Tucson Festival of Books

Sari Horwitz


Sari Horwitz is a four-time Pulitzer-Prize winning investigative reporter who has been at The Washington Post for nearly four decades, where she has covered the Justice Department and criminal justice issues. She was a lead reporter on the Post’s “The Opioid Files” series, which was a Pulitzer Finalist for Public Service in 2020. Horwitz has authored or co-authored four books: "American Cartel: Inside the Battle to Bring Down the Opioid Industry," "Finding Chandra: A True Washington Murder Mystery," "Sniper: Inside the Hunt for the Killers Who Terrorized the Nation" and "Justice in Indian Country." Her new book is "American Cartel."

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Awards: Pulitzer Prize

Communities: Tucsonan


Scheduled events:
The Opioid Crisis
Of all the many challenges facing Americans today, none is more complex than controlling opioid abuse. In this session, three expert analysts — Beth Macy, David Enrich and Sari Horwitz — will take us to the front lines of America's opioid crisis.

Student Union Gallagher Theater (Seats 337)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Enrich, Sari Horwitz, Beth Macy
Moderator: Ann Brown
Inquiring Minds Want to Know
In this session, four well-known investigative journalists -- one of them moderator Mort Rosenblum -- will compare notes about their own stories and the persistence they needed to keep following the trail.

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Katherine Corcoran, Sari Horwitz, Joshua Prager
Moderator: Mort Rosenblum
The Battle Against Drugs, Addiction
It would be a lucky family that is not touched by addiction and dependency these day. In this session, our three authors will look at this issue from three very different points of view. Laura Cathcart Robbins tells her personal story. Sari Horwitz looks at officers charged with enforcement, and Beth Macy will explore whether control is a realistic goal.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Laura Cathcart Robbins, Sari Horwitz, Beth Macy
Moderator: Kyle Lininger

Books:
American Cartel
Inside the Battle to Bring Down the Opioid Industry
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Grand Central Publishing
January 2022
ISBN 9781538737200
416 pages

Sniper
Inside the Hunt for the Killers Who Terrorized the Nation
True Crime
Random House Publishing Group
September 2004
ISBN 9780345476623
336 pages