Events/Eventos

March 1, 2017 @ 7pm
University of St. Thomas, ASC Woulfe North
St. Paul, MN

March 8, 2017 @ 12:30-1:30pm
Evergreen Valley College, Montgomery Hall
San Jose, CA

March 16, 2017 @ 6:00-7:00pm
Davis Branch Library (Yolo County)
Davis, CA

April 6, 2017 @ 5pm
University of Texas, Austin
Lecture & Book Signing

April 8, 2017 @ TBA
San Antonio Book Festival
San Antonio, TX

April 24, 2017 @ 1:30-2:30pm
Knights Landing Library (Yolo County)
Knights Landing, CA

April 27, 2017 @ TBA
Cal State University, Dominguez Hills
Carson, CA

May 2, 2017 @ TBA
Mendocino  College
Ukiah, CA

May 6, 2017 @ TBA
PEN World Voices Festival
New York, NY

May 15, 2017 @ 8:30am-1:00pm
7th annual Día de Los Niños/Día de Los Libros Literacy Celebration
Arizona State University, Tempe Campus

May 17, 2017 @ 9:45am
Winters Public Library (Yolo County)
Winters, CA

June 12, 2017
Meriter Foundation, Madison, WI

June 13, 2017 @ TBA
Aurora Library
Aurora, IL

June 14, 2017 @ 7:00pm 
Lake Zurich High School Performing Arts Center
Lake Zurich, IL

June 15, 2017 @ TBA
Peoria Public Library
Peoria, IL

June 18-24, 2017 
Memoir teacher at VONA
Philadelphia

September 27, 2017  
Marist College “Common Read”
Poughkeepsie, NY

October 2-3, 2017
Ware Shoals Community Library
Ware Shoals, SC

October 11, 2017 @ 6:00pm
Wilkinson Public Library “Community Reads”
Telluride, CO

October 18, 2017
Avila University
Kansas City, Missouri

October 20, 2017 @ 6pm
Aims Community College, Cornerstone Conference Center
Greeley, CO

October 23, 2017 @ 5:30pm
Basalt Public Library
Basalt, CO

October 25-28, 2017 
Timberland Regional Library Author Tour
Locations TBA, Washington

November 8, 2017 
Brentwood Library “City Reads”
Brentwood, CA

 

Reyna’s Previous Events

Schools 

2017

  • Red Bluff High School, Red Bluff, CA
  • Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA
  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  • Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

 

2016

  • West/ East Leyden High School, Northlake, ILL
  • Santa Maria High School, Santa Maria, CA
  • Riguetti High School, Santa Maria, CA
  • Pionner Valley High School, Santa Maria, CA
  • Alianza Charter School, Watsonville, CA
  • Cabrillo College, Watsonville, CA
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
  • Huntington Park High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fallbrook High School, Fallbrook, CA
  • Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
  • Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
  • Cerritos College, CA
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha
  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Colorado Mountain College, CO
  • Humboldt State University, CA
  • San Diego City College, CA
  • Chabot College, CA
  • Hilliard Comstock Middle School, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Holcomb Bridge Middle School, GA
  • Sacramento City College, CA

2015

  • Chico State University, Chico, CA
  • Butte College, CA
  • Long Beach City College, CA
  • The Overlake School, Redmond, WA
  • Anne Arundel Community College, MD
  • UC Santa Cruz, CA
  • Norco College, Norco, CA
  • Wheaton High School, MD
  • Saint Joseph’s High School, CA
  • Villanova University, PA
  • Southwestern College, Winfield, KS
  • Washburn University, Topeka, KS
  • Cerritos College, CA
  • Topeka High School, KS
  • St. Joseph’s High School, CA
  • Cal State University Channel Islands, CA
  • Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Mount San Jacinto College, CA
  • Washington & Lee University, VA
  • UC, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Santa Barbara City College, CA
  • Los Angeles City College, CA
  • Manhattanville College, NY
  • Baylor University, TX
  • Wenatchee Valley College, WA
  • San Diego City College, CA
  • Einstein High School, MD
  • High Point High School, MD

2014

  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
  • San Juan College, Farmington, NM
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN
  • Goshen College, Goshen, IN
  • Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA
  • Rolling Meadows High School, Rolling Meadows IL
  • Park City High School, Park City, UT
  • Boonsboro High School, Boonsboro, MD
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD
  • Worwic Community College, Salisbury, MD
  • Montgomery College, Georgetown, MD
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • East Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA
  • Port of L.A High School, San Pedro, CA
  • California State University, Los Angeles, CA
  • California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Monroe County Community College, Monroe, MI
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Township High School, District 214, Arlington Heights, IL
  • Morton East High School, Cicero, IL
  • Merritt College, Oakland, CA
  • De Anza College, San Jose, CA
  • Gavilan College, Gilroy, CA
  • Monte Vista High School, Watsonville, CA
  • Ramona Convent Secondary School, Alhambra, CA
  • UTSA, San Antonio, TX
  • UC, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Santa Rosa Community College, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Tulsa Community College, Tulsa, OK
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
  • Miracosta College, Oceanside, CA
  • UW-Tacoma, Tacoma, WA

