The Spanish Book Fair is Coming!

Join us for this year's Spanish Book Fair! Come find an incredible selection of books for all ages during the fair, which will be held next week from February 10 to 14, on Monday to Thursday from 7:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. and on Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the FAC Lobby.

Besides the fair, we will be hosting different activities for our students, and hosting award-winning authors to inspire our students to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of literature.

Guests this year include:

  • Edgar Keret, multi-prized Israeli writer awarded for his short stories, graphic novels and scriptwriting for film and television.
  • Rodrigo Morlesin, writer, designer, translator, storyteller and promoter of children’s literature that has made books his home and has been acclaimed by critics such as Barry Cunningham, the editor who discovered Harry Potter.
  • Diego Mejía, sports journalists, screenwriter, radio broadcaster for the lucha libre, with 20 years’ experience editing children & teen books. 
  • Ed Vill, Talented graphic designer, and illustrator, photographer and animator for the awarded short film Anastasia, and creator of over 160 workshops and tutorials inspiring children and professionals. Illustrator of: ¡Primera Caída! (El Enmasacardo de Terciopelo 1)/ First Fall! series.
  • Yaiza Santos, co-author of Vidas sin Fronteras, which tells 51 success stories of people who have fulfilled their goals and dreams without borders, while arriving to different countries: Marie Curie, Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein.
  • Jaime A. Sandoval, multi-prized Mexican author, TV screenwriter, and journalist, specialized in children and young adult literature. Awarded with Premio Barco de Vapor and Premio de Cuento FILIJ.

We will also host the following workshops:  

  • "Abrementes" offers different mind challenges in small booklets for all ages.
  • "Destroza este Diario" series brings interactive activity to motivate journaling in a different new way.  

We will also present:

  • Te presento a Frida, children’s illustration book, written by Adriana Dueñas, illustrated by Charles Button, in which Frida is introduced to young creative readers (and artists).

Take a look at some photos from last year's Spanish Book Fair: