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)

Fierce Heroines In Action within Fantasy Worlds

Three best-selling YA fantasy authors will talk about writing about fierce heroines and their creation of compelling fantasy worlds. Join the authors of the Red Queen series, "The Cruel Prince" and the Magisterium series, and the Seven Realms/Shattered Realms series. Assistive listening devices available.

Victoria Aveyard

Victoria Aveyard is the New York Times best-selling author of the Red Queen series. Victoria was born and raised in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, a small town known only for the worst traffic rotary in the continental United States....

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Holly Black

Holly Black is the best-selling author of contemporary fantasy novels, including "Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale" and the New York Times best-selling Spiderwick series. She has been a finalist for the Mythopoeic Award and the Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award....

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Cinda Williams Chima

New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Cinda Williams Chima writes fantasy books for teens of all ages, including the Heir Chronicles series and the Seven Realms series. Her critically acclaimed books appear on numerous state awards lists....

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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
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