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



Kevin Day

Gordon Rosier

Rachel Kadish’s most recent novel, "The Weight of Ink," was awarded a National Jewish Book Award, the Julia Ward Howe Fiction Prize, and the Association of Jewish Libraries’ Fiction Award. Her work has been read on National Public Radio and has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Paris Review, Iowa Review and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. She has been the Koret Writer-in-Residence at Stanford University and a fiction fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She lives outside Boston and teaches in the Lesley University MFA Program in Creative Writing.

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Scheduled events:
Women Making Their Way
Three ground-breaking novelists discuss books and characters take on roles previously denied to women. Bold and fearless, they risk everything while challenging gender roles in dangerous times.

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 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: Marie Benedict, Rachel Kadish, Kate Quinn
Moderator: Kate Cusumano
Piecing It All Together
Rachel Kadish, Amy Meyerson and Jennifer Robson all employed written treasure hunts in their stories. They'll explain why they asked their characters to follow the clues — and how they persuaded the reader to join them!

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  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: Rachel Kadish, Amy Meyerson, Jennifer Robson
Moderator: Carol Fitzgerald
Only Time Can Save Them
Jillian Cantor, Rachel Kadish and Lynda Loigman have introduced us to women separated by centuries, continents and war. Each held secrets brought to life, then healed by time.

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  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: Jillian Cantor, Rachel Kadish, Lynda Loigman
Moderator: Pam Treadwell-Rubin

Book:
The Weight of Ink
Fiction / Literature
Mariner Books
May 2018
ISBN 9781328915788
592 pages
$16.99, INSTORE
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An intellectual and emotional jigsaw puzzle of a novel for readers of A. S. Byatt's Possession and Geraldine Brooks's The People of the Book

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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