Appearances

9th November 2019, “Canthius 07 Launch and Reading,” Toronto. Other readers: Sanna Wani, Kirby, Terese Mason Pierre, Barâa Arar. (UPCOMING)

25th October 2019, “The Tartan Turban Secret Readings #22,” Toronto. Other readers: Jess Taylor, Sofia Mostaghimi, Hannah Brown, Faith Arkorful. (UPCOMING)

21st September 2019, “Bi Arts Festival – Author Showcase,” curated by Dorianne Emmerton, Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto. Other readers: Ben Berman Ghan, Syd Lazarus, Cleopatria Peterson, Jess Taylor, Daniel Karasik.

16th August 2019, “Autobiography and Fiction with Electric Literature Week One Reading,” hosted by Halimah Marcus feat. Susan Choi, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta. Other readers: Nada Alic, Mimi Wong, Leanne Boschman, Morgan Thomas, Helen Bullard, Conley Lyons, Corinne Manning, Theodore Pavlich.

4th June 2019, “The Kestrel Readings,” hosted by Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Massy Books, Vancouver. Other readers: Natasha Ramoutar, Gregory Betts, Jenn Currin, Rachel Rose, Julia Polyck-O’Neill, Joel Katelnikoff, Khashayar Mohammadi. 

22nd May 2019, “QueerCab: You are Not Yourself,” Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Toronto. Other performers: Max & Eyeda, Saint Wellesley, Brock Hessel, Maher Sinno, Emily Pettet, Jay Northcott, XDR, and Cammy L’Eon.

26th April 2019, “Vacant Nobodies #8,” Toronto. Other readers: Rhiannon Collett, MLA Chernoff, Caitlin Galway.

26th January 2019, “Poetry Marathon Fundraiser for Sprott House LGBTQ2S+ Youth Shelter,” Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto. Curated by Shannon Maguire.

11th November 2018, “Panel: Writing from the Non-binary,” Naked Heart Festival, Toronto. Other panelists: Heath V. Salazar, Jordaan Mason, Lee Airton.

10th November 2018, “Workshop: Writing Unruly Bodies in Fiction,” Naked Heart Festival, Toronto. 

9th November 2018, “Reading: We Will Not Be Erased,” Naked Heart Festival, Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto. Other readers: Heath V. Salazar, Arielle Twist, Lee Airton, Mandy Goodhandy, Terrence Abrahams.

11th October 2018, On the Queer Page panel, Mississauga Art Gallery, Mississauga. Other panelist: Chloe Kirlew. Moderated by: Anu Radha Verma.

23rd September 2018, Toronto Books Awards panel, Word on the Street, Harbourfront, Toronto. Other panelists: Simone Dalton, Doyali Islam, Nicole Chin, Diana Biacora. Moderated by: Canisia Lubrin.

10th August 2018, Lambda Literary Fellowship Retreat, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles. (Video of me reading.)

11th June 2018, Humber Literary Review Issue Launch, The Piston, Toronto.

21st April 2018, GO Big Then GO Home Tour: Kitchener-Waterloo. Other readers: Fawn Parker, Meghan Harrison, JM Francheteau, JC Bouchard, Ashley Hynd.

8th Jan 2018,  Emerging Writers Reading Series. Other readers: Alvin Wong, Phillip Morgan.

12th November 2017 “Racialized is a Verb” reading (Glad Day Bookshop), Naked Heart Festival.

11th November 2017 “South Asian Writers” panel (Buddies in Bad Times Theater), Naked Heart Festival. Other panelists: Kamala Gopalakrishnan, Anil Kamal, Tara Atluri, Sabah Haque. Moderated by Kama La Mackerel.

14th October 2017 “Bengali Writers Writing in English” panel at Canadian Bengali Writers Conference. Other panelists: Ayesha Chatterjee, Doyali Islam, Reza Sattar.

28th September 2017,  Speakeasy Reading Series.

21st May 2017,  Slackline Creative Arts Series. 

4th Feb 2017, at Eativefilm Cafe, LooseLeaf Magazine (Vol. 3) launch.

2nd October 2016, at Children’s Peace Theatre, East End Poetry Festival.

23rd July 2016, at BIG on Bloor Festival, Emerging Writers Reading Series.

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