Thursday, May 7, 2020, 8-9:30 pm central time 
Houston Tells It Slant: Motherhood
Reading with Erin Belieu and Deborah “D.E.E.P.” Mouton
Writers’ League of Texas (live webinar)

Past Events

April 1, 2020, 6:30-9:30 pm 
“Writing Vivid Scenes” (online class)
Hosted by Writers’ League of Texas

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 6:30-9:30 pm 
“Memoir 101: Everything You Need to Know to (Finally) Start Your Memoir”(online class)
Hosted by Writers’ League of Texas

January 14-February 18, 2020
6 Week Online Nonfiction Workshop: Memoir 101
Catapult (online)

November 8, 2019 at 4 pm 
2019 Rockwell Lecture: “Research as Creative Process”
Hosted by the Department of Religion, Rice University
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library
Houston, TX

November 3, 2019 at 10 am 
Guest Speaker, Emerson UU Church
Houston, Texas

October 27, 2019,  2-3:30 pm CDT
Growing Your Memoir: A Free Online Workshop 

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10 am
Texas Writes: “Scenes as the Building Blocks of Memoir”
Carl and Mary Welhausen Library
810 Front Street, Yoakum, TX 77995

August 26, 2019 – January 27, 2020
From Draft to Done: Prose Manuscript Workshop (biweekly) 
Grackle & Grackle
Houston, TX

September 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm 
Reading, Writers for Migrant Justice
Holocaust Museum Houston

July 16, 2019-August 20, 2019
6 Week Creative Nonfiction Workshop 
Houston, Texas

July 18, 2019 
Guest Speaker, Writers’ League of Texas Summer Writing Retreat
“Writing as Process: The Three Phases of Revision”
Kerrville, Texas

June 29 & 30, 2019
Writer’s League of Texas, Agents and Editors Conference
Presenter, “Building a Powerful Narrative Presence in Your Memoir”
Panelist, “Revision: Is It Done or Are You Just Exhausted?”
Austin, Texas

Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 7 PM
Reading (with Pilot Dance Project)
MATCH, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002

May 20-24, 2019 
Featured Writer, Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers
University of Houston
Houston, Texas

April 25, 2019 at 7 PM
Guest Speaker, Bay Area Writers League
Clear Lake Park Meeting Room
Houston, Texas

April 22, 2019-May 13, 2019
4 Week Online Nonfiction Workshop: Memoir 101

March 27-31, 2019
Panelist, “Empathy and Exploitation: Immersion Writing among Vulnerable Populations”
Panelist, “Information to Astonishment: Research as Creative Process”
Book Signing, Ruminate table
AWP 2019 Conference
Portland, Oregon

March 16-17, 2019
Stalking the Self (Advanced Nonfiction Workshop)
Houston, Texas

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Guest Speaker, Houston Women’s Group (private event)
Houston, Texas

Sunday, February 17, 2019 at 7 pm 
Reading from When I Spoke in Tongues
Browsing Room, Mary Helen Cochran Library, Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, Virginia

Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm 
“Memoir 101: Everything You Need to Know to (Finally) Start Your Memoir” (online class)
Hosted by Writers’ League of Texas

Saturday, February 2, 2019
Reading with Thea Lim & Henk Rossouw
Inprint Poets and Writers Ball (ticketed event)
Houston, Texas

Friday, January 25, 2019 at 7 PM
“How to Start (or Restart) a Writing Project”
Panel Discussion hosted by Writer’s League of Texas
Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7 PM
Reading with Lacy M. Johnson and Analicia Sotelo
The Slant: An Author’s Reading Series
St. Mark’s Houston, 3816 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, TX 77025

Monday, January 7 to Monday, February 11, 2019
6-Week Online Nonfiction Workshop: Memoir 101

Wednesday, January 9 to March 15, 2019
Variations in Prose (Fiction/Nonfiction Workshop)
Grackle and Grackle, Houston, TX

Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7 PM
Book LaunchWhen I Spoke in Tongues (in conversation with Kimberly Meyer)
Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005

November 1-3, 2018
Moderator, Stalking the Self: A Panel with Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Chris Feliciano Arnold, & Inara Verzemnieks
NonfictioNOW 2018 Conference 
Phoenix, AZ

October 30, 2018 at 7 pm 
Glass Mountain Reading with Trip Nguyen and Juliane Tran
Bohemeo’s, 708 Telephone Road, Suite E, Houston, TX 77023

October 20, 2018
“Practical Tips for Navigating the Two Streams of Creative Writing”
Indiepalooza 2018 (hosted by Houston Writers Guild)
Houston, TX

September 18, 25, and October 2, 2018 from 6-9 PM
“Between Us and Ourselves: The Art of Personal Essay” (Workshop)
Grackle and Grackle 
Houston, TX

Friday, July 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Q & A with Thea Lim, author of An Ocean of Minutes 
Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005

May 5, 2018
Panelist, “How to Get Published in Literary Journals”
Panelist, “Submission Tools for New Writers”
Writefest: A Festival for Writers
Houston, TX