PAST EVENTS

2020 Events

 

August 28, 2020

Private Book Club Author Appearance 

Boricua Book Group

Washington, DC

Zoom event

August 4, 2020 

¿Y Tu Abuela? A Conversation on Blackness

in the Puerto Rican Community

Hosted by Dr. Marie Nubia Feliciano

Chapman College

Orange, CA 

Zoom Panel

  

June 27, 2020

CAAM Reads! 

Book Club selection inspired by the exhibition

Sula Bermúdez-Silverman: Neither Fish, Flesh, nor Fowl

Los Angeles, CA

Virtual Event 

June 6, 2020 

Unapologetic & Searching: Latinx Voices in Fiction

Panel Discussion Host 

The Bronx is Reading Virtual Book Festival

Virtual Event 

May 3, 2020 

Storytime Sunday 

Bronx Bound Books

Virtual Event 

April 8, 15, 22, and 29

Author Appearance: May 6 

Casita Maria Virtual Book Club 

Virtual Event

February 27, 2020

Afro-Latina Writers Reading and Panel 

with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa and Yesenia-Montilla

Lehman College

Bronx, NY 

February 23, 2020

BX Lattes & Literature Book Club

Bronx Library Center 

Bronx, NY

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2019 Events

 

December 21, 2019

The Bronx is Reading Book Club

Andrew Freedman Home

Bronx, NY 

November 23, 2019 

Comite Noviembre Book Expo

Hostos Community College

Bronx, NY 

November 21, 2019 

10th Year Anniversary Celebration of 

Daughters of the Stone with guest readers

Caribbean Cultural Center

African Diaspora Institute

New York, NY 

November 12, 2019 

Presentation, Book Reading & Signing

Bronx Community College

Bronx, NY 

November 14, 2019 

Creative Writing Workshop

led by Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

BxArts Factory

Bronx, NY

 

November 18, 2019 

Presentation, Book Reading & Signing

Rutgers University - Newark

Newark, NJ 

November 7, 2019 

Opening Reception 

#ArtistsAfterMaria

BxArts Factory

Bronx, NY 

 

October 27, 2019 

Readings with  Miguel de la Cruz, 

Fabián Soberón and Manny Lopez

Cafecito de Arte 

New York, NY 

October 15, 2019 

Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Ceremony and Reading  

Bronx County Courthouse 

Bronx, NY 

October 13,  2019 

Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria

Kweli Journal, and Latinx in Publishing present 

Latinx Heritage Month

A Reading with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa 

with guests Peggy Robles-Alvarado and

Laura Pegram, founderand editor of Kweli

Word Up Community Bookshop

New York, NY 

October 9, 2019 

100 Hispanic Women and BronxCare present:

Mind Body Spirit Conference

What Inspires You? 

Key Note Speaker / Panelist

Glen Island Harbour Club

New Rochelle, NY

 

September 27, 2019 

Hispanic Heritage Month Private event

The Cervantes Society

Brookyn Court House

Brooklyn, NY 

September 16, 2019 

SUNY Rockland Community College

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration 

Keynote Speaker for Opening Event

Rockland, NY 

 

September 6-8, 2019 

Hobart Festival of Women Writers 

Workshop: Celebrating Wisdom Keepers

Hobart, NY 

August 18, 2019 

#1619ProjectBrunch

with Heide Gardner and Nikole Hannah-Jones

Sylvia's Restaurant

New York, NY  

 

August 3, 2019 

Pregones/PRTT

Stage Garden Rumba 2019

The FREE live arts series that asks,

“What makes our South Bronx boogie? 

Rincon Criollo, La Casita de Chema

Bronx, NY  

July 8,  2019

Writer's Night at Kasteli Cafe

Hosted by Elisabeth Amaral

featuring writers from The Writers Hotel

New York,  NY

June 29, 2019  

The 6th Annual Latina 50 Plus Award Ceremony

Fordham University

McGinley Hall

Bronx, NY 

June 7,  2019

BOOK FIESTÓN: The Crazy Bunch

by Willie Perdomo 

Featuring Guest writers: Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Roberto Carlos Garcia, and John Murillo

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

New York,  NY

 

May 11, 2019

Guest Speaker & Book Signing

Bronx Council of the Arts 

Artist Sustainability Workshop Series:

Finding the Right Literary Agent

NYPL | Westchester Square Library

Bronx, NY

May 4, 2019

Author Book Selling Table

The Bronx Book Fair

Bronx Library Center/New York Public Library

Bronx, NY

March 28, 2019

Author Reading & Book Signing

Brush The Bronx! 

KRVC Development Center

Bronx, NY

 

March 21, 2019

Private Class Presentation

Reading, Q&A, Book Signing

Hunter College

New York City

March 16, 2019

Celebrate Women's History Month

with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Reading, Q&A, Book Signing

Poe Park Visitor Center

Bronx, NY

 

March 15, 2019

Celebrate Women's History Month

with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Reading, Q&A, Book Sale/Signing

Launch of 10th Anniversary Trade Paperback ed.

