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



Cybele Knowles / UA Poetry Center

Aurelie Sheehan is the author of two novels and three short story collections. She is the winner of FC2’s 2018 Catherine Doctorow Innovative Fiction Prize for a new story collection, "Once into the Night." Her work has appeared in Conjunctions, Mississippi Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, The Southern Review and other journals. She is a professor and head of the English Department at the University of Arizona.

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Scheduled events:
Razor Sharp Short Stories
Tackling big and relevant themes that capture life in a moment, the art of short story writing is not to be taken lightly. This panel explores how authors create a compelling, dynamic and intense story in a very short time.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nana Adjei-Brenyah, Mark Mayer, Aurelie Sheehan, Nafissa Thompson-Spires
Moderator: Emily Walsh
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

Books:
Once Into the Night
Fiction / Literature
Fiction Collective 2
February 2019
ISBN 9781573660716
$16.95, NYP
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Demigods on Speedway
Fiction / Literature
University of Arizona Press
November 2014
ISBN 9780816531103
160 pages
$16.95, OUTOFSTOCK
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"A collection of linked short stories set in modern-day Tucson, Arizona, featuring characters who struggle to make ends meet, find love, and find meaning in recession-era America. 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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