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)

Facing an Uncertain Future: Power & Intrigue

In dystopian worlds of the future, power and intrigue often combine to create uncertain futures. Paolo Bacigalupi's world is rising seas and bio-engineered super soldiers in his Ship Breaker trilogy. Adrianne Finlay's world consists of clones where the last human being is considered a fossil in "Your One and Only." Veronica Roth's new world in "Carve the Mark" is set in a system of nation-planets where each person's current gift can cause harm and pain as well as good. Assistive listening devices available.

Paolo Bacigalupi

Paolo Bacigalupi’s debut novel "The Windup Girl" was named by Time Magazine as one of the ten best novels of 2009, and also won the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, Compton Crook and John W. Campbell Memorial awards....

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Adrianne Finlay

Adrianne Finlay, originally from Ithaca, New York, now lives in Cedar Falls, Iowa, with her husband, the poet J. D. Schraffenberger, and their two young daughters. Her book, "Your One & Only," is a powerful YA debut novel set in the near future about the only human boy in a world populated by nine clone models and the girl who falls in love with him....

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Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth is the New York Times best-selling author of "Divergent," "Insurgent," "Allegiant" and "Four: A Divergent Collection." The first book in her new series is "Carve the Mark." Roth and her husband live in Chicago....

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