June 3-4, 2017 Bay Area Book Festival / Berkeley, CA
"Beyond Travel Writing" (with Geoff Dyer, Tom Lutz)
"Cuba!" (with Rachel Kushner, Cristina Garcia, Achy Obejas)

June 4, 2017 Pacific Film Archive / Berkeley, CA
"Memories of Underdevelopment" (introducing the film)

June 5, 2017 Powerhouse Arena / Brooklyn, NY
(in conversation with Kei Miller)

June 11, 2017 Balham Literary Festival / London, UK
(with Kabka Kassabova and Jan Ruger) 

June 12, 2017 Pages of Hackney / London, UK
Island People with Jonathan Ali

June 16-18, 2017 Dalkey Literary Festival / Dalkey, Ireland
Island People (with Marlon James, Shashi Tharoor, et al.) 

September 17, 2017 Brooklyn Book Festival / Brooklyn, NY

November 9, 2017 The New School / New York, NY
Tribute to Michelle Cliff (with Tiphanie Yanique, Honor Moore, et al.)

January 11-14, 2018 Key West Literary Seminar / Key West, FL
"Writers of the Caribbean" with Edwidge Danticat, Junot Díaz, Jamaica Kincaid, et al.