• American Book Sellers Winter Institute 13. January 23rd. Memphis, Tennessee.
  • Southwest Popular Culture American Culture Conference. February 9, 2018. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • National Latino Children’s Literature Conference. February 22-24. San Antonio, Texas.
  • “Texas Authors for Grown-ups.” Panel presentation at the Texas Library Association’s 2018 Conference. April 6. 8 am to 9 am. Dallas, Texas.
  • “The Serious Side of Magic: How Fantasy and Magical Realist Novels Can Be Used to Understand and Create Change in the Real World.” Panel presentation at the International Literacy Association’s 2018 Conference. July 20–23. Austin, Texas.


2017 Appearances

2016 Appearances

2015 Appearances

2014 Appearances

2013 Appearances

2012 Appearances


  1. Oh, I was intrigued by “A dream within a dream,” the tribute to Edgar Allan Poe, one of my favorite poets/writers of all time. But I searched your Website for this poem (which I assume IS a poem), but could not find it. Where can one find it? Or how is it available?

  2. Oh, Angel, I just now realized… The event itself was named A Dream within a Dream. It featured several local poets either reading from Poe or reading poetry inspired by him.

  3. I was interested on information about you reading to students in the valley on a particular date (Haunted Valley) during the evening. Please get back to me when you can

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