In 2013, Aaron Dietz will produce 12 books in 12 months. Find out more here.

Upcoming

Hot Pillow Reading :: February 28, 7pm :: Roosevelt Hotel, Seattle
Aaron Dietz and many others scheduled to read as part of the AWP conference.

Past

The Unknown Show :: Guest Appearance
Aaron Dietz was the first guest on Bud Smith’s Unknown Show, a blogtalkradio show for writers and creative people. Dietz talked about the 12 in 12 Project and how to keep things fun as a creative individual.
September 3, 2013 :: 7pm EST

Uno Kudo Volume 2: Naked Reading :: FREE!
Contributors to Uno Kudo’s second issue read, including Aaron Dietz, Raven Kane, Erin Parker, Trista Payte, Joe Saldibar, Bud Smith, and Christopher Luke Trevilla.
February 2, 2013 :: 8pm :: Gottfried Helnwein Studio :: Los Angeles CA

Hoarse Issue 4 Release Party :: FREE!
Aaron Dietz reads two poems by William Lindberg, in his stead.
October 8, 2011 :: 2pm :: Miller Playfield and Community Center :: Seattle WA

Reading at Seattle’s Uptown Stroll Event :: FREE!
Aaron Dietz reads with Caroline Albert, William Lindberg, Priya Keefe, and more!
August 27, 2011 :: 1pm :: Counterbalance Park :: Seattle WA

KNOCK Release Party and Reading :: FREE!
Watch Aaron Dietz’s performance on YouTube.
May 20, 2011 :: 7pm :: The Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater :: Seattle WA

Literary Underground PodcastListen to the podcast
April 29, 2011 :: Literary Underground’s podcast, interviewed by Steven Novak (author of the Forts series)

Reading at Elliott Bay Books
March 12, 2011, 7pm :: Elliott Bay Books :: Seattle, WA :: Aaron Dietz reads with Grace Krilanovich and J.R.D. Middleton. Watch Aaron Dietz read Level II of Super here.

Gray Skies Reading Series
March 3, 2011, 8pm :: The cellar of the Swing Wine Bar :: Olympia, WA :: Aaron Dietz reads at the fabulously-vibed Gray Skies Reading Series.

Superhero Pub Crawl, Seattlewatch the videotaped event here
February 26, 3-7pm :: Ballard :: A video-taped superhero team-up with Team of Heroes. The pub crawl begins at 3pm at the Old Pequliar, and the rest of the schedule and a list of drink specials is available on the Superhero Pub Crawl event page.

Backroom Comics Podcastwatch the podcast here
February 23 :: Filmed at Arcane Comics in Ballard :: Team of Heroes artist extraordinaire Cole Hornaday and Aaron Dietz talk with Pete Greenberg on the Backroom Comics Podcast.

Book Release Party for Super – watch footage of the event on YouTube
November 9, 2010 :: The Hideout :: Seattle WA
Aaron Dietz will read from his first novel, Super, with guest appearances from other Superheroes. Come dressed up as a Superhero, or get a Superhero makeover once you arrive. It could possibly be Web-cast, so if you’re shy, wear a Superhero mask!

TheNervousBreakdown Literary Experienceon YouTube
September 23, 2010 :: 7pm :: The Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater :: Seattle WA
Aaron Dietz, Litsa Dremousis, Tom Hansen, Sean Beaudoin, Matthew Simmons, and Lauren Hoffman — writers from TheNervousBreakdown.com read. Video coming soon!

Writing on Demand :: Free!listen to the mp3
September 16 :: 6pm PST :: blogtalkradio.com
The fabulous Mende Smith talks with Aaron Dietz about his new novel, Super.

Uptown Stroll Festival :: Free!
August 28, 2010 :: 1pm :: Counterbalance Park :: Seattle WA
Caroline Albert, Aaron Dietz, and others read. Read a perspective on the event and view the photos here.

TheNervousBreakdown’s Literary Experience
Listen to part of the TNBLE podcast here and view Aaron Dietz’s performance here.
April 8, 2010 :: 7pm :: The Meadowlark :: Denver CO
Award-winning author Alexander Chee (The Queen of the Night / Edinburgh), Tom Hansen (American Junkie), Gina Frangello (Slut Lullabies / My Sister’s Continent), Aaron Dietz (Super), Megan DiLullo, Erika Rae, Ben Loory (Stories for the Nighttime and Some for the Day), and poet Erica Dawson.

KNOCK Release Party and Reading :: FREE!
Watch Aaron Dietz’s performance on YouTube.
December 4, 2009 :: 7pm :: The Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater :: Seattle WA
Dickey Nesenger, Monica Schley, and Jack Johnston / editors Mae Emerick and Aaron Dietz / more suprises like playwright Paul Mullin to come.

