University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Adrienne Celt



Jade Beall

Pi Beta Phi

Adrienne Celt is the author of two novels: "Invitation to a Bonfire" which was a June 2018 Indie Next Pick, and "The Daughters" which won the 2015 PEN Southwest Book Award for Fiction, as well as a collection of comics, "Apocalypse How? An Existential Bestiary." She was awarded a 2016 O. Henry Prize, and residencies at Jentel, Ragdale, and the Willapa Bay Artist-in-Residency Program. Her work has appeared in Esquire, The Paris Review daily, the Kenyon Review, Zyzzyva, Electric Literature and elsewhere, and she draws a weekly comic at loveamongthelampreys.com. Adrienne was the Pima County Library Writer-in-Residence in 2016, and she lives in Tucson.

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Scheduled events:
A Conversation about Vladimir Nabokov
An exploration of Vladimir Nabokov, the author of the classic novel "Lolita," and how his writing and life has inspired others.

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adrienne Celt, T. Greenwood
Moderator: Lonnie Hicks
Famous Romances
Adrienne Celt, Michelle Gable and Whitney Scharer have offered up-close-and-personal looks at famous 20th-Century love stories. If you promise not to tell, they will take you behind the scenes!

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adrienne Celt, Michelle Gable, Whitney Scharer
Moderator: Lisa Millerd
On the Edge of Your Seat
Adrienne Celt, Mary Kubica and Joanna Luloff have crafted richly detailed, highly dramatic stories bring you into the room — and to the edge of your seat. "What do I do now?!" Well, ask Celt, Kubica and Luloff!

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adrienne Celt, Mary Kubica, Joanna Luloff
Moderator: Thom Plasse

Books:
Invitation to a Bonfire
Fiction / Literature
Bloomsbury USA
June 2018
ISBN 9781635571523
Hardcover, 256 pages
$26.00, INSTORE
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The seductive story of a dangerous love triangle, inspired by the infamous Nabokov marriage, with a spellbinding psychological thriller at its core. More/less

The Daughters
Fiction / Literature
Liveright Publishing
June 2016
ISBN 9781631491948
Paperback, 272 pages
$15.95, INSTORE
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A world-class soprano seeks to reclaim her voice from the curse that winds through her family tree.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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