Festival Staff / February 2, 2012
Author Luis Alberto Urrea will keynote the annual Author's Table Dinner, to be held Friday, March 9.
Urrea's best-seller "Devil's Highway," a nonfiction account of Mexican immigrants lost in the Arizona desert, won the 2004 Lannan Literary Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
Urrea is also the author of "The Hummingbird's Daughter" and "Into the Beautiful North." His most recent novel is "Queen of America."
Tickets for the dinner are sold out.
The Author's Table Dinner is held on the Friday evening preceding the Tucson Festival of Books. Guests at the dinner have the chance to socialize with some of the Festival's presenting authors (who are seated at least one per table).