Andrew Freedman Home

Bronx, NY 

 

January 17 February 25, 2019 

ARTE LATINO NOW 2019 

Queens University of Charlotte

Charlotte, NC 

Short story “Mapping” displayed as part of an exhibition. 

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On Friday, March 15, Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa launched the 10th Anniversary edition of  Daughters of the Stone at the Andrew Freedman Home, providing her the right atmosphere and space to bring her readers, friends, and colleagues for a long overdue celebration. For more images of the special evening, click here

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Dahlma with Literary Agent,  Marie Dutton Brown at the trade paperback edition launch of Daughters of the Stone at the Andrew Freedman Home in The Bronx. 

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Pregones' Stage Garden Rumba 2019 with poets Caridad de la Luz and

Sandra Garcia Rivera.

#1619ProjectBrunch

with Heide Gardner and

Nikole Hannah-Jones.

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2018 Events

October 18, 2018

Brush The Bronx!

Club KRVC 

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa reads from her new work,

A Woman of Endurance

Riverdale, NY

July 25, 2018

Howard University

Vida Afro-Latina Workshop: 

Afro-Latinx/Afro-Caribbean Identity & Healing

Washington, DC

July 19, 2018

Youth Pathways, FedCap

Workshop:  We Are All Storytellers

Bronx, NY

April 6, 2018

CentroPR: Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Hunter College, CUNY

The 100 Puerto Ricans Oral History Project 

New York, NY 

Radio Free Brooklyn

Interview with host Michele Carlo

Brooklyn,  NY

2017 Events

June 28, 2017

The University of Massachusetts Boston

William Joiner Institute Summer Writers' Workshop

Panel: Race, Refugees, Immigration and War

Reading: Reclaiming My Journey

Boston, MA

June 27, 2017

The University of Massachusetts Boston

William Joiner Institute Summer Writers' Workshop

Fiction Workshop: From Image To Word

Boston, MA

May 2017

PRIDA

Puerto Rican Institute of the Development of the Arts

Artist of the Month

New York, NY 

2016 Events

November 18, 2016

Greenberg Public Library

Reese's Reading Round Table &

Panel Discussion

Elmsford, NY

 

October 18, 2016

Center College Convocation

Reading & Book Signing

Danville, KY

 

October 15, 2016

Calabash Tea & Tonic

Reading & Book Signing

Washington, DC

 

October 13, 2016

Jazz and Justice - Pacifica Radio Show

Reading & Interview

Washington, DC 

 

September 29, 2016

Bronx Community College, CUNY

Latino Heritage Presentation

Reading & Book Signing

Bronx, NY

 

September 24, 2016

Word Up Community Bookstore 

Declaraciones, Pluma y Tinta

Reading & Book Signing

New York, NY

 

July 16, 2016

Afro-Latina Book Brunch

Cuba Libre Restaurant

Reading & Book Signing
Washington, DC 

Fall 2016

Hobart Festival of Women Writers
Workshop:
Memoir

Hobart Village, NY
 

Fall 2016

Women Writers of the Diaspora
Calabar Exports
Brooklyn, NY

 

March 16, 2016 
City College, CUNY

Women Writing the Caribbean

Reading & Panel Discussion
New York, NY

 

Bronx Museum of the Arts

Latina 50+ Panel: Telling Our Stories
Bronx, NY
 

March 4, 2016 
Fordham University, Lincoln Center
Class presentation
New York, NY 

March 2, 2016
University of Georgia
Class, Public Presentation & Book Reading
Athens, GA

2015 Events

 

September 23, 2015

PEN Mingle with La Casa Azul Bookstore 

La Casa Azul Bookstore

Sponsored by PEN American Center 

New York, NY 

 

September 15, 2015 
HBO

Conversations with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa
Reading & Book Signing

New York, NY


September 1, 2015 
Hobart Festival of Women Writers
Workshop:
From Image to Word
Hobart, NY 

July 18, 2015 
Harlem Book Fair
Panel:
Literature of the Diaspora
New York, NY
 

May 30, 2015

The Bronx Book Fair @ The Bronx Library Center

Reading & Book Signing

Bronx, NY 


March 24, 2015

Hostos Community College, CUNY
Women's History Month

Essay Contest Awards Ceremony
Reading & Book Signing 
Bronx, NY 

 

March 20, 2015 
Artist Square Group Gallery

Reading & Book Signing
Springfield, MA

March 7, 2015 

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

Latina 50+ Panel & Book Signing
Bronx, NY 


 

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2014 Events

 

