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December 14: Conversations with Las Comadres, National Latino Book Club, teleconference, 8 PM

October 3: Latino Writers Conference, The New School, 55 W. 13th Street, NYC, 11 – 11:50 AM

September 17: In conversation with the editors of “Women and Girls Rising,” Ford Foundation, NYC, 5:30-7:30 PM

June 28: Reading and signing, La Casa Azul Bookstore in East Harlem, NYC, 2 to 3:30 PM

May 19: In Conversation with Ernesto Londono, 12:30PM, The New York Times

April 29: In Conversation with Janny Scott, author of “A Singular Woman, the Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother.”  7 P.M.

Instituto Cervantes

211 East 49th Street

New York, NY 10017

April 22: Talk, Q&A, Signing, 7 P.M.

Watchung Booksellers

54 Fairfield St.

Montclair, NJ 07042

April 21:  Release of “Stepdog,” a humorous memoir published by G.P. Putnam’s Sons.


November 12: Americas Society, a conversation with author Esmeralda Santiago


February: Launch of NewWeddingPlanet.com


March 13: Tucson Festival of Books, Saturday March 13, 2:30PM


March 15: The Spiraled Stem Floral Design in Anaheim, Calif.

Signing books at The Spiraled Stem

Signing books at The Spiraled Stem

April 13: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, Soho, NYC

Mireya and Leanne, next to the Project Runway winning designer's wedding dress in hemp silk

Mireya and Leanne, next to the Project Runway designer's wedding dress in hemp silk

April 14: Check out this “Green Wedding” chat at UK’s “You and Your Wedding”

April 24: 7:30-9:00 PM at Book Fair-Columbia University, Rotunda of Low Library

May 14: 7:30- 9:00 PM at Village Books in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

May 16: 2:00- 4:00 PM at The Road Less Traveled Store, Santa Ana, Calif.

Nov. 29:  9th Annual Spectacular Bridal Event in Rhode Island

Stay tuned for more appearances and readings.