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 Nonfiction

Anne Dorre

E. J. McCully (1915-1973) was born in La Grande, Oregon, and raised in Oakland, California. He became a Regimental Personnel Officer and Captain in the 415th Infantry Regiment of the 104th Infantry Division of the U....

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Heidi Blankenship

Heidi Elizabeth Blankenship grew up with wilderness on the horizon in Wellsville, Utah. After receiving a B.S. in English, she became a ranger and has had the good fortune to serve for state and federal agencies on the Colorado Plateau and in the Sonoran Desert....

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Saskia Tepe

Saskia Tepe was born in 1954 in Germany. She and her mother emigrated to the UK in 1961 under the auspices of World Refugee Year 1959. She has taught Modern Languages, and worked in the whisky, computer and banking industries....

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Lindy Kedro

Lindy Kedro, M.Ed., is an artist, writer, homesteader, and early childhood education specialist residing with her family in south-central Colorado. Her years of professional experience in the early childhood education field have led her to pursue a life founded upon the principles of simplicity, respect and self-sufficiency....


David Soto

David grew up in Tucson graduating from California State University, Fresno, California specializing in Technical Illustration. A self-taught artist, he worked on "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" for Marvel Comics in San Diego and then into technical publications specializing in software training for the Grossmont-Cuyamaca school district in California....

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Corey Seemiller

Dr. Corey Seemiller is an educator, researcher and author on issues related to leadership and civic engagement. She received her Ph.D. in Higher Education and serves as a faculty member in the Department of Leadership Studies in Education and Organizations at Wright State University....

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Michael Laramie

Mr. Laramie is the author of two books "The European Invasion of North America: Colonial Conflict along the Hudson-Champlain Corridor, 1609-1760," and "By Wind and Iron: Naval Campaigns in the Champlain Valley, 1665-1814....

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Emily Creigh

Longtime Tucsonan Emily C. Creigh published her 'parallel memoir' "Journey to the Heart of the Condor" last year to wide acclaim. It has received all five-star ratings on, recently won the 2017 Moritz Thomsen Peace Corps Experience Award given by Peace Corps Writers, and sold hundreds of copies....

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Paula Familetti

With few exception Christianity and every contemporary religion, has suffered from the effects of being written, interpreted and conveyed by men for men. My gold medal winning book, "Prostitutes, Virgins and Mothers: Questioning Teachings About Biblical Women", interprets the stories of select biblical women from a woman's perspective for a contemporary audience....

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Steph Gordon

I'm excited about new adventures and new horizons in the literary world. Flights of the mind, chances to travel and be inspired by new people, places and experiences. I am especially interested in learning more and writing about my own heritage and history as a Black woman whose roots are southern, creole and of course African....

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Geneva Escobedo

Geneva Escobedo retired from Pima Community College in 2016 and enjoyed a 30-year career in higher education. She writes poetry and short stories and is a member of Rincon Writers. Her writings cover Mexican culture, family traditions and values, and spirituality....


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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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Stocker Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
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