University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Joe R Lansdale


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Joe Lansdale has received the Edgar Award, eight Bram Stoker Awards, the Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the British Fantasy Award, the Grinzani Cavour Prize for Literature, the Herodotus Historical Fiction Award, the Inkpot Award for Contributions to Science Fiction and Fantasy and many others. A major motion picture based on Lansdale's crime thriller "Cold in July" was released in May 2014, starring Michael C. Hall (Dexter), Sam Shepard (Black Hawk Down), and Don Johnson (Miami Vice). His novella "Bubba Hotep" was adapted to film by Don Coscarelli, starring Bruce Campbell and Ossie Davis. His work has appeared in national anthologies, magazines and collections. His new book is "Jackrabbit Smile."

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Scheduled events:
Horribly Entertaining
Why write about such horrifying things? Why is horror so fun? Why are horror authors always so funny? Come learn for yourself!

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Joe Lansdale, Jonathan Maberry, Yvonne Navarro, Weston Ochse
Moderator: Scott Glener
Joe Lansdale
Joe Lansdale will signing copies of Miracles Ain’t What They Used to Be, his PM Press Outspoken Author Series collection of new fiction starring Lansdale’s unlikely best friends Hap and Leonard, along with some of his most famous and hard-to-find Texas Observer columns, and a deliciously wicked interview. This will be a very quick signing only of his PM Press book and no other books.

PM Press, Booth #167 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror

Author: Joe Lansdale
How, Why, and Whodunnit!
These writers of mystery know they must challenge the reader to a battle of wits. Tim Johnston, Joe Lansdale and Jonathan Lethem usually win that duel, and at the festival they will explore how they do it.

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tim Johnston, Joe Lansdale, Jonathan Lethem
Moderator: Shannon Baker
Joe Lansdale
Book Signing

Clues Unlimited, Booth #480 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Mystery / Thrillers

Author: Joe Lansdale
Lights, Camera, Action!
Tess Gerritson, Joe Lansdale and Peter Leonard each have ties to television crime dramas. Does that fact effect the tales they choose to tell -- or how they write them? Hmmmm .....

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tess Gerritsen, Joe Lansdale, Peter Leonard
Moderator: Shannon Baker

Books:
Jackrabbit Smile
Mystery / Thrillers
Mulholland Books
March 2018
ISBN 9780316311588
$26.00, INSTORE
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Driving to Geronimo's Grave
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Subterranean
October 2018
ISBN 9781596068902
272 pages
$40.00, OUTOFSTOCK
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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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