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

Merima Helig

Pima County Public Library

Jean Guerrero is an Emmy-award-winning reporter for KPBS, the NPR and PBS affiliate in San Diego. She reports on immigration and border issues for public radio and TV stations across the country. She has also worked for The Wall Street Journal in Mexico City and has an MFA from Goucher College. She won the PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers prize. Her book is "Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir." It's about her quest to understand her Mexican father, who crosses borders both real and illusory.

Scheduled events:
Beyond Borders and Refugees
Three important memoirists share their personal, ongoing and heart-wrenching immigration experiences that required unlimited perseverance, persistence and hope.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Roberta Gately, Reyna Grande, Jean Guerrero
Moderator: Ernesto Portillo Jr.
They Persisted: A Journey Toward Home
Jean Guerrero, Julissa Arce and Reyna Grande share their tears and triumphs in the search for the American Dream and a new home.

Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Julissa Arce, Reyna Grande, Jean Guerrero
Moderator: Ivonne Ramirez

Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
One World/PRH
July 2018
ISBN 9780399592393
$27.00, INSTORE
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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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