University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Stories from Special Places


From the Mojave Desert to Bears Ears, the Southwest contains some of the most special landscapes on the globe. Panelists discuss the special places they've recorded in their new books, and how photography and storytelling helps them and their readers connect with those places.


Panelists
Rebecca Robinson

Rebecca Robinson is a Portland, Oregon–based writer. Her work has been widely published, and she has received numerous awards for her work in print, radio and online media. Her book is "Voices from Bears Ears....

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Stephen E. Strom

Stephen E. Strom received his Ph.D. in astronomy from Harvard University in 1964. He has held appointments at Harvard, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Kitt Peak National Observatory in Tucson and the University of Massachusetts....

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Lawrence Walker

Lawrence R. Walker is a professor of plant ecology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the co-author or co-editor of many books, including "A Natural History of the Mojave Desert."

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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