Tucson Festival of Books

Kathleen Glasgow


Kathleen Glasgow is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of "Girl in Pieces," "You'd Be Home Now," "How to Make Friends With the Dark" and "The Agathas" (with Liz Lawson). "You'd Be Home Now" was a 2021 Kirkus Best Book of the Year. Other awards include the Amelia Walden Honor award; ILA Honor Book; Amelia Bloomer Project selection. Her books have been named to "best of" lists by the New York Public Library, Amazon, Cosmopolitan, United by Pop and more, and have been published in 24 countries. She lives in Tucson, Ariz.

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Awards: New York Times bestseller (Girl in Pieces; The Agathas); Walden Honor Book (Girl in Pieces); Amelia Bloomer Project Selection (Girl in Pieces); ILA Honor Book (How to Make Friends With the Dark)

Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan


Scheduled events:
Murder, Mystery and Dark Secrets
The everyday world of school and family can hide a darker world of murder and deep secrets ... a dark world whose mysteries must be uncovered to discover what is actually occurring.

Teen & Author Stage (Seats 105)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kathleen Glasgow, Sofia Lapuente, Liz Lawson, Jarrod Shusterman
Moderator: Amanda Becker
Teen Worlds: A Carousel of Young Adult Authors
Meet a bunch of YA authors in 60 minutes and enter teen worlds of fantasy, mystery and complicated relationships. Each author will be seated at a table to talk with a small group about their newest book. Every eight minutes the authors will rotate to a new table in our version of author speed-dating.

College of Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nick Brooks, Alexene Farol Follmuth, Kathleen Glasgow, E. Lockhart, Sofia Lapuente, Kami Larsen, Liz Lawson, Sunya Mara, Jarrod Shusterman, Ibi Zoboi
Moderators: Marie LeJeune, Tracy Smiles
Writing an Engaging and Suspenseful Mystery
The authors of The Agatha mysteries will share their tips for how to write a murder mystery that engages the reader, but also keeps the reader in suspense. They will talk about the balance of not giving away the solution too quickly, while not making the mystery so complex that readers get lost.

Education Room 333 (Seats 44, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kathleen Glasgow, Liz Lawson

Books:
The Agathas
Children / Teens
Random House Children's Books
May 2022
ISBN 9780593431115
416 pages
$18.99
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Girl in Pieces
Children / Teens
Random House Children's Books
April 2018
ISBN 9781101934746
448 pages
$10.99
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