December 1, 2014 Silver Arcade, Silver Street, Leicester, England, 7pm TICKETS

December 2, 2014 Hysteria, 578 Kingsland Road, Dalstan, London, England, 7:30pm

December 3, 2014 The Birdcage, 28 Clare Street, Bristol, England, 7:30pm

December 4, 2014 Komedia, 44-47 Gardener Street, Brighton, England, 7:30pm SOLD OUT

December 5, 2014 Jibba Jabba at The Cumberland Arms, James Place Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, 7:30pm

December 6, 2014 Workshop only, Portobello Library, 14 Rosefield Avenue, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2-4pm

December 6, 2014  Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, Scotland, 8pm

December 8, 2014  Green Note, 106 Parkway, Camden Town, London, England, 7:30pm

December 9, 2014 The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford, England, 7:30pm SOLD OUT

December 10, 2014 The Fountain, 12 Regent Street, Cambridge, England, 7:30pm

December 11, 2014 Tongue Fu at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, England, 8pm

December 13, 2014 All Saints Church, North Street, York, England, 7:30pm

December 14, 2014 Gulbenkian, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, England, 7:30pm

December 16, 2014 Presented by Forked at The B-Bar, Barbican Theatre, Plymouth, Devon, England, 8pm

December 17, 2014 The Moon Club, Womanby Street, Cardiff, Wales, 9pm

December 18-31, 2014 Artist-in-residence, Besiendershuis, Nijmegen, Netherlands


November 3, 2014 Regina Theater, Trädgårdsgatan 6, Uppsala, Sweden, 7pm

November 4, 2014 Bio Roxy, Olaigatan 19, Orebro, Sweden, 7pm

November 5, 2014 Kulturhuset Fyren, Borgmastaregatan 6, Kungsbacka, Sweden, 7pm

November 6, 2014 Moriska Paviljongen, Norra Parkgoten 2 Folkets Park, Malmö, Sweden, 8pm

November 7, 2014 The Royale Danish Theatre, Balcony Stage, Kongens Nytorv 9, Copenhagen, Denmark, 8pm

November 12-23, 2014 Vipassana Dilsen-Stokkem, Belgium

November 24, 2014 Brasserie Saint Maurice, 38 Rue Saint-Maurice, Reims, France, 8:30pm

November 26, 2014 Hit the Ode at The Victoria, 48 John Bright Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, 7:30pm SOLD OUT

November 27, 2014 Bang Said the Gun at The Roebuck, 50 Great Dover Street, Borough, London, England, 8pm

November 28, 2014 Graves Gallery, Sheffield Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield, England, 7pm doors and 7:15pm start, sharp, then…

November 28, 2014 Contact Theatre, Oxford Road, Manchester, England, 7:30pm (I’ll go on around 9:30pm) SOLD OUT

November 29, 2014 Winchester Discovery Center, Jewry St, Winchester, Hampshire, England, 7:30pm

November 30, 2014 Workshop only, The Left Bank Bar, 128 Cheltenham Road, Bristol, England, 2pm, TICKETS


October 1, 2014 Poetry Corner at The Lighthouse on 7th, Johannesburg, Guateng, South Africa, 8pm

October 5, 2014 Word N Sound Festival, Soweto Theatre, Johannesburg, Guateng, South Africa, 3pm

October 13, 2014 5-min intro as part of Poetry Africa Festival opening, Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 7pm

October 15, 2014 Vukuzakhe High School, Umlazi L Section, Durban, South Africa, 9am

October 15, 2014 Howard College Campus Invasion, Mazisi Kunene Road, Glenwood, Durban, South Africa, 12:20pm

October 16, 2014 Wushwini Arts, Culture & Heritage Centre, 60 Wushwini Road, KwaNgcolasi, Durban, South Africa, 12pm

October 17, 2014 Poetry Africa Festival, Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre, Durban, South Africa, 7pm

October 18, 2014 5-min as part of Poetry Africa’s closing street party, Rivertown Beer Hall, Durban, 6:30pm

