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

Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction

Eugene Sierras

Eugene Sierras was born in Tucson, Arizona. He attended local schools and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1964. Immediately after graduation he was called to active duty and commissioned as Ensign, United States Naval Reserve....

Paula Winskye

Author Paula F Winskye began writing stories at age 12, but did not release her first novel until 2003. She published her 18th in 2017. Best known for her Tony Wagner mystery series, she has also authored 4 romances, 4 volumes of the Collins Family Saga, a middle grade novel and the first Randy McKay mystery....

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Ross Lampert

Ross B. Lampert has been in love with both science and words - and hence science fiction and fantasy - since at least third grade, when he wrote a one-act SF play. After detours through public school, college and the Air Force, he returned to writing full time in, appropriately enough, 2001....

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Dick Totino

Richard (Dick) Totino was raised on an apple farm in the town of Marlboro, N.Y. His small town roots and values have guided him throughout his life. Although he has traveled extensively, he still considers himself a small-town boy with small-town values....

Linda Naseem (Hofer)

Linda Naseem is a retired RN and a world traveler, having lived in Germany, Sweden and Nigeria. Her first novel, "NOTHING," was inspired by her marriage to a meth addict. Aside from fictionalizing the experience, she now lectures to college students and other interested groups on various aspects of substance use....

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George McGaughey

Poet and writer George McGaughey grew up in Colorado, but also called El Paso, Texas home for many years. After retirement, he traveled the U.S. and Canada in his RV for four years, accompanied by his artist wife, Peggy, his trusty fly rod, and an unquenchable thirst for adventure....


C.J. Foxx

Larger than a one man band yet smaller than an imperial army, C.J. Foxx is the melding of dynamic minds. Comprised of a small group of diverse individuals, they're bound by the philosophy that every fleeting moment or each cascading idea possesses immense value that deserves deep exploration and chronicling....

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John Olson

Mike Olson grew up in Tucson. He went to Howell Elementary, Alice Vail Jr. High School, Amphi HS and graduated from UofA in 1986 with a degree in Architecture and a commission in the US Army. He wrote "Crossing the Tigress" as therapy, to help him process what happened in Iraq to him, other coalition members and the Iraqi people....

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MJ LaBeff

MJ LaBeff is an American author best described as the girl-next-door with a dark side. MJ grew up in northeastern Ohio but traded snow for sunshine and moved to southern Arizona over a decade ago where she lives with her husband, Jeff and two big dogs, Samson and Wally....

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Gail Ann Gibbs

Gail Ann Gibbs grew up in the Texas Panhandle, and continues to live and write in the sunny Southwest. She ended up with two college degrees (neither related to writing) and has been employed in a variety of interesting jobs, some of which may end up in novels someday....

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Ellen Fisher

Ellen Kingman Fisher, PhD, was a senior program officer with the Gates Family Foundation and the Director of the Molly Brown House Museum in Denver. She served on the board of the Colorado State Historical Society (now History Colorado) for 28 years and on the Advisory Board of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for 9 years....

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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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