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


Peng Shepherd was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where she rode horses and trained in classical ballet, and has lived in Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and New York. Her debut novel, “The Book of M,” was chosen as an Amazon Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of the Year, and has been featured on The Today Show, NPR On Point, and in The Guardian, Book Riot and Elle Canada. She is a graduate of New York University's M.F.A. in Creative Writing program and a winner of the Elizabeth George Foundation's emerging writers grant.

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Scheduled events:
Nightmare Futures
Charlie Jane Anders, K.S. Merbeth and Peng Shepherd envision futures fraught with peril. Who will survive?

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 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: Charlie Jane Anders, K.S. Merbeth, Peng Shepherd
Moderator: Linda Addison
From a Certain Point of View
How does an author choose who tells the story? And how do those choices change the nature of the tale?

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Maria Dahvana Headley, Katherine Addison, Peng Shepherd, Mindy Tarquini
Moderator: Jennifer Bushroe

Book:
The Book of M
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
William Morrow
June 2018
ISBN 9780062669605
496 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
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Set in a dangerous near future world, The Book of M tells the captivating story of a group of ordinary people caught in an extraordinary catastrophe who risk everything to save the ones they love. More/less

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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

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Marshall Foundation

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