Upcoming Events

Maria Elena travels frequently to writers' conferences and conventions, as well as appearing at book signings and local events. Check back frequently to find out if she will be in your area soon.


Wild Wicked Weekend 2017

San Antonio , Texas



Authors in Your Backyard

Hosted by Cameron Village Public Library

Raleigh, NC

Reading and book signing



Brain to Books Cyber Convention

Internet – Worldwide

Reading, Signing, Blog Hop, Interview, Anthology Story reading



Triangle Sisters in Crime Ice Cream Social

Page Walker Art & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, NC

Celebrating 30-year anniversary of the chapter.

Reading and signing of novels.



Romance Writers of America Conference

Orlando, Florida

Signing at Independent Authors’ Literacy Event



Decatur Book Festival - Sisters in Crime Atlanta booth

Decatur, Georgia



Book Obsessed Babes Convention

Destin, Florida



Indie Romance Convention

Lebanon, Tennessee

Panelist and author signing



Books in Vacationland 2017

Portland, Maine

Book signing



Shameless Book Conference 2017

Orlando, Florida

Author signing





Richard and Gabriela find themselves reluctantly drawn together again, this time with far more at stake,

A collection of short stories from Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra that will take your imagination on a ride across all genres.


Richard and Gabriela only have so long to foil the plans of a madman, and no time at all for falling in love.


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 University of Cork's Carried in Waves Contest

Maria Elena's finalist short story, "The Fish Tank," has been read by professional actors on a podcast.

Check it out here:



To buy a copy of The Fish Tank, along with a number of other short stories by Maria Elena Alonso-Sierra, Check out her new collection, The Fish Tank: And Other Short Stories.


Underground Book Reviews Pitch Perfect Contest

The Coin won the Perfect Pitch Contest at Underground Book Reviews, and The Book of Hours was a finalist!


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