Asian American Writers' Workshop
New York, NY

Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai'i
Honolulu, HI

U.S.-Japan Council Annual Conference
Washington, D.C.

Buffalo Street Books
Ithaca, NY

Scheduled Readings and Visiting Lectures (for most recent updates, follow on Instagram @chriskita)


American Literature Association Conference
May 23, 2024
Chicago, IL

Selected Past

Loyola Marymount University
March 29, 2022
Los Angeles, CA

Roberts Wesleyan College
April 20-21, 2022
Rochester, NY

Big Read New Mexico State University / La Sociedad
March 5, 2021

The Raymond Carver Reading Series at Syracuse University
September 11, 2019
Syracuse, NY

The Writer's Forum at SUNY Brockport
April 17, 2019
Brockport, NY

Asian American Literature Association of Japan
"Japanese American Incarceration Narratives"
November 11, 2018
Kobe, Japan

Poetry Society of America
“Japanese Internment: Public Memory and Cultural Production”
with Kimiko Hahn, Kevin Miyazaki, and Tom Ikeda
March 27-28, 2018
New York, NY

Asian American Writers’ Workshop
with Karen Tei Yamashita, Terry Watada, Families for Freedom, and Tamara K. Noppe
February 13, 2018
New York, NY

Asian American Literature Festival
July 27-29, 2017
Washington, D.C.

AWP Conference
“The Lyric Narrative: Telling Stories in Poems”
February 9, 2017
Washington, D.C.

AWP Conference
The California Prose Poem
April 1, 2016
Los Angeles, CA

The Writer’s Center
Emerging Writer Fellowship Reading
September 2014
Bethesda, MD

Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
with Ashley Farmer and Derek McKown
July 2012
Venice, California