August 1, The Wrong Way to Save Your Life release party
Women and Children First at The Uptown Underground, Chicago
update: this is sold out WHAT

August 17-19, Northwestern Summer Writers' Conference
I'm reading on the 17th at 5:30p.m., free and open to the public!
I'm on a keynote panel on the 18th at noon, w/ Lindsay Hunter, Parneshia Jones, and Ines Belina.

August 21, 2nd Story 
Ada Street, Chicago

September 10, reading/conversation with Parneshia Jones
The Kaplan Institute at Bookends and Beginnings, Evanston

September 13, reading/conversation with Ashley Ford
Word Brooklyn, NYC

September 14, Red Ink
Powerhouse Arena, NYC

September 21, "The Best Books of 2017," w/ Adam Morgan, Rebecca Makkai, Juan Martinez, Lindsay Hunter, and Jessica Chiarella
Lit Crawl, Women and Children First, Chicago

September 23, Bookfest St. Louis
Vino Gallery, St. Louis

October 4, reading/conversation with David Ulin
The Last Bookstore, L.A.

October 10, Society of Midland Authors
Cliff Dwellers, Chicago

October 11, The First Time for the Chicago Independent Radio Project
Martyrs', Chicago

October 12, Heartland Fall Forum
Lombard, IL

October 13, book launch for Nasty Women, with Kate Harding, Samantha Irby, Samhita Mukhopadhyay, and Sarah Hollenbeck.
Women and Children First at Wilson Abbey, Chicago

October 21, Las Vegas Book Festival
Las Vegas, Nevada

November 2-5, Sanibel Island Writers Conference
Sanibel Island, Florida

November 11, Wordstock
Portland, Oregon

November 27, ChiArts High School

November 30, College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, IL

December 6-8, Guest Faculty, UCR Palm Desert

January 26-28, The Porch
Nashville, TN

March 7-10, AWP
Tampa, Florida



Here are some places I've been in the past, in case you're wondering if I was that girl you saw that one time.