To schedule readings or other events, email me at: jp [at]

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, May 8, 7:00-8:30pm PT – Literary Arts, Portland, OR

I’ll be co-hosting the next Incite: Queer Writers Read event, alongside Vinnie Kinsella. The event, which will feature Sara JaffeAliya Bree Hall, and Liz Asch reading on the theme of “Legacy,” will be followed by a community conversation on the same theme. 

Saturday, May 25, 6:00-8:00pm PT –  Up Up Books, Portland, OR

I’ll be reading alongside Krystle May Statler, Kevin Thomas, and Stephanie Victoire. The theme of the reading is “Bearing Witness,” and the event will include a Q&A.

Wednesday, June 26, 7:00-9:00pm PT –  Bishop & Wilde, Portland, OR

In celebration of Pride, I’ll be co-hosting an event with Oregon Humanities. The event will feature six past contributors to Oregon Humanities and the Incite: Queer Writers Read Series: Bobby Jo ValentineEmily Moon, Zoë Gamell Brown, Aakash Kishore, Heather Wiedenhoft, and Rowan Bay.


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