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News & Events


Op Ed


Jan 16th, 2015

"The Real Enemy is Fundamentalism and It Doesn't Belong Exclusively to Islam"


In Huffington Post and Tricycle Magazine

Past Events


Apr 11th


Literary Orange, Orange County's Literary Festival

Panel: The Human Experience

Book signing at 2-2:30pm

Irvine Marriott


April 12th 


Los Angeles Book Club & Signing 

3985 Cherrywood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90008


April 13th 

KPFK Interview with Andrew Tonkovich

Air date to be announced


April 19th


Hazel Reading Series, Offbeat Prose and Poetry by Women Writers

California Center for Integral Studies

1453 Mission St, Room 565


April 21st


Inside Story Time Reading Series

La Movida Bar and Community Kitchen

3066 24th St, San Francisco


April 30th

Online meetup with students at Ohio University

Dr Nalin Jayasena

Upcoming Events


May 30th

American River College- Summer Words Festival


10am to 11:15am

Writing Workshop


11:30am -12:45pm

Author Talk 



Panel- Writing Ethnicity

with Keenan Norris 



May 31st 

Oakland Book Festival  



Fiction and War Panel

with Anthony Marra and Mark Danner



June 7th

Bay Area Book Festival 



Squaw Valley Community of Writers Table 



Panel: Coming of Age in California, The Whole World Comes to California with NoViolet Bulawayo, Carolina De Robertis and Andrew Lam, moderated by Faith Adiele



June 18th, June 25th, August 20th, August 27th

Teaching at Kearny Street Workshop's Interdisciplinary Writers Lab 

with Chinaka Hodge and Brynn Saito




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