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

Andrea Ibanez

Andrea Elena Ibáñez is an anthropologist trained at Syracuse University and Duke University who most recently retired from a career as a public administrator with the City of Tucson. She has published scores of articles about travel, culture, history and the Southwest in the Tucson Weekly, Valley Guide Quarterly, Tucson Guide Quarterly and The New York Times. She was the author of the chapters on Tucson and Southern Arizona in Fodor’s 1999 Arizona guide and Fodor’s USA 1999 guide.

Her time living in North Carolina inspired the Carolina Trilogy, a mystery series set in three distinct areas of that state: the piedmont, the coastal area and the mountains.

The first in the Carolina Trilogy mystery series, A Mockingbird’s Song,” is available at Antigone Books, Clues Unlimited and in digital and print format from

The second novel “A Dowitcher’s Dirge,” is available at Antigone Books, Clues Unlimited and in digital and print format from

She is currently at work on the third novel, “A Tanager’s Tale.”

You can contact her at

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Scheduled events:
Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction
Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction (Seats 12)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Authors: Patricia Batta, Marj Charlier, Matthew Duncan, Sheila Grinell, Judy Howard, Andrea Ibanez, Wendy Landers, Nelle Lewis, Marsheila Rockwell, Eugene Sierras, Sandra Simmons, Shay Wills

A Dowitcher's Dirge
Mystery / Thrillers
January 2016
ISBN 9781523363520
Paperback, 218 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

“A Dowitcher’s Dirge” is the second book in the Carolina Trilogy where Gemma Farnese is deep in a relationship with Sgt. 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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