University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Crystal Hana Kim


Sponsored by Arizona Lithographers

Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel is "If You Leave Me." She was a 2017 PEN America Dau Short Story Prize winner and has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Hedgebrook and Jentel. Her work has been published in The Washington Post, Elle Magazine, Nylon and Electric Literature. She is a contributing editor at Apogee Journal and is the director of writing instruction at Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband.

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Scheduled events:
From Out of the Ashes ...
The destruction of a country being ravished by a civil war and unimaginable violence can also sometimes give way to hope, love and a fierce determination of freedom. Crystal Hana Kim, Ingrid Rojas Contreras and Tatjana Soli will explore the darker side of humanity and the shining light that can emerge.

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 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, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Tatjana Soli
Moderator: Jenny Carrillo
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
Don't Count Me Out, She Said
What does feminism look like across continents, cultures, circumstances and time? Crystal Hana Kim, Wayetu Moore and Shobha Rao will introduce us to some resilient women and the choices they made to survive.

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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, Wayetu Moore, Shobha Rao
Moderator: Laura Penny

Book:
If You Leave Me
Fiction / Literature
William Morrow/HarperCollins
August 2018
ISBN 9780062645173
432 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
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"If You Leave Me is graced with truly wonderful writing; great poise, lyricism, intelligence, and an utterly engrossing portrayal of life. 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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