2013

  • Petaluma High School, Petaluma, CA
  • Casa Grande High School, Petaluma, CA
  • Adele Harrison Middle School, Sonoma, CA
  • Port of L.A High School, San Pedro, CA
  • Bakersfield College, Delano, Ca
  • South Hills High School, Fort Worth, TX
  • Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX
  • Owensboro Community College, Owensboro, KY
  • Cal State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
  • Cal State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
  • Cal State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
  • UC, Riverside, Riverside, CA
  • De Anza College, Cupertino, CA

2012

  • Cal State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
  • Port of Los Angeles High Schools, San Pedro, CA
  • La Serna High School, Whittier, CA
  • University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX
  • UTSA, San Antonio, TX
  • UNAM, San Antonio, TX
  • South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, WA
  • MCC-Penn Valley, Kansas City, MO
  • Tarrant County Community College, Fort Worth, TX
  • Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
  • Miami Dade College, Miami, CA
  • Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA

2011

  • University of West Georgia, Carollton, GA
  • Marymount University, Arlington, VA
  • Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
  • Cal State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
  • University of Oregon-Eugene, OR
  • Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR
  • Redmond High School, OR
  • Port of Los Angeles High School, San Pedro, CA

2010

  • Renaissance High School, Watsonville, CA
  • Pajaro Valley High School, Watsonville, CA
  • Watsonville High School, Watsonville, CA
  • Central Oregon Community College, Bend, OR
  • Cal State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
  • Oxnard Community College, Oxnard, CA
  • Sacred Heart High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • Taft College, Taft, CA
  • Chaparral High School, Temecula, CA
  • Alhambra High School, Alhambra, CA
  • Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
  • Girls Middle School, Mountain View, CA

2009

  • Mount San Antonio College, Pomona, CA
  • Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
  • Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI
  • Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
  • Compton High School, Compton CA
  • Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA

2008

  • Lennox Middle School, Lennox, CA
  • Jefferson Middle School, San Gabriel, CA
  • Santa Monica High School, Santa Monica, CA
  • Watsonville High School, Watsonville, CA
  • Santa Cruz High School, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Gabrielino High School, San Gabriel, CA
  • MissionHigh School, San Fernando, CA
  • Manteca High School, Manteca, CA
  • Del Mar High School, San Gabriel, CA
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Hartnell College, Salinas, CA
  • TaftCollege, Taft, CA
  • Miracosta College, Oceanside, CA
  • Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
  • Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, CA

2007

  • Fremont High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Bakersfield College, Bakersfield, CA
  • Santa Cruz High School, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
  • Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
  • National Hispanic University, San Jose, CA
  • Norwich Free Academy, Norwich, CT
  • Bolton High School, Bolton, CT
  • Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT
  • Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

Conferences 

2017

  • Panelist, AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs), Washington DC
  • Keynote Speaker, Voice Your Language Forum 2017, San Diego, CA

2016

  • Panelist, AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs), Los Angeles, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, Raza Unida Youth Conference, Eugene, OR
  • Keynote Speaker, 5th annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium, “Crossing Borders: Women’s Stories of Immigration, Migration, and Transition”
  • Keynote Speaker, School of Public Policy Annual Conference, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
  • Panelist, X Congreso de Literatura Chicana y Estudios Latinos, Instituto Franklin, Madrid, Spain
  • Instructor/Presenter VONA (Voices of Our Nations Arts), Miami, FL
  • Instructor/Panelist, The Book Conference, Gemini Ink, San Antonio, TX
  • Instructor/Presenter Mendocino Coast Writers Conference, Mendocino, CA
  • Panelist, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Atlanta, GA

2015

  • Keynote Speaker, National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators, Washington DC
  • Featured Speaker, 2015 OC Wraparound Institute
  • Featured Speaker, Ethics of Immigration Conference, Roger Mudd Center for Ethics, Lexington, VA

2014

  • Keynote Speaker, With Different Eyes Conference, UCLA
  • Featured Speaker, 2014 Conference on Rudolfo Anaya, Cal State University, Los Angeles
  • Keynote Speaker, Borders of Diversity Conference, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, Massachusetts Educators of English Language Learners  (MATSOL), Boston MA
  • Instructor, Macondo Writer’s Workshop

2013

  • Keynote Speaker, California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (CATESOL), San Diego, CA
  • Featured Speaker, California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE), Long Beach, CA
  • Featured Speaker, Latina History Day, HOPE, Los Angeles, CA
  • Featured Speaker, Border Writers Conference, UT-San Marcos, TX

