University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Nicole Walker


Nicole Walker is the author of three forthcoming books "Sustainability: A Love Story," "Microcosm" and "Canning Peaches for the Apocalypse." Her previous books include "Egg," "Micrograms," "Quench Your Thirst with Salt" and "This Noisy Egg." Her work has been published in Orion, Boston Review, Creative Nonfiction, Brevity, The Normal School and other places. A recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a notable essayist in Best American 2008, 2014, 2015 and 2016 and nonfiction winner of the Best of the Net in 2013 and 2014.

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Scheduled events:
The Memoir: Tell All or TMI?
These 3 memoirists share 3 very different yet deeply personal experiences. How did they draw the line between "tell all" and "TMI?"

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 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: Andrea Avery, Scottie Jones, Nicole Walker
Moderator: Edie Jarolim
Up Close and Personal
Writing about our world takes a critical and careful eye.

National Parks Experience (Seats 146)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - National Parks Experience Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Elena Passarello, Nicole Walker
Focus: Object Lesson Lit
The "Object Lesson Series" is a new phenomenon in literature. Authors select a single, simple object, and explore it from all sides. This session invites 3 "object" authors to explain.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 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: Anna Leahy, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow, Nicole Walker
Moderator: Matt Bell

Books:
Egg
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Bloomsbury Academic
March 2017
ISBN 9781501322853
Paperback, 160 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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Taking in Faberge eggs, Easter eggs, dinosaur eggs, eggs across cultures and cuisines, rotten eggs, and good eggs, Egg is a whimsical and sometimes surprisingly serious examination of the humble egg.

Quench Your Thirst With Salt
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Zone 3 Press
June 2013
ISBN 9780978612771
138 pages
$14.00, OUTOFSTOCK
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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

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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