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)

They're Making My Book into a Movie!

What's it like when you find out that your book is being made into a feature film? Find out from the authors of "12 Strong" and "Bloodlines."

Melissa Del Bosque

Melissa del Bosque is an investigative reporter with the Texas Observer and a Lannan reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute. She has written about the U.S.-Mexico border since 1998 for various media outlets, including the Guardian and Time....

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Doug Stanton

Doug Stanton is a journalist, lecturer, screenwriter and best-selling author. His book, "Horse Soldiers:The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan" was featured on the front page of the Sunday New York Times Book Review and is the basis for a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced movie called "12 Strong," starring Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon, released by Warner Bros....

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