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PAST EVENTS 2022 -2023

2023 Events

June 29 

Chicas Latinas Sacramento Book Club

Private Virtual Event  


June 17

Hobart Festival of Women Writers 

Workshop: The Nuances of Writing Dialogue
Hobart, NY

May 24 - June 11

Private Events Scheduled

May 10

Queens Adult Learning Center 

NYC DOE District 79

March 22

BarrioBX Book Club


March 19

Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs

Book signing only 

March 7

Mark Twain House & Museum 

Wild, Beautiful, and Free: a fresh retelling of Jane Eyre, Dahlma Llanos-Figuera interviews Sophfronia Scott

Hartford, CT

Virtual Event 



February 18

Corredor Afro

Creative Writing Workshop and Reading 
Loíza, Puerto Rico

February 11
La Libreria la Esquina

Workshop, Reading, Q&A, Book signing
Rio Piedras, PR


February 1 -23 

Research Work in  Puerto Rico 

2022 Events

December 8

New Jersey Hispanic Research and Information Center  in partnership with the Newark Public Library

Newark, NJ


November 18 & 19

Racial Justice Reads at Facing Race: A National Conference

Phoenix, AZ

Virtual Event


November 9

Fordham University

Private Class Reading 

Bronx, NY 

October 22

​Saratoga Book Festival

Historical Fiction: A Discussion between Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa and Kim van Alkemade


October  11      

Taller Entre Aguas 

CKL MicroLab and Diaspora Solidarities Lab
History, memory, world-building and Afro-Puerto Rican women’s lives with Melanie Maldonado

Spotify Playlist for Virtual Event 


October  8     

Morristown Festival of Books

In conversation with Marie Benedict, moderated by Cherise Fisher

Morristown, NJ


October 4

One Book, One Bronx Book Club 

Casita Maria & the Literary Freedom Project Book Club discussion of A Woman of Endurance

View Recording


September 29

NY Writer's Institute & University at Albany's

celebration of Latin American History Month  

4:30 p.m. Craft talk
7:30 p.m. Reading and conversation
In-person Event

Albany, NY


September 23 

NYPL Bronx Library Center Online Author Talk 

National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

Virtual Event

September 18

Politics & Prose: Hispanic Heritage Month Latinx Caribbean panel with Carmen Rita Wong    

Washington, DC


September 13
Latin Heritage Month: Meet the Author Series
Chocobar Cortés
Bronx, NY


September  11

Hobart Festival of Women Writers

Hobart Village, NY

September 10

The Caribbean Pantheon: Goddesses and the

Divine in Caribbean Literature

Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival 
Brooklyn, NY

View recorded session

August 13

Authors Night 

Fundraiser for East Hampton Library

Herrick Park, Village of East Hampton

July 29     

BFF Book Club 

Private Virtual Event

July 26     

Wesleyan Latina Alum Book Club 

Brunswick, ME 

Private Event

July 25     

Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club 

Private Virtual Event

July 24

Latinos Urbano Book Club/Author Talk

Private Event 

July 23 

Kweli International Literary Festival

Kweli Alum discuss Craft & Community:

Daphne Palasi Andreades, Cleyvis Natera, and Christine Kandic Torres moderated by Nadia Owusu


July 20     

A Mighty Blaze

Author Love Bookstores

View Recording

June 16 

Private Book Club discussion 

Newton, MA

Private In-person Event

June 15
Straw Dog Writers Guild and Forbes Library 

Celebrating Voices for Resistance

Featuring: Daisy Hernández, Thérèse Chehade, Dahlma Llanos Figueroa, Steve Edwards, and Neema Avashia

View Recording


June 13

El Gran Combo at Word Up Bookstore

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa joins Cleyvis Natera, Reyna Grande, and Kali Fajardo-Anstine discussing their new books

New York, NY


June 14

Brooklyn Public Library

New Lots Branch

Virtual Event 

June 8      

Las Comadres de las Américas

Private Virtual Event

June 7

Mark Twain House & Museum

Hartford, CT

June 4

Bronx Library Center (Auditorium)

301 East Kingsbridge Road

Bronx, NY 

June 2

19th annual Latinas & Power Symposium

The Future is Bright. Opportunities, Preparedness & Choices  Healing, Courage & Perseverance

Hartford, CT

View recording

May 29 

Read Soul Lit Book Club

Virtual Book Club

May 24 

Taller Puertorriqueño invites you to join Esmeralda Santiago in conversation with Dahlma 

Taller Puertorriqueño

View recording

May 23 

LITina Book Club

Join Erica Bernal as she discusses A Woman of Endurance with Dahlma

Instagram Live recording

May 10 

Yale African American Affinity Group,Working Women’s Network, and Yale Latino Networking Group Book Club 

View recording

April 28

History Through Fiction

What's New in Historical Fiction

A virtual author panel series

View recording

April 27

Maria Luisa Arroyo in conversation with Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Odyssey Bookshop

South Hadley, MA

April 21-23, 2022

Epigraph Literary Festival

Hosted by BiblioLifestyle

View Recording

April 14

Turn the Page Podcast

Syosset Public Library

Podcast Episode 192A

April 12

Cafe Con Libros Book Launch


Brooklyn,  NY

April 4

Brown Girl Collective Book Club Author Chat

View Virtual Event Recording

March 25 

Trauma, Tresses, & Truth: Untangling

Our Hair through Personal Narrative

2022 AWP Conference & Book Fair

Virtual Event

March 2 

Afro-Latino Talks with Kim Haas

Virtual Event

February 15

Cafecito con Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Center for Puerto Rican Studies

Virtual Event

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