University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Launching Your First Book


Three debut authors will discuss their experiences in launching their first novel, including finding an agent and publisher, working with editors and publicists, engaging in social media and marketing and promoting their books. The panel will be facilitated by the president of a book publicity and marketing agency.


Panelists
Dusti Bowling

Dusti Bowling grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona, where, as her family will tell you, she always had her nose in a book. But it wasn’t until after starting down a couple of different career paths that Bowling realized her true passion was writing....

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Stephanie Elliot

Stephanie Elliot is the author of the young adult novel "Sad Perfect," which is inspired by her daughter’s journey with ARFID, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. She has written for a variety of websites and magazines and is also an editor and book reviewer....

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Paul Mosier

Paul Mosier began writing novels in 2011, but has written in some fashion his entire life. He lives a short walk from the place of his birth in downtown Phoenix, Arizona, but it has been a very circuitous route that brought him there....

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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
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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