April 18， Poetry Today ，Interview with Jennifer Dotson, Highland Park Poetry, Highland Park, Illinois
May 4, Attended the first annual award ceremony of William W. Marr Graduate Prize Scholarship in Creative Writing, established by Sons Dennis and Alvin and their wives Pamela and Susan, at the English Department of the University of Wisconsin
July 16-18, Attended Canadian Chinese Writers Association's 30th Anniversary and the Tenth Seminar of Chinese Literature, Vancouver, Canada
November，Scenery tour of southeast part of China mainland.
April, Served as a poetry contest judge for the Flushing Poetry Festival, New York
April 7, Participated in a bilingual poetry reading at the Chinatown Library, sponsored by the Windy City Poetry Club
May, Served as a judge in Poetry Challenge, Wilda Morris Blog
August - October, Participated in the "RE: -claimed, -imagined, -purposed" (REBOOTED!) exhibition at the Lemont Center for the Arts