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

Berg Krusing LLC

Cinthia Ritchie is an Alaskan writer, ultra-runner and three-time Pushcart Prize nominee who splits her time between Anchorage, Alaska and Tucson. She’s recipient of fellowships at Hedgebrook, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Hidden River Arts, Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award, Connie Boochever Fellowship and a 2013 Best American Essay notable mention. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Evening Street Review, Sport Literate, Rattle, Best American Sports Writing, Mary, Into the Void, Clementine Unbound, Deaf Poets Society, Forgotten Women anthology, Nasty Women anthology, Gyroscope Review, The Hunger, Bosque Literary Journal and others. Her first novel "Dolls Behaving Badly" was published by Hachette Book Group.

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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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