I've spoken on panels and in classrooms on a range of publishing topics. Past speaking engagements include: 

  • The Thread on Minnesota Public Radio
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College's Careers in Writing Series
  • Columbia College’s Story Week
  • SUNY–Binghamton
  • Hamline University
  • Minnesota Book Publishers Roundtable
  • Professional Editors Network (PEN) Minneapolis

I've also served as a judge for the Loft Literary Center's Winter 2015 Writing Contest, the Minnesota Book Awards (2008 and 2017), and the Minnesota State Finals of Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation contest for high school students.