writes all the things.

Veronica Montes
MAY 2018

Inside Storytime PERSIST at the Octopus Literary Salon
Thursday, May 17th

Featuring: Kaitlin Solimine, Towsend Walker, Veronica Montes, Colette Phair,
and Juba Kalamka

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Octopus Literary Salon - 2101 Webster Street - Oakland

FREE and open to the public. See you there!

APRIL 2018

The Al Robles I-Hotel Ifugao Mountain Literary Reading Series
Saturday, April 28th

Featuring: Veronica Montes

2:00 - 4:00 pm

I-Hotel Manilatown Center - 868 Kearny Street - San Francisco

Join fiction writer Veronica Montes for a reading from her book Benedicta Takes Wing
& Other Stories
, followed by a conversation and open mic hosted by poet Tony Robles.

Refreshments will be served, and books will be available for purchase.

See you there!


An Evening with Filipino American Writers
Tuesday, February 20th

Featuring: Veronica Montes, Renee Macalino Rutledge, and Tony Robles

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Serramonte Main Library - 40 Wembley Drive - Daly City

Join novelist Renee Macalino Rutledge, poet Tony Robles, and short story writer
Veronica Montes for a reading and discussion of their work. Refreshments will be
served, and books will be available for signing and purchase. Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by: Daly City Public Library Associates.

RSVP on the Facebook event page.

See you there!


Book Talk with Barbara Jane Reyes, Janice Sapigao, and Veronica Montes
Saturday, December 9th

3:00 pm

Eastwind Books of Berkeley - 2066 University Ave., Berkeley

Visit the event page .


Filipino American International Book Festival
Saturday, October 7th & Sunday, October 8th

I'll be participating in the Fourth Annual "FilBookfest" held at the San Francisco
Main Library. My book, Benedicta Takes Wing and Other Stories, will be available
​for purchase! Find me here:

Saturday, October 7th
• Hot Off the Press - 1:30 - 2:50  
• Word + Image: Filipino American Art As Inspiration - 3:05 - 4:05

Sunday, October 8th
• Hot Off the Press (hosting only) - 1:30 - 2:50


Litquake San Francisco
Saturday, October 14th

Featuring: Eileen Tabios, Melinda Luisa de Jesús, John Moore Williams,
Wesley StJo, Paul Cassinetto, Steve Warner, and Veronica Montes.

8:00 - 9:00 pm

Dovre Club - 1498 Valencia St., San Francisco

Photo by Rhett Pascual