Reyna Grande is an award-winning author, motivational speaker, and writing teacher. As a young girl, she crossed the US–Mexico border to join her family in Los Angeles, a harrowing journey chronicled in The Distance Between Us, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. Her other books include the novels Across a Hundred Mountains, and Dancing with Butterflies, the memoirs The Distance Between Us: Young Readers Edition, and A Dream Called Home. Her latest books are the anthology Somewhere We Are Human: Authentic Voices on Migration, Survival, and New Beginnings and the novel The Ballad of Love and Glory. She lives in Woodland, California, with her husband and two children. She is the co-editor of the Somewhere We Are Human anthology.
- 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- | Location of Session: Latino Collection Resource Center
- Adult Sessions
- Start of Signing: 4:15 pm
- | Signing Location: Festival Marketplace
About the Event
Created entirely by undocumented or formerly undocumented migrants, Somewhere We Are Human: Authentic Voices on Migration, Survival, and New Beginnings is an anthology of essays, poetry, and art. Co-editor and contributor Reyna Grande, along with contributors Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz and Jesús I. Valles, reveal nuanced portraits of humanity.