In A Body As Queer As Nature: on a queer/ancestral/femme eco-poetics

A panel and reading with Muriel Leung, Catalina Ouyang, Alison C. Rollins, and Allison Smith

September 26, 2019, 7 pm at Book Soup—8818 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

Read more about the 2019 Lambda Literary Festival

Crystal and Flame is an art writing journal and forum, dedicated to bridging gaps in the cultural community. We launch soon!

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I have a new poem up at On The Seawall. Read it here.


Juke Joint interviewed me, and we got to talking about Jewish ghosts, the earth as a voice, and my life as a Ravenclaw. Read it here.



June 22, 2019 | 2 pm       Blue Estuary: a performance with Philip Matthews, Alternative Pride, Riverside Park @ 67th St, New York, NY

March 30, 2019 | 9 pm       Tammy Journal Anniversary Reading, AWP offsite, Portland, OR

February 9, 2019 | 1 pm       Artist Talk & Site-Specific Meditation, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

September 22, 2018 | 2 pm    Viewfinding Poetry Reading and Artist Talk, Riverside Park @ 67th S., New York, NY

December 14, 2017 | 7 pm      December Reading, Amherst Books, 8 Main St, Amherst, MA

May 10, 2017 | 6 pm                The Ocean Reading, Paul Artspace, 14516 Sinks Rd, Florissant, MO

April 28, 2017 | 3 pm              Artist Talk with Matthew Woodward (Moderator), Linda Warren Projects, 327 N. Aberdeen, Chicago, IL

July 29, 2016 | 7 pm                Apogee 7 Launch, Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, 208 W 13th St, New York, NY

June 30, 2016 | 7 pm               Chainlink Poetry Series, Meshuggah Café, 6269 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO

June 5, 2015 | 6 pm                  TENT Fellows Reading, Yiddish Book Center, 1021 West St, Amherst, MA

April 20, 2015 | 3 pm               Artist Talk with Laurencia Strauss, Hurst Lounge, Washington University, 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO

November 7, 2014 | 3 pm       Artist Talk with Laurencia Strauss, Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH

October 15, 2014 | 3 pm         Impossible Wants, Poetry in the Streets (various sites), St. Louis, MO

April 22, 2014 | 7 pm         MFA Thesis Reading, Hurst Lounge, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

April 26, 2013 | 4 pm         Exhibition of Artists’ Books, Kranzberg Studio for the Illustrated Book, St. Louis, MO