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Tucson Festival of Books

Programs in Special Collections

The University Libraries and University of Arizona Press are proud sponsors of the Tucson Festival of Books. Enjoy author panels in Special Collections, technology demonstrations in the Main Library, UA Press author talks and signings, and family fun, prizes, and Skeletoni kits from the Arizona Health Sciences Library in the Science City tent. (Click on the link to the Library news release under "Related Coverage" to see our full schedule of events).


Saturday 3/14
10-11 a.m.
Gravestones, Epitaphs, and Art
Panelist: Jane Eppinga

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Change with Purpose Leads to Opportunities
Panelists: Deborah Bright, Brad Edmondson, Chris Farrell

1-2 p.m.
Arizona Politicians
Panelists: David Berman, C. Gilbert Storms, Philip VanderMeer

2:30-3:30 p.m.
History Spotlights: Three Who Changed America
Panelists: Nancy Hill, Alice Kehoe, Annette Kolodny

4-5 p.m.
Eureka! Discoveries in the Archives
Panelists: Larry Ball, S.C. Gwynne, Edwin R. Sweeney

Sunday 3/15
10-11 a.m.
Conservation, Landscape, and the West
Panelists: J. Edward de Steiguer, Thomas Sheridan, Courtney White

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Working in Comics and Graphic Novels: Indie Publishing, Crowd Sourcing, or Working with the Big Boys
Panelists: Jonathan Maberry, Jeffrey Mariotte, Eric Schock, Sam Sykes

1-2 p.m.
Unraveling Native Mystery
Panelists: Sara Sue Hoklotubbe, Tom Holm

2:30-3:30 p.m.
Juggling Multiple Series
Panelists: Elizabeth Gunn, Naomi Hirahara, Betty Webb


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