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Deb O'Donnell Brandon


Deb Brandon is the author of "Threads Around the World: From Arabian Weaving to Batik in Zimbabwe." She is a weaver, respected textile artist and enthusiast, and writer. She’s been an active volunteer with Weave a Real Peace (WARP), including serving multiple terms as a board member as well as writing the long-running “Textile Techniques from Around the World” column for the WARP newsletter. Brandon is a popular speaker on textiles and other topics. She’s an avid traveler and has competed nationally and internationally in dragon boating, and she’s been a professor in the Mathematical Sciences Department at Carnegie Mellon University since 1991. Her other books include the memoir “But My Brain Had Other Ideas,” and her essays have appeared in several publications, including HandEye Magazine and Weaving Today.

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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
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Authors: Cathryn Castle, Laura Dunham, Sarah Jansen, Daphne Russell, Gene Twaronite, Amy Shankland, Sandra Young, Patricia Brooks, Earl Goldmann, Deb Brandon

Books:
Threads Around The World
Other
Schiffer
November 2018
ISBN 9780764356506
160 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Handmade textiles are personal, no matter where in the world they're created, and these photos and explanations of 25 diverse world cultures' techniques vividly share the details. More/less

But My Brain Had Other Ideas
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
She Writes Press
October 2017
ISBN 9781631522468
220 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

An intimate and compelling memoir that explores the short- and long-term impact of brain injury--one that could happen again without warning--on the personal and professional life of a math professor, weaver, world traveler, and mother.

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
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Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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