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

Elaine Querry

Ron Querry is the author of a half-dozen books, including the award-winning novel "The Death of Bernadette Lefthand." He has a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of New Mexico and his writing frequently depicts the intersection of white and native worlds. Of mixed Native American and European American descent, Querry is an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. He lives in northern New Mexico.

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Scheduled events:
Celebrated authors Luis Alberto Urrea and Ron Querry discuss breaking the mold in their signature works by featuring strong women of color.

Nuestras Raíces/Presentation Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Ron Querry, Luis Urrea
Moderator: Elva De La Torre
Bonds of Sisterhood
Shobha Rao, Ingrid Rojas Contreras and Ron Querry will explore the unique bonds of sisters and the determination they have to keep their families together.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Ron Querry, Shobha Rao, Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Moderator: Rita Connelly

The Death of Bernadette Lefthand
Nuestras Raices
Cinco Puntos Press
October 2018
ISBN 9781947627086
232 pages
$17.95, INSTORE
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Twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Ron Querry's haunting first novel about the mysterious death of a young Indian dancer is a stunning portrayl of the spirit and struggles of the Southwest's native peoples.

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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