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


Nicole Walker is the author of two recently published books: "Sustainability: A Love Story" and "The After-Normal." Her previous books included "Egg," "Quench Your Thirst with Salt," and "This Noisy Egg." Nicole is nonfiction editor at Diagram and a professor of creative writing at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, where it rains like the Pacific Northwest, but only in July.

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Scheduled events:
Okay Fine. Oh Wait. WHAT?!
Mara Altman, Courtenay Hameister and Nicole Walker find humor in everything they do every day. Chances are they'll find something funny during this hour today, too!

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Mara Altman, Courtenay Hameister, Nicole Walker
Moderator: Nicole Gavin
I'll Tell It My Way
Memoirs come in all shapes and sizes. Mara Altman describes her experiences through humor. Aurelie Sheehan's memoir is as structured as fiction and Nicole Walker's thoughts are filtered through science. Regardless of how they see themselves, we see their stories that as richly insightful.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Mara Altman, Aurelie Sheehan, Nicole Walker
Moderator: Cathi Hanauer
Catastrophic Moments
A discussion about a life-changing event and how characters have to adapt, overcome and find a way to not have it define them.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nana Adjei-Brenyah, Alice Hatcher, Karen Walker
Moderator: Nicole Walker

Books:
Sustainability: A Love Story
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Ohio State University Press
August 2018
ISBN 9780814254851
288 pages
$23.95, INSTOCK
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Personal essays examining what it means to live and love sustainably while still being able to have Internet and eat bacon.

Quench Your Thirst With Salt
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Zone 3 Press
June 2013
ISBN 9780978612771
138 pages
$14.00, INSTORE
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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. "Part affecting memoir, part lyric meditation on water, part cultural critique, but finally about all that is unquenchable in the human experience, Nicole Walker has created a book that is truly sui generis. 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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