December 1, 2011 at The Blue Owl, 1507 Main Street, Sarasota, FL, 8pm

December 8, 2011 with Derrick Brown and Anis Mojgani, Indiana University, Indiana Memorial Union Building, 900 East 7th Street, Bloomington, Indiana, 7pm

December 9, 2011 at Columbus Bar/Powerhouse Brewing Company, Columbus, IN, 9pm NO COVER!

December 15-19, 2011 Vipassana



November 3, 2011 at Tower Theater with Mark Spragg, Nancy Mairs and Augusten Burroughs, Bend, OR, 7pm

November 4, 2011 The Nature of Words Festival, two-hour presentation/discussion/Q&A workshop at
OSU-Cascades Hall, Bend, OR, 2pm MORE INFO

November 5, 2011 gala Author Dinner at the Century Center located at 70 SW Century Drive, Bend, OR, 5:30pm MORE INFO

November 12, 2011 at The Palace for Rock the Republic Festival, Bryan, TX, 6pm TICKETS

November 14, 2011 Santa Gertrudis High School, Kingsville, TX (closed to public)

November 16, 2011 Green Space Arts Collective, 29 Malone, Denton, TX, 9pm

November 17, 2011 with Anis Mojgani at The ND, 501 N I-35, Austin, TX, 8PM, BUY TICKETS

November 19, 2011 Bayou City Grand Slam, Houston, TX

November 30, 2011 at New College, Sarasota, FL (closed to the public)



August 20, 2011 with Taylor Mali at Word X Word Festival, Colonial Theater Pittsfield, MA, 8pm

August 31, 2011 Metcalf Ballroom, George Sherman Union, Boston University, Boston, MA, 7:30pm (technically not open to the public, but you might – say – be an incoming student.)


JUNE 2011

June 1-5, 2011 Vipassana


MAY 2011

May 3, 2011 Community College of Baltimore County of Essex, Bldg. B Theatre, 7201 Rossville Blvd., Essex, MD, 2:30pm

May 3, 2011 McGuire Hall, 4501 North Charles Street, Loyola University, Baltimore, MD, 7:30pm

May 7, 2011 The Fridge, 516 8th Street SE, Washington D.C., doors at 7:30pm, ENTRANCE IN ALLEY

May 8, 2011 with Derrick Brown and Anis Mojgani, The Baltimore Room, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 7pm

May 12, 2011 ***Exactly ten years of touring, to the day. Goin’ home (see Tour History below).

May 13, 2011 Just a sweet little 10-years-later Gentleman Practice book-release home-coming party with Tim Sanders, Tara Hardy, Matt Gano, Karen Finneyfrock, Daemond Arrindell, Noah Gunderson and maybe a couple surprises upstairs at The Fremont Abbey, Seattle, WA, TICKETS, 7:30pm

May 20, 2011 Nathan Hale Performing Arts Center (PAC), 10750 30th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA, 5:30pm

May 25 -31, 2011 Vipassana


APRIL 2011

April 4, 2011 in Winch-Capehart, Reed College, Portland, OR, 7pm

April 8, 2011 with Taalam Acey and others at NJPAC’s Sacred Circle Cafe, The Chase Room, Newark, New Jersey, 8pm

April 9, 2011 at Salt Space, 1158 Broadway, 5th floor (Entrance on 27th Street), New York City, NY, 7pm ($7-15 sliding scale tickets at door, first come first…)

April 10, 2011 Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd, Portland, ME, 7pm

April 11, 2011 at Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, 5pm workshop (Alumni Lounge), 7pm performance (Wheeler Hall)

April 12, 2011 Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire, 7:30pm

April 13, 2011 Ralph’s Diner, 148 Grove St, Worcester, MA, 8pm

April 14, 2011 Photonics Center, Boston University, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, MA, TIME RECENTLY CHANGED TO 8:30pm

April 15, 2011 Workshop with youth poets at Meeting Street Cafe, 5pm

DO NOT BOOK NIGHT (gone to see TVOTR play Brown University)

April 16, 2011 workshop at Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 3pm

April 16, 2011 Wesleyan University, Beckham Hall, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT, 9pm

April 17, 2011 at Telemark Country Club, Oslo Drive, Rockaway, NJ, 7pm

April 18, 2011 Circle of Hope, 2007 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 9pm, $7-15 sliding scale

April 19, 2011 St. Mary’s College, 18952 East Fisher Road, St. Mary’s City, MD, 8:15pm

April 22, 2011 The Crump Theatre, 425 Third Street, Columbus, IN, 7pm doors

April 23, 2011 Collingwood Arts Center, 2413 Collingwood Blvd, Toledo, 6:30pm

April 24, 2011 Easter food with the Ninja!

April 25, 2011 Greenhills School, 850 Green Hills Drive, Ann Arbor, MI (private show; day time)

April 25, 2011 The Neutral Zone, Ann Arbor, MI, 7pm (open to public)

April 26, 2011 at Oberlin College, 135 West Lorain, in the SCO, Oberlin, OH, 8pm

April 27, 2011 Ninth Ward in The Church at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY, doors at 7, 8pm show, TICKETS , or to avoid ticketing fees go directly to Babeville Box Office, 341 Delaware 2nd Floor (11a-5p M-F).