October 22, 2014 30CC Minnepoort, Dirk Boutslaan 62, Leuven, Belgium, 8:30pm

October 27, 2014 Wintertuin, Van Beethovenstraat 4, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 7pm interview/podcast; 8:30pm performance

October 28, 2014 Café Afsnis, Bij Sint-Jacobs 10, Ghent, Belgium, 9pm

October 29, 2014 The Usva, Munnekeholm 10, Groningen, Netherlands, 8:30pm


September 2, 2014 Word in Hand, Friend in Hand Hotel, 58 Cowper Street, Glebe, New South Wales, 7:30pm

September 4, 2014 Hurstville Poetry Slam, Hurtsville Library, corner of Queens Road and Dora Street, Hurstville, New South Wales, 6pm

September 5, 2014 Masterclass, Brisbane Writers Festival, Meeting Room 1B, State Library of QLD, Stanley Place South Brisbane, Queensland, 10am

September 5, 2014 Australian Poetry Slam, Maiwar Green, State Library of QLD, Stanley Place, South Brisbane, Queensland, 6pm

September 6, 2014 ABC Radio National live broadcast, Brisbane Writers Festival, Maiwar Green, State Library of QLD, South Brisbane, Queensland, 3:30pm

September 6, 2014 Brisbane Writer’s Festival, 20 Questions Gala, State Library of QLD, South Brisbane, Queensland, 7pm

September 7-11, 2014 Vipassana (Woori Yallock, Victoria)

September 12, 2014 State Library of Victoria, The Courtyard, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 7pm TICKETS
(earlier workshop closed to public)

September 14, 2014 Bloody Lips at Monster Kitchen and Bar, Canberra, 25 Edinburgh Avenue, Australia Capital Territory, 3pm

September 17, 2014 Bad!Slam!No!Biscuit! at The Phoenix Pub, 23-27 East Row Civic, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 7:30pm

September 18, 2014 Workshop only, The Fireplace Room, Gorman Arts Centre, 55 Ainslie Avenue, Braddon, ACT, 6:30pm, $15 at door

September 20, 2014 Tasmanian Poetry State Slam Finals at The Arts Factory, 456 Macquarie Street, South Hobart, Tasmania, 7:30pm

September 27, 2014 Shoko Festival, in The Dome, Harare, Zimbabwe, 6:30-7


August 2, 2014 The Victoria School Upstairs Auditorium, PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 5:30pm

August 3, 2014 The Victoria School Upstairs Auditorium, PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 5:30pm

August 4, 2014 The Victoria School Upstairs Auditorium, PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 7pm

August 5, 2014 The Victoria School Upstairs Auditorium, PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 6pm

August 6, 2014 The Victoria School Upstairs Auditorium, PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 7:30pm

August 7, 2014 The Victoria School Upstairs Auditorium, PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 8:40pm

August 9, 2014 The Legends Showcase, National Poetry Slam Finals, Oakland, CA, 3pm

August 16, 2014 Workshop only, Oasis Youth Centre, 15 Hely Street, Wyong, New South Wales, 11:30am

August 16, 2014 Wyong Poetry Slam, Oasis Youth Centre, 15 Hely Street, Wyong, New South Wales, 2:30pm

August 21, 2014 20-minute performance responding to World War 1 exhibition, State Library of New South Wales, Metcalfe Auditorium, ground floor, Macquarie wing, Sydney, New South Wales, 5:30pm

August 22, 2014 Rivendell School, Thomas Walker Estate, Hospital Road, Concord West, New South Wales, 1pm

August 23, 2014 Workshop only, New South Wales Writer’s Centre, Callan Park, Balmain Road, Lilyfield, New South Wales, 1:30pm

August 23, 2014 with Anis Mojgani, Footscray Arts Centre, 45 Moreland Street, Footscray, Victoria, 7:30pm

August 25, 2014 with Anis Mojgani at The Basement, 29 Reiby Place, Circular Quay, New South Wales, 8:30pm

