February 11, 2017
AWP Conference, Washington D.C.
When Safe Spaces Aren’t: (Re)Imagining for a Multicultural Creative Space
Panel with Alyss Dixson, Jennifer Baker, Amy Lam, Metta Sama. The term safe space has become the new buzzword for nurturing or supporting. This panel will describe how structural bias and inequity can mask the architecture of Whiteness by unpacking the term and decoding the cultural ideologies underpinning these spaces. It will seek to help writers of color and allies (re-)imagine multicultural creative spaces.
December 6, 2016
Broken English IV, Oxford, Mississippi
Poetry by Jennifer Franny Key & prose by Amy Lam
November 4, 2016
LitCrawl x PCoC presents: In/Visible, Portland, Oregon
Hosted by Jenna Marie Fletcher, with appearances & space-taking & melanin & visibility by: Amy Lam, Anna Vo, Jamondria Marnice Harris, Julian Smuggles, and Kalimah Abioto
May 29, 2016
À Reading, Portland, Oregon
Performances by Amy Lam, Jamondria Marnice Harris, A.M. O'Malley, Elizabeth Hall, and Robert Torres.
February 19, 2015
Margin Shift, Seattle, Washington
Jane Wong and Josh Fomon hosts writers Feliz Lucia Molina, Amy Lam, and Casandra Lopez.
October 22, 2015
Lit Crawl: A Kundiman Reading, Seattle, Washington
Michelle Peñaloza hosts this event featuring Amy Lam, Neil Aitken, and Rick Barot, all fellows from the annual Kundiman Asian-American literature retreat.
September 6-7, 2014
Mortified, Portland, Oregon
Mortified celebrates stories revealed through the strange and extraordinary things we created as kids. This reading was adapted into a podcast episode.