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
- 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.