Readings and other events:

On April 26, in Bend OR, at Roundabout Books, from 6-8 p.m.Arianne Zwartjes, the author of Detailing Trauma, and I will be in conversation with Irene Cooper about Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts. “Towards a Theory of Self: A Conversation with Arianne Zwartjes and Beth Alvarado.”

A Reading with Beth Alvarado and Matt Mendez, the author of Barely Missing Everything. Hosted by University of Arizona MFA Program. Friday April 19, 6 p.m. in the courtyard of the Historic Y, 738 N, 5th Avenue, Tucson, AZ.

Notes from the Motherfield Live: A Storytelling Event. Hosted by Kore Press. Friday April 12, 6:30 p.m. at the Jewish History Museum, in the garden. 564 S. Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ.

Matters of Life and Death: A Salon with Karen Brennan. Hosted by Kore Press. Wednesday April 10 from 5:30-7:30 in the Dunbar Pavilion, 325 West 2nd. Ste. 102. Tucson, AZ.

Glitterati Reading at AWP in Portland, OR: Saturday March 30th at Reverend Nat’s Cidery, from 3-5 p.m.