Latina writer of books for kids of all ages.

2017 appearances


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 9, 2017, private book club, Richmond, VA


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 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 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




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