University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

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

Michael Perry

Cameron Wittig

Mr. Perry is appearing courtesy of the Arizona Daily Star

Michael Perry is a humorist and New York Times bestselling author who has written for numerous publications, including Esquire, the New York Times Magazine, Salon, and the Utne Reader. A contributing editor to Men's Health, he lives in northern Wisconsin with his family.

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Scheduled events:
Roughneck Grace
Humorist and newspaper columnist Michael Perry shares his perspectives and should have you snorting with laughter and blinking back tears.

Arizona Daily Star Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Humor / Comedy
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Arizona Daily Star Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Michael Perry
Moderator: Norma Coile

Roughneck Grace
Humor / Comedy
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
September 2016
ISBN 9780870208126
Paperback, 240 pages
$18.95, INSTOCK
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New York Times bestselling author, humorist, and newspaper columnist Michael Perry returns with a new collection of bite-sized essays from his Sunday Wisconsin State Journal column, "Roughneck Grace. More/less

Population 485
Humor / Comedy
Harper Perennial
July 2007
ISBN 9780061363504
Paperback, 272 pages
$14.99, INSTOCK
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Welcome to New Auburn, Wisconsin, where the local vigilante is a farmer's wife armed with a pistol and a Bible, the most senior member of the volunteer fire department is a cross-eyed butcher with one kidney and two ex-wives (both of whom work at the only gas station in town), and the back roads are haunted by the ghosts of children and farmers. 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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