April 21, 2018, 1:30PM
Carved from the Rock: WOC Poets on Expanding Sanctuary at Split This Rock Poetry Festival, National Housing Center, Room D, 1201 15th Street NW, Washington, DC.
Readers: Mahogany L. Browne, Seema Reza, Cynthia Dewi Oka.


#AWP2018 in Tampa, FL:

MARCH 10, 2018, 3:00 pm
Women for Women – Building Community Through Mentorship in Florida Salon 6, 2nd Floor, Marriott Waterside.
Readers: Patricia Smith, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Ellen Hagan, Parneshia Jones, Cynthia Dewi Oka.



OCTOBER 20, 2017, 11:00 am
2017 Thinking Its Presence Conference at the Poetry Center, University of Arizona
The Festishization of “the People” and Writing and Working with Undocumented, Incarcerated, Institutionalized and/or Indigenous Peoples.
Panel: Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Tanaya Winder, Ashaki Jackson, and Nico Amador.

NOVEMBER 2, 2017, 6:30pm
Soul Sister Revue Fall Reading at Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleeker St., New York, NY 10012
Readers: Ananda Lima, Yanyi Luo, John Murillo, Cynthia Dewi Oka and Candace Williams.

DECEMBER 1, 2017, 6pm
Salvage Book Release at Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
With special guests The Sanctuary Poets!

December 7, 2017, 7PM
Accidental Player at Tattooed Mom, 530 South St., Philadelphia, PA 19147
Readers: Cynthia Dewi Oka, Scott Daughtridge, Emma Brown Sanders, and Sham-e-ali Nayeem.

January 24, 2018, 7PM
World Above Featured Reading at Stockton University’s Noyes Art Garage, 2200 Fairmount Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

February 15, 2018, 7PM
Rare Jawn, location TBD (Philadelphia).
Readers: Carmen Maria Machado, Caren Beilin, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Simon Jacobs, Colin Winnette
RSVP on Facebook for more info and updates.

February 28, 2018, 7PM
Moonstone Poetry at Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom Street, Philadelphia. 
Readers: Ahmad Almallah, Cynthia Dewi Oka

MARCH 12, 2018, 7:30 pm
Painted Bride Quarterly Reading, Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant, 247 S. 17th St. Philadelphia.
Readers: Eleanor Wilner, Margaree Little, Cynthia Dewi Oka, Emari DiGiorgio.

MARCH 18, 2018, 12:30 pm
Cynthia Dewi Oka features for Women Writers BloomDowntown Brooklyn, RSVP to for address details.

MARCH 20, 2018, 4:00 pm
Resistance, Change, Survival Reading at Kenyon College, Cheever Room in Finn House, 102 West Wiggin Street, Gambier, OH.
Readers: Cynthia Dewi Oka, Ladan Osman, Keith Wilson.