August 28, 2014 Studio 19, 157 Crown Street, Wollongong, New South Wales, 6:30pm

August 30, 2014 Art Party, Sydney, New South Wales

JULY 2014

July 3, 2014 Maja Prentice Theatre (in the Bloor-Dixie Neighbourhood Centre), 3650 Dixie Road, Mississauga, ON, 7pm

July 4, 2014 Toronto Poetry Project Workshop at The Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave. Toronto, ON, 7pm

July 10, 2014 The Venue, 286 George St N, Peterborough, ON, doors at 7pm, show at 8pm

July 11, 2014 Hub Ottawa, 71 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON, 7pm TICKETS

July 12, 2014 SLAMtario, The Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto, ON, 7pm

July 13, 2014 Workshop only, Spectrum at CEI, 42 Erb Street East, Waterloo, ON, 1:45pm, FREE

July 17, 2014 A short 2-piece set at Artbeat to support the gallery show, Winnipeg, Manitoba

July 18-27, 2014 Nightly performances at Artbeat Studios Inc. (62 Albert Street, 4th Floor) for Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 6:30pm, $10 tickets at door if not buying festival tickets.

July 31, 2014 The Victoria School Upstairs Auditorium, PotashCorp Fringe Theatre Festival, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, 8:30pm

JUNE 2014

June 1-4, 2014 Vipassana

June 7, 2014 Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue, Winnipeg Spoken Word Festival, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 7:30pm TICKETS

June 8, 2014 Workshop at Winnipeg Spoken Word Festival, Artspace, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2pm TICKETS

June 9, 2014 Dakota Collegiate, 665 Dakota Street, Winnipeg, 1-3pm (closed to public)

June 26, 2014 We Flip Tables Poetry Death Match IV, Ivy Arms, 201 Main St. East, Milton, ON, 7:30pm

June 27, 2014 Niagara Falls Literary Arts Festival, Mahtay Cafe, 241 St Paul Street, St. Catharines, Ontario, 7pm, FREE

June 29, 2014 Toronto Poetry Slam, The Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON, 7pm

MAY 2014

May 1, 2014 SPOKE, Sonoma State University, The HUB, Rohnert Park, CA, 6:30pm

May 3, 2014 Santa Cruz Institute of Contemporary Art – The Tannery, 1050 River Street, Studio #127 Santa Cruz, CA, 5:30pm, $10 at door

May 4, 2014 The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno Street, San Francisco, CA, 7:30pm TICKETS

May 5, 2014 Studio Grand, 3234 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA, 8pm

May 7, 2014 UC Davis, One Shields Avenue, TCS Building, Davis, CA, 7pm

May 8, 2014 Holland Project, 140 Vesta Street Reno, NV, 8pm

May 9, 2014 The Crux, 1022 West Main Street, Boise, ID, 9pm, tickets at door

May 10, 2014 Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Drive, Bend, OR, 7pm TICKETS

May 12, 2014 Q Center, 4115 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR, 8pm

May 14, 2014 The Green Frog Acoustic Tavern, 1015 N State St, Bellingham, WA, 7pm, Tickets at the door

May 16, 2014 Alix Goolden Hall, 907 Pandora Avenue, Victoria B.C. 7pm TICKETS

May 17, 2014 2-hour workshop only, Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street, Victoria, B.C., 10:30am

May 18, 2014 Cafe Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, B.C., 8pm

May 20, 2014 a feature for The Seattle Slam at Re-Bar, 1114 Howell St., Seattle, (tix at door for workshop at 6:30; performance at 8pm)

May 21-31, 2014 Vipassana

APRIL 2014

April 2, 2014 International School, Bellevue, WA (8:30am-1pm; closed to public)

April 3-4, 2014 International School, Bellevue, WA (8:30am-3:30pm; closed to public)

April 8, 2014 Look Out Gallery, Michigan State University, 2nd Floor Snyder Phillips, 362 Bogue Street, East Lansing, MI, 7pm, $7 tickets at door

April 9, 2014 Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, (4:30-5:30pm workshop in Olmstead Room; 6-7pm performance in Dewing Room 103)

