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Upcoming and past events with Diana Rojas

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Inner Loop's Author Corner

The Inner Loop's Author's Corner program supports the recent works of local authors from independent publishers by spotlighting them across all our programming and through community collaborations. These nine authors will be highlighted at our reading events, interviewed on The Inner Loop Radio, featured in a guest post in the Washington Independent Review of Books, invited to panels at local bookstores, and more!

Diana Rojas will be the featured author for the month of July.

  • Listen to her podcast discussing Litany of Saints on Inner Loop Radio on June 24.

  • Sign up for her workshop on using journalism skills in creative writing at the DC Writer's Salon on July 13.

  • Join her, and fellow Author's Corner writers Amanda Shaw and Mai Sennaar, at a panel discussion on Home and Away: Writing About Place at Politics and Prose, Union Market on August 13.

  • Listen to her read from her debut fiction at the Inner Loop's reading on August 20


Books & Books in Coconut Grove – in conversation with Christopher Alonso

Books & Books is proud to present an evening with Diana Rojas discussing her book with Christopher R. Alonso. Alonso was born and raised in Miami, FL. He has worked as an indie bookseller and is a graduate of the NEOMFA program.

This event is FREE and open to the public and books will be available for purchase the night of the event!

Thursday, August 22nd, 6:30 PM


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Narrative Presents:
Diana Rojas

In a season of firsts for me, another novelty: discussing my book and writing about family lore with my sister, Catalina!

Our discussion will be moderated by Vivian Poey , an artist and professor at Lesley University, whose photographic work examines a number of issues ranging from history, migration and cultural assimilation to the passing of time.

Join us at the brand new Narrative Bookshop in Somerville, MA on June 12 for a wonderful discussion about my book, craft, family, identity and art!

RSVP here

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 - 6:00pm
387 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144


Politics & Prose @ Union Market – in conversation with Tope Folarin

Rojas will be in conversation with Tope Folarin. Folarin is a Nigerian-American writer based in Washington DC. He serves as Director of the Institute for Policy Studies and the Lannan Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing at Georgetown University. He is the recipient of the Caine Prize for African Writing, the Whiting Award for Fiction, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, among other awards. His reviews, essays and cultural criticism have been featured in The Atlantic, The Baffler, BBC, The Drift, High Country News, Lithub, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Nation, The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review, Vulture, The Washington Post and elsewhere.

Saturday, June 1, 2024 - 5:00pm
1324 4th St NE, Washington, DC 20002

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Litany of Saints Launch
Event – in conversation with Laura Scalzo

Join us for the launch of Diana Rojas' debut novel, Litany of Saints, on Thursday May 23rd at Lost City Books in Washington DC
This is a free event. RSVPs are appreciated as they help us anticipate the number of guests. Come early to get a seat!

Thursday, May 23, 2024 - 7:00pm
2467 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

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