneé Tolbert's book release for (v.), Forget It, and Answer(Me).
Hugo House
Seattle, WA
Friday, August 18 at 7pm

Panel Discussion: "Translating Place Across Places"
A Panel Discussion with Cecilia Martinez-Gil, Alison Mandaville, Irma Pineda, and Sidney Wade.
2017 American Literary Translators Association Annual Conference (ALTA)
October 5-8, 2017
Minneapolis, MN
The ALTA website has more conference details here.

Please see my "teaching" page for information about my upcoming writing workshops.

You can read about past events here.


Listen to several radio interviews:

About editing, translation, and writing:

Shelagh Shapiro's "Write the Book," October 2014 (60 minutes)

About my book, No Word for Welcome:

KPFK, Los Angeles, June 2011 (20 minutes)

"Conversations," Seattle, July 2011 (10 minutes)

Public Radio International's "The World," Boston, August 2011 (8 minutes)

Shelagh Shapiro's "Write the Book," September 2011 (60 minutes)

Iowa Public Radio's "Exchanges," October 2011 (25 minutes)

Texas Public Radio's "Some Books Considered," January 2012
(10 minutes)

Viewpoints, February 2012
(10 minutes)

Listen to audio recordings of two of my readings here:

Seattle University,
January 2009

Jack Straw Writers Program,
Seattle, March 2008

See past events here.

Photo above: The call to assembly
in the village of Pipila, Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico, 2000. Photo courtesy of UCIZONI.
Photo to right: Mr. McElroy tells the history of his community, Monkey
Point, on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, 2001.
Mr. McElroy