2012

  • Keynote Speaker, Leonardo Dorantes Lecture Series, Santa Barbara City College, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, American Association of University Women (AAUW) Author’s Luncheon, Seal Beach, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, Latino Youth Summit, Kearney, Nebraska
  • Honoree, Embracing Latina Leadership AllianceS (ELLAS) Conference, Los Angeles, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, Texas Association of Bilingual Education (TABE) San Antonio, TX

2011

  • Participant, Macondo Writer’s Workshop, San Antonio, TX
  • Panelist, AALA (Asia, Africa and Latin America Literature Forum) Incheon, South Korea
  • Judge, 2nd Annual Mariachi & Folklorico Festival, Rosarito, Mexico

2010

  • Featured author, Pasadena Women’s Literary Festival, Pasadena, CA
  • Featured author, City of Watsonville’s “One the Same Page” program, Watsonville, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE), San Jose, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, Council of Mexican American Administrators scholarship breakfast, Alhambra, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, With Different Eyes Conference (UCLA), Westwood, CA
  • Featured Author, 6th Annual Author’s Brunch, Soroptomist of Brea/La Habra
  • Featured Author, American Association of University Women (AAUW) Author’s Luncheon, Ventura, CA
  • Featured Author, Hispanic Women’s Corporation, Phoenix, AZ
  • Panelist, Associated Writing Program (AWP), Denver, CO
  • Keynote Speaker, Latinas Juntas, CSUDH, Carson, CA
  • Judge, 1st Annual Mariachi & Folklorico Festival, Rosarito, Mexico

2009

  • Featured author, Women’s Literary Festival, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Featured  author, 4th Annual Conference, Puente Project, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Presenter, 7th Annual National Latinos Writers Conference, Albuquerque, NM
  • Instructor, Gemini Ink/University Without Walls, San Antonio, TX
  • Bakersfield College “Cerro Visiting Author”, Bakersfield, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, Latina Women’s Conference, Laramie County, WY

2008

  • Featured Author, California Association of Teachers of English (CATE), Long Beach, California
  • Panelist, California Association of Bilingual Education (CABE), San Jose, CA
  • Presenter, Adelante Mujer Latina, Pasadena, CA
  • Presenter, ELLAS Conference, Long Beach, CA
  • Commencement Speaker, Pasadena City College Graduation, Pasadena, CA
  • Panelist, Reading the World Series, San Francisco, CA

2007

  • Keynote Speaker, The English Council of California Two-Year Colleges Conference (ECCTYC), San Jose, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, Southern California Teachers of English Conference (SCTE), Whittier, CA
  • Keynote Speaker, Conference of the Living Tree, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Speaker, Mexican-American Symposium, New York, CA
  • Panelist, Santa Barbara Writers Conference, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Featured Author, 10th Annual Literary Conference, San Benito, TX

2006

  • Keynote Speaker, La Posada Fundraiser, El Paso, TX
  • Panelist, Chica Lit Club Fiesta, Miami, FL
  • Presenter, Las Literaturas Latinas, Santa Cruz, CA

 

Bookstores

2016

  • Books & Books, Miami, FL
  • The Avid Reader, Sacramento, CA

2015

  • Bookshop Santa Cruz, CA

2014

  • Barnes & Noble, Toledo, OH

2013

  • Readers Books, Sonoma, CA

2012

  • Barnes & Noble, Santa Monica, CA
  • Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA
  • Barnes & Noble, San Antonio, TX
  • Tattered Cover, Denver, CO
  • La Casa Azul Bookstore, NY, NY
  • Barnes & Noble, Redlands, CA
  • Powell’s Bookstore, Portland, OR
  • Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Barnes & Noble, Dallas, TX
  • Lucky Dog Books, Dallas, TX
  • Busboys & Poets, Washington, DC
  • Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural

2010

  • Bookshop Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

2009

  • Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena,CA
  • Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO
  • Boswell’s Books, Milwaukee, WI
  • Barnes & Noble, Philadelphia, CA
  • Barnes & Noble, San Antonio, TX
  • Borders, Goleta, CA
  • Capitola Book Café, Capitola, CA

2007

  • Busboys & Poets, Washington D.C.
  • Politics & Prose, Washington, D.C.
  • Book Soup, North Hollywood, CA
  • Martha Merrill’s, Racine, WI

2006

  • Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA
  • Skylight Books, Los Angeles, CA
  • Libreria Martinez, Lynwood, CA
  • Barnes & Noble, Los Angeles, CA
  • Barnes & Noble, San Antonio, TX
  • Capitola Books, Capitola, CA
  • Borders, Pico Rivera, CA
  • Borders, Houston, TX
  • Changing Hands, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Tattered Cover, Denver, CO
  • The Twig, San Antonio, TX
  • Imix Books, Eagle Rock, CA
  • Tia Chucha’s, Sylmar, CA
  • La Casa Azul Bookstore, NY, NY

