Latina writer of books for kids of all ages.

Calendar

  1. Old appearances: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
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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 2016-2017 school year.

Requests for dates beyond September 2017 or Skype visits can be sent to me directly through the Contact Meg tab on this site or by email to appearances@candlewick.com

2017

JANUARY  

January 24,  2017, Evening Skype with University of South Florida 7 – 8 PM

January 28, Young Readers Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 9 AM – 4 PM. Grand opening of Saturday hours.

FEBRUARY

February 9, 2017, private book club, Richmond, VA

MARCH

MARCH 2, 2017 “Talking Images: A Conversation with Latina Writers Meg Medina and Lila Quintero Weaver.” University of Richmond, International Center Commons, Richmond, VA,  4:00 PM

March 4, 2017, Innovative School Counseling Summit – Orlando “Girls and Bullying,” Keynote and break out session, Caribe Royale Hotel, Orlando, FL.

March 21, 2017, School visit, Rivers Edge ES, Richmond, VA

March 25, 2017, Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA. Teen/Youth panels.

APRIL 

April 6, 2017, Village Green School, Providence, RI

trauma-and-resilience-save-the-date-3April 7, 2017, 1 – 2:30 PM, Young Readers Center, Library of Congress. Books Save Lives: A Symposium on Trauma and Resilience in Young People’s Literature. Library of Congress, Mumford Room, Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue, Washington, DC. Moderated by Dr. Joan Kaywell. Authors:  Laurie Halse Anderson, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Barry Lyga, Kekla Magoon, and Meg Medina.

April 19, 2017, 7 – 9 PM Grammartopia Book Launch for Kris Spisak,

April 21, 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize ceremony, Los Angeles, CA

April 22, 2017, Criminal Minds YA, with Lamar Giles and Anne Blankman (as part of RVA LitCrawl) HI Richmond Hostel, 7 N 2nd Street, Richmond, VA 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

April 26, 2017, School visit to South County Middle School, Lorton, VA

April 28, 2017, J. L. Francis Elementary School, Richmond, VA

MAY

May 6, 2017  Twin Cities Teen Lit Con, Sibley High School, Minneapolis  Minneapolis MN

May 20, 2017, Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg City Hall Grounds, Gaithersburg, MD, 10 am – 6 PM

JUNE 

June 21, 2017 Girls of Summer, Richmond Public Library, Main branch, 7 -9 PM. Special Guest author:  Rita Williams Garcia

JULY 

July 9 – 14, 2017, Highlights Foundation Summer Camp, Honesdale, PA.

AUGUST

August 14 – 15, 2017, SUNY, Oswego, New York

SEPTEMBER

September 2, 2017 National Book Festival, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

September 23, 2017, Arizona Council of Teachers of English conference, Phoenix, AZ

OCTOBER
October 6, 2017, Riverside High School, Leesburg, VA

October 13 – 15, 2017 James River Writers Conference master class, details TBA

October 19 -20, 2017, Virginia Children’s Book Festival, Longwood University, Farmville, VA

NOVEMBER

November 2 – 4, 2017, VAASL conference, Williamsburg, VA, Saturday morning breakfast panel (Lamar Giles, Ruta Sepetys, Wendy Shang, Madelyn Rosenberg) and break out session

November 15, 2017, National Book Awards presentation in New York

November 17, 2017, NCTE conference, St. Louis, MO.

11 – 12:15, Voice and Choice in the HS Classroom, with me and Ellen Hopkins;

2 – 3 PM The Revolution of Latinx Lit and its role in the ELA classroom , with Matt de la Peña and Duncan Tonatiuh

***Latinx in Publishing Meet-and-Greet*** time to be determined

November 19, 2017,  Bookstore event, The Novel Neighbor, St. Louis, MO, details TBD

November 20, 2017, St. Louis MO Public library, evening program and day school visits

Nov 21, 2017, ALAN conference, morning Keynote speaker

 

 

 

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