November 30, 2014 
Hostos Community College, CUNY

Comite Noviembre Puerto Rican Art & Book Festival

Reading & Book Signing
Bronx, NY
 

November 18, 2014
The Odyssey Bookstore

Reading & Book Signing
South Hadley, MA 
 

October 25, 2014 

Rutgers: The State University of New Jersey
LUPE Latina Summit: The Power of You
Panel:
A Writer's Journey
New Brunswick, NJ
 

September 5-7, 2014
Festival of Women Writers 2014
Workshop:
From Image to Word
Reading & Book Signing

Hobart, NY

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2013 Events

 

November 7, 2013 

National Writers' Union
Workshop: Writing Family Memoir
New York, NY

November 16, 2013 

Theodore Young Community Center
Roundtable Book Club Discussion

White Plains, NY

November 23, 2013 
Hostos Community College, CUNY

Comité Noviembre Book Fair
Bronx, New York

 

October 12, 2013 
East Harlem Book Fair / 
Festival del Libro 

Panel: Writing Urban Latinas: The New Wave

Children’s Aid Society East Harlem Center

New York, NY 
 

September 28, 2013
The Jersey City Free Public Library

Biblioteca Criolla

Reading & Book Signing
Jersey City, NJ 

 

September 22, 2013 
Brooklyn Book Festival
National Writers' Union display
Brooklyn, NY

 

June 8, 2013 
De Almas Collective

Renewal: Sacred Women Writers Retreat

New York, NY
 

June 1, 2013 

National Writers Union,

Harry Van Ardsdale School of Labor Studies &

La Casa Azul Bookstore, Empire State College
International Writers' Conference:

Writing Across the Borders
Panel: Migration and Immigration
New York, NY
 

March 23, 2013 

Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts

sponsored by La Casa de Educación y Cultura
Reading & Book Signing
Perth Amboy, NJ

 

March 13, 2013

Lehman College, CUNY
Reading & Class Presentation
Bronx, New York

2012 Events

 

October 13, 2012 
De Almas Women's Collective

Sacred Voices: Writing Retreat
Bronx, NY
 

October 6, 2012

Medgar Evers College, CUNY
Panel: Fiction: Creating Narrative Voices
Part of Comadres & Compardres Writers Conference
Brooklyn, NY 

 

September 29, 2012
The Langston Hughes Library & Community Center
Reading 

Corona, NY

September 8, 2012
La Casa Azul Bookstore
Reading

New York, NY 

May 14, 2012

City College, CUNY
Reading & Class presentation
New York, NY

April 26, 2012

Manhattaville College

100 Hispanic Women—Westchester Chapter
An Evening of Literature by Latinas
Purchase, NY
 

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Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa joined by Yuyi Morales, Sergio Troncoso and Torrey Maldonado at the 2011 Brooklyn Book Festival. Photo by Marcia E. Wilson

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2011 Events

 

December 3, 2011
Authors & Publisher's Fair

Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center
Presentation: Publishing & Publicity: My Journey—

Advice for New Writers
Queens, NY 
 

November 19, 2011
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library

Magic & Mysticism in Latino Writing
Reading & Book Signing
Washington, DC 

 

November 17, 2011
Bronx Borough President PR Heritage Celebration
Key Note Remarks:
The Puerto Rico/Bronx Connection
Bronx, NY
 

November 12, 2011
The Bronx Library Center

Book Talk
Bronx, NY 
 

November 9, 2011
Greenlight Bookstore

Latina Writers: Sharing Our Experiences
Reading & Book Signing
Brooklyn, NY 

 

November 5, 2011
AfroLatin@ Now! Conference
Panel:
AfroLatin@ Perspectives for Youth
Reading & Book Signing
New York, NY 

 

October 28, 2011
Hue-Man Books and Cafe

Panel: Magic & Mysticism in Latina Writing
New York, NY 
 

October 17, 2011
Bronx Supreme Court Building
Reading & Book Signing
Bronx, NY

 

October 15, 2011
National Writers Union
Presentation: Never Take No for an Answer: 

Promoting Your Own Work
New York, NY
 

October 13, 2011

Long Island University
Voices of the Rainbow Series
Reading & Book Signing
Brooklyn, NY

 

October 12, 2011
Upper West Side Reading Group
Book Discussion
New York, NY

 

October 9, 2011
New York Book Fair Expo

Queens Museum of Art
Book Sale & Signing
Queens, NY

 

October 5, 2011

(Private Event)
Latina Writers: Sharing Our Experiences
Reading & Book Signing
Iselin, NJ

 

September 22, 2011

The New School 
Women Writers of the Diaspora
Reading & Book Signing
New York, NY

September 18, 2011
Brooklyn Book Festival

Las Comadres de las Americas &
La Casa Azul Bookstore 
Brooklyn, NY

 

May 21, 2011
Go On Girl Annual Awards Dinner
Washington Marriott 
Washington, DC 

 

April 28, 2011

Hunter College, CUNY
Class Presentation
New York, NY

Monday, February 7, 2011

Houndstooth Pub 
Presentation: Surviving Publication
New York, NY

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