2016:

  • Aug 29 | Oceanside, CA | Oceanside Public Library, 2-4 pm, presentation and signing
  • Sept 24 | Chicago, IL |  National Museum of Mexican Art, presentation
  • Oct 15-19 | Moscow, ID | Multiple presentations and signings
  • Nov 22 | Oceanside, CA | Snow Goose Global Thanksgiving Celebration, host 1 – 5 pm, 1302 Stewart St., Oceanside 92054, www.snowgoose.org for details
  • Dec (tba) | Notre Dame, IN | Notre Dame University, presentation

Past Events: 2015

  • July | San Diego, CA | Fiesta del Sol, presentation and book signing
  • July | Idyllwild, CA | Future Leaders Inland Empire, presenter
  • July | Julian, CA | Julian Youth Summer Retreat, presenter
  • July| Oxnard, CA | Oxnard Library, presentation and book signing
  • Jun | San Diego, CA | InterTribal Youth, Art of Storytelling presentation
  • Jun | San Francisco, Ca | American Librarian Association convention, book signing,  San Francisco Main Library, presentation and signing, International Latino Book Awards Assoc, Winner,  Best Spiritual Book, Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy
  • May | Riverside, CA | Inland Empire Latino Book Festival, presenter
  • Apr | Los Angeles, CA | L.A. Times Festival of Books, presenter and signing
  • Apr| Fallbrook, CA|  Fallbrook Library and High School presentations
  • Mar |  Fallbrook, CA |  Fallbrook a Leer/Reading Family Literacy, presenter

2014

  • Dec | Los Angeles, CA |  Peace Summit of the Americas,  Honored as Peace Ambassador for the Americas
  • Nov | Oceanside, CA | Snow Goose Global Thanksgiving Celebration, host
  • Nov | Ventura, CA | Affordable Housing Celebration, presenter
  • Oct | Oakland, CA |  Holy Names Catholic University, follow-up to workship
  • Sept | Oaxaca, Mexico | Universidad de Benito Juarez,  Presentation to bilingual student teachers, Writing workshop with bilingual student teachers, Oaxacan Writers Facultad de Idiomas, American Book Club, Oaxaca Lending Library, presenter
  • Sept | Escondido, CA | Escondido Library, presenter and book signing
  • Aug |  Oakland, CA | Holy Names Catholic University, workshop leader

Awards and Recognition:

Winner, San Diego Book Award, Best Spiritual Book:

Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy

Winner, International Latino Book Awards, Best Spiritual Book:

Revenge of a Catholic Schoolboy

            Abrazo Award

Lab School Washington, DC, Distinguished Author

John Steinbeck Institute, founding chair

City Proclamation, Santa Ana, CA

3-time Pulitzer Prize Nominee

 

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