Selected Current Events

*UCO Passport to Native America Metro Movie Series
with James Daro @ Paramount Theater on Film Row OKC

Followed by Q & A with Director @ Noir Bistro & Bar

*NU (UNK/UNO) MFA Program Summer Residency. Nebraska City, NE Lecture, Workshops, Reading. Dec 2011-Jan 2012.

*Harlem Arts Salon Research/Interview. January 14-16, 2012.

*Crescent Moon Lincoln. January 30, 2012.

*New York University Reading. February 16, 2011.

*Netherlands Conference Keynote. February 22-25, 2012.

*AWP Conference Panels, Readings. February 29-March 3, 2012.

*Tucson Bookfest. March 11, 2012.

*Wednesday Words Nebraska Arts Council Omaha Reading. March 14, 2012.

*Literary Sandhill CraneFest. March 10-22, 2012.

*Split This Rock Panel Reading. March 23-25, 2012.

*Native American Literature Symposium Reading Panel. March 29-30, 2012.

*Nebraska Book Festival Reading Panel. March 31, 2012.

*University of New Mexico Conference Featured. April 4-5, 2012.

*University of Hawaii Keynote. April 6-8, 2012.

*Wordfest Featured Reading. May 5-7, 2012.


Selected Recent Events

*AWP. Washington, D.C. February 2011. The Conference & Bookfair will take place February 2-5, 2011 and will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park & Omni Shoreham Hotels. The Bookfair will be held at the Marriott Wardman Park hotel.

*Thursday. 2/3/11. Noon-1:15 PM R156. Presenting Panel. Imagining Ourselves: The Narrative Stance in Memoir. (Judith Barrington, Dustin Beall Smith, Nancy Lord, Allison Hedge Coke, Valerie Miner, Sherry Simpson) A diverse group of memoirists, who also write and teach in other genres.

*Thursday. 2/3/11. 2:00. Booksigning. Coffee House Press Bookfair Table Author Booksigning. Dog Road Woman & Off Season City Pipe.

*Saturday. 2/5/11. Noon. Presenting Reading/Booksigning. Official AWP Offsite Location: Politics and Prose, 5015 Conn. Ave., NW, DC 20008 Description: Please join M.L. Liebler and several contributors to the anthology Working Words: Punching the Clock and Kicking Out the Jams (October 2010, Coffee House Press) as they read from this 2011 Michigan Notable Book of stories, poems, songs, and essays on the working class life.

*Saturday. 2/5/11. 1:00-3:00. Presenting Reading/Recording/Booksigning. National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian, Rasmuson Theater. Website: In celebration of the special Native issue of The Florida Review, a reading, live webcast, and book and issue signing.

*John G. Neihardt State Historic Site. February 2011. Reading/Talk. 2:00.

*Asheville Wordfest. Asheville, NC. 2011. May 6.

*Residency. Marfa, TX. May/June 2011.

*NU (UNK/UNO) MFA Program Summer Residency. Nebraska City, NE. July 2011.

*Kimmel Harding Residency. Nebraska City, NE. July 2011.

*Arts Corr. Custer, SD. August 2011.

*Weymouth Center for the Arts Residency. August 2011.

*London Conference Panel. September 2011.

*Crescent Moon Lincoln 100,000 Poets for Change. September 24, 2011.

*Woodland Pattern Workshop “Urban Crawl” & Reading. October 1, 2011.

*Atzlan State Park. October 2, 2011.
Marquette University Keynote “Temporary Concept: a value consideration in community measure of suicide prevention in Indigenous Youth” Two Workshops.
Marquette University Class Visit. October 3-6, 2011.

*Lizard Mounds County Park. October 6, 2011.

*South Dakota Festival of Books. Three Panels, Featured Author Presentations. October 7-9, 2011.

*IMRAM Festival, Dublin, Ireland Featured Reader (with Gabriel Rosenstock, Philip Cummings and Paddy Bushe accompanied by Cormac Murphy on button accordion and Caroline Ború on flute and Jill O’Mahony and Mícheál Ó hAodha). October 14-21, 2011.

*Kimmel Harding Nelson Sessions (with Brent Michael Davids, Collaboration). September 21-24, 2011.

*New York University Black Renaissance Noire Reading (with Quincy Troupe, Ishmael Reed, Jeffery Allen). November 4, 2011.

*Pima Arts Council Panel (with Ofelia Zepeda). November  6, 2011.

*University of Arizona Poetry Center Sing Book Launch Reading. November 7, 2011.

*Pen USA Awards Ceremony Judge. November 8, 2011.

*CalArts Class Visit & Reading. November 10, 2011.

*Kimmel Harding Nelson. December 2011.

*Ft. Mojave Visit, Natalie Diaz Language Revitalization Program. December 2011.