University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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James Reel

Friends of the Festival

James Reel is Arizona Public Media's classical music director and a weekday morning announcer on KUAT-FM. He is also the president of the Arizona Friends of Chamber Music. He has served as arts editor of both the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Weekly. In the early years of this century he covered border issues for such outlets as Salon, the National Catholic Reporter and Sojourners. He is the author of the guidebook "CitySmart: Tucson."

Scheduled events:
Sophomore Books
Discover how authors tackle writing their second book while also continuing to promote their first book, handle their nerves about writing another book and not burning out. This panel will feature two mystery authors and two fiction authors. Assistive listening devices available.

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Shannon Baker, Carrie La Seur, Isabella Maldonado, Cynthia Swanson
Moderator: James Reel
Tom Miller, Hot and Cold
Cuba's leading export to Tucson has been Tom Miller, the longtime Cubanista whose latest book from UA Press is "Cuba, Hot and Cold." This panel will honor Tom with readings and a conversation about his life and his career.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tom Miller, James Reel, Eliana Rivero
Moderator: Robert Houston

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
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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