Lilliam Rivera

Lilliam Rivera is the author of the young adult novel The Education of Margot Sanchez.


Aug
9
to Aug 12

SCBWI Summer Conference

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Friday, August 9
Tense & Sensibility: Ways to Tackle Tragedy in YA Literature
11:15am-12:15am

Author Panel: Creating Books That Matter
with Abdid Khorram, Leslea Newman, Elizabeth Partridge, Jewell Parker Rhodes, moderated by Linda Sue Park
3pm-4pm

PRO FORUM
Monday, August 12
Finding the Time, Money, and Support to Pursue Your Writing Goals
10:30am-11:30am

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

The Loft's Worldplay

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SHEroes
with Arvin Ahmadi
Children's Minnesota Stage
12:45pm-1:45pm

Journalism as Storytelling with PEN America
Target Stage
4:15pm-5:15pm

Lit Crawl Minneapolis: An Evening with Paper Darts and The Rumpus
with Ross Gay, Lyz Lenz, Sagirah Shahid, Sun Yung Shin, and Brandon Taylor
Zoe's Cafe
821 W Lake St
7pm-8pm

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

YALLWEST

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Flights of Fantasy, Grounded in Reality
with Melissa Albert, Alexandra Bracken, Ally Condie (moderator), Melissa de la Cruz, Ransom Riggs, and Lauren Shippen
Cafeteria, 2pm

The World is Yours! KEYNOTE with V.E. Schwab
Barnum Hall, 4pm

Innovation Quad
Signing at 5pm

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Mar
27
to Mar 31

AWP 2019 in Portland, OR

Will be participating in several panels and a book signing.

Thursday, March 28:
Chaotic Good: Genre Fiction As A Tool For Political Practice with Amber Sparks, Gregory Howard, Porochista Khakpour, and Rion Scott
B117-119, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
10:30AM

Friday, March 29:
Writing What We Know: Mining Personal Experience in YA Fiction with Amy Reed, Ryan Douglas, Anica Mrose Rissi, and Shaun David Hutchinson.
A103-104, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
12PM

Book Signing at the Jack Jones Literary Arts
Booth #420
3PM-4PM

Saturday, March 30
Crossovers: Writing for Both Teens and Adults with Sarah Blakley-Cartwright, Patrick Ryan, Megan Cummins, and Sarah Nicole Smetana
C125-126, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1
1:30PM

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Mar
2
to Mar 3

Tucson Festival of Books

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Beginning the Dealing In Dreams book tour at the Tucson Festival of Books. I will be signing books after each panel!

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

What Color IS the Future with Daniel José Older
1pm, Nuestras Raices Presentation Stage

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

Besos con Sabor: Fleshing Out Romance with Anna-Maria McLemore and Priscilla Oliveras
10am, Nuestras Raices Presentation Stage

Cruel Choices in a Cruel World with Dhonielle Clayton and Sara Holland
11:30am, Teen & Author Stage

Wastelands and Social Entropy with K.S. Merbeth and Drew Willams
2:30pm, Integrated Learning Center Room 155

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Nov
16
to Nov 18

NCTE Conference: Houston

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I’ll be attending NCTE for the first time. I’m on a lot of panels and moderating a couple of them. Plus, signings ARCS of Dealing in Dreams and The Education of Margot Sanchez! Here’s my schedule:

Thursday, November 15:
Latinx Experiences in Classrooms and Communities: Knowing Our Students Through Text-Based Conversations Across Picture Books, Middle Grade, ad YA book Clubs
Matt de la Pena, Carla Espana, Luz Herrera, Med Medina, Daniel Jose Older, Nonieqa Ramos, Lilliam Rivera
1pm-2:15pm
362 DEF

Friday, November 16:
But They Don’t Read: Five Latinx Authors on Myths, Stereotypes, And Writing Authentic Stories to Engage Reader
Fred Aceves, Pablo Cartaya, Guadalupe Garcia McCall, Natalia Sylvester, Lilliam Rivera
9:30am-10:45am
372 A

Mas Fuerte Together: A Roundtable on the current state of Latinx Publishing & Readers
11am-12:15pm
342 F

Simon & Schuster Booth
Book Signing
2:30pm-3:30pm

Saturday, November 17:
Fierce: A Conversation with Five Authors Writing Strong Latinas
Elizabeth Acevedo, Meg Medina, Isabel Quintero, Lilliam Rivera
12:30pm-1:45pm
361 EF

Sunday, November 18:
What a Girl (Really) Wants: Dismantling Stereotypes That Silence Girls’ Voices
Elana K Arnold, K.A. Holt, Lilliam Rivera, Karen Rivers, Laurel Snyder, Renee Watson
10:30am-11:45am
361 EF

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Aug
31
to Sep 2

Decatur Book Festival with MailChimp's Read This Program

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NY Times bestselling author Shea Serrano has selected The Education of Margot Sanchez to be a part of his curated author track, sponsored by MailChimp, for the Decatur Book Festival. Check out the other great authors

Sunday, September 2 at 3:45pm
YA Stage
Strange Heroes with Justina Ireland, Claire Legrand, Natalie C. Parker, Tochi Onyebuchi, and Lilliam Rivera

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