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



Sharona Jacobs

Whitney Scharer earned her MFA in creative writing from the University of Washington. She’s received an Emerging Artist Award in Literature from the St. Botolph Club Foundation and a Somerville Arts Council grant and has been awarded a residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. "The Age of Light" is her first novel.

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Scheduled events:
Looking for Light at the End of the Tunnel
Novelists Jillian Cantor, Jennifer Robson and Whitney Scharer discuss the redemptive power of love after hate, peace after war, justice after prejudice and healing after loss.

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

Panelists: Jillian Cantor, Jennifer Robson, Whitney Scharer
Moderator: Robin Kall
Bringing History to Life
It's as if they were there! Therese Anne Fowler, Michelle Gable and Whitney Scharer introduce us to the rich inner world of the Vanderbilts, Kennedys and artist Lee Miller, and describe how they gave voice to celebrities of another era.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Therese Anne Fowler, Michelle Gable, Whitney Scharer
Moderator: Carol Fitzgerald
Famous Romances
Adrienne Celt, Michelle Gable and Whitney Scharer have offered up-close-and-personal looks at famous 20th-Century love stories. If you promise not to tell, they will take you behind the scenes!

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adrienne Celt, Michelle Gable, Whitney Scharer
Moderator: Lisa Millerd
Whitney Scharer
The Age of Light

MOSTLY BOOKS, Booth #240 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature

Author: Whitney Scharer

Book:
The Age of Light
Fiction / Literature
Little Brown and Company
February 2019
ISBN 9780316524087
384 pages
$28.00, INSTORE
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A sweeping debut set in Paris in the 1930's about the love story between Vogue model turned photographer Lee Miller and the artist Man Ray. 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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