University of Arizona Campus  •  March 11 - 12, 2017  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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Steven Church



Jocelyn Mettler

Steven Church is the author of "The Guinness Book of Me: a Memoir of Record," "Theoretical Killings: Essays and Accidents," "The Day After the Day After; My Atomic Angst" and a collection of essays titled "Ultrasonic." His latest book of nonfiction, "One With the Tiger: Sublime and Violent Encounters Between Humans and Animals" was published in November 2016 by Soft Skull Press. His work has been published in Creative Nonfiction, River Teeth, Fourth Genre, Brevity, AGNI, the Rumpus, Salon.com, Terrain.org and others. He is a founding editor and nonfiction editor for the Normal School and teaches in the MFA program at Fresno State.

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Scheduled events:
Conflict and Coexistence: What Animals Teach Us About Our Humanity
Steven Church and Alison Deming look at human relationships with the natural world, examining the many ways animals in particular both challenge and contribute to our humanity.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 100, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Steven Church, Alison Hawthorne Deming
Moderator: Christopher Cokinos
How We Speak to One Another: Explorations of the Essay
UA English professor Ander Monson and contributors read from and discuss the essays featured in "How We Speak to One Another," giving context to the flexibility and vitality of the essay as a literary form.

Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (Seats 100, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Signing Area - Social & Behavioral Sciences Tent (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Steven Church, Megan Kimble, Will Slattery, Aisha Sabatini Sloan, Katherine Standefer, Nicole Walker
Moderator: Ander Monson

Books:
One With the Tiger: Sublime and Violent Encounters Between Man and Animal
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Soft Skull Press
November 2016
ISBN 9781593766504
Paperback, 300 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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On September 21, 2012, twenty-five year old David Villalobos purchased a pass for the Bronx Zoo and a ticket for a ride on the Bengali Express Monorail. More/less

How We Speak to One Another
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Coffee House Press
March 2017
ISBN 9781566894579
Paperback, 275 pages
$20.00, NYP
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The best of "Essay Daily"each a writer in conversation with and about an essay, whatever its variety, contemporary and classic. More/less

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