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 Nonfiction

Richard Chamberlin

I grew up in Miami, FL, spent four years in the Navy during the Vietnam War, then graduated from Columbia College in Chicago in 1972 with a BA in journalism. I worked on a small newspaper in Indiana then moved to Madison, Wisconsin where I became a writer-cab driver for 30 years....

Patrick Dust

Patrick H. Dust earned a Ph.D in the Humanities (Literature and Philosophy) and taught at Carleton College in Northfield Minnesota until his retirement in 2002. Then he turned his attention to his first love, psychology and found grist for his intellectual mill in the emerging discipline of Affective Neuroscience....

Kiyoshi Fish

Kiyoshi Terrell Fish was born in Youngstown, Ohio. He is one of 14 brothers and sisters and his parents have been married for almost 50 years. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 2002 and holds an associate's degree from Kent State University, a Bachelor's degree from Youngstown State University and a Master's in Psychology from the University of Phoenix....

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Mary Havens

Mary A. Havens, first time author shares her compelling story in, "The Shadows in My Heart," where she unmasks the truth and tragic consequences of family secrets and mysteries. This groundbreaking autobiography, her lifelong quest, is about real people who inhabited a sleepy, peaceful Midwestern dairy farm in the Wisconsin Ocooch Mountains....

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Patricia Hollingsworth

I am a pediatric orthopedic nurse who lost my daughter, Keeley, to cancer in 2009. I have enjpyed a distinguished career, working more than 40 years in this field. For the past 25 years, I've worked at the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Lexington, Kentucky....

Dennis Huffington

Dennis Huffington is a bestselling author, blogger, multimedia producer and entrepreneur. In 2016, he founded Enter Media, LLC to publish his first book series. Book one of the series, a memoir subtitled "Inheritance" was a success with readers and became an Amazon bestseller in multiple categories, peaking in the Top 100 for e-books, Top 20 for memoirs and reaching a peak of #5 for LGBT memoirs....

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Dr. Bonnie Lyon

Known as “The Obstacle Tamer,” Dr. Bonnie Lyon is a counselor, author and speaker who has helped thousands to heal their emotional pain and live their best life. She lives by the motto: “Life doesn’t have to be perfect to be wonderful....

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Jeff Mann

Have you ever dreamed of making it in the music business? Jeff Mann did. To make that dream a reality you have to be ALL IN, sleeping, eating and breathing rock ‘n’ roll 24 hours a day, 7 days a week....

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Joan Markwell

A mother, a grandmother, a wife to husband Denny, I was also Dad’s best tomboy. I grew up in Lexington, Kentucky and became a businesswoman in a variety of venues. I have a love of children, the outdoors and water....

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Paige Valdiserri

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Gail Woodard

Author and publisher Gail Woodard delights in helping aspiring, thoughtful authors find the right way to write and publish their books. A native New Englander transplanted to Arizona via southern California, Woodard loves travel, yoga, camping and running (modestly)....

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Tucson Medical Center

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