IMG_4630November 28, 2017
Cocktail party and discussion of THE EXTRA WOMAN with Rosie Schaap and Rachel Syme.
Books Are Magic, Brooklyn.

November 16, 2017
Launch party for THE EXTRA WOMAN.
Astoria Bookshop, Queens, NY (pictured)


May 2, 2017
Organizer/moderator, “Women Walk The City.”
Writers Vivian Gornick, Lauren Elkin, and Sarah Ladipo Manyika discuss the phenomenon of the female flâneur. Part of the 2017 PEN World Voices Festival.
Center for Women’s History, New-York Historical Society.

April 1, 2016
Organizer/moderator, “Across the Critical Divide.”
Prominent literary critics share their experiences writing their own books. With Boris Kachka (New York Magazine), Stephanie Cha (LA Times), Leigh Newman (, Elisabeth Egan (Glamour), and Kate Tuttle (Boston Globe.) In conjunction with the National Book Critics Circle.
AWP Convention, Los Angeles.

14 July, 2015
Organizer/speaker, “The Things They Carried Home.”
discussion of soldiers’ souvenirs and battlefield memories, with Lauren Walsh (The New School) and Susan Harlan (Wake Forest University.)
Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn NY.

October 27, 2014
Lecturer, “World War One: Memory and Modernism.”
In conjunction with the exhibition “Over Here: WWI and the American Mind,” this public lecture explored literary and public commemoration during and after WWI.
Steven A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library.

May 1, 2014
Panelist, “Writing War.” 

Panel discussion with Phil Klay, Roxana Robinson, and Nadifa Mohamed, moderated by Albert Mobilio. Part of the PEN World Voices Festival. Listen to the audio (Soundcloud) or watch the video (Youtube).
The New School.