March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Reyna Grande

Reyna Grande is an award-winning author, motivational speaker, and writing teacher. As a girl, she crossed the US–México 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 A Ballad of Love and Glory, Across a Hundred Mountains, and Dancing with Butterflies, and the memoirs The Distance Between Us: Young Reader’s Edition and A Dream Called Home. She is the co-editor of the anthology Somewhere We Are Human: Authentic Voices on Migration, Survival, and New Beginnings, forthcoming in June 2022.

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A Ballad of Love and Glory
A Novel
Nuestras Raices
Atria Books
March 2022
ISBN 9781982165260
384 pages

A Dream Called Home
A Memoir
Nuestras Raices
Simon and Schuster
July 2019
ISBN 9781501171437
336 pages

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