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Valeria Luiselli

Award-Winning Mexican Author, Known for "Faces in the Crowd"

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 Valeria Luiselli Biography

Valeria Luiselli is a Mexican-American author best known for the book of essays Sidewalks and the novel Faces in the Crowd, which won the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.

Her 2015 novel The Story of My Teeth was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Best Translated Book Award, and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Fiction, and the Premio Metropolis Azul in Canada. Her books have been translated into more than 20 languages, with her work appearing in publications such as The New York Times, Granta, McSweeney’s, and The New Yorker.

Her most recent book, Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions, was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism.

In 2014, Luiselli was the recipient of the National Book Foundation "5 under 35" award. In 2019, she won a MacArthur Fellowship, also known as a MacArthur "genius" award. In 2020, she was awarded a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature by the Vilcek Foundation.

Luiselli started a literacy program for girls in a detention center in upstate New York that focuses on creative writing. She is passionate about researching and writing about mass incarceration in the United States, with a focus on detention centers.

She is currently working on a performance piece with poet Natalie Diaz related to mass incarceration and violence against women.

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Lost Children Archive: A novel

Lost Children Archive: A novel

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Valeria Luiselli

Award-Winning Mexican Author, Known for "Faces in the Crowd"

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Valeria Luiselli Biography

Valeria Luiselli is a Mexican-American author best known for the book of essays Sidewalks and the novel Faces in the Crowd, which won the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction.

Her 2015 novel The Story of My Teeth was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Best Translated Book Award, and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Best Fiction, and the Premio Metropolis Azul in Canada. Her books have been translated into more than 20 languages, with her work appearing in publications such as The New York Times, Granta, McSweeney’s, and The New Yorker.

Her most recent book, Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions, was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism.

In 2014, Luiselli was the recipient of the National Book Foundation "5 under 35" award. In 2019, she won a MacArthur Fellowship, also known as a MacArthur "genius" award. In 2020, she was awarded a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature by the Vilcek Foundation.

Luiselli started a literacy program for girls in a detention center in upstate New York that focuses on creative writing. She is passionate about researching and writing about mass incarceration in the United States, with a focus on detention centers.

She is currently working on a performance piece with poet Natalie Diaz related to mass incarceration and violence against women.

Valeria Luiselli Videos

  • Valeria Luiselli: Border Crisis, Storytelling & “Lost Children Archive”
    An extended discussion with Valeria Luiselli on her new novel “Lost Children Archive.” The stunning book chronicles one family’s journey from...
  • Novelist Valeria Luiselli on writing to document ‘political violence’
    The U.S. is reportedly experiencing illegal immigration at the highest rates since 2007, with significant increases in the number of unaccompanied...
  • Valeria Luiselli on Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions
    We were thrilled to be joined by Valeria Luiselli to discuss her powerful and timely new book Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions.

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FAQs on booking Valeria Luiselli

  • How to book Valeria Luiselli?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Valeria Luiselli for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Valeria Luiselli, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Valeria Luiselli or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Valeria Luiselli?

    Booking fees for Valeria Luiselli, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Valeria Luiselli, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Valeria Luiselli?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Valeria Luiselli for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Valeria Luiselli for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Valeria Luiselli or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Valeria Luiselli or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Valeria Luiselli is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Valeria Luiselli for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Valeria Luiselli generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marc Brown, Linda Alvarado, Jim Abbott, Jim Craig and Robyn Benincasa. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Valeria Luiselli for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Valeria Luiselli Speaker Videos

  • Valeria Luiselli: Border Crisis, Storytelling & “Lost Children Archive”
    An extended discussion with Valeria Luiselli on her new novel “Lost Children Archive.” The stunning book chronicles one family’s journey from New York to the Southwestern US-Mexico border in...
    Novelist Valeria Luiselli on writing to document ‘political violence’
    The U.S. is reportedly experiencing illegal immigration at the highest rates since 2007, with significant increases in the number of unaccompanied minors. It is these child migrants who are the...
  • Valeria Luiselli on Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions
    We were thrilled to be joined by Valeria Luiselli to discuss her powerful and timely new book Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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