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)

Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction

Mark Arnowitz

Mark Arnowitz is a writer, an educator and a traveler. His novels include "In the Summer of Brian Hyland," "That Which is Danced," and "The Charm of Heart." He is also the author of "Waco, Texas!," short stories, 1978-82....

Amanda Baus

Hello, my name is Amanda Ashley Baus. Writing, storytelling and poetry are an obsession and what brings life into my heart. When looking back on my youth, the ability to form intelligible words always felt like a formality....

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Willow Dressel

Willow Dressel has been writing for over eight years and though most of her work is nonfiction, she has enjoyed weaving stories around actual occurrences all her life. Make sure to check out interesting creation science facts on the Bible in her blog: creation-thewrittentruth....

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Paul Goldblatt

Mr. Goldblatt's writing takes a raw and provocative look at contemporary culture and society. His seven works of fiction place under the sociological microscope the country's many and varied storylines, and their unpredictable, often troubling outcomes....

Sheila Grinell

Toward the end of her forty-year career as a creator of science museums, Sheila Grinell began to write fiction. "APPETITE," her debut, was published in 2016, and she is hard at work on another novel. Born in a taxi in Manhattan, she studied at The Bronx High School of Science, Harvard University and the University of California at Berkeley....

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Pawan Mishra

Pawan Mishra is an award-winning author, producer, director and a leader in finance and technology industries. In Jan 2017 Huffington Post listed his novel "Coinman" as one of the best independently published fiction books of year 2016....

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Roberta Parry

Roberta Parry is the author of novels, short stories and plays. Two of her four plays won awards and received full production. Her novel "Killing Time" won second place for adult fiction in the New Mexico Press Women's 2017 Communications Contest....

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Alberto Ramirez

Alberto Ramirez was born in East Los Angeles and earned a degree in English literature from the University of Los Angeles, California. He has contributed work to the Westwind Journal of the Arts and Angel City Review....

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William Lynam

Bill Lynam is a writer and publisher. His latest book is "Steampunk Mashup: A Collection of Victorian Adventures." These short stories take place worldwide. His "Footloose Pilgrims: A Journal of Moped Travels Through Europe" is a coming of age narrative during the middle 1950's....

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Roland Church

Roland Rick Church is retired and lives in Tucson, AZ. Rick is an enrolled member of the Stockbridge-Munsee tribe a band of the Mohican Indian forced to move from New York into Wisconsin. Rick was a Marine combat squad leader in Vietnam and had a 26 year career in law enforcement with 6 different agencies....

Peter Likins

Peter Likins is President Emeritus of the University of Arizona and former president of Lehigh University. He was educated at Stanford and MIT, served on the engineering faculty at UCLA and was dean of engineering and then provost at Columbia....

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Linda Watkins

Born on the east coast, Linda Watkins grew up in a suburb of Detroit. After college (Carnegie Mellon, '70), she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area where she lived and worked most of her adult life. In 2006, she packed her belongings and, with her four rescue dogs, took the plunge and moved to a remote island off the coast of Maine....

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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

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Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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