Neela Vaswani






 
2014
 
October 30:
Visiting writer/One Book, The Young Women’s Leadership School in Brooklyn
The Center for Fiction (this link: http://centerforfiction.org/calendar/week/2014-11-01
NY, NY
 
October 28:
Visiting lecturer (Skype), University of Rhode Island
 
September 4:
Visiting lecturer (Skype), Berea College
 
July 31:
Visiting writer/One Book, Symphony Space  
http://www.symphonyspace.org/news/tag/neela-vaswani/
New York, NY
 
July 11:
Panelist, Kweli: Annual Writers Conference, DUMBO Sky  
http://www.kwelijournal.org/annual-writers-conference/
Brooklyn, NY
 
February 28:
Panelist, “Place and Ethnicity in Literary Nonfiction,” AWP Conference   https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/event_detail/537
Seattle, WA
 
2013
 
November 22:
Visiting writer, Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY
 
November 22:
Visiting writer/One Book, Moss Middle School
Bowling Green, KY
 
November 19:
Visiting writer/One Book, Shelby County Public High School http://www.shelby.kyschools.us/districtNewsArticle.aspx?artID=74#sthash.o6udB35r.dpbs
Shelbyville, KY
 
June 24 - 28:
Master Class, Manhattanville College
Summer Writers’ Week, 30th Annual
Purchase, NY
 
May 23 – June 1:
Residency, Spalding University’s MFA in Writing Program
Louisville, KY
 
May 14:
Visiting writer/One Book, Allen Stevenson School  
http://www.allen-stevenson.org/home
NY, NY
 
May 1:
Powerhouse
Brooklyn, NY
5:30 - 6:30
 
February 7:
Brearley School for Girls
New York, NY
 
2012
 
December 13:
The Storylines Project, The New York Public Library
New York, NY
 
November 13:
Westerly Middle School at the Westerly Public Library
Westerly, RI
 
November 9:
Cedar Crest College, Multicultural Center
Allentown, PA
 
November 4:
New York Historical Society
New York, NY
 
October 26:
Friends School
Baltimore, MD
 
October 23:
M. Jerry Weiss Center at NJCU
Jersey City, NJ
5 - 7 pm
 
October 1:
Reading at Manhattanville College with Elizabeth Eslami and Camille Rankine
Purchase, NY
7 pm
 
August 11:
Queens Museum of Art Opening reception: 15 Years of the South Asian Women’s Creative Collective
3 - 6 pm
(Exhibit runs through October 7)
New York, NY
 
July 24:
Symphony Space, Thalia Kids’ Book Club Camp
New York, NY
 
May 28 - June 1:
Spalding University, BFA.  Visiting-Writer-in-Residence.  
Louisville, KY
 
May 18-27:
Spalding University, MFA in Writing Program.  
Louisville, KY
 
April 26:
Marblehead Highschool 
Massachusetts
 
April 14:
CityLit Fest, Central Library 
Meyerhoff Children’s Garden (Lower Level)
Baltimore, MD.
1 pm
 
April 13: 
Alice Deal Middle School at the Tenley-Friendship Library
Washington, DC
1 pm
 
April 13:
Reading at Politics and Prose.
Washington, DC
10:30 am
 
April 12:
Reading/Fundraiser luncheon for the Wayne County Library to be held at Hotel Wayne.  
Honesdale, PA.
Luncheon starts at 12 pm.
 
March 28 - 29:
SUNY Oswego 
Oswego, NY.
Reading: March 28.
5 pm.
 
March 14:
Morehead University 
Morehead, KY.
Craft Talk: 4.30 - 5.30 pm
Reading: 7 pm
 
March 13:
Reading, the Wild Fig Bookstore
Lexington, KY
7:30 pm
 
March 8:
Panelist. “White Noise,” AFTER 1989: Race After Multiculturalism
CUNY Graduate Center, The Proshansky Auditorium, 365 5th Avenue
New York, NY
7 pm
 
March 4:
Featured author on KDVS
University of California, Davis.
Justin Desmangles’radio show: “Interviews with contemporary authors of Afroamerican literature.”
Tune in: 5 pm, PST.  8 pm, EST.
 
February 27:
Gallery MC, Multi-media book launch for SAME SUN HERE  
Featuring composer Milica Paranosic, filmmaker Carmen Kordas, and Composers Concordance.
New York, NY
7 pm 
 
February 21:
The Dalton School 
New York, NY.
 
February 16 - 17:
Knox College, Caxton Reader
Galesburg, IL.
 
February 2:
“Off the Beaten Path” at the Asian American Writer’s Workshop.  
With Sabina Murray and Alice Albinia.  
Reading and panel discussion.
New York, NY
7pm
 
January 20 - 22:
ALA/Mid-Winter Conference
Dallas, TX
 
January 18 - 19:
ABA/Mid-Winter Conference
New Orleans, LA
 
2011
 
February 4:
Reading with Spalding University Faculty, Busboys and Poets
14th and V
Washington D.C.  
6-8 pm
 
February 5:
AWP: Signing at Sarabande Books table
Washington D.C.
10:30 am
 
March 17:
Reading and signing, Scarsdale Public Library
Scarsdale, NY
7:30 pm
 
March 31:
Poison Pen Series, Reading with Rick Bass
Houston, TX
8:30 pm
 
March 31 - April 1:
HCC Central College
Houston, TX
 
April 7 - 8:
Friends School of Baltimore
Visiting Scholar Program
Baltimore, MD
 
April 17:
Reading and signing, Stories Bookstore 
Los Angeles, CA
4 pm
 
April 19:
Visiting lecturer, University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
 
May 13:
Live interview with Katerina Stoykova-Klemer on “Accents: A Radio Show for Literature, Arts, and Culture.” 
WRFL, 88.1 FM.  
Lexington, KY
2 - 3 pm
 
May 18:
Reading, Carnegie Center
Lexington, KY
6:30 pm
 
May 21:
Presenter, Kentucky Women’s Book Festival
Louisville, KY
 
May 24 - 25:
BEA (Book Expo America)
New York City, NY
 
June 22:
Reading, Big Blue Marble Bookstore
Philadelphia, PA
Also featured in Women of the World Book Club
7 pm
 
July 1 - 2:
Reading/lecture, Vermont College, MFA in Writing Program 
Montpelier, Vermont
 
August 5:
Choteau Library
Choteau, Montana
 
October 3 - 5:
Georgia College
Milledgeville, Georgia
 
October 16:
American Book Awards  
University of California, Berkeley
 
November 17:
Storylines Project, The New York Public Library
(Not open to the public.)
 
December 1:
Brandeis University 
 
2010 
 
September 14:
RADIO: Live with Jean Dean on Viewpoint WRVC-AM Huntington, West Virginia 
9:05 am EST.
 
September 22:
University of Maryland, College Park
Reading and discussion.  Sponsored by the American Studies and Asian-American Studies Departments
12:30 - 2 pm
 
September 22:
Enoch Pratt Free Library
Baltimore, MD
6:30 pm
 
October 9:
92nd Street Y (Tribeca)
A multi-media book launch of You Have Given Me a Country with VIA (VisionIntoArt). 
Featuring new work by composers Paola Prestini and Milica Paranosic, and visual artist Carmen Kordas.  Special musical guests: Lori Cotler, Glen Velez, and Andre DeQuadros.
$12 in advance.  $15 day of show.
New York City, NY
8 pm
 
October 17:
RADIO: LIVE, Conversations with Peter Solomon
WIP-AM, CBS
Philadelphia, PA
7 am EST
 
October 19:
Skidmore College, Davis Auditorium
Saratoga Springs, NY
8 pm
Sponsored by the English Department, Intercultural Studies, the First-Year Experience, American Studies, Gender Studies, and the Office of Student Diversity Programs
 
November 3 - 4:
DeSales University
Multicultural Life Series
7 pm
 
November 12 - 21:
Spalding University, MFA in Writing Program Residency
Reading: NOVEMBER 15, “Celebration of Recently Published Books”
5:30 - 6:45 pm
 
November 21:
Carmichael’s Bookstore (Frankfort Avenue)
Louisville, KY
4 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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