University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Women Making Their Way

Three ground-breaking novelists discuss books and characters take on roles previously denied to women. Bold and fearless, they risk everything while challenging gender roles in dangerous times.

Marie Benedict

Marie Benedict is a lawyer with more than ten years’ experience as a litigator at two of the country’s premier law firms and for Fortune 500 companies. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College with a focus in history and art history and a cum laude graduate of the Boston University School of Law....

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Rachel Kadish

Rachel Kadish’s most recent novel, "The Weight of Ink," was awarded a National Jewish Book Award, the Julia Ward Howe Fiction Prize, and the Association of Jewish Libraries’ Fiction Award. Her work has been read on National Public Radio and has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Paris Review, Iowa Review and the Pushcart Prize Anthology....

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Kate Quinn

Kate Quinn is the New York Times best-selling author of seven historical novels, including "The Alice Network," "the Empress of Rome Saga" and "the Borgia Chronicles." She attended Boston University, where she earned a bachelor's and master's degree in classical voice....

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