News & Events

Selected past events

March 9, 2020: Sibling Revelry, Sacramento Poetry Center. A video performed via Zoom available here.

Nov. 7, 2019: Sibling Revelry, a joint poetry reading with my sister, Gay Guard-Chamberlin, to celebrate the launches of our poetry collections. Edgewater Public Library, Chicago

Nov. 17th, 2019: Prose in the Afternoon, a joint reading with Lois Ann Abraham, at the Sacramento Poetry Center.

May 2019 Workshop: Gold Rush Writers Conference, Mokelumne Hill, CA

May 2018: Gold Rush Writers Conference, Mokelumne Hill, CA

November 2017:  Story “Stray” published in Gold Man Review

November 2017: Reading. BluMoon Books & Vinyl, Sacramento

October 2017: Poem “>45” won third place in the Jack Kerouac Poetry Prize, Davis, CA

October 2017: Short story “Stagestruck” was published in The Ear

May 2017: Poetry reading. Memoria Technica, Chicago

October 2016:  Memoir essay, “Ripening, published in Under the Gum Tree

June 2016:  Author Event. Bookends & Beginnings, Evanston, IL

April 2016:  Local Authors Fair. Sacramento Public Library

November 2015:  Reading and book signing. 57th Street Books, Chicago

May 2015 Workshop: panel discussion with Jodi Angel, and presentation with Lois Ann Abraham. SummerWords Creative Writing Festival. American River College, Sacramento

April 2015: Bookfest Solano. Vacaville, CA

March 2015: Authors on the Move. Sacramento Public Library Foundation, Sacramento

February 2015:  Reading and book signing. Face in a Book, El Dorado Hills, CA

February 2015:  Presentation: “Grandma Dated Tarzan: Imagination and Writing.” California Association of Teachers of English Convention. San Jose, CA

January 2015: Reading and book signing. Avid Reader, Davis, CA

October 2014: Author event. Barnes and Noble, Phoenix, AZ

September 2014: Reading and book signing. Avid Reader Bookstore, Sacramento

September 2014: Sacramento Stories on Stage series, Sacramento Poetry Center