Tour Schedule

Tour Schedule


2016-2017 SCHEDULE (Check back often. Things are being updated constantly.)

*Colorado residents: Dominique will be a teaching artist in residence at the Metropolitan State University of Denver for the 2016-2017 academic year so there will be numerous workshops and performances on the Auraria campus throughout the year. Check back often for dates and locations.) 

September 16-17, 2016: WOLF FEST Crescent City, CA.

October 2, 2016: Metropolitan State University of Denver Fundraiser

October 6, 2016: Kansas City Black Archives of Mid-America Reading (Kansas City, MO)

October 11, 2016: Women in Arts & Activism Keynote (Hanover, Pennsylvania) 

October 13-14: Busboys and Poets Feature/Workshop & Performance at DCPS (Washington DC)

October 19, 2016: Metropolitan State Women's Institute Workshop & Performance (Denver, CO)

October 20, 2016: City Wild Fundraiser at Space Gallery (Denver, CO)

October 22-23, 2016: Boulder Chorale Music & Poetry Feature (Boulder, CO)

October 25-26, 2016: Mother Tongue Poetry at Mississippi State University 

October 28, 2016: Iowa State University (Ames, Iowa)

October 29, 2016: Covington Kentucky Conference 

November 3, 2016: Mother Tongue Poetry at Penn State (Pennsylvania)

November 8, 2016: Gettysburg College African American Authors Series Keynote (Virginia) 

November 9, 2016: Boise State University (Idaho)

November 10, 2016: Mother Tongue Poetry at Ball State (Muncie, IN) 

November 11, 2016: Ontario California Conference 

November 12, 2016: Student of Color Conference Oregon State University (Corvalis, OR)

November 15, 2016: Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore)

November 20, 2016: 1st Klass Cafe & Lounge (Pembroke Pines, FL.) 

November 29, 2016: Black Poets Speak Out Anthology Release Reading (Brooklyn, NY)

December 1, 2016: University of Colorado Denver (Keynote for Social Work Grads) 

December 6/8: Mother Tongue at Hollins University (Virginia)

January 18, 2017: Missouri Western State University (Saint Joseph, MO) 

February 2, 2017: Mother Tongue Poetry at University of Toronto (Canada) 

February 9, 2017: University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO) 

February 13, 2017: Barnard College (NY)

February 15, 2017: Saint Mary's Academy (Denver, CO)

February 17, 2017: Mother Tongue at Tufts University (Massachusetts)

February 28, 2017: Portland Oregon (details TBA) 

March 3-4, 2017: Humboldt University (Arcata, CA.) 

March 8, 2017: Western Oregon University (Oregon) 

March 9, 2017: Oregon State University (Corvalis, OR)

March 24, 2017: Wentworth Institute (Boston, MA)

March 25, 2017: Spelman College Toni Cade Bambara Conference (Atlanta, GA) 

April 1-2, 2017: Washington Student of Color Conference keynote with Richard Sherman (Central Washington University)

April 3, 2017: Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA) 

April 8, 2017: Jaxx Poetry Festival (Jacksonville, FL)

April 12, 2017: Mother Tongue at Bridgewater State University (Massachusetts)

April 13, 2017: Mother Tongue at Sonoma State (CA) 

April 18, 2017: University of San Francisco 

April 20, 2017: Community College of Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD) 

April 21, 2017: CUNY LaGuardia College (Long Island NY)  

April 28, 2017: On set filming for HBO (Brooklyn)

April 29, 2017: Mother Tongue at SUNY Geneseo (NY)

April 30, 2017: Mother Tongue at SUNY New Paltz (NY) Take Back The Night

May 1, 2017: On set filming for HBO (Brooklyn)

May 20, 2017: Voices of Poetry Event (Cape Cod)

June 26-July 10: Mother Tongue in Cuba 🇨🇺 

July 21-23, 2017: WOLF FEST (Crescent City, CA) 

August 10-18, 2017: Sichuan Province, CHINA

October 5-8, 2017: Emerging Women Live Conference (Denver)

*Mother Tongue will also be at Castleton University in March and Dominique will be at Ohio State in March and Washburn in April. Dates TBD. 