April 10, 2014 Chase Public, 1569 Chase Ave. #4, Cincinnati, OH, 8pm TICKETS

April 11, 2014 for the National Speech & Debate Association Conference at Renaissance Denver, 3801 Quebec Street, Denver, CO, 8:30pm (private event)

April 13, 2014 The Well, 4620 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN, 7:30pm TICKETS

April 14, 2014 The Warehouse, Columbus Center, 853 West Walnut Street, Centre College, Danville, KY, 7:30pm

April 16, 2014 Lawrence University, Warch Campus Center 224 – Esch Hurvis Studio (Esch), Appleton, WI, 8pm

April 17, 2014 Nightbird Books, 205 West Dickson Street, Fayetteville, AR, 7:30pm

April 18, 2014 Tulsa Community College, Southeast Campus Chatroom Building 9, Tulsa, OK, workshop 6-7pm; evening performance 8-9pm

April 19, 2014 The Paramount, 701 W Sheridan, Oklahoma City, OK, 8pm TICKETS

April 20, 2014 The Chalice Abbey, 2717 Stanley Street, Amarillo, TX, 7pm

April 21, 2014 Outpost Performance Space, 210 Yale Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM, 8pm TICKETS

April 24, 2014 Arcosanti Amphitheater, 13555 S. Cross L Road, Mayer, AZ, 7pm, $5 at venue! (note that many GPS systems are unable to locate Arcosanti)

April 26, 2014 Youth workshop at Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ, 5-6:30pm (closed to public)

April 26, 2014 Phoenix Hostel and Cultural Center, 1026 North 9th Street, Phoenix, AZ, 8pm, $7 at door

April 27, 2014 CANCELLED BY VENUE The Scullery, 190 North Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV, 8pm CANCELLED

April 28, 2014 House performance in Thousand Oaks, CA, 6pm dinner, 7pm show SOLD OUT

April 30, 2014 Chadwick School, 26800 South Academy Drive, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, 12:30-1:15 (closed to public)

April 30, 2014 Magicopolis, 1418 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA, 8pm TICKETS

MARCH 2014

March 1, 2014 AWP Conference for HENHOUSE and Write Bloody, Seattle, WA, 8:30am-5pm, Booth 721

March 4, 2014 Hazelwood West Writer’s Week, 1 Wildcat Ln, Hazelwood, MO, 7:25am-9am and 11:13am-12:43pm (closed to public)

March 5, 2014 Old North St. Louis Restoration Group Gallery, 2700 North 14th Street, St. Louis, MO, 7pm, $10 tickets at door only

March 8, 2014 Zodiac Venue and Bar, 230 Pueblo Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO, 8pm TICKETS

March 9, 2014 with Denver youth poets Minor Disturbance at The Mercury, 2199 California Street, Denver, CO, 5:30pm workshop ($5 students/$10 tickets at door); 8:30pm performance ($5students/$10 general at door)

March 10, 2014 at 303, 2500 47th Street, Unit 10, Boulder, CO, 7pm, $10 at door

March 11, 2014 Taylor Auditorium, 600 North Adams, Western State Colorado University, Gunnison, CO, 7:30pm

March 12, 2014 Salt Lake Power Yoga, 250 East Broadyway, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT, 7pm TICKETS (Show up at 530 if ya wanna do yoga first)

March 13, 2014 Workshop only at Joffee’s Coffee, 2121 McClelland Street, Suite 103, Salt Lake City, UT, 6pm, $10 at the door

March 17, 2014 Nelson Performing Arts Building, Northwest College, 231 West 6th Street, Powell, WY, 7pm (free for students; $5 community at door)

March 19, 2014 for Louder Than A Bomb, Nebraska Union Auditorium, Nebraska Union, 2nd Floor, 1400 R Street, Lincoln, NE, 7pm

March 20, 2014 Java Joe’s, 214 4th Street, Des Moines, IA, 7pm, tickets at door

March 21, 2014 Water Street Studios, 160 South Water Street, Batavia, IL, 8pm, tickets at door

