University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Jeffrey J. Mariotte

Friends of the Festival

Jeffrey J. Mariotte is the award-winning author of more than 70 novels, including thrillers "Empty Rooms" and "The Devil’s Bait," supernatural thrillers "Season of the Wolf," "Missing White Girl," "River Runs Red," and "Cold Black Hearts," horror epic "The Slab," the "Dark Vengeance" teen horror quartet and others, including works set in the worlds of Narcos, Deadlands, The Shield, CSI, NCIS and more.

With writing partner and wife Marsheila (Marcy) Rockwell, he wrote the science fiction/horror/thriller 7 SYKOS and the brand-new video game tie-in "Mafia III: Plain of Jars," and has published numerous short stories.

He also writes comics, including the long-running horror/Western series "Desperadoes" and original graphic novels "Zombie Cop" and "Fade to Black." He has managed and owned independent bookstores, and worked in publishing as VP of Marketing for Image Comics/WildStorm, Senior Editor for DC Comics/WildStorm and the first Editor-in-Chief for IDW Publishing.

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Scheduled events:
Workshop: Writing Collaboratively
Writing partners Jeffrey Mariotte and Marsheila Rockwell will discuss how to write collaboratively.

Integrated Learning Center Room 125 (Seats 60)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jeffrey Mariotte, Marsheila Rockwell
V-Wars: Chronicles of the Vampire Wars
Jonathan Maberry created the shared world anthology of V-Wars, a world where the plague is vampires, not zombies. And now V-Wars will be coming to Netflix! Find out about the V-Wars, and shared world anthologies with some of the writers who imagined it.

Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 120, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jonathan Maberry, Jeffrey Mariotte, Yvonne Navarro, Weston Ochse, Marsheila Rockwell
Moderator: Linda Addison

Narcos: The Jaguars Claw
Mystery / Thrillers
ISBN 9781789090123
384 pages
$7.99, INSTOCK
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The first official Narcos tie-in novel tells the story an idealistic young Medellín police officer who finds himself drawn into service to Pablo Escobar. 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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