Events/Eventos

 

April 17, 2017 @ 1pm
Woodland Community College, Community Room 800
Woodland, CA

April 18, 2017 @ 1:30 & 6:30pm
Oxnard College, Performing Arts Building
Oxnard, CA

April 19, 2017 @ 7pm
University of Southern California (USC), MRF 340 (University Park Campus)
Los Angeles, CA

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

April 25, 2017 @ 11:30am
Carlos Santana Academy
North Hills, CA

April 26, 2017 @ 7pm
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles, CA

April 27, 2017 @ 12:00pm
East Los Angeles College, South Gate Campus
Los Angeles, CA

April 27, 2017 @ 4-6pm 
Ballrooms A & B, Cal State University, Dominguez Hills
Carson, CA

April 28, 2017 @ TBA
University of Nevada, Reno
Lecture & Book Signing

May 2, 2017 @ TBA
Mendocino  College
Ukiah, CA

May 3, 2017 @ 7pm
Laurel Bookstore–Launch party for Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times
Featuring Radical Hope contributors Aya de León, Cristina García, Jewelle Gomez, Reyna Grande, Faith Adiele, Kate Schatz, and Carolina De Robertis
Oakland, CA

May 6, 2017 @ 12:00pm
PEN World Voices Festival
Nuyorican Poets Cafe, New York, NY

May 9, 2017 @ 1pm
Madera Community College
Madera, CA

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 16, 2017 @ TBA
De Anza College
Cupertino, CA

May 17, 2017 @ 9:3oam
Winters Public Library
Winters, CA

June 12, 2017 @ 7pm
Capital Theater, Meriter Speakers Series
Madison, WI

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

June 15, 2017 @ 6:00pm
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 5, 2017
Cal State University Monterey Bay
Monterey, CA

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 2, 2017 
Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY

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
  • Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, CA
  • St. Thomas University, St. Paul, MN
  • UT Austin, TX

 

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
  • Keynote Speaker, Woman of the Year Awards, CA State Assembly, Sacramento, 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

2017

  • Davis Branch Public Library, Davis, CA

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

2017

  • San Antonio Book Festival, San Antonio, TX

 

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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