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Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction

Phillip Garcia

Phillip Garcia is a writer and sometime director. He lives and works in the Phoenix area with his long suffering wife and their three children.

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Dana Gaulin

Hello, I am so excited to be at the Tucson Festival of Books 2019. I am a native of Southern Arizona born and raised in Tucson. I am the oldest of four children and began telling wild stories when my siblings came into the world as a way to help entertain them....

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Sheila Grinell

Toward the end of her 40-year career as a leader of science museums, Sheila Grinell began to write fiction. Her debut novel, "APPETITE," was publshed by She Writes Press in 2016. A second novel, "THE CONTRACT," will be released next year....

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Yang Huang

Yang Huang grew up in Jiangsu, China and came to the U.S. to study computer science. While working as an engineer, she studied literature and pursued writing, her passion since childhood. Her collection of linked family stories My Old Faithful won the Juniper Prize for Fiction....

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Josephine Maestas

Rev. Joy, has been on a spiritual journey most of her life. Rev. Joy has a varied background in customer service, advertising, insurance and legal secretary skills. She has already co-authored and published, “The Wedding and Reception planning workbook” and “The DIY Wedding Guide....

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Kelli Peacock

K.L. Peacock (Kelli) lives in Tucson, Arizona. She is an avid photographer, traveler and rose gardener. Born and raised in Central New York State near the Finger Lakes, she moved to Tucson twenty-five years ago....

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Duke Southard

Updated biography (as of November 25, 2018) Duke Southard won an Edie, the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Award for his contribution to the school library media profession in the state. He has published professional articles in Media and Methods magazine....

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