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)

Ofelia Zepeda

Ofelia Zepeda, Regents’ Professor, University of Arizona, is a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation. She has published three books of poetry, "Ocean Power: Poems from the Desert," Jewed I-hoi/Earth Movements" and "Where Clouds are Formed." She writes in her first language, Tohono O’odham, and English. She is currently the series editor of Sun Tracks, a book series publishing Native American writers through the University of Arizona Press and is director of the American Indian Language Development Institute (AILDI).

Scheduled events:
Exploring the Truth Behind Creativity
McArthur Award Winners discuss the creative process.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Sandy Lanham, Gary Nabhan, Larry Robertson, Ofelia Zepeda
Moderator: David Polan

Where Clouds are Formed
University of Arizona Press
ISBN 9780816527793
Paperback, 75 pages
$16.95, INSTOCK
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A Native American poet explores aspects of language, American Indian culture, and the land.

Ocean Power
University of Arizona Press
ISBN 9780816515417
Paperback, 89 pages
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The annual seasons and rhythms of the desert are a dance of clouds, wind, rain, and flood—water in it roles from bringer of food to destroyer of life. More/less

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Tucson Medical Center

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