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

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Adrienne Celt


Adrienne Celt is the author of "The Daughters," a novel (W.W. Norton/Liveright), which won the 2015 PEN Southwest Book Award and was shortlisted for the 2016 Crawford Award. Her first collection of comics, "Apocalypse How? An Existential Bestiary," was released by DIAGRAM/New Michigan Press in 2016, and she publishes a webcomic (most) every Wednesday at loveamongthelampreys.com. Her work has been recognized by an O. Henry Prize, a Glenna Luschei Award, and published in Esquire, The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Epoch, Blackbird, ZYZZYVA, and many other places. She lives in Tucson, where she was Writer-in-Residence for the Pima County Public Library during the summer of 2015.

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Scheduled events:
Stories Within Stories
Folklore, fiction, and family stories: what role do they play in our lives? Are they simply for diversion or do they have a more meaningful impact?

Student Union Tucson (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adrienne Celt, Emily Fridlund, Bob Proehl
Moderator: Eve Cran
Tucson Authors Tell All!
Three notable local authors compare notes on their Old Pueblo ties, Southwest inspirations, having a book on the big stage, and life in the literary fast lane.

Student Union Tucson (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Karen Brennan, Adrienne Celt, Reed Karaim
Moderator: Douglas Mitchell
Myth and Memory
The past informs the present and is never far behind the characters in these three novels, whose authors will discuss how long-buried secrets and ancestral legacy can overwhelm and undo us.

Student Union Tucson (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Adrienne Celt, Adelia Saunders, Dominic Smith
Moderator: Roger Myers

Book:
The Daughters
Fiction / Literature
Liveright
June 2016
ISBN 9781631491948
Paperback, 272 pages
$15.95, INSTORE
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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
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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