Upcoming Readings and Workshops:

Conversations on Feminist Writing, National Organization for Women, September 19, 2020

Summer 2020:

Matwaala reading, organized by India Currents, July 2020.

Translations of Sharmila Seyyid's poems, Desi Feminists, July 5, 2020

Women Included Webinars, June through July, sponsored by the United Nations' Generation Equality France.

Feature, All Souls Church, July 11, 2020.


Feature, Blue Duck Bakery, 5/27/18

Book launch, The Setauket Neighborhood House, 7/27/18

Feature, Oceanside, 9/14/18

Feature, Nassau Community College, 10/14/18

Feature, NYWW, 2/7/18

Feature, The Barn, Huntington, 9/21/18

Poetry Workshop: Bringing the Historical into the Personal, Emma Clark Library, 11/3/16, 7-9 pm.

"A Poetics of Walls: A Feminist Deconstructive Praxis," National Women Studies Conference, Montreal, Nov. 10, 2016.

Featured reader, Queens Library, Dec. 11, 2 pm.

Featured reader at PPA sponsored reading, Barnes and Noble Bookstore, Lake Grove, March 14, 2013

Featured reader at Sachem Library, April 30, 2013.

Featured reader at Empire State, April 21, 2013.

Featured reader with Cornelius Eady at the Walt Whitman Birthplace, November 2, 2013


Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, NJ

Mamilla Poetry Festival, Ramallah

Matwaala Poetry Festival, Austin, TX

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, NY

Valley Contemporary Poets, Tarzana, CA

Euterpe, NY

Open Eyed Dreams, Art Gallery, Eranakulam, Kerala, India

Gallery North, Long Island, NY

Graphic Eye, NY

Tamarind Art Gallery, NYC

Ear Inn, NYC

Ander Mose Studio, Hancock, PA

Unitarian Church, Stamford, CT

National Women's Studies Association

Washington State Psychological Association

National Art Therapy Association

South Asian Literature Association

Hunter College, NYC

Dowling College, NY

Pioneer Bluffs, Flint Hills, Kansas

ACP/PAC, Chicago


Workshop Sites:

Walt Whitman Birthplace Assn.

Block Island Poetry Project

Nassau Community College

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library

Strength for Life, NY

Maria'Z Hope Foundation

Stony Brook University Hospital Breast Cancer Support Group



Writing the Ghazal

Writing the Personal into the Historical

Telling Stories of Liberation and Transformation

Family Photographs as Inspiration for Poetry

Yoga-Poetry Workshop

Writing the Ode

Ekphrastic Poetry

Visualization and Writing



Write Against the Right: Violence against writers in South Asia, Panel discussion, NWSA, 2019.

Multimedia presentation of poetry, dance, and visual art: Pramila Venkateswaran and Jayashree George, 2017.

"Keep Yoni Coming: Unbinding VaginaSpeak," NWSA, San Francisco, 2012.

"Art as Resistance: Countering Hegemonies," NWSA, Atlanta, 2011.

"Witnessing and Recording: Archiving Conversations, Denver, 2010.

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