Past Events

Below is a list of past events. Feel free to click on the links to view available recordings!

2021 Latinx Kidlit Book Festival
Mi Lugar: Finding One’s Place (En Español)
with Mariana Llanos, Raquel Ortiz, and Nomar Perez

FAME Conference 2021
Author Signing
Friday, December 3, 2021 | 9-9:45 AM EST
Exhibit Hall

National Latinx Writers Gathering
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

OCLS Virtual Event: Meet the Authors
in Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month
Thursday, September 23 | Click on link to watch replay

IG Live with Aventuras en ESL
Tuesday, September 21 | 11:00 am EST

BC Alumni & Friends Network Webinar
Author Reading of Isabel and Her Colores Go to School
Saturday, September 11

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

nErD Camp PA
July 15, 2021 | Check out my Flipgrid intro here

Isabel and Her Colores Blog Tour

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

nErD Camp CT
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
BC South Campus | March 24, 2021

Writing the Character Driven Picture Book
BC South Campus Seahawk Writing Conference
March 12, 2021

World Read Aloud Day
February 3, 2021

Book Journey: Our Path to Picture Books
Zara González Hoang & Alexandra Alessandri in conversation

Las Musas Webinar

MDPLS Virtual Author Series with Alexandra Alessandri
Virtual Storytime with Q&A, various libraries

2020 Latinx Kidlit Book Festival
Picture Books with All the Feels

2020 NCTE Annual Convention
*Affirming Identities and Building Empathy through MG and PB Latinx Literature
Live Roundtable | November 22, 2020
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

Books & Books Virtual Author Series: Alexandra Alessandri
October 3, 2020

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

OwnVoices Brainstorming:
Mining Cultural Heritage & Memories for Story
May 14, 2020 | Part of Las Musas Webinar Series

Reimagining Home: Latinx Children’s Authors on Writing
March 10, 2020 | 2020 MFLA (Music, Film, Literature, & Arts) Festival

Cancelled Events due to COVID

Picture Books That Celebrate the Diversity in Our Nation (NCTE)

First-Generation Writers on the Search for Home (NCTE)

Where I’m From: A Generative Writing Workshop
2020 Broward College MFLA (Music, Film, Literature, & Arts) Festival