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

Janice Kaplan is well known as a journalist, TV producer and writer. She is the author of 14 popular books, including the New York Times best-seller, “The Gratitude Diaries” and her new book “How Luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life.” Her books and novels have been translated and published in some 20 countries.

Janice was the editor-in-chief of Parade magazine where she did cover stories with President Barack Obama and interviews with celebrities from Matt Damon to Barbra Streisand. As the executive producer of the TV Guide Television Group, she created and produced more than 30 primetime network television specials. She has written for just about every major magazine in America and has appeared frequently on TV shows including Today and Good Morning America. A graduate of Yale University, she regularly gives speeches and keynote addresses around the country.

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Scheduled events:
How Luck Happens
Janice Kaplan will explore a subject that affects all our lives: luck. Today she will explore how many of the events we think of as random really aren’t. She reveals secrets that allow you to become lucky in life ... and maybe luckier in love.

Arizona Daily Star Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Arizona Daily Star Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Janice Kaplan
Moderator: Darrell Durham

How Luck Happens: Using the Science of Luck to Transform Work, Love, and Life
Business / Leadership
March 2018
ISBN 9781101986394
Hardcover, 352 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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New York Times bestselling author Janice Kaplan examines the phenomenon of luck--and discovers the exciting ways you can grab opportunities and make luck for yourself every day. More/less

The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
August 2016
ISBN 9781101984147
$16.00, INSTORE
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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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