• Moderator, symposium on emerging play at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, sponsored by New Jersey Theatre Alliance, April 29, 2016
  • Speech on Kurt Vonnegut as a teacher and writer for “Night of Vonnegut” at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, April 19, 2014
  • Moderator and panelist, “Vonnegut’s Legacy: Writing about War and Other Debacles of the Human Condition,” presented at Associated Writing Programs Conference, 2014
  • Speech honoring William Harrison, my first writing teacher, at the Arkansas Festival of Writers (which commemorated the 40th anniversary of the University of Arkansas’ MFA program, which he went on to establish), 2008