Book Tour

Happy to chat!
Happy to chat!

Virtual Book Tour and Author Chats

Are you planning to read  The Mango Bride for a class or in your book club?  Let’s talk about it!  Email me at to set up  an author visit on Face Time or Google Hangouts.  I live in California but am sure we can find a time that’s convenient for everyone. Simply email me to set the date then click on the link below to begin the conversation.

Go Be Write
Monday March 7, 2016, 6:15 – 8:30 p.m.
12205 Scripps Poway Pkway E101
For more information click on the link below:

Author Talk with Marivi Soliven

Monday, Mar 7, 2016, 6:15 PM

12205 Scripps Poway Pkwy. E101 Poway, CA

18 Inspired Writers Went

An evening with Award-Winning Author Marivi SolivenIF YOU’RE GOING, READ TO THE BOTTOM(The hypertext links I’ve included will fill in the blanks)Looking forward to seeing the more dedicated writers of the group at this event. It’s at a new location, but it’s well worth the drive. You’re going to love this event! Whether you’re a fiction or non-f…

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New Writing Series Winter 2016
San Diego, CA>
Wednesday March 2, 2016, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Visual Arts Presentation Lab (SME 149)
Structural Materials and Engineering Building
UC San Diego
Matthews Ln, San Diego, CA 92161
For more information, click on the link below:

Second Sunday Author Series,
Women’s Voices, Women’s Stories
San Diego, CA
Sunday, September 13, 4-5 p.m.
Women’s Museum,
Barracks 16 Liberty Station,
Historic Decatur Road
For more information click on this link:

Judy Reeves hosts a series of author talks at the Liberty Station Women's Museum
Judy Reeves hosts a series of author talks at the Liberty Station Women’s Museum


San Diego, CA
Wednesday, July 15, 6 p.m.
Lemon Grove Library

Lemon grove flyer
San Francisco, CA
Friday June 5, 6 p.m.
Philippine Center, Kalayaan Hall
447 Sutter Street, San Francisco CA 94108

saving beverlyrevised
San Diego, CA
Thursday, April 23, 11 a.m.
Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299

Southwest college


San Diego, CA
Saturday, February 21, 10-11 a.m.
Traveling Stories Tent
City Heights Farmers Market
4325 Wightman Street
San Diego, CA 92105

Traveling stories kids workshop

Wednesday, February 11 5:30 p.m.
Carvers Steak and Chops
1940 Bernardo Plaza Drive
San Diego, CA 92125

Dinner and book talks for a good cause!
Dinner and book talks for a good cause!


San Diego, CA
Saturday, November 15, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
San Diego Public Library
330 Park Boulevard

one book panel 11.15


San Diego, CA
Wednesday, October 29, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
San Diego Public Library
9th flr., Shiley Special Events Suite,
330 Park Boulevard

SD public library eflyer in Jpeg


San Diego, CA
Wednesday, October 15, 9:35 -11:00 a.m.
San Diego City College
Room V-101 at 16th and C street

SD Book Fair Postcard


San Diego, CA
Friday, October 3, 2014, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Joan Kroc Center for Peace and Justice
5998 Alcala Park, University of San Diego


Saving Beverly eflyer

Virginia Beach, VA
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Virginia Beach Public Library

Virginia beach flier


London, U.K.
Monday, July 7, 5-9 p.m.
Embassy of the Philippines
6-8 Suffolk St, London SW1Y 4HG, United Kingdom
+44 20 7451 1780

Join us for a night of provocative stories and conversations at the Embassy of the Philippines in London
Join us for a night of provocative stories and conversations at the Embassy of the Philippines in London


San Diego, CA
Wednesday, June 25, 12 noon – 2 p.m.
Villa Manila Filipino Restaurant
500 East 8th Avenue, National City

Purchase tickets to this Culinary and Literary Event at the Adventures By the Book website below:


Chicago, IL

Tuesday, May 6, 6-8 p.m.
Wieboldt Hall, Kellogg School of Management
340 East Superior Street, 2nd Floor Mezzanine
Chicago, IL 60611

This combo presentation premiered in New York last October. Second stop, Chicago!


