In order, above: 1. In my New York office, 2008. 2 & 3. Berlin sunset, 2008. 4. Graduate MFA reading at NYU, May 2009. 5. 2nd Draft Reading Series, New York, May 2009. 6. Hosting I Had It Bad at Happy Ending Lounge, May 2009. 7. Reading at Villa La Pietra in Florence, Italy, Summer 2008. 8. Portrait by Gregory Sylvester, Winter 2008. 9, 10 & 11. Chicago at night, 2008. 13. Vasquez Rocks, California, 2012. 14. Sumarr Reading Series, Los Angeles, Summer 2012. 15. Tongue and Groove Reading Series, Los Angeles, Autumn 2012. 16. Featherless Reading Series, Los Angeles, Fall 2010. 17. Beneath Roberto Bolaño's first apartment in Blanes, Spain, July 2012. 18. Shelter Cove, California, August 2011. 19, 20, & 21. Delavan, Illinois, Autumn 2012. Photos by Craig Stocks. 22. EMP-L.A. 2013 Pop Conference, April 2012. Photo by Karen Tongson. 23 & 24. Polaroid portraits by Noa Azoulay, Spring 2013. 25. Reading with Robert S. Pesich at Bay Area Generations, January 25, 2016. 26. Wet plate portrait by Mike Chylinski. 27. With Frances F. Denny at the opening of her exhibition Let Virtue Be Your Guide, Schneider Gallery, Chicago, April 1, 2016. Photograph by Rachel Jump. 27. Reading at Quiet Lightning at Adobe Books, San Francisco, April 4, 2016. Photograph by Ian Tuttle. 28. With Kate Folk at Quiet Lightning, April 4, 2016. Photograph by Ian Tuttle. 29 & 30. Portraits by Frances F. Denny.
Well-RED Reading Series
Here I am reading an excerpt from the final section of my novel Jutland Gothic at the Well-RED Reading Series at Works/San Jose in San Jose, California, on June 15, 2016. Thanks to Evan Karp for filming and Robert Pesich for hosting and arranging the event!
Here I am reading "Catch Up Over Drinks Or Coffee" at the Quiet Lightning reading series at Adobe Books in San Francisco on April 4, 2016. The story was later published in Hobart. Video by Evan Karp.
Bay Area Generations
Here I am reading with my friend the poet Robert S. Pesich at Bay Area Generations reading series in San Francisco on January 25, 2016. My story "Réunion" begins at 3:49.
Nocturn de Bolaño in Blanes, Spain
Here is a piece from the local news in Blanes, Spain, Roberto Bolaño's adopted home for thirty years, about a memorial reading of his fiction in which I participated on July 14, 2013. You can see footage of me at the beginning, and around 3:20.