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

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Peter Ho Davies



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Author sponsored by Everlove

Peter Ho Davies is the author of two novels, “The Fortunes” and “The Welsh Girl” (long-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and two short story collections, “The Ugliest House in the World” (winner of the John Llewelyn Rhys Prize) and “Equal Love” (A New York Times Notable Book). His work has appeared in Harpers, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, The Guardian and The Washington Post, among others, and has been widely anthologized, including selections for Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards and Best American Short Stories. In 2003, Granta magazine named him among its Best of Young British Novelists. Davies is also a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, and is a winner of the PEN/Malamud Award.

Born in Britain to Welsh and Chinese parents, he now makes his home in the US. He has taught at the University of Oregon and Emory University, and is currently on the faculty of the Helen Zell MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

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Scheduled events:
Writers for a New Generation
Smart, hip and witty writers who think out of the box are creating innovative formats, unconventional characters, and a new world view for readers of a new generation. Three notable authors discuss writing for the way we read now.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 120)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Peter Ho Davies, Álvaro Enrigue, Elizabeth McKenzie
Moderator: Helene Woodhams
Immigration Stories
Newcomers arrive in the US embracing the ideal of the American Dream, but the reality may not match vision. Three notable authors discuss their characters, each from a different country, and their very different experiences.

Student Union Tucson (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Peter Ho Davies, Julie Iromuanya, Maceo Montoya
Moderator: Christine Wald-Hopkins

Books:
The Fortunes
Fiction / Literature
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
September 2016
ISBN 9780544263703
Hardcover, 272 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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From the best-selling, acclaimed author ofThe Welsh Girl comes a groundbreaking, provocative new novel recasting American history through the lives of Chinese Americans. More/less

The Welsh Girl
Fiction / Literature
Mariner - HMH
January 2008
ISBN 9780618918522
Paperback, 352 pages
$14.99, INSTORE
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Set in the stunning landscape of North Wales just after D-Day, Peter Ho Davies’s profoundly moving first novel traces the intersection of disparate lives in wartime. More/less

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