Author Archives: dianajnoble

Video – Texas Book Festival Panel

The Texas Book Festival panel with Alexandra Díaz (fellow author) and Rita Painter (moderator) and the adorable kids from Galindo Elementary. Loved this experience, although I have to say I was aware of that dang little bug buzzing around our … Continue reading

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White Savior Figure?

https://latinosinkidlit.com/ This is the most comprehensive review of Evangelina Takes Flight to date. Thank you to reviewer Cris Rhodes for her thoughtful assessment. While there is much for me to smile about with this review (!), Ms. Rhodes has a … Continue reading

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Message of Acceptance and Hope

The photos above are some of my paternal ancestors: Selim Njaim from Syria Jesus Benavides Garcia from Mexico Annabelle Crossley from England Before Alexandra Díaz and I sat down for our panel discussion at the Texas Book Festival, Rita Painter, … Continue reading

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Thank You Texas Book Festival!

I had an amazing time at the Texas Book Festival in Austin. First, Austin is a way-cool city! Second, my husband, mom, dad, brother and sister-in-law were all there to support me. Third, I met some of the nicest, most … Continue reading

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Join Me – Noche de Letras Lantinx Book Fest, Saturday, November 4

As opposed to a book panel (which I’ll participate in on Sunday, November 5 at the Texas Book Festival), this will be a 45-minute presentation about my author’s journey – what inspired me to write Evangelina Takes Flight, the trials … Continue reading

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Punished for Speaking Spanish @ School

Just last night I posted an interview (see below) I did with the Houston Public Radio station where I talked about a character in Evangelina Takes Flight who gets paddled for speaking Spanish on the playground. I said something to … Continue reading

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NPR Interview

I feel incredibly fortunate to have been interviewed by Eric Ladau of the Houston Public Radio station (NPR). Click on the graphic above to listen in. Thank you Eric and NPR! On a related note, I am an NPR-aholic and … Continue reading

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