March 9, 2023, 3:00 pm
AWP RHINO and Hypertext Off-site Reading
Caffe Ladro
801 Pine St.
Seattle, WA

March 9, 2023, 12:20 -1:25 pm
AWP Panel: Out of the Boneyard: Keeping Dead Manuscripts Alive
Seattle Convention Center
Seattle, WA

November 11, 2023, 11 am Pacific Time
Zoom discussion of my story “Mother, Mother, Mother, Mother, Earth” from the anthology What’s Next: Short Fiction in Time of Change.
Literary Committee and the Public & Global Affairs Committee
Rainier Club in Seattle

Previous events

November 16, 2022, Noon
WA Authors in the Library of Congress PALABRA Archive
Washington Center for the Book Online Event
Event video available here

November 10, 2022, 6-7 pm
In conversation with Monica Macansantos on her debut story collection Love and Other Rituals
Elliott Bay Book Company Online Event
Event video available here

August 14, 2022, 12-6 pm
Othello Park International Festival
At All Bilingual Press booth with writers Rita Wirkala, Joyce Yarrow, Claudia Castillo, Donna Miscolta, and Guy Morris

August 11, 2022, 6:30-8:00 pm
The Pacific Northwest Filipino American Authors Reading
in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS). Online with conference registration.
Event video available here

June 3-4, 2022
Orcas Island LitFest
Panel: “Where You’re Coming From: An Exploration of Family, Heritage & Place”
Tara Conklin, Anne Liu Kellor, Donna Miscolta, Caitlin Scarano, and Danzy Senna
Orcas Center
Orcas Island, WA

May 1, 2022, 12pm Pacific | 1pm Mountain |2pm Central | 3pm Eastern
Sentence By Sentence: Fluency and Feeling in the Narrative – Zoom Workshop
Presented by Hidden Timber Books

April 23, 2022, 10 am – 3 pm
Festival of Great Reads Book Festival
Long Beach City College, Pacific Coast Campus
1305 E Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach, CA

March 26, 2022, 10:35 am – 11:50 am
AWP Conference Panel
“Writing Our Whole Selves: Mixed Writers Challenge the Narrow Literary Landscape”
Donna Miscolta, Jeni McFarland, Talia Kolluri, Aliah Lavonne Tigh, Dawn Barron
111AB, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 100 Level
Philadelphia, PA

March 24, 2022, 10:35 am – 11:50 am
AWP Conference Panel
“Writing Young Protagonists: YA or A and Who Decides?”
Donna Miscolta, Leslie Pietrzyk, Jessica Barksdale Inclán, Lan Samantha Chang, Amanda J. Floresca
122AB, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 100 Level
Philadelphia, PA

October 3, 2021, Noon Pacific, 2:00 PM Central, 3 PM Eastern
Hidden Timber Books Small Press Reading Series
Toni Jensen, Savannah Johnston, and Donna Miscolta
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September 10, 2021, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Indigenous Connections – Music and literary readings reflective of Fulgencio Lazo’s exhibition “Estrellas del Norte al Sur” at ArtXchange Gallery
Music by Trio Guadalevín
Readings by Dalia Maxum Aldeco and Donna Miscolta
In-person tickets are sold out for this event, but RSVP here to be notified of the live stream on Facebook

August 14, 2021, 7:00 AM
Virtual Indie Book Fest Panel: Here and Now – Contemporary Fiction
Hamour Baika, Chaz Lamar Cruz, Donna Miscolta, Fredrick Smith
Hosted by Karen

July 18, 2021, 5:00 PM
Book Unbirthday Party
Seanan McGuire, Lily Yu, Cookie Everman, Sonora Jha, and Donna Miscolta
In-person event for five authors whose books came out during the pandemic
Barnes and Noble
Kirkland, WA (Map)

June 23, 2021, 5:30 PM PDT
The Museum of Americana Issue 24 Release Reading
Facebook Live

June 8, 2021, 7:30 PM PDT
Town Hall Seattle
The Mixed-Race Identity: Writing to See Ourselves
Donna Miscolta, Anne Liu Kellor, Sarah McQuate, Rebecca Delacruz Gunderson
Tickets $500

May 28, 2021, 7:30 PM PDT
Alberto Ríos – Seattle Arts and Lectures
Q and A with Donna Miscolta
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February 17, 2021, 12 PM PST
2021 UCR Tomás Rivera Conference
A reading and conversation with Kristen Millares Young and Donna Miscolta

February 11, 2021, 5:00-6:30 PM PST
2021 Artsmith /Darvill”s Bookstore Salon Series
Matthew Daddona, Brenda Miller, Donna Miscolta

December 19, 2020, 5:00 PM
Personally Speaking Radio Show
Guest of Neal and Erin

December 18, 2020, 4:55 – 6:00 PM
The Greatest Indoor Reading Series
Donna Miscolta, Alina Stefanescu, and Francine Witte

December 8, 2020, 7 PM
Reading and conversation with Rachel Swearingen, author of How to Walk on Water and Other Stories
Online event with Elliott Bay Book Company

December 5, 2020, 3:00 PM
Holiday Bookfest 2020: Stay at Home Edition
Reading with Erica Bauermeister, Kira Jane Buxton, Donna Miscolta, and Jess Walter
Sponsored by Phinney Books

December 2, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Alone Together-Love, Grief & Comfort during the Time of COVID-19
Local contributors Serena Chopra, Donna Miscolta, and Jennie Shortridge join Jennifer Haupt for a discussion of this anthology she edited.
Online event with King County Library System

November 23, 2020, 7:30 PM
A reading and conversation with Donna Miscolta and Cecilia Aragon, author of Flying Free: My Victory Over Fear to Become the First Latina Pilot on the US Aerobatic Team
Two Latina/Filipina writers talk about experiences they have in common and how their books speak to each other.
Online event presented by Town Hall Seattle, Arts & Culture Series

November 12, 2020, 6 PM-8 PM
It’s About Time Writers’ Reading Series
Living Color: Reading #372
Featured readers: Catalina Cantú, Claudia Castro Luna, Donna Miscolta
Online event with Seattle Public Library

November 10, 2020, 5 PM Pacific, 7 PM Central
Brown in America: Community, Culture, and Code
Five brown authors of Hispanic, Filipino, and South Asian origins discuss what it is like being brown in America, how that has shaped their writing, and informed their latest books.
Panelists: Jenny Bhatt,  Sopan Deb, Donna Miscolta, Sejal Shah, and Grace Talusan
Panel Moderator: Martha Anne Toll
Online event presented by Malvern Books, Austin, TX

October 14, 2020, 7 PM
Launched: Kathleen Flenniken, Tiffany Midge, and Donna Miscolta – Moderated by Rena Priest
Presented by Seattle Arts and Lectures
Register here.

October 10, 2020, 5 PM
Novel Nights at Hugo House
Donna interviews Sharyn Skeeter, author of Dancing with Langston

October 8, 2020, 5 PM Pacific/ 7 PM Central
Small Press Author Reading Series
Sponsored by Hidden Timber Press
Register here.

October 3, 2020, 12 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern
Somos Latinos! A Reading
Hosted by the Cream Literary Alliance

September 26, 2020, 4 PM Pacific
Against the Grain
Lily Hoang hosts Donna Miscolta and Soniah Kamal in a discussion on inspiration and crafting strong female characters
A Facebook Live event

September 23, 2020, 7 PM
Book Launch for Living Color: Angie Rubio Stories
Donna Miscolta in conversation with Kathleen Alcalá
Presented by Hugo House in partnership with Elliott Bay Book Company
Register here.