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


Lesley Bannatyne’s fiction and essays have been published in the Boston Globe, Smithsonian, Christian Science Monitor, and Zone 3, Pangyrus, Shooter, and Bosque Literary Magazines; she won the 2018 Bosque fiction prize. As a freelance journalist, she covered stories ranging from druids in Massachusetts to relief workers in Bolivia. She writes extensively on popular culture, and her most recent non-fiction book, Halloween Nation,was short-listed for a Bram Stoker Award. Lesley is thrilled that “Corpse Walks Into a Bar” is part of this year’s Tucson Festival of Books.

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Scheduled events:
Future Best-Sellers?
Meet Lesley Bannatyne, Cinthia Ritchie and Janet Ruth, winners in the book festival's annual writing competition. This year's contest attracted 693 entries from all over the world. This may not be the last time we see Bannatyne, Ritchie and Ruth at the festival!

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lesley Bannatyne, Cinthia Ritchie, Janet Ruth
Moderator: Meg Files

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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