 

Libraries

2016

  • Hoyt Public Library, Saginaw, MI
  • Woodland Public Library, Woodland, CA
  • Camarillo Public Library,  Camarillo, CA
  • San Leandro Public Library, San Leandro, CA
  • East Los Angeles Public Library, Los Angeles, CA
  • Chapel Hill Public Library, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Hayward Public Library, CA
  • South San Francisco Public Library, CA

 

2015

  • Downey City Library, Downey, CA
  • Santa Fe Springs Library, CA
  • Tustin Branch Library, Orange County, CA
  • Los Angeles Central Library ALOUD Series, Interview with Sandra Cisneros, CA

2014

  • Salt Lake City Public Library, Salt Lake, UT
  • Santa Monica Public Library, Santa Monica, CA
  • Herrick Library, Holland, MI
  • Waldorf  West Branch Library, Waldorf, MD
  • Santa Monica Public Library, Pico-Branch

2013

  • Pickleweed Library, San Rafael, CA
  • Novato Public Library, Novato, CA
  • Point Reyes Public Library, Point Reyes, CA
  • Downey Public Library, Downey, CA
  • Tacoma Public Library, Tacoma, WA

2012

  • Santa Ana Public Library, Santa Ana, CA
  • Whittier Public Library, Whittier, CA
  • Olympia-Timberland Library, Olympia, WA
  • The Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2011

  • Linda Vista Library, Pasadena, CA

2010

  • Marin County Public Library, Marin County, CA
  • Half Moon Bay Library, Half Moon Bay, CA
  • Corona Public Library, Corona, CA
  • East Los Angeles Library, Los Angeles, CA

2009

  • Los Alamitos Public Library, Seal Beach, CA
  • Philadelphia Free Public Library, Philadelphia, CA

2008

  • Cypress Park Library, Cypress Park, CA
  • Signal Hill Library, Signal Hill, CA

2007

  • Groton Public Library, Groton, CT
  • East Los Angeles Library, Los Angeles, CA
  • Leland R. Weaver –County of Los Angeles Public Library, South Gate, CA

2006

  • Sonoma County Library, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Library, San Jose, CA

 

Book Festivals & Fairs

2016

  • Brooklyn Book Festival, NY
  • Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX
  • Miami Book Festival, FL

 

2015

  • Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, CA
  • Litfest Pasadena, CA

2014

  • Baltimore Book Festival
  • Iowa City Book Festival
  • Literary Orange, Irvine, CA
  • Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA

2013

  • Tucson Book Festival, Tucson, AZ
  • Texas Book Festival, San Antonio, TX
  • Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA

2012

  • Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY
  • West Hollywood Book Festival, West Hollywood, CA
  • Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX
  • Miami Book Festival, Miami, FL
  • San Diego City Book Fair, San Diego, CA

2011

  • 6th Annual Celebrating Words Festival, Sylmar, CA
  • Duarte Festival of Authors, Duarte, CA

2010

  • Los Angeles Latino Book & Family Festival, Los Angeles, CA

2009

  • West Hollywood Book Fair, West Hollywood, CA
  • Mission Viejo Reader’s Festival, Mission Viejo, CA
  • Los Angeles Latino Book & Family Festival, Los Angeles, CA

2008

  • West Hollywood Book Fair, West Hollywood, CA
  • Santa Barbara Book Fair, Santa Barbara, CA
  • San Diego Book Fair, San Diego, CA

2007

  • West Hollywood Book Fair, West Hollywood, CA
  • Border Book Festival, Mesilla, NM

2006

  • Latino Book & Family Festival, Los Angeles, CA & Dallas, TX
  • Up South International Book Festival, New York, NY

 

Other

2016

  • Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angeles, CA
  • Southwest School of Arts, San Antonio, TX
  • Town Hall, Fort Bragg, CA
  • Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA
  • Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA), CA

2014

  • Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Los Angeles, CA
  • Carroll Arts Center, Westminster, MD

2013

  • Tongue & Groove reading series, Hollywood, CA
  • National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM

2012

  • Rocking the Boat, NY, NY
  • Featured speaker, Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Free Library of Philadelphia, Teen Author Series & Borrowers Ball, Philadelphia, PA
  • Irish Arts Center, NY, NY

2011

  • Featured Speaker, Autry National Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Featured Speaker, Silver Lake Jubilee, Los Angeles, CA
  • Panelist, Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA

2010

  • Association of Latino Arts & Cultural Center, Phoenix, AZ

2009

  • Museo del Barrio, New York, New York

2008

  • Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA), Long Beach, CA

2006

  • Hispanic Heritage Plaza, San Jose, CA
  • Casita Del Pueblo, Whittier, CA

 

 

 

 

 

 

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