University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Susan Cummins Miller

Friends of the Festival

Before becoming a full-time writer, Susan Miller worked for the U. S. Government (primarily with the U. S. Geological Survey), conducting fieldwork in California, Nevada, Idaho and Utah. Subsequently, she taught introductory geology and oceanography at the college level and offered short courses in writing, geology, paleontology and oceanography in Tucson area schools. Susan is currently a Research Affiliate of the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women and a SIROW Scholar.

Susan i. Her most recent book, "Chasm" was the 2016 WILLA Award Finalist in Contemporary Fiction and a 2015 New Mexico/Arizona Book Award Finalist.

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Scheduled events:
The Four-Dimensional Setting
Pima County Public Library's Writer-in-Residence offers a workshop on anchoring your writing in time and place.

Integrated Learning Center Room 145 (Seats 28, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nuestras Raices
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Susan Cummins Miller
Amateur Sleuths
Libby Hellmann, Sara Hoklotubbe and Betty Webb will show their audience how amateur sleuths are the backbones of cozy and not-so-cozy mysteries as seen in their novels. Assistive listening devices available.

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Libby Fischer Hellmann, Sara Sue Hoklotubbe, Betty Webb
Moderator: Susan Cummins Miller

Mystery / Thrillers
Texas Tech University Press
March 2015
ISBN 9780896729155
Paperback, 288 pages
$29.95, INSTOCK
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When colleague Dora Simpson asks Frankie MacFarlane to fill in as geology professor on a whitewater trip through the heart of the Grand Canyon, Frankie jumps at the chance. More/less

Detachment Fault
Mystery / Thrillers
Texas Tech University Press
February 2012
ISBN 9780896726864
Paperback, 224 pages
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Finalist, Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Award, Adult FictionForeWord Book of the Year Award, Honorable MentionAfter the murderous rigors of her Ph. 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
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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