Lee Roripaugh

Lee Roripaugh

Professor/Editor, SDR

ENGLISH

Dakota Hall 217

Phone: (605) 677-5979

Email: Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

Website: http://southdakota.academia.edu/LeeAnnRoripaugh

Bio:

Lee Ann Roripaugh is the author of five volumes of poetry: tsunami vs. the fukushima 50 (Milkweed Editions, 2019), Dandarians (Milkweed Editions, 2014), On the Cusp of a Dangerous Year (Southern Illinois University Press, 2009), Year of the Snake (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004), and Beyond Heart Mountain (Penguin Books, 1999). From 2015-2019, she served as South Dakota State Poet Laureate.


Teaching Interests:

Creative Writing (Poetry, Fiction, CNF, Mixed Genres), Contemporary American Poetry, Asian American Literature, Multicultural Literature


Research Interests:

Poetics, intersectional identities, ecocriticism, popular culture (particularly Whedonverse), representations of queer identity in popular culture, and cyborgs.


Education:

  • MFA, Poetry, Indiana University, 1996
  • M.M. in Music, Musicology, Indiana University, 1989
  • B.M. in Music, Piano Performance, Indiana University, 1987

Grants:

  • 2018 South Dakota Arts Council Artist's Fellowship Grant, South Dakota Arts Council. (2018 - 2019)
  • 2011 South Dakota Arts Council Artist's Fellowship Grant, South Dakota Arts Council. (2011 - 2012)
  • Archibald Bush Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship, 2003, Archibald Bush Foundation. (2003 - 2004)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Research Travel Award, The University of South Dakota. (2014)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Research Travel Award, The University of South Dakota. (2013)
  • College of Arts & Sciences Research Travel Award, The University of South Dakota. (2011)
  • South Dakota Arts Council Individual Artist's Grant, 2005, South Dakota Arts Council. (2005)

Publications:

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  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Five Uneasy Pieces About (Writing) Anger: A Craft Talk". In The Writer's Regimen, Sponsored by The Southeast Review, edited by Dorothy Chan. Online: The Writer's Regimen, Sponsored by The Southeast Review, 2017. (DOI: October, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Lee Ann Roripaugh Reads Arisa White's 'Post Pardon'". In Spoke Too Soon: A Journal of the Longer, edited by Kelin Loe and Leora Fridman. Vol. 2, Iss. 6. Online: Spoke Too Soon: A Journal of the Longer, 2015. (DOI: October, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "The Power of Poetry #32: Lee Ann Roripaugh - South Dakota's Poet Laureate". In The Poetry Question, edited by Chris Margolin. Online: The Poetry Question, 2015. (DOI: September 10, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Roundtable: Policing the Other in the Literary World, Part III". In VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, edited by Hoa Nguyen. Online: VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, 2015. (DOI: August 13, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Response to H.L. Hix on Contemporary Poetics". In The Progressive Poetics Project, edited by H.L. Hix. Online: The Progressive Poetics Project, 2015. (DOI: July 27, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Roundtable: Policing the Other in the Literary World, Part II". In VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, edited by Hoa Nguyen. Online: VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, 2015. (DOI: July 17, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Roundtable: Policing the Other in the Literary World, Part I". In VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, edited by Hoa Nguyen. Online: VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, 2015. (DOI: June 22, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Susan Seidelman's Making Mr. Right (1987) and Other Space Oddities". In Chick Flix Series, edited by Jennifer L. Knox. Online: Delirious Hem, 2013. (DOI: January 10, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Poem as Mirror Box: Mirror Neurons, Emotions, Phantom Limbs, and Poems of Loss and Elegy". Edited by Emily Pettit, pp. 75-90. Iss. No. 21. Amherst, MA: jubilat / University of Massachusetts, 2012. (DOI: Spring 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Is it Real or is it Hyperreal?: Lee Ann Roripaugh on Thierry Brunet's Waste". Edited by Daniel Casey. Gently Read Literature, 2010. (DOI: November 2, 2010)
  • Wolfe, Susan, and Roripaugh, Lee. The (In)visible Lesbian: Anxieties of Representation in The L-Word.. In Feminist Television Criticism: A Reader, edited by Charlotte Brunsdon and Lynn Spigel, 384. Buckinham, UK and New York, NY: Open University Press/ McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  • Wolfe, Susan, and Roripaugh, Lee. The (In)visible Lesbian: Anxieties of Representation in The L-Word. In Reading the L-Word: Outing Contemporary Television, edited by Kim Akass and Janet McCabe, 247. London, England and New York, NY: I.B. Tauris /St. Martins, 2006.

