Events & Press


Events & Press

Where I’ve been and where I’ll be.


Accompanying immigrants as they negotiate an unjust system | Christian Century

An interview with Elizabeth Palmer about my time at the border.

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9 April 2019

Film screening: Trails of Hope and Terror. I’ll be moderating a discussion with Dr. Miguel de la Torre, screenwriter, and Vincent de la Torre, director and editor.

Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA.

4 April 2019

Brown University Interfaith Suppers.

A presentation on my time at the border.

Providence, RI.

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25 March, 2019

Periphery Release Party

Center for the Study of World Religions, Cambridge, MA.


Interview on Declaration | Speaking of Marvels

An interview about my chapbook, Declaration.

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A faith you live out every day | Humans of HDS

An interview with my graduate school’s blog.

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Alejandra Oliva’s Devoted Attention at the border | Christian Century

An essay by professor Stephanie Paulsell on attention, and my work at the border.

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September 15, 2018

Reading with Madeline Kinkel and Anjimile

The Chapstick Room, Somerville, MA

March 16, 2018

Reading with Brian Teare and Jaqueline Waters

Old American Can Factory, Brooklyn NY


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