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


Susan Kuklin is the award-winning author and photographer of more than 30 books for children and young adults that address social issues and culture, including "No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row" and "Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out," which was named a Stonewall Honor Book. Her photographs have appeared in the Museum of the City of New York, documentary films, Time magazine, Newsweek and the New York Times. Her new book is "We Are Here to Stay: Voices of Undocumented Young Adults."

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Scheduled events:
The Changing YA Landscape of LGBTQ+ Books
LGBTQ+ is undergoing major changes in the types of YA books being published and in the expectations of readers. Three YA authors who have published across genres will share their perspectives on the changing landscape of what is being published and their readers as an audience.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Bill Konigsberg, Susan Kuklin, Anna-Marie McLemore
Moderator: Carol Brochin
Entering the Field of Nonfiction Writing
Three successful writers of different types of informational books will share their strategies as writers of these books as well as their advice on getting nonfiction published.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Susan Kuklin, Pamela Turner, Andrea Warren
Moderator: Allan Koritzinsky

Books:
We Are Here to Stay
Children / Teens
Candlewick Press
January 2019
ISBN 9780763678845
192 pages
$19.99, INSTORE
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Beyond Magenta
Children / Teens
Candlewick Press
March 2015
ISBN 9780763673680
$12.99, INSTOCK
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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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