Literary Death Match Seattle, Episode II
Watch Aaron Dietz’s performance on YouTube.
November 11, 2009 :: 8pm :: Re-bar :: Seattle
$10 at the door; $8 pre-sale at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/87563.
Hosted by Todd Zuniga of Opium Magazine.
Judged by Jonathan Evison, Maria Semple, and Paul Constant.
Competitors: Literary adventurers Stacey Levine (recipient of the PEN/West Fiction Award for My Horse and Other Stories) and Aaron Dietz (Reserved for Emperors) and boundary-bending performers Kelleen Conway Blanchard (playwright of Small Town) and Danbert Nobacon (lead singer of Chumbawumba)

Uptown Stroll poetry reading in Queen Anne
August 29 2009 :: 12:30 to 2pm :: Queen Anne Avenue and Roy Street :: Seattle
Aaron Dietz, Caroline Albert, and others scheduled to appear.

KNOCK Release Party and Reading :: FREE!
May 8 2009 :: 7pm :: The Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater :: Seattle WA
This issue was guest-edited by Jonathan Evison. Scheduled to read: Evison, Paul Constant, Neil McCrea, and Ben Loory, among others.

Reading Party and Appalachian Wedding Buffet with Jonathan Evison :: FREE!
December 11 2008 :: 7pm :: Third Place Books :: Lake Forest Park WA
Free beer!

KNOCK Release Party :: FREE!
November 14 2008 :: 7pm :: The Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater :: Seattle WA
Aaron Dietz, Jonathan Evison, Elizabeth Myhr, Mae Emerick, Tom Hansen,
Shane Noecker, and more scheduled to appear.
Watch the Video

Uptown Stroll poetry reading in Queen Anne
August 23 2008 :: 1pm :: Queen Anne Avenue and Roy Street :: Seattle WA
Aaron Dietz, Caroline Albert, and others scheduled to appear.

KNOCK Release Party for the Gestation issue
May 17 2008 :: 6:30pm :: The Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater :: Seattle WA
Aaron Dietz, Ann Tweedy, Jonathan Evison, and Nick Stokes scheduled to appear.

KNOCK Release Party for the Hurt On Purpose issue
December 11 2007 :: 7pm :: The Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater :: Seattle WA
With many exceptional writers including John Olson, Ann Tweedy, and Jonathan Evison.

Reading in Queen Anne
8/25/2007 :: 12:30 :: the vacant lot at Queen Ann Ave and Roy :: Seattle
Aaron Dietz will read with several others as part of the art walk!

KNOCK Release Party for the Attack and Rescue issue
7/24/2007 :: 7pm :: The Rendezvous Jewel Box Theater :: Seattle WA
With many exceptional writers including John Olson, Scott Zieher, Gavin Tull-Esterbrook, Amy Mahoney, Jack Johnston, Mark Hughes, Christin Call, Gleen Reed, and Tom Hansen.

Back To Her Roots fundraiser party for Rogue Pinay
7/7/2007 :: 8:00pm PST
With special guests Abyssinian Creole, El Dia, Chev, Gigi, DJ WD4D, DJ DAPS1, and more! Write Aaron at writer@aarondietz.us for the location!

Open mic guest on Deborah Leeson’s BlogTalkRadio show, Between the Covers
2/14/2007 :: 6:00pm PST
Aaron Dietz and others read “love” poems in honor of St. Valentine’s Day.
Listen to the archived show

Open mic guest on Deborah Leeson’s BlogTalkRadio show, Between the Covers
1/31/2007 :: 6:00pm PST
Listen to the archived show

Guest on Spilt Milk‘s Blog Slave
1/13/2007
Listen to clips from the interview: Part 3 and Part 4

Guest on BlogTalkRadio’s Between the Covers
10/04/2006 :: 6:00pm PST
Deborah Leeson interviews Aaron Dietz about Reserved For Emperors.
Listen to the archived show

Reading
9/30/2006 :: 9:30pm :: Old Curtis Street Bar :: Denver CO
2100 Curtis St :: 303.292.2083
Zac Tasjian, Citymouse and Aaron Dietz read, and Jason Heller and Big Al spun great music.

Internet TV Appearance
9/24/2006 :: 8pm PST :: MusicPlusTV.com
Aaron Dietz appeared on the Pointless Banter show.

Book Release Party for Reserved For Emperors
9/2/2006 :: 8pm :: The Winchester

Backroom Comics Podcast
February 13, 10am :: Shot at Arcane Comics in Ballard :: Team of Heroes artist extraordinaire Cole Hornaday and Aaron Dietz talk with Pete Greenberg on the Backroom Comics Podcast.