This panel will feature award-winners from the book festival's nationwide Literary Awards Writing Competition. Rising stars Saloma Furlong, Whitney Kerutis and Sarah Wallman will discuss the journey that has brought them to Tucson. Assistive listening devices available.
|Where:||Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)|
|When:||Sun, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)|
|Genres:||Fiction / Literature, Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction, Poetry|
Saloma Miller Furlong is the first-place Literary Awards winner in nonfiction. She is the author of "Why I Left the Amish: A Memoir" and "Bonnet Strings: An Amish Woman's Ties to Two Worlds."
Sarah Harris Wallman is the first-place Literary Awards winner in fiction. She was awarded Prada's international fiction prize and the grand prize from Dogwood Journal.
Whitney Kerutis is the first-place Literary Awards winner in poetry. Her work has been published in journals such as Anamesa Journal, Window Journal and The Thought Erotic.