11/13/14 Northeastern University
11/06/14 Bard College
09/13/14 HAIKU (The Humanities and the Arts in the Integrated Knowledge University) Conference, University of Pennsylvania
05/20/14 Vica Miller Literary Salon, Reading with Lara Vapnyar, Boris Fishman and Vica Miller. 7 – 9 PM. Mimi Ferzt Gallery. 81 Greene Street.
12/4/13 A Literary Evening at Little Red Schoolhouse (reading), NY, NY, 7-9 PM, w/Arthur Phillips and Eisa Davis
10/24/13, Pete’s Candy Store Reading Series, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 7:30 PM, w/ Adelle Waldman
9/24/13, Fiction Addiction, 25 Avenue A ,Manhattan, 8 pm, w/Amy Brill, Helen Oyeyemi and Caitlin Campbell
9/17/13, Mixer Reading Series, Cake Shop w/ Lucy Corin, 7pm
8/5/13, Books Beneath the Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge Park w/ Colson Whitehead and others, 7 PM
7/31/13 The Greatest 3-minute Internet Stories, hosted by Vol. 1 Brooklyn at Housing Works, Manhattan, 7 pm
6/17/13, Brookline BookSmith, Brookline, MA 6:30 PM
6/12/13, Largehearted Lit, WORD, Brooklyn, 7 PM
5/18/13, LitCrawl reading hosted by PEN, Book Court, Brooklyn, 6 PM
5/9/13, Literary Death Match, Union Hall, Brooklyn, 8:30 PM
5/8/13, Mixer Reading and Music Series, Cake Shop, NYC, 7 PM
1/29/13, Half King, pre-book release party for The Love Song of Johnny Valentine by Teddy Wayne, 8 pm (singing), with readings by Charles Bock, Susan Cheever and more, NYC, NY
11/12/12, powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY. Video interviewer at the National Book Awards’ 5 Under 35, hosted by Neko Case.
11/04/12, Hotel Cafe, 6pm (singing and reading) Los Angeles, CA
9/8/2012, Arts on Brighton Festival, (singing) New York Aquarium, Brooklyn, NY
7/26/12, Housing Works Cafe, Manhattan, 7 pm. (reading) The Greatest 3-Minute Punk Stories.
7/21/12, Union Hall, Brooklyn, 8 pm, (singing) EP release party for Flying Pace w/Unsacred Hearts and Magnetic Island.
6/28/12, PowerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, 7-9 PM, book release party for The McSweeney’s Book of Politics and Musicals
6/23/12 The Knitting Factory, Brooklyn, 6:30 PM, benefit for the Russian punk band Pussy Riot
2/27/12, Stories Books and Cafe, Echo Park, Los Angeles, 7 pm.
2/22/12, The Rumpus Presents: Letters in the Mail at Housing Works Bookstore, Manhattan, 7 pm, with Jonathan Ames, Stephen Elliott, Tao Lin, Emily Gould and more.
2/6/12, The I ♥ BOMB Reading Event & Party, PowerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, 7 pm, (singing and reading) with Brooklyn Poet Laureate, Tina Chang, best-selling author of Bee Season, Myla Goldberg, and more.
1/26/12, LargeHeartedLit 10 year anniversary party at WORD Books, with Emma Straub and Jen Gilmore (reviewed here)
10/21/2011, CMJ, Littlefield, Brooklyn with The Shondes.
10/19/2011, Abe’s Penny (reading), Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn
10/01/2011, The Satellite Lounge, Wilmington, NC
9/30/2011, The Mill, Charlotte, NC
9/29/2011, Quail Ridge Books and Music, Raleigh, NC. 7:30 pm.
8/18/2011, Bar Matchless, 3 Minute Story: Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll, presented by Vol. 1 and Nerve.com, Brooklyn, NY
8/16/2011, Literary Brooklyn Book Release Party (singing) w/ Evan Hughes, Toure, Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn
7/14/2011, Brooklyn Winery, Girls Who Write benefit, Brooklyn, NY w/Deb Olin Unferth, Jami Attenberg, Maud Newton, and Kio Stark
6/21/2011, Space Gallery, Portland, ME
6/20/2011, Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA
6/16/2011, Los Angeles Public Library ALOUD series, In conversation with Eric J. Lawrence, KCRW DJ and Music Librarian, 7 pm
6/15/2011, The Record Room, Portland, Oregon
6/14/2011, Alexander Book Company, 12:30 pm
6/13/2011, The Make Out Room, The Rumpus Monthly Reading/Music Series, San Francisco, CA, 7:30 PM
6/9/2011, Joe’s Pub, NY, NY, CD and Book-Release Party, 7 PM
6/8/2011, WORD, Brooklyn, NY Largehearted Lit w/John Wesley Harding (and traditional Doukhobor treats prepared by the Brooklyn Baker) 7:30 PM
5/29/2011, Green-Wood Cemetery, Civil War Sesquicentennial (singing as part of a small choir, in Civil War-era garb!)
2/8/2011 McSweeney’s book release party for ‘Donald’, by Stephen Elliott and Eric Martin @ Pianos, NYC, 9 pm.
1/13/2011 Benefit for Ugly Ducking Presse, Old American Can Factory, Brooklyn, NY, 8:30 pm
10/14/2010 Benefit for Guernica Magazine, powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY 7 pm
7/6/2010 Madame Claude / Fourtrack on Stage Berlin, Germany
7/7/2010: Schokoladen, Berlin, Germany
5/16/2010: Silent Barn, Queens, NY
4/10/2010: Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY cd release party for The Shondes
4/6/2010: Highline Ballroom, NY, NY. Night of Mayhem w/Sam Lipsyte, Colson Whitehead, Michael Showalter, “This American Life’s” Starlee Kine, Jeffrey Lewis, and more.
3/24/2010: WORD bookstore in Brooklyn, NY. “Russian Night” with Museyon Guides and Jauntsetter with the amazing Moscow-based band Gulag Tunes
3/20/2010: SXSW Large Hearted Lit at Bookpeople
3/17/2010: SXSW Official Showcase at The Ale House on Wednesday, March 17 at 11:00 p.m.