Saturday, April 7 – San Antonio, TX
San Antonio Book Festival at the San Antonio Public Library
Bloodlines: Truth and Fiction About the Cartels with Melissa del Bosque and Daniel Peña
Session Time: 2:45-3:45 PM
Venue: Latino Collection Resource Center (in the Central Library)
The San Antonio Book Festival celebrates national and local authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The free, daylong event is a gift to visitors and the citizens of San Antonio, bringing books to life through author presentations, innovative panel discussions, and book sales and signings. It is free and open to the public.
Friday, April 13 – Dallas, TX – 7pm
Venue: Interabang Books, 10720 Preston Road, Ste. 1009B, Dallas, TX 75230
Friday, April 20 – Austin, TX – 7pm
Venue: BookPeople, 603 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Monday, April 23 – Huntsville, TX
Daniel Peña will present his new book at Sam Houston State University (1905 University Ave, Huntsville, TX 77340).
Saturday, May 5 – Houston, TX
Writefest Festival for Emerging Writers
Click here for more information about options for registering for the festival.
Nuestras Historias: Latinx Writers Speak Out
What is the Latinx legacy? The Latinx experience? Join author Daniel Peña and other writers from a range of Latinx backgrounds as they discuss embracing their identity in their writing, fighting stereotypes, and finding their place in the world of literature.
Session Time: 10:00-11:00 AM
Venue: Sawyer Yards, 2101 Sawyer St & Winter St, Houston, TX 77007
DANIEL PEÑA is a Pushcart Prize-winning writer and an assistant professor at the University of Houston-Downtown where he teaches in the Department of English. He was previously based out of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City where he worked as a writer, blogger, book reviewer and journalist. A Cornell University graduate and Fulbright-Garcia Robles scholar, his fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, The Rumpus, Callaloo and the Kenyon Review Online, among others.