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)

Spunky Females across Time and Place

Three authors write about spunky girls who demonstrate strength and courage across history and place. Kent Davis's Ruby exists in an alternative colonial America where magic and science meet, while Lita Judge writes about Mary Shelley, the real female creator of Frankenstein. Jessica Spotswood is the editor of two short story books of historical heroines on the margins.

Kent Davis

Kent Davis has spent most of his life making stories. He is an author, game designer and actor. His middle-grade fantasy steampunk trilogy, A Riddle in Ruby, is on sale everywhere you can buy books. Kent teaches for the Honors College at Montana State University and lives with his wife and a wily dog ninja called Bobo in Bozeman, MT....

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Lita Judge

Lita Judge is the award-winning author and illustrator of 22 fiction and nonfiction books including "Mary’s Monster," a YA novel about Mary Shelley and the creation of Frankenstein. Her picture books include "Born in the Wild," "Red Sled," "Hoot and Peep" and "One Thousand Tracings," winner of the International Reading Association Award and an ALA Notable Book....

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Jessica Spotswood

Jessica Spotswood is the editor of "A Tyranny of Petticoats," the companion volume to "The Radical Element." She grew up near the Gettysburg battlefield, in Pennsylvania, but now lives in Washington, D....

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