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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)
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Brunonia Barry


Ms. Barry is sponsored by Sara Cohen

Brunonia Barry is the New York Times and international best selling author of "The Fifth Petal," The Lace Reader" and "The Map of True Places." Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. She was the first American author to win the International Women’s Fiction Festival’s Baccante Award and was a past recipient of Ragdale Artists’ Colony’s Strnad Fellowship as well as the winner of New England Book Festival’s award for Best Fiction.


Scheduled events:
Fantastic Fiction
Book club lovers, take note: these authors will discuss the seductive storylines, complex characters, pitch-perfect prose and a touch of the fantastic that make their books the ones that have reviewers raving and readers compulsively turning pages.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Brunonia Barry, Emily Fridlund, Adelia Saunders
Moderator: Colette Bancroft
Blockbuster Novelists
Three prominent authors discuss their craft, what inspires them to write, and their latest books.

UA BookStore (Seats 100)  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 (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Brunonia Barry, Thomas Cobb, T. Jefferson Parker
Moderator: Jeffrey Ronstadt
Setting As Character
In some books the setting is so integral to the story that it could not happen anywhere else. Three authors discuss what happens when setting becomes character.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Brunonia Barry, Reed Karaim, Dawn Tripp
Moderator: Joan Wink

Books:
The Fifth Petal
Fiction / Literature
Crown
January 2017
ISBN 9781101905609
Hardcover, 448 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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Beloved author Brunonia Barry returns to the world of THE LACE READER with this spellbinding new thriller, a complex brew of suspense, seduction and murder. More/less

The Lace Reader
Fiction / Literature
Harper
August 2009
ISBN 9780061624773
Paperback, 416 pages
$14.99, INSTORE
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Every gift has a price . . . every piece of lace has a secret. Towner Whitney, the self-confessed unreliable narrator, hails from a family of Salem women who can read the future in the patterns in lace, and who have guarded a history of secrets going back generations. 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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