Hispanic & Latine Heritage Month Speakers

From literary powerhouses to investigative journalists, these motivational speakers educate, connect, and inspire audiences on Latine and Hispanic experiences, including identity, culture, immigration, and popular culture.

Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Author of Fruit of the Drunken Tree and National Book Award finalist The Man Who Could Move Clouds

Hernan Diaz

Pulitzer Prize winning author of Trust and In the Distance

Matt de la Peña

New York Times-bestselling author of books for children and young adults

Javier Zamora

Memoirist, poet, and author of Solito, and a winner of the 2023 American Book Award.

More Hispanic & Latine Heritage Month Speakers

Francisco Cantú

Author of the bestselling memoir The Line Becomes a River and former US Border Patrol Agent

Junot Díaz

Author of New York Times bestsellers The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and This is How You Lose Her; winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Jean Guerrero

Award-winning multimedia reporter and author of the memoir, Crux

Jason De León

Anthropologist, professor, and author of The Land of Open Graves and Soldiers and Kings

Lauren Markham

Journalist and author of The Far Away Brothers and A Map of Future Ruins

Eduardo Porter

Economics reporter at The New York Times and author of American Poison