2015-2016 Schedule  

*Please note, this schedule will be updated constantly. Check back often for the most current information. 

Aug 5- Sadie Nash (New Jersey)

Aug 21-23- Kripalu Yoga Retreat Center (Registration for the class is still open!)

Aug 28-30- Emmett Till Anniversary Event (with Michael Eric Dyson and others) Chicago

Sep 9- University of Indianapolis 

Sep 10- DePauw University (Indiana)

Sep 20- Bike Festival (Oakland, CA)

Sep 24- Gaia Roadshow (Denver, CO)

Oct 7- Wellesley College (Massachusetts)

Oct 10- Black Women in Politics Keynote (Denver, CO)

Oct 15- Spelman College (Atlanta, GA) 

Oct 16- Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA)

Oct 21- UC Riverside (California)

Nov 18- Mount Hood Community College (Oregon)

Jan 7-9- Nebraska Writers Collective Residency (Omaha, NE)

Jan 17- Open Center Master Class (NY)

Jan 21- Palm Beach Poetry Festival (with Marc Smith and others) Palm Beach, FL

Feb 1- Ohio State United Black World Event (Columbus, OH)

Feb 18- University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)

Mar 8- Georgia Gwinnett University 

Mar 15- Temple University (PA)

Mar 25- Cornell College 

Apr 14-16- Split This Rock Festival (Washington, DC)

2014-2015 Schedule

Jan. 15 - Oregon State University w/ Sister Outsider (Corvallis, OR)
Jan. 19 - Spelman College w/ Sister Outsider (Atlanta, GA)
Jan. 27 – Univ. of Houston w/ Sister Outsider (Houston, TX)
Jan. 29 – Rochester Institute of Technology w/ Sister Outsider (Rochester, NY)
Jan. 30 – Alfred University w/ Sister Outsider (Alfred, NY)

Feb. 5 - Kent State University w/ Sister Outsider (Kent, OH)
Feb. 21 – Lewis and Clark University w/ Sister Outsider (Portland, OR)
Feb. 26 – Bates College w/ Sister Outsider (Lewiston, ME)
Feb. 27 – Dartmouth College w/ Sister Outsider (Hanover, NH)
Feb. 28 – Colby Sawyer w/ Sister Outsider (New London, NH)

March 3 – Texas A&M w/ Sister Outsider (College Station, TX)
March 5 - Simmons College w/ Sister Outsiderl (Boston, MA)
March 6 - Shady Hill School w/ Sister Outsider (Cambridge, MA)
March 18 – Wake Forest University w/ Sister Outsider (Winston-Salem, NC)
March 19- Winston Salem State Univ. w/ Sister Outsider (Winston-Salem, NC)
March 20 – Duke University w/ Sister Outsider (Durham, NC)
March 26 – Ball State University w/ Sister Outsider (Muncie, IN)
March 27 - John Hopkins University w/ Sister Outsider (Baltimore, MD)
March 28 - Hobart & William Smith Colleges w/ Sister Outsider (Geneva, NY)
March 30 & 31 - Stephens College w/ Sister Outsider (Columbia, Missouri)

April 2 – Sexual Assault Event w/ Sister Outsider
April 7 - Ohio State University (Columbus, OH)
April 8 – Northern Kentucky Univ. w/ Sister Outsider (Newport, KY)
April 9 – Franklin & Marshall College w/ Sister Outsider (Lancaster, PA)

April 10 - Bryn Mawr College w/ Sister Outsider (Bryn Mawr, PA)
April 11 – Hampshire College w/ Sister Outsider (Amherst, MA)

April 17 - Boston University w/ Sister Outsider (Boston, MA)
April 18– Hamilton College w/ Sister Outsider (Clinton, NY)
April 21 – Denison University w/ Sister Outsider (Granville, OH)
April 23 – Portland State University w/ Sister Outsider (Portland, OR)
April 26 - Univ of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign w/ Sister Outsider 
April 28 - Verses Festival of Words w/ Sister Outsider  (Vancouver, Canada)


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