Tour Dates & Appearances

JULY 24TH Official Book Release for Life Is Wonderful, People Are Terrific by Meliza Bañales with readings by Alma Rosa Rivera, Tina D’Elia, Lynn Breedlove, Daphne Gottlieb, and Meliza Bañales, 8pm, Center for Sex and Culture, SAN FRANCISCO


AUGUST 7TH-8TH Pink Sheep and Other Deviations: A Night of Queer Childhood Stories curated by Corey Saucier with readings by Hrh Diana Vanderbilt, Meliza Bañales, and many more! 8:30pm each night, Highways Performance Space, LOS ANGELES


AUGUST 13TH The 26th Annual National Poetry Slam! Featuring a showcase of writers with new books and merch entitled “The Devil Wears Product” hosted by Daphne Gottlieb and Meliza Bañales aka Missy Fuego, 3:15PM-5PM (arrive at 3PM to sign-up to read! Must have new product less than two years old to read!), location TBD or check the NPS website for complete schedule, OAKLAND


AUGUST 22ND, Missy Fuego Presents: La Futura es Ahora, A Xicana-Chapina Expo! An evening of Xicana writers, bloggers, zinesters, and bookmakers! Featuring a panel of readings and Q&A by Alma Rosa Rivera, Meliza Bañales aka Missy Fuego, & Rios de la Luz with a Xicana-Chapina mercado featuring Jen Venegas, Sailor Gonzalez, Cacophony, and many more! 7:30PM, DOOR, 8PM, READINGS, La Concha, EAST LOS ANGELES


NOVEMBER 15TH, The Howard Zinn Book Fair!  Missy will be featured on a panel about writing true stories and there will be book sales for Life Is Wondeful, People Are Terrific by Meliza Bañales, times and exact location TBD, SAN FRANCISCO