Reading at the White House
"In a private ceremony at the White House, the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities (PCAH) Honorary Chair Michelle Obama presented the fifth class of National Student Poets with their pins, signifying their role as poetry ambassadors for the coming year and identifying them as recipients of the nation’s highest honor for high school poets creating original work." — President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities
Delivered a TED talk exploring the intersection of poetry and visual art and also performed three poems.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum
Invited to read three poems as part of the National Student Poets Program Inaugural Reading at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery.
The Dodge Poetry Festival
Read poetry at the 2016 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, North America's largest poetry event.
St. Mark's Alumni Holiday Luncheon
Delivered the keynote address to a crowd of more than 150 alumni on Dec. 8, 2016 in Dallas.