University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Geneva Maria Escobedo

Geneva Escobedo retired from Pima Community College in 2016 and enjoyed a 30-year career in higher education. She writes poetry and short stories and is a member of Rincon Writers. Her writings cover Mexican culture, family traditions and values, and spirituality.

"Dichos de me Padre" is her first book. Her poetry is published in a woman's anthology, "Our Spirit, Our Reality: celebrating our stories" and in SandsScript art & literature and Cababi Art & Literary Magazine.

She received her B.S.B.A. from Arizona State University and M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.


Dichos de mi Padre: Sayings of my Father
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Hispanic Institute of Social Issues / Latino Book Publisher
September 2017
ISBN 9781936885237
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

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
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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