THE BROKE (YOUNG ADULT) HEARTS - San Antonio Book Festival
April 13, 2024


  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
  •    |   Location of Session: Copper Kitchen
  • Young Adult (YA) Sessions
  • Start of Signing: 3:00 pm
  •    |   Signing Location: Festival Marketplace

About the Event

It’s been a year since JD and Danny lost their best friend to police gunfire. The Broke Hearts by Matt Mendez is a powerful story about navigating grief, the healing power of passions and hobbies, and resilience. A powerhouse YA author in conversation about his new book.

About the Author

Matt Mendez - The San Antonio Book Festival Photo Credit: Chris Summitt

Matt Mendez

Like his characters, Matt Mendez grew up in central El Paso, Texas. He lives in Tucson, Arizona. He received an MFA from the University of Arizona and is the author of the short story collection Twitching Heart and young adult novels Barely Missing Everything and The Broke Hearts


Matt Mendez - The San Antonio Book Festival

Sheryl Stoeck

Sheryl Stoeck is the librarian at O’Connor High School in Northside ISD and the planning chair for LibraryPalooza, an annual Young Adult author festival for teens in San Antonio.

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