Saturday, March 1, 3 pm, Jamaican Book Launch, Bookland, New Kingston, 53 Knutsford Boulevard, in association with the Kingston Book Fair

Sunday, March 2, 11 am, “Love Affair With Literature,” reading with Kendel Hippolyte, Erna Brodber, Monica Minott, and Richard “Dingo” Dingwall, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1) in the Faculty of the Humanities, in association with the Kingston Book Fair

Tuesday March 25-Friday March 28, Bahamian Book Launch and creative writing workshops, College of the Bahamas, Oakes Field Campus, Nassau


Tuesday, April 1, 5:30 pm, reading, 1404 Centennial Hall, at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Wednesday, April 2, Capstone literature and creative writing classroom visits at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Thursday, April 10, 6:30-8:30 pm, Faculty and Alumni Book Party, The New School University, Wollman Hall, 65 W. 11th Street, 5thfloor

Tuesday, April 22, 6:30 pm, reading at The New School University, room 510, 66 W. 12th Street, 5th floor

Wednesday, April 23-Sunday April 27, BOCAS Literary Festival, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Wednesday, April 30, 4:15-6:15 pm, 365 Fifth Avenue, room 4108, lecture on “The Digital Caribbean,” CUNY Graduate Center, New York


Wednesday, May 7-Friday May 9, Liège, Belgium, Keynote Lecture, “Seeking a Hybrid Form:  Digital Components in the New Caribbean Text,” International Symposium at the Centre d’Enseignement et de Recherche en Etudes Postcoloniales – Centre for Teaching and Research in Postcolonial Studies

Friday, May 30-Sunday, June 1, Calabash Literary Festival, Treasure Beach, Jamaica



Saturday, June 28-Sunday, July 13, Barcelona, Spain, fiction instructor at the Pan-European MFA in Creative Writing (program sponsored by Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pennsylvania)



Friday, September 5, 6-8 pm, reading and reception, MFA Creative Writing Program, Long Island University, Brooklyn 

Thursday, September 11- Tuesday, September 15, Babel Literary Festival 14: the Antilles, Bellinzona, Switzerland