Awards and Honors:

  • Essay, "Five Loaded Handguns," named as a Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2019, Best American Essays, Houghton-Mifflin, 2019
  • 2019 Recipient, South Dakota Author of the Year, Awarded by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English, South Dakota Council of Teachers of English, 2019
  • Essay, "Anhedonia in the Anthropocene," named as a Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2018, Best American Essays, Houghton-Mifflin, 2018
  • 2017 Recipient, President's Award for Creativity, University of South Dakota, University of South Dakota, 2018
  • 2018 Recipient, Artist Residency, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Artist Residency Program, 2018
  • 2017 Recipient, Women's International Studies Center Fellowship Residency, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Women's International Studies Center Fellow-in-Residence Program, 2017
  • Essay, "Swarm," named as a Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2016, Best American Essays, Houghton-Mifflin, 2016
  • Poem, "year of the hitachi snake," nominated for a Best of the Net Award, Best of the Net / The Account, 2016
  • 2016 Recipient, Hedgebrook Writers in Residence Program, Whidbey Island, Washington, Hedgebrook Writers in Residence Program, 2016
  • Poem, "hulk smash," nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Pushcart Prize / Sugar House Review, 2015
  • Poem, "year of the hitachi snake," nominated for Pushcart Prize, Pushcart Prize / The Account, 2015
  • South Dakota State Poet Laureate, 2015-2019, State of South Dakota, 2015
  • 2015 Recipient, Bunnell Arts Center Artist's Residency, Homer, Alaska, Bunnell Arts Center, 2014
  • 2015 Recipient, Willapa Bay AiR Artist's Residency, Oysterville, Washington, Willapa Bay AiR, 2014
  • Poem, "tsunami goes to canada," nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Pushcart Prize / Sugar House Review, 2013
  • Essay, "Poem as Mirror Box: Mirror Neurons, Phantom Limbs, and Poems of Loss and Elegy," named as a Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2013, Best American Essays, Houghton-Mifflin, 2013
  • Finalist, Lindquist & Vellum Prize for Poetry, 2012
  • 2011-2012 Recipient, Banff Centre Literary Arts Self-Directed Residency, The Banff Centre for the Arts, 2011
  • 2011 South Dakota Arts Council Artist Fellowship Grant, South Dakota Arts Council, 2011
  • 2010 Recipient, Monsignor James M. Doyle Humanities Teaching Award, University of South Dakota College of Arts & Sciences, 2010
  • Finalist, 2009 Audre Lourde Award for Lesbian Poetry, The Publishing Triangle, 2010
  • Poem, "Annealing," nominated for a 2009 Pushcart Prize, diode Magazine, 2010
  • Poem, "Antimacassar," Selected for a 2009 Pushcart Prize Nomination, North American Review, 2010
  • Poem, "Sleepless Graffiti," nominated for a 2009 Dzanc Best of the Web Award, Anti-, 2010
  • Poem, "The Violin Thief," Selected for a 2009 Pushcart Prize, Barn Owl Review, 2010

Presentations:

