AWP 2019 Panel: “Assimilate This!: Queer Literary Community as Sites of Mobilizing and Resistance,” Portland, OR, March.

UNCA Creative Writing Faculty Reading, February 14 at UNCA's Laurel Forum.

Organized, hosted and presented personal essay at Benefit for the Women’s March on Asheville at the Mothlight, January.


Organized, hosted and presented personal essay at the Tenth Annual Queer Girls     Literary Reading at the Mothlight.

AWP 2018 Panel: “Truer Words Were Never Spoken: On the Challenges of Writing about Family in Creative Nonfiction/Memoir,” Tampa.

2018 San Miguel Writers' Conference and Literary Sala, Workshop Instructor.

Presented personal essay, “The Magic Wand,” at ArtsFest Creative Writing Reading.

Presented personal essay, “Chasing Squirrels,” at UNCA’s Queer Studies Conference.

Presented lecture: “Sexual Harassment in the Age of #Metoo,” to Asheville Inns of Court, an association of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals, Upstairs Room at Pack Tavern.


Presented personal essay, “A Conversation With My Mother,” at Asheville WordFest, aSHEville Museum.

AWP 2017 Panel: “Triggered Writing/Creative Warnings: On Writing About Trauma and Trigger Warnings in the Creative Writing Classroom and Community,” Washington DC.

2017 San Miguel Writers' Conference and Literary Sala, Workshop Instructor.


Presented fiction story, “The Story of Corn Cob” at Authors for Action Against HB2, Asheville Community Theatre.

Presented nonfiction essay, “On Death and Dying (My Hair)” at Ole Shakey’s: Stories By the River, Girls Rock Benefit.

Presented nonfiction essay, “My Father’s Mug,” at the Moth Story Hour, The Mothlight.

Organized and hosted Eighth Annual Queer Girls Literary Reading at the Mothlight, August, 2016.

2016 AWP Panel: “Shattered Quiet: Women Writers on the Truths and Consequences of Breaking the Silence

and Writing the Unspoken,” Los Angeles.   


Selected PAST & Upcoming Events

Lori Horvitz

The Girls of Usually (2015) Book Tour

Edna's of Asheville Coffee House

Book Launch Celebration

Asheville, NC

Malaprop's Bookstore

Asheville, NC

Charis Books & More

Atlanta, GA

Bluestockings Bookstore

New York, NY

Ramsey Library Brown Bag Talk

UNC Asheville, Special Collections

Saints & Sinners Literary Festival 

New Orleans, LA

UNC Asheville Queer Studies


Asheville, NC

The Regulator Bookshop

Durham, NC

Hazel Reading Series

San Francisco, CA

Corkscrew Wine Bar: Get Lit!
Petaluma, CA

Green Apple Books

San Francisco, CA

Elliot Bay Books

Seattle, WA

Readings Gallery at Village Books

Bellingham, WA

Women and Children First Bookstore
Chicago, IL

A Room of One’s Own Bookstore
Madison, WI

Magers and Quinn Booksellers

Minneapolis, MN

San Miguel Literary Sala

San Miguel Allende, Mexico

Harvard Bookstore

Cambridge, MA

AMP Gallery

Provincetown, MA