Latina writer of books for kids of all ages.

2018

JANUARY

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

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

FEBRUARY

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

MARCH

March 3, 2018, Bank Street College, A Celebration of Bilingual Books and Latinx Communities, 9 am – 2 PM, Bank Street College, New York, New York

March 10, 2018, 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 22, 2018, Library of Virginia, Women in History event, 600 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 5:30 PM

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 28, 2018, P.S 89 in Queens, school visit.

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

APRIL

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

April 24, 2018, South County Middle School, Virginia

April 25 – 26, 2018, Candlewick Press Librarian Preview Event, New York, New York

April 30, Library of Congress, Dia de los Niños event, Library of Congress, Washington, DC  DiaProgramDescription short_sdw

MAY

May 4, 2018, East City Book Shop. 645 Pennsylvania Ave SE Washington, DC  20003 Details TBD.

May 5, 2018, TedX Herndon, VA EVENT CANCELLED BY ORGANIZERS

May 10, 2018, Library of Congress Literacy Awards Conference: Reading Promotion and the Battle to Keep People Reading, 9 am – 4 PM, Library of Congress, Washington DC.

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

JUNE

June 1, 2018, Book Expo America, Children’s Book & Author Breakfast, with Jacqueline Woodson, Dave Eggers, Yuyi Morales, Viola Davis.

June 20, 2018, GIRLS OF SUMMER, Richmond Public Library, Main branch

June 21 – 25, 2018 ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans

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

JULY

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

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

July 26, 2018, Fundraiser for Richmond Young Writers, Pasture restaurant, Richmond, VA 6  pm – 9 pm.

AUGUST

August 2 – 7, 2018, SCBWI National Conference, Los Angeles, CA

Island Readers and Writers, Blueberry Harvest School, Maine (Details TBD: August 13 – 17) Info:  Ruth Feldman, 207-244-5111

SEPTEMBER

September 1, 2018, National Book Festival, Children’s Green Stage, 3:55 pm – 4:20 PM, signing at 5 pm, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

September 11, 2018, Happy Book Birthday, Merci Suarez Changes Gears! Bike Sweepstakes drawing at bbgb books.

September 15, 2018, Brooklyn Book Festival, Children’s Day, MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, New York

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

September 24 – 25, 2018 Wisconsin Book Festival via Madison Public Library and Friends of the CCBC

September 30 – October 1, 2018 Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures.

OCTOBER

October 11, 2018,  St. Catherine’s School, International Day of the Girl, Richmond, VA

October 13, 2018, Boston Book Festival, Boston MA

October 18, 2018,  Duende Books, featuring students from Voces Sin Fronteras

October 19, 2018, One More Page Bookstore, 2200 North Westmoreland Street, Arlington, VA, 22213, 7 PM

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

October 27 – 28, Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX

NOVEMBER

November 1, 2018, Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, NY

November 2, 2018, with NYC Department of Education at Random House offices

November 15 – 18, 2018, NCTE in Houston! Lots of roundtables, panels, and signings. Stay tuned for details and links.

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