Tucson Festival of Books

Kristina McMorris


Kristina McMorris is a New York Times bestselling author of two novellas and seven historical novels, including the million-copy bestseller "Sold on a Monday," most recently, "The Ways We Hide," and the collaborative "When We Had Wings." Before becoming a full-time author, McMorris hosted weekly TV shows for Warner Bros. and an ABC affiliate. She also owned a wedding-and-event-planning company until she surpassed her limit of “Y.M.C.A.” and chicken dances. McMorris lives near Portland with her two teenage sons. This will be her sixth visit to the Tucson Festival of Books. 

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Awards: Recipient of more than twenty literary awards

Communities: Asian American, Mixed Race


Scheduled events:
Resilience in War
This morning we will meet four authors who have detailed the horrors of living in war zones, while at the same time featuring warm, human, everyday people who somehow overcome even the most trying circumstances.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jennifer Coburn, Kristina McMorris, Susan Meissner, Lauren Willig
Moderator: Pamela Treadwell-Rubin
Loyalty in War
Three masters of historical fiction discuss how they’ve developed characters and crafted stories that highlight the wars that their characters fight -- both on the battlefields and within themselves -- during times of conflict.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tara Ison, Kristina McMorris, Beatriz Williams
Moderator: Eve Cran

Books:
The Ways We Hide
Fiction / Literature
Sourcebooks, Incorporated
September 2022
ISBN 9781728249766
496 pages

When We Had Wings
Fiction / Literature
Harper Muse
October 2022
ISBN 9780785253341
432 pages