University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2017!

March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Tricia Barr

I always loved writing. Even as a young child, I dazzled my teachers with my sappy short love stories. In high school, I always started stories but never finished them, thinking that a different profession would be more practical. The one thing I loved more than reading and writing about romance and adventure was to actually live it and travel, so I pursued a degree in Anthropology, hoping to one day work in Egypt as an archaeologist. I graduated from the University of Arizona in 2011 and looked hard for a job in my field for two years, fruitlessly, until I realized that my degree would just never give me the life I wanted. My husband's job revolves around the property we own, so moving to pursue a job in archaeology was not an option, and even if I did get a job, it wouldn't give me the freedom I wanted. So I decided to follow my first passion, writing. I had an amazing dream that I knew would make a great book, so I turned it into one. Now I have exactly the life I want. I get to travel whenever I want with my wonderful husband, Eric, and have thrilling, passion-filled adventures that I can write about and share with the world, and hopefully influence young future writers.

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Scheduled events:
Author Pavilion - Young Adult Books
Author Pavilion - Young Adult (Seats 4)
Sun, Mar 12, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Authors: Tricia Barr, Lee Haywood, Crystale Long, Beverley Blount (B. Palma)

Children / Teens
Caliburn Press
October 2015
ISBN 1629293318
Paperback, 256 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Young Adult title. Bound, by fear, by fire, by destiny. Phoenyx Blake has a secret. More/less

The Amarant
Children / Teens
February 2017
ISBN 9781542982214
Paperback, 410 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

A fictional world brought to life, a dark romance that promises eternity, and a secret that threatens to end it all. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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