  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the Carlow University M.F.A. in Writing Winter Residency, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (January 12, 2020)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing by Lee Ann Roripaugh and Indigo Moor. Presented at the Smith College Readers Series, Northhampton, MA, USA. (November 19, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing by Natanya Pulley and Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the University of South Dakota Visiting Writers Reading Series, Vermillion, SD, USA. (October 31, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Readings and Book Signings by Lee Ann Roripaugh and Indigo Moor. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, Deadwood, SD, USA. (October 2, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Reading and Book Signing with Lee Ann Roripaugh and Meagan Cass. Presented at the River Styx Reading Series, St. Louis, MO, USA. (September 16, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Craft Talk, and Book Signing by Lee Ann Roripaugh and Indigo Moor. Presented at the Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series / Signal Poetry Festival, Ames, IA, USA. (September 13, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading by SDCTE Author of the Year Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English Annual Meeting, Spearfish, SD, USA. (September 6, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Radio Interview and Poetry Reading on "In the Moment: Brown Bag Book Club with Christine Stewart and Lee Ann Roripaugh". Presented at the In the Moment with Lori Walsh. (May 15, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Radio Interview and Poetry Reading on Out of Our Minds Radio Show, with Rachelle Escamilla. Presented at the Out of Our Minds Radio Show with Rachelle Escamilla. (May 8, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Reading and Book Signing with Su Hwang and Alex Lemon. Presented at the 4th Annual Poetry Month Party and Reading, Minneapolis, MN. (April 24, 2019)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Keynote Reading, Book Signing, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the "Writing About Ecology and Place": A Creative Writing and Education Conference, Cedar City, UT, USA. (September 13, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Word Betrayals: South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the "This Place, These Words: South Dakota Books" on Dakota Life, Television Segment. (September 6, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Craft Talk, and Q&A. Presented at the Brush Creek Artist's Residency Program, Saratoga, WY, USA. (August 13, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading by South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the South Dakota State Arts Conference, Sioux Falls, SD, USA. (May 5, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Poetry Asylum Reading Series, Minneapolis, MN, USA. (April 14, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Q&A. Presented at the MOTIONPOEMS Minneapolis Premiere, Minneapolis, MN, USA. (April 13, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading by South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the Black Hills State University Reading Series, Spearfish, SD, USA. (April 9, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading by South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the Dakota Wesleyan University Reading Series, Mitchell, SD, USA. (March 20, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the Carlow University M.F.A. in Writing Winter Residency, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (January 11, 2018)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading by South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the Madison Arts Area Council Presentation Series, Madison, SD, USA. (October 4, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading by South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh. Presented at the South Dakota Libraries Association Conference, Chamberlain, SD, USA. (September 29, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Craft Talk and Book Signings. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, Deadwood, SD, USA. (September 23, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the Women's International Studies Center Presentation Series, Santa Fe, NM, USA. (July 25, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Multicultural Poetry and Poetics". Presented at the University of Nebraska M.F.A. in Writing Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE, USA. (July 16, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Vermillion, SD. (April 1, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the Governor's Awards in the Arts, Pierre, SD, USA. (February 15, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry and CNF Reading, "Milkweed Editions Author Panel". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 11, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Astrophil Press and South Dakota Review, Offsite Event, Associated Writing Programs Conference, Washington, DC, February 8-11, 2017.. Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 11, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Presentation, and Discussion: "Literary Hybrids: Transgressing the Traditional". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 11, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Panel Moderation, Presentation, and Discussion: "Triggered Writing/Creative Warnings: Trauma and Trigger Warnings in Creative Writing Classrooms and Communities". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 10, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, More Fairness for Adjuncts in Higher Ed, Offsite Event, Associated Writing Programs Conference, Washington, DC, February 8-11, 2017.. Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Washington, DC, USA. (February 10, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska M.F.A. in Writing Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE, USA. (January 3, 2017)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Author Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the John R. Milton Writers' Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 28, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Radio Interview and Poetry Reading on "Dakota Midday with Lori Walsh," South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Presented at the Dakota Midday with Lori Walsh. (October 13, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Workshops, and Individual Mentoring Sessiions. Presented at the Hill City Area Writers Workshop, Hill City, South Dakota, USA. (October 9, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Talk, and Book Signings. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, Brookings, SD, USA. (September 24, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska M.F.A. in Writing Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE, USA. (July 15, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the InKY Reading Series, Louisville, KY, USA. (April 8, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing at The Account Offsite Event. Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (April 3, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Panel Presentation and Discussion: "Shattered Quiet: Women Writers on the Truths and Consequences of Breaking Silence and Writing the Unspoken". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (April 2, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Panel Moderation, Presentation, and Discussion: "Concentration Camps, USA: A Critical and Artistic Retrospective of Literatures of World War II Internment and Detention". Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (March 31, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing at the Political Punch Anthology Book Launch Off-Site Event. Presented at the Associated Writing Programs Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, USA. (March 31, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Visits. Presented at the University of Nebraska-Omaha Writer's Workshop Reading Series, Omaha, NE, USA. (March 28, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee Ann. Poetry Reading and Comments. Presented at the Opening Reception, Folger Library's Shakespeare's First Folio Exhibit, Vermillion, SD, USA. (March 9, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Workshop Sessions. Presented at the Douglas Anderson Writers' Festival, Jacksonville, FL, USA. (March 5, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing. Presented at the Briar Cliff University Visiting Writer Series, Sioux City, IA, USA. (February 16, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Conversations in Contemporary Poetry and Poetics". Presented at the University of Nebraska M.F.A. in Writing Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE, USA. (January 4, 2016)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing. Presented at the Arts Night, Watertown, SD. (December 10, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing. Presented at the South Dakota State Historical Society Book Club, Pierre, SD. (November 16, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Introducing! Reading Series, Omaha, NE. (November 5, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Panel Presentations. Presented at the Marshall Festival, Marshall, MN. (October 24, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the NECC Reading Series, Norfolk, NE. (October 14, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Visit. Presented at the The New Writing Series, Orono, ME. (October 1, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Poetry Readings, Book Signings, and Workshops. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, Deadwood, SD. (September 26, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Classroom Visit, and Book Signing. Presented at the A Writer Reads Reading Series, Aberdeen, SD. (September 18, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Discussion, and Book Signing. Presented at the Presentation College Author Appearance, Aberdeen, SD. (September 17, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Radio Interview and Poetry Reading on "Dakota Midday with Gary Ellenbolt," South Dakota Public Broadcasting. Presented at the Dakota Midday with Gary Ellenbolt. (July 20, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 19, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Memoirist Lori Horvitz. Presented at the Magers & Quinn Booksellers Author Readings, Minneapolis, MN. (June 18, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Memoirist Lori Horvitz. Presented at the A Room of One's Own Bookstore Author Readings, Madison, WI. (June 16, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Memoirist Lori Horvitz. Presented at the Women and Children First Bookstore Author Readings, Chicago, IL. (June 12, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Imaginary Gardens Reading Series, Omaha, NE. (May 19, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Artist's Residency, Community Workshops, and Poetry Readings. Presented at the Bunnell Street Arts Center Artist's Residency, Homer, AK. (April 30, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Panel Discussion: "New Poetry from the Midwest". Presented at the AWP Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (April 11, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Panel Discussion: "Poetry of the Plains, High Desert, and Prairie". Presented at the AWP Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (April 10, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing, New Poetry from the Midwest Anthology Launch Party Offsite Event. Presented at the AWP Conference, Minneapolis, MN. (April 9, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Artist's Residency and Poetry Reading. Presented at the Willapa Bay AiR Artist's Residency, Oysterville, WA. (March 31, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Talk, and Book Signing. Presented at the Welcome to Boog City 8.5 Poetry Festival, New York, NY. (February 15, 2015)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the USD Visiting Writers' Reading