For readings and other events, please contact: Nanda Dyssou:  424-226-6148.


Upcoming Events

May 27, 2021  Podcast:  Latinx Identity Project with Elsa Iris Reyes.

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Come join me as I read and excerpt from my new short story collection Migrations, winner of the Tomas Rivera Book Prize.  I will then join Alex Espinoza and Luis Alberto Urrea in a conversation about the book.

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June 3, 2021  Podcast: How Do I Write with Rachael Herron

 June 7, 2021  Podcast:  The Relatable Voice with Lucia Montuonto.

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June 8, 2021  Virtual Reading and Discussion, 7PM.

Join me and Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes, author of Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance, as we discuss gender issues within the Puerto Rican community . Schuler Books, Grand Rapids, MI

June 28, 2021  Virtual Reading and Discussion

I’ll be teaming up with colleague, Sara Schaff, author of Love Is An Invention, as we talk about both of our newly published short story collections.  Next Chapter Bookseller, St. Paul, MN


June 30, 2021  Podcast: La Nasiona with Julian Esteban Torres Lopez.



Past Readings and Events

May 16, 2014:  Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen Street, New York, NY

May 14, 2014:  KGB Bar,  85 E. 4th Street, New York, NY

March 18, 2014  Reading, Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez.

March 20, 2014   Invited guest during “English Week” festivities, at Colegio Universitario de Cayey,

March 19, 2014   University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

November 7, 2013:  Rota Gallery, Plattsburgh, N.Y.

November 13 , 2013:   SUNY Binghamton.

November 30, 2013.  Book Signing, Cornerstone Bookstore.  Plattsburgh, N.Y.

December 12, 2013:  La Casita Maria center to talk to aspiring young writers about the art of writing.

December 12, 2013:   Hunger College, New York.  Dr. Victor Velez Torres’ class at Hunter College to discuss my novel, The Accidental Native.

October 8, 2013  SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY,

October 11, 2013:  La Casa Azul Bookstore. 143 E. 103rd Street, New York, NY

October 12, 2013.  Latino Book Festival, East Harlem Center.

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