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



Hope Moon

Mark Mayer's stories have appeared in American Short Fiction, Kenyon Review, Guernica, Colorado Review and Mid-American Review. Mayer has an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He spent two years at Cornell College's Center for the Literary Arts as the Robert P. Dana Emerging Writer-in-Residence.

His book is "The Aerialists: Stories."

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Scheduled events:
Healing a Broken Heart
Elizabeth Berg, Rebecca Makkai and Mark Mayer discuss how they develop struggling characters and help them rediscover themselves.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Elizabeth Berg, Rebecca Makkai, Mark Mayer
Moderator: Karyn Prechtel-Altman
Razor Sharp Short Stories
Tackling big and relevant themes that capture life in a moment, the art of short story writing is not to be taken lightly. This panel explores how authors create a compelling, dynamic and intense story in a very short time.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nana Adjei-Brenyah, Mark Mayer, Aurelie Sheehan, Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Moderator: Emily Walsh

Book:
The Aerialists: Stories
Fiction / Literature
Bloomsbury Publishing
February 2019
ISBN 9781635572179
304 pages
$26.00, INSTORE
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"Mark Mayer writes with a humorous, wistful elegance. His stories are singular, as detached and intimate as dreaming. More/less

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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