Librería Martínez de Chapman University, the famed Santa Ana bookstore founded by Orange County cultural and literacy activist Ruebén Martínez and now partnered with Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies, will present a series of author talks and book signings in the store in June.

All events are free and open to the public, and the authors’ books will be available for purchase at the store.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1 at 6 p.m.  – SYLVIA MENDOZA (Author) and AYDEE MARTÍNEZ (Illustrator): “The Book of Latina Women”

FRIDAY, JUNE 7 at 6 p.m. – JUAN FARÍAS ÁLVAREZ (Author and Illustrator): “The Nocturnal View”

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 at 6 p.m. – MARICELA AVELAR SCOTT (Author): “Mexican Bread: A Family Biography With Old Mexican World Recipes”

Librería Martínez de Chapman University is located at 216 N. Broadway in Santa Ana (map and parking).

Seating is limited, and reservations by phone or online are required: 714-973-7900 or

For more information please visit Chapman University Press Room Blog at the following link: