University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Peternelle van Arsdale



Elena Seibert

Peternelle van Arsdale is a book editor, essay and short story writer, and the author of "The Beast Is an Animal" and "The Cold Is in Her Bones." She lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she is at work on her third novel.

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Scheduled events:
Advice from an Editor
Advice from an author who has multiple experiences as an editor for different kinds of publications.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Peternelle van Arsdale
Moderator: Michelle Mohrweis
Step into the Dark Side of YA Fantasy
Step into the dark side through the fantasy novels of three YA authors who talk about how and why they explore darkness within their books.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Megan Shepherd, Peternelle van Arsdale, Kiersten White
Moderator: Michelle Mohrweis

Books:
The Cold Is In Her Bones
Children / Teens
Margaret K. McElderry Books
January 2019
ISBN 9781481488440
416 pages
$18.99, INSTOCK
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One girl must uncover secrets of the past to save her friend from a terrible curse in this dark and mesmerizing story of love, revenge, and redemption inspired by the myth of Medusa. More/less

The Beast Is an Animal
Children / Teens
Simon and Schuster
February 2017
ISBN 9781481488419
352 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
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Raised by strict, devout people after soul eaters attacked her village and spared only the children, Alys grows up longing for the freedom of the forest while hiding a gift that would mark her as a witch.

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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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Marshall Foundation

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