May 3rd – Unbound: Pop Up Theatre – 6:30-8:30 pm
Center for Visual Artists in the Cultural Arts Center, Greensboro, NC. Deonna will perform a monologue based on Valerie Neiman’s novel, To The Bones.
May 18th – Greensboro Bound Literary Festival
February 14th | Annual Non-Erotic Valentine’s Day Reading | Scuppernong Books | 7 pm
Every year, The Guardian combs the wealth of books released and awards the Bad Sex in Fiction Awards. Shannon Jones, Steve Mitchell, and Deonna Kelli Sayed will be reading from the 2018 nominees and the historical winners. The audience can participate by bringing their favorite Bad Sex scenes to read aloud. More info here.
January 23rd | Moderator: Difficult Curiosities: The Promise of Transformative Conversations with Yair Rosenberg and Abdullah Antepli| The International Civil Rights Museum | Greensboro, NC | Tickets are free. RSVP required. Save your seat.
Saturday | September 9th | Moderator, First Draft (open mic) 12:30 pm | Bookmarks Festival of Books & Authors | Winston-Salem, NC.
Wednesday| October 3| How the Immigration Experience Impacts Our Stories
Authors Panel Discussion with Patrice Gopo, Tsitsi Jaji, Stephanie Elizondo Griest
Moderator: Deonna Kelli Sayed | Scuppernong Books | Greensboro, NC
Wednesday | October 10 | Talk: American. Muslim. Feminist: The Intersections of Identity and Culture | Guilford Technical Community College | Humanities Series | More Info Coming Soon.
Deonna’s short story included in the anthology, Everywhere Stories: Short Fiction From a Small Planet, Vol., 3. (Press 53).