Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli

Keynote Speaker: Award-Winning Mexican Author Known for "Faces in the Crowd"

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 other 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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Valeria Luiselli Videos

Valeria Luiselli: 2020 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature
Valeria Luiselli: Border Crisis, Storytelling & “Lost Children Archive”
Novelist Valeria Luiselli on writing to document ‘political violence’

How to book Valeria Luiselli?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Valeria Luiselli 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 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 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 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 including Authors, Hispanic Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Valeria Luiselli for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $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 Lois Lowry, Lou Aronica and J.R. Martinez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Valeria Luiselli for an upcoming event.

Valeria Luiselli Videos

Valeria Luiselli: 2020 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature
Valeria Luiselli: Border Crisis, Storytelling & “Lost Children Archive”
Novelist Valeria Luiselli on writing to document ‘political violence’
Valeria Luiselli on Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions

Valeria Luiselli Reviews

  • University of Michigan-Flint - Dec 03 2020

How to book Valeria Luiselli?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Valeria Luiselli 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 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 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 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 including Authors, Hispanic Heritage and Diversity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Valeria Luiselli for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $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 Lois Lowry, Lou Aronica and J.R. Martinez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Valeria Luiselli for an upcoming event.

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