Scheduled appearances

Sandra and Mexican poet Victor Sahuatoba preparing for the benefit "We Love los Animalitos" in San Miguel Allende, Mexico, on October l, 2015.
Photo ©2015 Rodolfo Ybarra

  I'm not a good traveler, but part of my job is to take the stories out there to those who need to hear them. I do enjoy meeting my readers and seeing new places, and I especially enjoy performing my work.

Meet Sandra
at an event near you

Unless indicated, the events listed here are free of charge and open to the public.
To arrange an appearance contact Susan Bergholz

Scheduled Events


Tue, Oct. 6
6:00 p.m.

New York City, NY

Long Island University

with Jessica Hagedorn


Wed, Oct. 7
7:00 p.m.

New York City, NY

92nd Street Y

Since 1939, the 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center has earned a reputation as America's foremost literary forum. Sandra will share the stage with Azar Nafisi, author of Reading Lolita in Tehran.


Fri, Oct. 9

Washington, DC

Politics & Prose Bookstore

Politics & Prose Bookstore is Washington, D.C. s premier independent bookstore and cultural hub, a gathering place for people interested in reading and discussing books.


Mon, Oct. 12

Houston, TX


Houston's premier literary arts nonprofit organization hosts Sandra for a reading and booksigning.


Fri, Oct. 16

Chicago, IL

Mayor's Fifth Star Award

The Fifth Star Awards celebrate Chicago's creativity while honoring exemplary Chicago artists and arts institutions that have made significant contributions in arts and culture. The September 16 event at Chicago's Millennium Park features tribute videos and live performances to honor the awardees.


Sat, Oct. 17

Austin, TX

Texas Book Festival

One of the largest and most prestigious literary festivals in the country, the annual Texas Book Festival offers countless opportunities to meet authors and fellow book lovers.


Fri, Oct. 23
Sat, Oct. 24

Chandler, AZ

Maricopa Community College

Maricopa Community Colleges comprises 10 colleges and numerous education centers, all dedicated to the educational needs of the citizens of Maricopa County, Arizona. Each college is individually accredited, yet part of a larger system — the Maricopa County Community College District, one of the largest providers of higher education in the United States.


Wed, Oct. 28

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Public Library Aloud program


Sat, Oct. 31

Long Beach, CA

Museum of Latin American Art

Ofrenda installation and reading
(check back for date of reading)


Tue, Nov. 3

Berkeley, CA

KPFA event


Thu, Nov. 5

Seattle, WA

Elliott Bay Bookstore

reading and booksigning


Sat, Nov. 7

Portland, OR



Fri, Nov. 13

Chicago, IL

reading and book-signing

(watch for more details)


Sat, Nov. 14
Sun, Nov. 15

Chicago, IL

National Museum of Mexican Art

Saturday afternoon and Sunday evening events


Sat, Nov. 21

Miami, FL

Miami Book Fair International

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