San Diego
Friday, April 4, 2014 8 p.m.
Local Author’s Night Reception
The New Ink Spot
2730 Historic Decatur Road,
Barracks 16, Suite 202
San Diego, CA 92106

Sunday, April 6 2-4 p.m.
An Afternoon of Conversational Tagalog
Rancho Bernardo Library

This event is FREE and open to the public
This event is FREE and open to the public


San Diego
Friday, March 7, 2014, 7-8:30 p.m.
San DiegoMiramar College
10440 Black Mountain Road

Miramar College talk


Tempeh, Arizona
Saturday, November 9, 7-8:30 p.m.
Changing Hands Bookstore

San Francisco
Fil Am Book Festival October 18-20
Saturday, October 19, 11:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Author’s Panel
Koret Auditorium

Sunday, October 20, 2-3 p.m.
The Path to Publication
Paley Conference Room, 3rd floor
San Francisco Public Library


San Diego
Friday October 11, at 4 p.m.
Cross Cultural Center, UC San Diego
Gilman Drive, La Jolla

Book event at UC San Diego

New York
Wednesday October 9, 6-9 p.m.
Lobby-Gallery of the Philippine Center
556 5th Avenue (between 45th & 46th St.)
New York, NY 10036

NY flier 2


New Jersey
Friday October 3, at 3-4 p.m.,
Small Theater, Rm. A-104
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ07652

Bergen Community College reading
Bergen Community College reading

Quezon City
Tuesday, August 20 at  4:30 p.m.
Escaler Hall
Ateneo de Manila University – cancelled by typhoon Maring

Thursday August 15, 6 – 9 p.m.
Gosiengfiao residence
Salcedo Village, Makati
private event for AIESEC

Friday August 16, 10-12 a.m.
Philippine Women’s University

Quezon City
Thursday, August 15, 2:45-3 p.m.
Library Media Center, Miriam High School
Katipunan Avenue

San Pedro, Laguna
Wednesday, August 14, 8:30- 10:30 a.m.
Beacon Academy

Quezon City
Tuesday, August 13, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Judge San Pedro’s residence, White Plains
Book Club meeting

Thursday, August 8, 2013, from 4-6 p.m.
Sev’s Café
Legaspi Towers Basement
Roxas Boulevard, Malate

Manila+sevs cafe flyer


Quezon City
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 2-4  p.m.
C.M. Recto Hall
University of Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City

Looking forward to my reading at U.P. Diliman in August!
Looking forward to my reading at U.P. Diliman in August!

Wednesday, July 31 – 6 – 10 p.m.
Aquino residence, Salcedo Village
private reading event

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 from 2-5 p.m.
Tanghalang Teresita Quirino, G/F Benavides Bldg,
University of Santo Tomas,

Saturday, July 27 from 4-6 p.m.
National Bookstore Glorietta
Ground Level, Glorietta 1
Ayala Center
Makati, Metro Manila

I'll be reading at National Bookstore in Glorietta soon!
I’ll be reading at National Bookstore in Glorietta soon!




And because it’s more fun…


Tuesday July 9, 2013 at 6:30-8:30
Fallbrook Library
124 S. Mission Road
Fallbrook, CA 92028
(760) 731-4650


Friday June 28 5:30-7:30 p.m. and
Saturday June 29 from 11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sweet City Desserts
131 West Maple Avenue
Vienna, Virginia 22180

Thursday June 27, 2013 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Embassy of the Philippines
Romulo Hall
1600 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

DC+ VA MangoBride+ Combo+Revised

Friday, May 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle WA 98122



Thursday May 23,2013 at 5 p.m.
Ethnic Cultural Center
University of Washington
3931 Brooklyn Ave.  NE
Seattle WA 98115



Wednesday May 22, 2013 at 7 p.m.
Leftbank Building
240 N Broadway Ave., 2nd floor lobby
Portland, OR

Portland flyer


Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.
I-Hotel, 868 Kearny Street @ Jackson Street
San Francisco CA 94108 | 415-399-9580

San Francisco flyer



Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Skylight Bookstore
1818 N Vermont Avenue, CA 90027

Tuesday, April 30,  2013 at 6:00 p.m.
The Ink Spot
Art Center Lofts
710 13th Street, Studio 210
San Diego, CA 92101