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


Kristina McMorris is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of five historical novels, including "The Edge of Lost" and her latest release, "Sold on a Monday." Her works of fiction have garnered more than two dozen awards and nominations, including the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and RWA’s Rita Award. Prior to her writing career, she hosted weekly TV shows for Warner Bros. and an ABC affiliate, beginning at age nine with an Emmy Award-winning program, and spent ten years directing public relations for an international conglomerate. A frequent guest speaker, she lives with her husband and two sons in Oregon.

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Scheduled events:
Keeping History Fresh
Susanna Kearsley, Kristina McMorris and Susan Meissner are best-selling novelists who escort modern readers back to days gone by. Reading their words, we all become time travelers. Where will they take us today?!

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Susanna Kearsley, Kristina McMorris, Susan Meissner
Moderator: Anne Spieth
Matter of Survival
What does it take to survive? Four acclaimed authors explore survival, secrets and and the human experience in dangerous times.

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Crystal Hana Kim, Kristina McMorris, Alice Hatcher, Tatjana Soli
Moderator: Amira Makansi
A Change in Atmosphere
Three authors whose books look at life in the late 1800s and early 1900s will discuss why and how they used setting — in a different time and place — to create the atmosphere they sought for their tale.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kristina McMorris, Tatjana Soli, Ann Weisgarber
Moderator: John Langellier

Books:
Sold on a Monday
Fiction / Literature
Sourcebooks
August 2018
ISBN 9781492663997
352 pages
$15.99, INSTORE
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From New York Timesbestselling author Kristina McMorris comes another unforgettable novel inspired by a stunning piece of history. More/less

The Edge of Lost
Fiction / Literature
Kensington
November 2015
ISBN 9780758281180
352 pages
$15.00, INSTORE
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From bestselling author Kristina McMorris comes an ambitious and heartrending story of immigrants, deception, and second chances. More/less

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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