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

True-crime authors will tie together murders and the aftermath of tragedies, both expected and unexpected.

Rus Bradburd

Rus Bradburd is the author of four books: “All the Dreams We’ve Dreamed,” an examination of gun violence in Chicago, the novel-in-stories “Make It, Take It,” the controversial “Forty Minutes of Hell” and the memoir “Paddy on the Hardwood: A Journey in Irish Hoops....

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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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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....


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