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)

Laura Ellen

Laura Ellen was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. A former Language Arts teacher and special education aide for middle and high school students, she now works as a freelance manuscript consultant and writes mysteries and thrillers from her home in Arizona.

Her experiences as a teen growing up with macular degeneration helped her write her first novel, "Blind Spot," a suspenseful and emotional page-turner for teens. To learn more, visit her website:

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Scheduled events:
Author Pavilion - Young Adult Books
Author Pavilion - Young Adult (Seats 4)
Sat, Mar 11, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Authors: Lisa Caskey, Rose Corcoran, Jacob Devlin, Laura Ellen

Children / Teens
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
June 2014
ISBN 9780544232846
Paperback, 332 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

A debut novel inspired by the author's own experience with blindness follows the adventures of teen Roz, who while fighting an eye disease that is claiming her sight struggles to prove her innocence of a murder that took place on a night she cannot remember. 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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