Series, Vermillion, SD. (November 7, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Podcast Interview and Poetry Reading. Presented at the Out of Our Minds Podcast, Hosted by J.P. Dancing Bear. (October 29, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Class Meetings, and Book Signing. Presented at the Columbia College Chicago Reading Series, Chicago, IL. (October 8, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Radio Interview and Poetry Reading. Presented at the Words on a Wire Radio Show, Hosted by Daniel Chacon. (October 5, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the What's New in Poetry Reading Series, Atlanta, GA. (October 2, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Podcast Interview and Poetry Reading. Presented at the Radio Free Albion Podcast, Hosted by Tony Trigilio. (September 29, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Lark Readings at Studio Grand, Oakland, CA. (September 13, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing, Vermillion Public Library.
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Midcoast Reading Series, Milwaukee, WI. (April 28, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2014, Off-Site Event, Queertopia 2: A Celebration of LGBTQ Literature and Writers, Seattle, WA. (February 28, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2014, Off-Site Event, Milkweed Editions 34th Anniversary Reading, Seattle, WA. (February 27, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "South Dakota Review: a 50th-Anniversary Reading and Celebration". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2014, Panel Session, Seattle, WA. (February 27, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2014, Off-Site Event, Birds of a Feather Reading, Seattle, WA. (February 26, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the KGB Bar and NYU Reading Series, New York, NY. (January 28, 2014)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Readings and Criti/Creative Presentations. Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Milwaukee, WI. (November 7, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Headliner Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the John R. Milton Writers' Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 31, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Criti/Creative Presentation. Presented at the &Now Festival for New Writing, Boulder, CO. (September 26, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Headliner Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the South Dakota Arts Equinox, Pierre, SD. (September 16, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Observable Reading Series, St. Louis, MO. (September 9, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Headliner Reading, Book Signings, and Workshop/Mentorship Sessions. Presented at the Kundiman Writer's Retreat for Asian American Writers, New York, NY. (June 18, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Headliner Reading, Book Signings, and Panel Presentations. Presented at the Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference, Homer, AK. (June 14, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the STAIN of Poetry Reading Series, New York, NY. (May 31, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Headliner Reading, Book Signings, and Panel Presentations. Presented at the Little Grassy Literary Festival, Carbondale, IL. (April 10, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Visits. Presented at the Augustana College Reading Series, Sioux Falls, SD. (April 2, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Panel Presentation: "Against the Hawking of Books: Reflections on Lewis Hyde's The Gift". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2013, Boston, MA. (March 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2013, Off-Site Event, Boston, MA. (March 1, 2013)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Fiction Reading. Presented at the Vermillion Literary Project November Poetry Slam, Vermillion, SD. (November 29, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading for Women in the Arts Night. Presented at the University of South Dakota Women's Research Conference, 2012, Vermillion, SD. (October 18, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading and Book Signings. Presented at the South Dakota Festival of the Book, 2012, Sioux Falls, SD. (September 28, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Strange Machine Reading Series, Omaha, NE. (July 22, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Writing Workshops and Book Signing. Presented at the North Dakota Writing Project Summer Residency, Fargo, ND. (July 18, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the No Tell Motel Reading Series, Reston, VA. (July 8, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Kimmel Harding Nelson Center Writing Residency. Presented at the Artist's Residency and Poetry Reading, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry/Fiction Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Banff Centre Literary Residency. Presented at the Self-Directed Artist's Residency, Banff, AB, Canada. (June 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the 2012 Great Poetry Read, Minneapolis, MN. (April 21, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Taproom Reading Series, Lawrence, KS. (April 16, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Headliner Reading, Book Signings, and Panel Presentations. Presented at the University of North Dakota 2012 Writers' Conference ("Humanimal"), Grand Forks, ND. (March 28, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Undressing the Poem". Presented at the Split this Rock Conference, 2012, Washington, D.C.. (March 23, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Honoring the Sandhill Crane Migration Literary Retreat and Festival, 2010, Kearney, NE. (March 20, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Rivering". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2012, Chicago, IL. (March 2, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2012, Off-Site Event, Columbia College. (March 1, 2012)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Montana Poet Laureate Sheryl Noethe. Presented at the 2011 Helena Festival of the Book, Helena, MT. (November 12, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Acting as Lesbians in The L-Word". Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, St. Louis, MO. (November 4, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the SIU-Edwardsville Reading Series, Edwardsville, IL. (November 3, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Author Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the 2011 John R. Milton Writers' Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 28, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the 2011 Western Literature Association Conference, Missoula, MT. (October 6, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Author Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Lectures. Presented at the LCCC 2011 Literary Connection Event, Cheyenne, WY. (October 1, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Emory University What's New in Poetry Reading Series, Atlanta, GA. (September 15, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Boog City Small Press Reading Series, New York, NY. (May 23, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Author Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Workshops. Presented at the WyoPoets Conference, Casper, WY. (April 23, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the University of Kansas Reading Series, Lawrence, KS. (April 18, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Missouri Valley Reading Series, Omaha, NE. (April 14, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Briar Cliff University Reading Series, Sioux City, IA. (April 6, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Honoring the Sandhill Crane Migration Literary Retreat and Festival, 2010, Kearney, NE. (March 31, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the 2011 USD Women's Studies Conference, Vermillion, SD. (March 24, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the No Limits! Women's and Gender Studies Conference, Kearney, NE. (March 4, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the AWP Conference, 2011, Off-Site Event, Affinity Lab, Washington D.C.. (February 4, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Poem as Mirror Box: Mirror Neurons, Emotions, Phantom Limbs, and Poems of Loss and Elegy". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2011, Washington, D.C.. (February 3, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. "Two Anecdotes, and Ten Provocations". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2011, Washington, D.C.. (February 3, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the VLP Poetry Slam, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. (January 27, 2011)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Winter Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (December 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Visits. Presented at the SDSU Visiting Writer Series, Brookings, SD. (November 17, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Craft Talk, Radio Interview, Book Signing and Community Outreach. Presented at the Good Thunder Reading Series, Mankato, MN. (November 11, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Appearance. Presented at the Morningside College Visiting Writer Event, Sioux City, IA. (November 4, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Author Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Marshall Festival, 2010, Marshall, MN. (October 28, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Classroom Appearances. Presented at the Randolph College Visiting Writer Series, Lynchburg, VA. (October 6, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Idiolexicon Reading Series, San Francisco, CA. (September 23, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading, Lecture, and Workshops. Presented at the University of Nebraska Low-Residency M.F.A. Program, Summer Residency, Nebraska City, NE. (July 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Author Poetry Reading, Book Signing, and Workshops. Presented at the Wyoming Writers' Conference, Cody, WY. (June 5, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Panel Presentation, "Women Writing the West". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2010, Denver, CO. (April 8, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the SIU-Carbondale Visiting Writer Series, Carbondale, IL. (March 25, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the Honoring the Sandhill Crane Migration Literary Retreat and Festival, 2010, Kearney, NE. (March 22, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading in Collaboration with a Performance by the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. Presented at the An Evening of Poetry and Music, Vermillion, SD. (March 4, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee, Wolfe, Susan J.. "Postmodern Anxiety: Androids and Cyborgs in the Whedonverse". Presented at the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association Conference, 2010, Albuquerque, NM. (February 13, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading. Presented at the Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association Conference, 2010, Albuquerque, NM. (February 11, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Panel Presentation, "Western Identity Revisited". Presented at the AWP Conference, 2010, Denver, CO. (February 9, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the P3: Poets and Painters Collaborative, 2010, Sioux Falls, SD. (January 30, 2010)
  • Roripaugh, Lee. Featured Poetry Reading and Book Signing. Presented at the VLP January, 2010 Slam, Vermillion, SD. (January 28, 2010)
  • Wolfe, Susan, Roripaugh, Lee, Huse-Wika, Courtney. The Post-human as Simulacrum in Dollhouse. Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association, St. Louis, MO. (November 12, 2009)
  • Wolfe, Susan, Roripaugh, Lee. Serenity is Only a Name: Technology and Frontier in Joss Whedon's Firefly. Presented at the John R. Milton Writers Conference, Vermillion, SD. (October 2009)