Events

In addition to school visits, I’m also available for speaking engagements, conferences, and workshops. If you’d like me to speak at your conference or lead a workshop, contact me!

Isabel and Her Colores Blog Tour

Upcoming Appearances

National Latinx Writers Conference
Ana Siqueira & Alexandra Alessandri
Owning Our Stories: Harvesting Memories to Create Vivid Children’s Book Characters
Saturday, October 16 | 2:30 pm PACIFIC TIME (5:30 pm EST)

Past Appearances

Isabel and Her Colores Book Launch
Books & Books IG Live Storytime

nErD Camp PA
Thursday, July 15, 2021

2021 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition
Albert Whitman: Holidays Around the World Panel
On Demand Session

nErD Camp CT
Saturday, June 12, 2021
Check out my Flipgrid intro here

Las Musas Debut Diaries Podcast
PB Edition: Marketing and Publicity

Conversations with an Author: Women in Writing
Broward College South Campus
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 2:30 p.m. EST

Writing the Character Driven Picture Book
Broward College South Campus Seahawk Writing Conference
Friday, March 12, 2021 | 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. EST

World Read Aloud Day
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Book Journey: Our Path to Picture Books
Zara González Hoang & Alexandra Alessandri in conversation
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST
Part of the Las Musas Webinar Series

MDPLS Virtual Author Series with Alexandra Alessandri
Virtual Storytime with Q&A
North Shore Branch
Country Walk Branch
West Kendal Regional Library

Latinx Kidlit Book Festival
Picture Books with All the Feels
Friday, December 4, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

2020 NCTE Annual Convention
November 19-22, 2020

Affirming Identities and Building Empathy through MG and PB Latinx Literature
Live Roundtable |Sunday, November 22, 2020 | 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. EST
With Chantel Acevedo, Adrianna Cuevas, Kim Baker, Rebecca Balcarcel, Anika Fajardo, Yolanda Gonzales, Anna Meriano, Emma Otheguy, Loriel Ryon, Mary Louise Sanchez, Julia Torres, and Shreya Vora.

The Writer in the Composition Classroom
On Demand | With Alex Giardino, Rebecca Balcarcel, and Christopher Baron

68th Annual Breakfast with the Authors
November 14, 2020
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PST

Books & Books Virtual Author Series: Alexandra Alessandri
Saturday, October 3, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. EST

Picture Books That Celebrate the Diversity in Our Nation
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID19

First-Generation Writers on the Search for Home
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID19

2020 Nerd Camp PA
July 16, 2020
Language and Culture in Kidlit
Empowering Students of All Ages and Backgrounds with Diverse Books

OwnVoices Brainstorming: Mining Cultural Heritage & Memories for Story
Thursday, May 14, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Part of Las Musas Webinar Series

Where I’m From: A Generative Writing Workshop CANCELLED DUE TO COVID19
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
2020 MFLA (Music, Film, Literature, & Arts) Festival
Location: Broward College South Campus

Reimagining Home: Latinx Children’s Authors on Writing
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
2020 MFLA (Music, Film, Literature, & Arts) Festival
Location: Broward College South Campus