- Reading at Singapore's National Museum on The Past in the Present, November 2007.
- Reading in a panel at the Singapore Writers Festival, December, 2007.
- Reading at Jaipur Literature Festival, January, 2008.
- Launch event in Kolkata for 'The Japanese Wife', February, 2008.
- Readings at India-South Africa Arts Festival, September 12-20, 2008 Durban and Johannesburg.
- Reading at the Frankfurt Book Fair, 18th October, 2008
- Visiting author at Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, Phoenix, Arizona, November, 2008.
- Readings at the Amsterdam India Festival, 27th & 29th November, 2008.
- Stan & Jean Perron Visiting Fellowship at the University of Western Australia
- L’Inde vue par, at Bibliothèque Centre Pompidou, Paris, 16-17 September 2011.
- Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (Bali), 5-9 October, 2011.
- Singapore Writers Festival, October 2011
- Jaipur Literature Festival, 20-24 January 2012
- Capital Literary Festival, Beijing, 25 February – 4 March 2012
- Shanghai Literary Festival, 29 February – 18 March 2012
- Multi-city book tour in India including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Bangalore, December 2011 – January 2012