University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Meet 8 Authors in 60 Minutes

Each author in this speed-dating format will move to a new small group every seven minutes to talk about their most recent book and answer questions. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and interact with eight different authors in 60 minutes. Book-signing will occur in the room at the end of the session.

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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Mónica Brown

Monica Brown, Ph.D. is the author of, most recently, "Lola Levine is Not Mean!" She has written many award-winning books for children, including "Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People," winner of the Américas Award for Children's Literature and an Orbis Pictus Honor for Outstanding Nonfiction, and "Waiting for the Biblioburro," a Christopher Award winner....

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Chris Grabenstein

Chris Grabenstein is the number one New York Times best-selling author of the award-winning Lemoncello Library series, the Welcome to Wonderland series, the Haunted Mysteries series and "The Island of Dr....

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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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Anne Sibley O'Brien

Anne Sibley O’Brien was raised bilingual and bicultural in South Korea and now lives in Maine. Titles she wrote and illustrated include "In the Shadow of the Sun," "I'm New Here," a Kirkus best book of 2015, "The Legend of Hong Kil Dong: The Robin Hood of Korea"and "A Path of Stars....

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James Riley

James Riley lives in Virginia. He is the author of "Half Upon a Time," "Twice Upon a Time" and "Once Upon the End," as well as the "Story Thieves" series. His new release is "Story Thieves: Pick the Plot....

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Susan Goldman Rubin

Susan Goldman Rubin grew up in the Bronx and dreamed of becoming an artist. She illustrated her first three picture books but then turned to writing non-fiction, mainly about art and history, and is the author of more than 55 books for young people....

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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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