March 22, 2014 Riverwest Public House, 815 E Locust St, Milwaukee, WI, 6pm, tickets at door

March 23, 2014 Uptown Poetry Slam at Green Mill with Marc Smith, 4803 North Broadway, Chicago, IL, 7pm, tickets at door

March 24, 2014 La Catrina Cafe, 1011 West 18th Street, Chicago, IL, 7pm, tickets at door

March 25, 2014 The Mix, 2809 West Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI, 10pm, tickets at door

March 26, 2014 upstairs at Rocky’s Bar & Grill, 633 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI

March 27, 2014 workshops at Pioneer High School, Ann Arbor, MI, 8:43am-1:25pm (closed to public)

March 27, 2014 short set in support of the youth Poetry Slam, Craft Theater, Community High School, Ann Arbor, MI, 7pm

March 30, 2014 The Harlequin Theater, Columbus, IN, matinee performance, 3:30pm

March 31, 2014 for Writer’s Week at Libertyville High School, 708 West Park Ave., Libertyville, IL (9:15am; closed to public)


February 1, 2014 with Donna DeLory at Texas Yoga Conference, 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX, 7:30pm TICKETS

February 3, 2014 with Derrick Brown, Woody Hill and the Pillow Princess, and Anis Mojgani at The North Door, 502 Brushy St, Austin, TX, 7:30pm TICKETS

February 4, 2014 University Theatre Center’s Showcase Theatre, 1440 Bobby K. Marks Drive, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, 8pm

February 6, 2014 Hemmerling Gallery of Southern Art, 733 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA, 7:30pm (tickets at door only)

February 7, 2014 Lafayette Science Museum, 433 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA, 2pm TICKETS

February 9-14, 2014 one-on-one private mentoring for the Young People’s Poet Laureate of Wales

February 11, 2014 visiting The Seattle Slam at Re-Bar, Seattle, WA, 8:30pm

February 12, 2014 10-minute set at Rain City Poetry Slam in support of The Young Peoples Poet Laureate of Wales, Martin Daws, Scratch Deli, 1718 12th Ave, Seattle, WA, 8pm

February 17, 2014 The Bartlett, 228 West Sprague Avenue, Spokane, WA, 8:15pm TICKETS (workshop at 6pm)

February 18, 2014 Northern Idaho College, 100 West Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene, ID, 7pm (noon workshop)

February 19, 2014 Le Petit Outre Bakery & Cafe, 129 S 4th St W, Missoula, MT, 7pm

February 20, 2014 diversity week assembly at Big Sky High School, Missoula, MT, 9am

February 20, 2014 Machinery Row, 202 2nd Avenue South #103, Great Falls, MT, 8pm

February 22, 2014 The Poet’s Room at Keiran’s Irish Pub, 85 6th Street N, Minneapolis, MN, 7pm

February 23, 2014 Side Street Studio Arts, 15 Ziegler Ct., Elgin, IL, 6pm

February 24, 2014 Fremd High School, 1000 South Quentin Road, Palatine, IL, 1pm-2:45 (closed to public)

February 27, 2014 Write Bloody Reading at Re-Bar, Seattle, WA, 830pm

February 27-28, 2014 AWP Conference with HENHOUSE and Write Bloody, Seattle, WA, 8:30-5pm, booth 721


January 14, 2014 The Northwest School, 1415 Summit Ave, Seattle, WA, 2-3:30pm student, 4:20-4:50 faculty discussion on mindfulness (closed to public)

January 16, 2014 Sky View Terrace, 6th floor MacAllister Hall, 3210 Chestnut St. Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 7pm (FREE EVENT)

January 20, 2014 Hugh Wilkinson Theatre, Shawnigan Lake School, 1975 Renfrew Rd, Shawnigan Lake, B.C., 6:45pm (closed to public)

January 24, 2014 for Woosh Kinaadeiyí at Silverbow Bakery, 120 2nd Street, Juneau, AK, 6:30pm

January 25, 2014 Hangar Ballroom, 2 Marine Way, Juneau, 8pm, 21+ TICKETS