Public Appearances

2016

University of Florida 13th Graduate Comics Organization Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels: “Transnational Comics: Crossing Gutters, Transcending Boundaries”

  • Plenary speaker, “Onomatopoetics” 4/8

Associated Writing Programs 2016 Conference, Los Angeles, CA

  • “The Translator as Coauthor: Collaborative Translation”: Panel hosted by Susan Harris of Words Without Borders, with Nadiya  Shabnam, Kareem James Abu-Zeid, and Karen Emmerich, Room 513, LA Convention Center, Meeting Room Level, 1:30PM, 3/31

Appearances for Serge Brussolo’s The Deep Sea Diver’s Syndrome (Melville House, 2016)

  • Melville House AWP reading, The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, 3/31
  • Bookbuyers, Mountain View, 7:30PM, 2/2
  • The Booksmith with Michael Holtmann of the Center for the Art of Translation, San Francisco, 7:30, 1/27
  • Writers With Drinks, with Naomi Williams, Lisa Goldstein, Tracey Knapp, Elizabeth McKenzie, and Anthony Marra, The Make-Out Room, San Francisco, 7:30 1/9

2015

Tour with author Jérémie Guez for Eyes Full of Empty (Unnamed Press, 2015):

American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Annual Conference, Tucson University Marriott

  • “The Making of Originals: translation as a Form of Editing”: Panel with Karen EmmerichAlex Zucker, and Susan Harris, 3:45PM, 10/30

2014

American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Annual Conference, Hilton Milwaukee City Center

  • “Visible Difference: Translating in the Field of Vision” Panel with Natasa Durovicova, Kyoko Yoshida, Jennifer Feeley, and Murat Nemet-Nejat, 2PM, 11/14
  • French Prose Workshop with Samuel N. Rosenberg and Armine Kotin Mortimer, 3:45PM, 11/14
  • “Professional Literary Translators: Do They Exist and Can They Pay the Bills?” Panel with Jessica Cohen, Ezra Fitz, Anna Rosenwong, Katie Silver, and Alex Zucker, 2:15PM, 11/15

Vis-à-Vis: French Bande Dessinée Meets L.A. Comics

  • Panel with Trevor Alixopoulos, Arthur De Pins, Jul, Abel Lanzac, Dan Panosian, John Pham, and Fabien Vehlman, 2PM, 11/9, Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Boulevard 

Associated Writing Programs 2014 Conference, Seattle, WA

Portuguese Artists Colony, 3225 22nd St., San Francisco, CA

  • Victimless: Live Writer with Carolyn Cooke, Ira Marlowe, Lori Savageau, and readers Caitlin Myer, Tom Barbash, Maiza Z. Johnson, and Nicole M. Taylor, 5pm, 1/5

2013

Marfa Book Co., 105 S. Highland Ave., Marfa, TX

  • Lannan Resident reading: French comics slideshow, Jean Ferry’s “The Society Tiger,” excerpts from H.V. Chao’s “The Museum of the Future”, 11/30

The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., San Francisco, CA

  • Reading Châteaureynaud for Kate Bernheimer’s XO Orpheus with Anthony Marra, Karen Tei Yamashita, and Zachary Mason, 9/30, 7:30pm

The Beast Crawl, 2013 literary festival, Oakland, CA

Les Assises Internationales du Roman, 2013 literary festival, Lyon, France

  • Translation Workshop, 5/31

American Comparative Literature Association, 2013 conference, Toronto, ON

International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts, 2013 conference, Orlando, FL

  • Presentation, “Transmedia, Translation: The Adapted Text” from panel on “Graphic Novel Adaptations: Screen and Multimedia” 3/21

 

2012

Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association, 2012 conference, Seattle, WA

  • Short Story Reading, “The Musem of the Future” from panel on “Experimental Fiction” 10/20

American Literary Translators Association, 2012 conference, Rochester, NY

  • Presentation, “Billy Fog and the Pleasures of Doggerel” from panel on “Humor in Speculative Fiction” 10/5

Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Featherless Reading Series, Stories Bookstore, Los Angeles, CA

  • Short Story Reading, “The Recovery” 2/11

The Loudest Voice Reading Series, The Mountain Bar, Los Angeles, CA

  • Short Story Reading, “My Father’s Hand” 2/13

Fellows Reading, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL

  • Short Story Reading, “Jewel of the North” 3/8

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • Guest lecture on David B. on contemporary French comics, 1/29

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • Poster presentation, “The Musem of the Future” 4/4

Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA

  • Digital projection with Fabien Vehlmann, writer of The Last Days of an Immortal 9/23

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • Digital projection with Fabien Vehlmann, writer of The Last Days of an Immortal 9/24

 

2011

&Now Festival of Alternative Writing, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA

  • Short Story Reading, “The Musem of the Future” 10/15

2010

Librairie-Tartinerie, Sarrant, France

  • Presentation on the fantastic, August 16

Bibliotheque Municipale, L’Isle-Jourdain, France

  • Presentation on translation, July 30

Prix des Jeunes Ecrivains, Muret, France

  • Conversation with Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud, July 7

University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

  • British Comparative Literature Association 12th International Conference, John Dryden Translation Prize Reading, July 6

Institut Francais, London, UK

  • Conversation with Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud, hosted by Paul Fournel, June 15, 7pm

New York Public Library, New York, NY

  • Children’s Literary Cafe, panel hosted by Elizabeth Bird, May 1, 2pm

2009

Pianos, New York, NY

  • Epiphany Fall 2009 Issue reading, November 11, 6pm

NYU Maison Française, New York, NY

NYU Lilian Vernon House, New York, NY

  • Epiphany Fall 2009 Issue reading, November 7, 7pm

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, New York, NY

Art Omi Visitors Center, Ghent, NY

  • Ledig House residents’ reading, September 26

Spotty Dog Books & Ale, Hudson, NY

  • Words Without Borders reading and discussion, September 19

Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY

New York Comic Con, New York, NY

  • Panel member, “Translating European Comics,” February 7

Cake Shop, New York, NY

 

2008

Stain Bar, Brooklyn, NY

  • Sunday Salon reading series, November 16

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

2009

Pianos, New York, NY

Epiphany Fall 2009 Issue reading, November 11

NYU Maison Française, New York, NY

Panel Moderator, “From Bande Dessinée to Graphic Novel: Drawing Two Traditions Together,” November 10

NYU Lilian Vernon House, New York, NY

Epiphany Fall 2009 Issue reading, November 7

Art Omi Visitors Center, Ghent, NY

Ledig House residents’ reading, September 26

Spotty Dog Books & Ale, Hudson, NY

Words Without Borders reading and discussion, September 19

Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY

Epiphany Naked Psyches Spring 2009 Issue reading

New York Comic Con, New York, NY, February 2009

Panel member, “Translating European Comics”

Cake Shop, New York, NY, January 2009

The Enclave reading series

2008

Stain Bar, Brooklyn, NY, November 2008

Sunday Salon reading series

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, October 2008

Panel member, “Reading the World: A Translators Roundtable”

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