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

Kari Wergeland, who hails from Davis, California, is a librarian and writer. She moved to Oregon at the age of 14 and eventually attended the University of Oregon, where she earned a B.A. in English. She also holds an M.L.S. in Librarianship from the University of Washington and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing with an emphasis in poetry from Pacific University. Her work has appeared many journals, including Catamaran Literary Reader,Jabberwock Review, The Delmarva Review, New Millennium Writings, Pembroke Magazine, Broad Street, Wisconsin Review,and Crannóg. Wergeland’s long library career has taken her into libraries up and down the West Coast. At some point in all of this, she served as a children’s book reviewer for The Seattle Times.

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Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction (Seats 10)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Authors: Kari Wergeland, Debra Gwartney, Dawn Fried, Wes Choc, Yetta Yvette, Ginny Sollars, Laurie Rein, Mansur Johnson, Melissa Guzzetta, Lynne Ellis

Breast Cancer: A Poem in Five Acts
Finishing Line Press
July 2018
ISBN 9781635345704
44 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Through a single poem, broken into five "acts", the author gets real about her battle with breast cancer. More/less

Voice Break
March 2012
ISBN 9781466495586
66 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

The story of the author's voice through verse.

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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