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Meg Medina

Award-Winning Cuban American Children's Author

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Meg Medina Biography

Meg Medina is a Newbery award-winning and New York Times best-selling author who writes picture books, as well as middle grade and young adult fiction. Her works have been called “heartbreaking,” “lyrical” and “must haves for every collection.” She has written over 9 books, including "Merci Suárez Can’t Dance," which was one of the 50 most anticipated novels of 2021 according to Kirkus; and "Evelyn del Rey is Moving Away," which won the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature and 2021 Crystal Kite Award.

When she’s not writing, Medina serves on the Advisory Committee for We Need Diverse Books, the grassroots organization working to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people. She also works on community projects that support girls, Latinx youth, and/or literacy. She is a board member of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards, a faculty member of Hamline University’s Masters of Fine Arts in Children’s Literature. Medina lives with her family in Richmond, Virginia.

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Burn Baby Burn

Burn Baby Burn

Merci Suárez Changes Gears

Merci Suárez Changes Gears

Mango, Abuela, and Me

Mango, Abuela, and Me

Tia Isa Wants a Car

Tia Isa Wants a Car

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

Milagros: Girl from Away

Milagros: Girl from Away

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    Booking fees for Meg Medina, 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 Meg Medina, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Meg Medina 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 Meg Medina for your next private or corporate function.
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Award-Winning Cuban American Children's Author

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Meg Medina Biography

Meg Medina is a Newbery award-winning and New York Times best-selling author who writes picture books, as well as middle grade and young adult fiction. Her works have been called “heartbreaking,” “lyrical” and “must haves for every collection.” She has written over 9 books, including "Merci Suárez Can’t Dance," which was one of the 50 most anticipated novels of 2021 according to Kirkus; and "Evelyn del Rey is Moving Away," which won the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature and 2021 Crystal Kite Award.

When she’s not writing, Medina serves on the Advisory Committee for We Need Diverse Books, the grassroots organization working to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people. She also works on community projects that support girls, Latinx youth, and/or literacy. She is a board member of the Library of Congress Literacy Awards, a faculty member of Hamline University’s Masters of Fine Arts in Children’s Literature. Medina lives with her family in Richmond, Virginia.

Meg Medina Videos

  • Intensive Preview: Keynote Speaker Meg Medina - YouTube
    Apr 28, 2021 ... During her keynote, Meg Medina, author of Merci Suárez Can't Dance (Candlewick Press), shares the history of her beloved main...
  • Ellen Oh & Meg Medina: 2017 National Book Festival
    Ellen Oh & Meg Medina discuss "Flying Lessons & Other Stories" at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. ...
  • Five Questions (Plus One!) with Meg Medina
    Follow Candlewick Press on Twitter https://twitter.com/candlewick Instagram https ://instagram.com/CandlewickPress/ Facebook ...

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  • How to book Meg Medina?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Meg Medina 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 Meg Medina, 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 Meg Medina or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Meg Medina?

    Booking fees for Meg Medina, 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 Meg Medina, 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 Meg Medina?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Meg Medina 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 Meg Medina 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 Meg Medina or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Meg Medina 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.

Meg Medina is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Meg Medina for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Meg Medina generally travels from Richmond, VA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Pam Muñoz Ryan, Anjanette Delgado, Laura Numeroff, Kwame Alexander and Lois Lowry. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Meg Medina for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Meg Medina Speaker Videos

  • Intensive Preview: Keynote Speaker Meg Medina - YouTube
    Apr 28, 2021 ... During her keynote, Meg Medina, author of Merci Suárez Can't Dance (Candlewick Press), shares the history of her beloved main character, ...
    Ellen Oh & Meg Medina: 2017 National Book Festival
    Ellen Oh & Meg Medina discuss "Flying Lessons & Other Stories" at the 2017 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. ...
  • Five Questions (Plus One!) with Meg Medina
    Follow Candlewick Press on Twitter https://twitter.com/candlewick Instagram https ://instagram.com/CandlewickPress/ Facebook ...
    Meg Medina: 2014 National Book Festival
    Meg Medina appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: Award-winning ...

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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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