Latina writer of books for kids of all ages.


  1. Old appearances: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 20162017

Book launch for Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass
photo: Petit Shards Productions, 2013

Please note that my travel calendar is now closed for the remainder of 2017. 

Want me to visit your school?

Send your request through the Contact Meg tab or go directly to The Author Village and you will be contacted.  

For visits to festivals and conferences supported by the publisher, please  email



January 5 – 7, Hamline University, Guest lecturer, Minneapolis, MN

January 25 – 28, 2018, Kindling Words East, The Essex Resort, Burlington, VT


February 1, 2017, Georgia State University, Lecture on Diversity, Atlanta, GA


March 10, 2017, California Association of Teachers of English (CATE), annual conference (With Literacy and Justice for All,)  San Diego, California, lunch keynote speaker, 12:30 – 2:30 pm

March 19, 2018, Kennesaw State University Literature Conference, KSU Center, Kennesaw, GA

March 27, 2018, 7 pm – 8:30 pm, Two authors in conversation: Meg Medina and Elizabeth Acevedo, the i too collective, Langston Hughes House, New York, New York

March 29, 2018, 10:30 am, Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center auditorium at the Central Library (Grand Army Plaza)


April 9 – 14, 2018, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Susan Steinfirst Memorial Lecture and  Steinfirst Artist-in-Residency program  at Carrboro Elementary School

April 20 – 21, 2018 North Texas Book Festival, Irving, TX


May 4, 2018, East City Book Shop. Details TBD.

May 5, 2018, TedX Herndon, VA

May 18 – 20, 2018, SCBWI Novel revision retreat, Roslyn Retreat and Conference Center, Richmond, VA


June 27, 2017, Shenandoah Children’s Literature Conference, Shenandoah University, Virginia


July 7 – 8, 2018 Hamline University, Minneapolis, MN

July 9 – 11, 2018, NERD CAMP! Parma, Michigan. Registration opens Feb 1, 2018. Info here. 


Island Readers and Writers, Blueberry Harvest School, Maine (Details TBD: 2nd – 3rd week of August) Info:  Ruth Feldman, 207-244-5111


September 3, 2018, National Book Festival, Washington, DC

September 21 – 23, 2018, SCBWI Wisconsin, Green Lake, WI. Details TK.


October 19 – 20, 2018, Greater Washington Area Reading Council Conference, Washington DC. Details TK


October 19, 2019, Vegas Valley Festival of the Book

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