OCTOBER 2010: Across a Hundred Mountains and Dancing with Butterflies are going to be translated into Russian! The rights are being purchased by OLMA Media Group.


OCTOBER 2010: Across a Hundred Mountains Won a Latino Books Into Movies Award!

JUNE 2010: Dancing with Butterflies won a 2010 International Latino Book Award in its Best Women's Issues category

MAY 2010: Juritzens Forlag, a Norwegian publisher, is purchasing the rights to Across a Hundred Mountains and Dancing with Butterflies!


APRIL 2010: San Mateo County Library chose A Traves de Cien Montanas for its One Book, One City program!

Bookshop Santa Cruz chose Across a Hundred Mountains for its community book group!



Reyna's Upcoming Events:






November 05, 2010

Speaker at the 6th annual Latinas Juntas event, CSU, Dominguez Hills


November 06, 2010

Speaker at "With Different Eyes: A Conference for Teachers of English Language Learners Across Disciplines" at UCLA


November 13, 2010

6th Annual Authors’ Brunch
Saturday, November 13, 2010
9:30 a.m. Check-In | 10:00 a.m. Event
Alta Vista Country Club
777 E. Alta Vista Drive
Placentia, CA 92870

Featured Authors: Naomi Hirahara, Gina Nahai, Reyna Grande, Sue Ann Jaffarian

contact: Kim Beckley at or visit Visit
for more information


November 17, 2010

Presentation at Oxnard College


November 20 , 2010/10:00-3:00pm

Speaker at the AAUW Authors Luncheon at Ventura Four Points Sheraton