Two very different young adult stories with a common theme: how does one navigate the path to one’s true self while living within the confines of a Latinx family’s traditional roles? Learn how these authors help reshape common stereotypes.
|Where:||Nuestras Raíces Stage (Seats 1000) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 7, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm |
Yamile Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American. She lives in Utah with her Puerto Rican husband and their five kids, two adorable dogs and one majestic cat. An inaugural Walter Dean Myers Grant recipient, she’s also a graduate of Voices of Our Nations (VONA) and the Vermont College of Fine Arts M....
Aiden Thomas is a New York Times best-selling author with an M.F.A. in creative writing from Mills College. Originally from Oakland, California, they now make their home in Portland, Oregon. As a queer, trans Latinx, Thomas advocates strongly for diverse representation in all media....