October 14, 2017 Mother Tongues and Queens / Queens, NY
"The Big Walk" (with Garnette Cadogan) The Gallatin School NYU

October 18, 2017 John Jay College CUNY / New York, NY
"Remembering the Grenada Revolution" (with Atiba Rougier, Patsy Lewis, Laurie Lambert, et al.)

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

November 16, 2017  National Archives NYC / New York, NY
"Island People: The Caribbean and the World" (sponsored by NYC Dept. of Ed.)

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