Meg Medina

Meg Medina

Keynote Speaker: Award-Winning Cuban American Children's Author

Meg Medina Biography

Meg Medina is an award-winning Cuban American author who writes picture books, middle grade, and YA fiction.

Her most recent young adult novel, Burn Baby Burn, has earned numerous distinctions including being long listed for the 2016 National Book Award and shortlisted for the Kirkus Prize. She is the 2016 recipient of the Pura Belpré honor medal for her picture book, Mango, Abuela and Me, and the 2014 Pura Belpré Award winner for her young adult novel, Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, which was also the winner of the 2013 CYBILS Fiction award and the International Latino Book Award. Meg also earned the 2012 Ezra Jack Keats New Writers medal for her picture book Tía Isa Wants a Car.

Meg’s other books are The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind, a 2012 Bank Street Best Book and CBI Recommended Read in the UK; and Milagros: Girl from Away.

Meg’s work examines how cultures intersect, as seen through the eyes of young people. She brings to audiences stories that speak to both what is unique in Latino culture and to the qualities that are universal. Her favorite protagonists are strong girls.

In March 2014, she was recognized as one of the CNN 10 Visionary Women in America. In November 2014, she was named one of Latino Stories Top Ten Latino Authors to Watch. In 2017, she was named, along with Gigi Amateau, to the Southerners of the Year list by Southern Living Magazine.

When she is not writing, Meg works on community projects that support girls, Latino youth and/or literacy. She lives with her family in Richmond, Virginia.

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Meg Medina Videos

Ellen Oh & Meg Medina: 2017 National Book Festival
Five Questions (Plus One!) with Meg Medina
Meg Medina: 2014 National Book Festival

How to book Meg Medina?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Meg Medina for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment 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. 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 according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 including Authors, Hispanic Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Meg Medina for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $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 Monica Brown, Pam Muñoz Ryan and Yuyi Morales. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Meg Medina for an upcoming event.

Meg Medina Videos

Ellen Oh & Meg Medina: 2017 National Book Festival
Five Questions (Plus One!) with Meg Medina
Meg Medina: 2014 National Book Festival

How to book Meg Medina?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Meg Medina for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment 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. 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 according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 including Authors, Hispanic Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Meg Medina for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $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 Monica Brown, Pam Muñoz Ryan and Yuyi Morales. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Meg Medina for an upcoming event.

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