Upcoming Workshops & Community

2023 Litfest: Lighthouse Writers (June 2023) will be teaching two workshops (in-person) on writing craft

2023 Writers Heights Writers Conference

2023 Fort Collins Bookfest Featured Author

2022 Colorado College Visiting Author Series, February Visiting Author

2022 Colorado College James Yaffe Prize for Short Fiction: Judge

2022 Northern Colorado Writers: 2022 Writing Heights Writers Conference will be teaching three in-person workshops

2022 Litfest: Lighthouse Writers (June 2022) will be teaching four workshops (2 virtual, 2 in-person) on writing craft

2022 University of Denver English Department featured visiting writer

2022, 2020 City of Englewood Writers Retreat: Teach memoir/CNF and Fiction workshop, participate in the author’s panel, serve as host for the retreat, and help organize in partnership with The City of Englewood to procure a diverse panel of authors

2021 Kenyon Review residency scholarship recipient for CNF with mentor Geeta Kothari

2021 Litfest: Lighthouse Writers taught a workshop on vulnerability in CNF and featured author’s reading

2021 Northern Colorado Writers Conference: Featured instructor: Introduction to Flash Fiction: Dump the Rules and Discover Your Bad Self. Featured author on a panel with Steven Dunn, Tanaya Winder, and Traci L. Jones.

2021 University of Denver English Department featured visiting writer and author panelist

2021 Colorado College featured visiting writer for first-year creative writing students

2021 Arapahoe Community College Literary Festival (Second time) Featured Instructor and panelist. Teaching “Digging Up Your Ghosts” workshop for CNF/Memoir/Hybrid

2020, 2021 The Mile High MFA at Regis University visiting guest instructor, author panelist, and author reading for the summer residencies

Publish Me II, 2020: Publish Me II

The Writer’s Retreat-City of Englewood 2020: The Writer’s Retreat

A 2020 Western Illinois University featured visiting writer for CNF reading and panelist with Tiffany Quay Tyson and Rebecca Roanhorse

A Journey of a Book’s Publication Panel: Taste of an MFA-Regis University Mile High MFA 2020: Mile High MFA Residency

Bending Genres, 2019: Digging Up Your Ghosts Online Workshop

Writers Studio Literary Festival, 2019: Discovering Your Ghosts in Writing

Kathy Fish Fast Flash Guest Teacher Fall, 2018, 2019: Kathy Fish Fast Flash Workshop

Mile High Taste of an MFA Workshop: Flash Fiction and Micro Nonfiction: Taste of an MFA

Flash Fiction Workshop: Colorado Writing School, Louisville, CO 2017: Colorado Writing School (Now Lighthouse Writers)


The Neighborhood Arts Collective: Volunteer contributor to help local artists, the community, and those who are at risk: The Neighborhood Arts Collective

Reproductive Justice Reading and Fundraiser: Curated and hosted by Selah Saterstrom and Julia Madsen at Counterpath: Counterpath Reading Event

100 Choices: A Fundraising Project curated by Selah Saterstrom & HR Hegnauer:100 Choices

Night of American Verse




Organized and hosted reading/fundraiser for Minor Disturbance, Denver’s youth slam poetry team, as well as playwright and poet Idris Goodwin and Nico Wilkinson, and an excerpt of the theatrical choreo poem HOW I GOT OVER: a Journey in Verse, featuring slam poet champions Suzi Q. Smith, Jenee Elise, Bianca Mikhan, Toluwanimi Obiwole, and Rolanda Simmons, Syntax Physic Opera-Denver, CO

Standing Rock Reading & Fundraiser

Organized and hosted a reading/fundraiser event for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Featured readers: Erika T. Wurth, Steven Dunn, Kathy Fish, David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Charly Fasano, Eric Baus, Zack Kopp, and Crisosto Apache. Syntax Physic Opera-Denver, CO