Apogee Journal Writing as Resistance Workshop

April 19 |   Brooklyn, NY
7:00 pm
Naomi Jackson will teach a workshop, Literary Swagger: On Crafting Unforgettable Characters. Click here for more details & registration.

Culture Shock: For Colored Nerds Live

April 22   |   The High LineNew York, NY
4:00 pm
Naomi Jackson will be a featured guest for a live version of  the the For Colored Nerds podcast alongside co-hosts Brittany Luse & Eric Eddings, Glory Edim, and Jenna Wortham.

PEN World Voices Festival 

Girl-Powered Fiction

May  2 |   Shakespeare & Company, New York, NY

7:00 pm
Naomi Jackson will appear on a panel with  Karolina Ramqvist, Hannah Tinti, and Han Yujoo.  Moderated by Steph Opitz.

Literary Quest: Tenement Edition   

May  3 |   Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York, NY 

6:30 pm
Naomi Jackson will present a reading in an apartment at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.


Catapult Fiction Master Class

May 18- June 29 (Thursdays, 7 pm - 9 pm) |   CatapultNew York, NY
Naomi Jackson will teach a six-week fiction writing master class at Catapult in New York City. Please click here to register for and learn more about this workshop.

Colgate's Writers Conference

June 11-18   |   Colgate University,  Hamilton, NY
Naomi Jackson will teach a weeklong fiction workshop, "This Summer You Write Your Novel," at Colgate University's Writers' Conference. Please click here to register for and learn more about this workshop.

Tin House Workshop

July 9-16   |   Reed CollegePortland, OR
Naomi Jackson will lead a fiction workshop at the Tin House Summer Workshop, a week long intensive of workshops, seminars, panels, and readings led by prominent contemporary writers of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Please click here to apply for and learn more about this workshop.

Previous Appearances




NYU Emerging Writers Reading Series

March 24   |   New York, NY


Genre Bias in the Creative Writing Workshop

February 9   |   Washington, DC

Socially Conscious Fiction - AWP Conference Panel

February 11   |   Washington, DC


Gracie Mansion Book Club Launch
Langston Hughes Community Center

Barnes & Noble, Court Street
Naomi Jackson & Masande Ntshanga
September|   Brooklyn, NY

Community Bookstore
August   |   Brooklyn, NY

Barbados Museum & Historical Society
The Star Side of Bird Hill Barbados Launch
July|   Barbados

Chattel House Books, Barbados
July|   Barbados

Quaternary: Four Barbadian Female Artists, Barbados
Gallerie NuEdge
July|   Barbados

Brass Tacks: A Workshop on the Nuts & Bolts of Building a Writing Life
Fresh Milk
July|   Barbados

This Summer, You Write Your Novel, Fine Arts Work Center
July   |   Provincetown, MA

Sarah Lawrence College
June   |   Bronxville, NY

Jami Attenberg Saint Maizie Paperback Launch
Housing Works
June 21   |   New York

Girls Write Now, CHAPTERS Reading Series
June|   New York

Pete's Candy Store
June|   Brooklyn, NY

Throne Watches
June   |   Brooklyn, NY

Poetry Project
May   |   New York

Anguilla Literary Festival
Paradise Cove Resort
May|  Anguilla

Brews & Prose
Market Garden Brewery
May|   Cleveland, OH

Caribbean Feminisms on the Page with Dr. Gloria Joseph
March|   Barnard College,  New York

Oberlin College
Afrikan Heritage House
February   |   Oberlin, OH

Enoch Pratt Free Library Writers LIVE Series
January|   Baltimore, MD