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)
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Kelly Jensen



Jennifer Brister

Ms. Jensen is appearing courtesy of Algonquin Books

Kelly Jensen is a former librarian-turned-editor for Book Riot and Stacked. She's the author of "It Happens: A Guide to Contemporary Realistic Fiction for the YA Reader." She loves black licorice and debating genre.

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Scheduled events:
Finding Your Inner Hero as a Girl
Finding your own courage and voice as a girl continues to be difficult within families, school and society. Three authors will talk about girls and the ways they have written to highlight girls finding their own inner heroes.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Angela Cervantes, Kelly Jensen, Erin Entrada Kelly
Moderator: Hannah Gomez
What's Trending in YA
Young adult literature is constantly changing as an exciting area of publishing. YA authors and experts will talk about what they see as currently trending and their predictions for the next big trends.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Ellen Hopkins, Kelly Jensen, Aprilynne Pike
Moderator: Hannah Gomez

Book:
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World
Children / Teens
Algonquin Young Readers
February 2017
ISBN 9781616205867
Paperback, 240 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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Let's get the feminist party started! Here We Are is a scrapbook-style teen guide to understanding what it means to be a twenty-first-century feminist. 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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