April 28, 2011 Sturges Auditorium SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY, 7pm

April 29, 2011 workshop at SUNY Geneseo, NY, 4pm

April 30, 2011 Alumni Conference Room, Angel College Center, SUNY Plattsburgh, NY, 6pm


MARCH 2011

March 1, 2011 Indian Creek High School, Shabbona, IL, 1:50pm (closed to public)

March 1, 2011 Hollywood Palms Cinema, 352 South Route 59, Naperville, IL, 6:30pm TICKETS

March 2, 2011 for Writer’s Week at Fremd High School, Palatine, IL (private show)

March 3, 2011 for Writer’s Week at Hazelwood West High School, Hazelwood, MO, 10:39-2:25 (private show)

March 6, 2011 at Planet Avalon, 221 E Moulton Street, Decatur, Alabama, 7pm, $10 at door.

March 8, 2011 a benefit for Expedition Balance, Cura Yoga – River Oaks, 3641-C Westheimer Road, Houston, TX, 7pm

March 10, 2011 in Boyd Vance Theater at Carver Museum, Austin, TX, 8pm TICKETS

March 11, 2011 University of North Texas, University Union, Golden Eagle Suite, 1155 Union Circle, Denton, TX, 6:30pm, $10 cash only at door

March 13, 2011 private workshop, Centre College, Danville, KY, 1:30pm

March 13, 2011 Weisiger Theater, Centre College, 600 West Walnut Street, Danville, KY, 8pm

March 14, 2011 Prospero’s Books, 1800 West 39th Street, Kansas City, MO, 8pm, 816.531.9673

March 15, 2011 Poetic Justice Cafe, 300 South Greenwich, Suite 151, Wichita, KS, 8pm

March 16, 2011 Nichols Theater, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 7:30pm

March 17, 2011 Omaha Healing Arts Center, 1216 Howard Street, Omaha, NE, 7pm

March 19, 2011 at The Write Side Poets Cafe, 5464 NW 19th Street, Lauderhill, FL, 9pm

March 24, 2011 University of Alaska, Student Union, Anchorage, AK, 12pm
(for more info on Anchorage performances call 907.786.1219)

March 24, 2011 University of Alaska, workshop, Ramuson, Anchorage, AK, 6pm

March 25, 2011 University of Alaska, Fine Arts Building, Anchorage, AK, 7:30pm

March 31, 2011 with Timmy Straw! University of Nevada, Reno, NV, 7:30pm



February 1, 2011 at Greenway Court Theater, 544 N. Fairfax Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 9pm

February 4, 2011 The Luggage Store Gallery, 1007 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, 8pm

February 5, 2011 short set opening for OK GO, San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI), 800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA, 4:30pm

February 5, 2011 Vagabond Ballroom, 830 Isabella Street, Oakland, CA, 8pm

February 7, 2011 Angelico Concert Hall, Dominican University, San Rafael, CA, 8pm

February 8, 2011 Cafe Culture, 931 W. 5th Street, Chico, CA, 7:30pm

February 9, 2011 Kate Buchanon Room, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA, 7pm
(reception after the show in the Karshner Lounge)

February 10, 2011 Hitchcock Auditorium, Central Oregon Community College, 2600 NW College Way, Bend, OR, 7pm

February 14, 2011 Pacific University, McCready Hall in Taylor Mead Performing Arts Center, Forest Grove, OR, 7pm

February 16, 2011 Whatcom Community College, Heiner Theater, Bellingham, WA, 7:30pm

February 17, 2011 Private workshop, Western Washington University, 10amr

February 24, 2011 CANCELLED due to snow. RESCHEDULING… Go sleddin’. Re: North Idaho College, 1000 West Garden Avenue, Student Union Building, Coeur d’Alene, ID, 8:30pm

February 26, 2011 workshop at The Local, 931 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN, 3pm

February 26, 2011 Kieran’s Pub, Titanic Lounge, 601 1st Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN, 8pm

February 28, 2011 Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 7pm



January 6, 2011 with Derrick Brown and Anis Mojgani at Middlebury College, Vermont

January 10, 2011 at The Amadeus Project, 1209 Cornwall, Bellingham, Washington, 8pm

January 11, 2011 at Solstice, 529 Pandora Avenue, Victoria, B.C., 8pm

January 12, 2011 at Shawnigan Lake School, Vancouver Island, B.C., 8pm

January 15, 2011 at Empyrean, 171 Washington, Spokane, WA, 9pm

January 16, 2011 at Neurolux, 113 North 11th Street, Boise, ID, 8pm

January 17, 2011 Logan Art House, 795 North Main Street, Logan, UT, 7pm

January 19, 2011 Quigley Recital Hall, Western State College, Gunnison, CO, 8pm

January 20, 2011 with Andrea Gibson, Old Main Theater, Colorado University, Boulder, CO, 8pm

January 21, 2011 Workshop at Flobots Community Space, 2705 Larimer St. Denver, CO, Open to Public, All Ages but youth strongly encouraged to come, 4pm, Free

January 21, 2011 The Mercury with Ken Arkind, 2199 California Street, Denver, CO, 8pm

January 22, 2011 The Modbo, 17c East Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO, 8pm

January 23, 2011 at North Point, 600 Tascosa Rd, Amarillo, TX, 730pm

January 24, 2011 at The Kosmos, 1715 5th St. NW, Albuquerque, NM, 7pm

January 25, 2011 Workshop only, Harwood Arts Center, 1114 7th Street Northwest, Albuquerque, NM, $5 entry, 6pm

January 27, 2011 Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ, TICKETS

January 28, 2011 Odd Fellows Grand Ballroom, 2906 University Avenue, San Diego, CA, 8pm, TICKETS

January 30, 2011 Theater on the Hill, 403 West Hillcrest Avenue, Thousand Oaks, CA, 7pm

January 31, 2011 Sanctuary @ The Effect, 27122A Paseo Espada #904, San Juan Capistrano, CA, 7:45pm