University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Investigative Journalism

Journalists who have been involved in writing True Crime will discuss methods, styles and techniques of investigative journalism.

Shanna Hogan

Shanna Hogan is a journalist and nonfiction writer from Phoenix. Her fourth true crime book, "Secrets of a Marine's Wife," will be featured at the festival as well as, "Picture Perfect: The Jodi Arias Story" and "The Crime Book," a volume co-authored with other writers....

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Edward Humes

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Edward Humes has written fifteen narrative nonfiction books, ranging from the true-crime best-seller "Mississippi Mud"to the critically acclaimed enviro-chronicle "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash," to the PEN Award-winning "No Matter How Loud I Shout," a narrative account of life and death inside Los Angeles Juvenile Court....

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Billy Jensen

Billy Jensen is a true crime journalist focused squarely on unsolved murders and missing persons. In 2016, he had gotten so sick and tired of writing stories with no endings that he decided to try and solve the murders himself....


Michael Sokolove

"The Last Temptation of Rick Pitino" is Michael Sokolove's fifth book. His previous book, "Drama High: The Incredible True Story of a Brilliant Teacher, a Struggling Town and the Magic of Theater" was chosen by USA Today as one of the top ten books of 2013 and was adapted by NBC and "Hamilton" producer Jeffrey Seller as the prime-time series "Rise....

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
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Marshall Foundation

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