Tucson Festival of Books

Beatriz Williams (she/her)


Beatriz Williams is the New York Times, USA Today and internationally bestselling author of "Our Woman in Moscow," "The Summer Wives," "The Secret Life of Violet Grant," "A Hundred Summers" and several other works of historical fiction, including four novels in collaboration with fellow bestselling authors Karen White and Lauren Willig, most recently "The Lost Summers of Newport." A graduate of Stanford University with a master's degree in business administration, Williams worked as a communications and corporate strategy consultant in New York and London before her first novel was published in 2012. Williams' books have won numerous awards, have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and appear regularly in bestseller lists around the world.

Williams now lives with her husband and four children near the Connecticut shore, where she divides her time between writing and laundry.

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Scheduled events:
The 3 W’s of Fiction
Karen White, Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig have more in common than the 23rd letter of the alphabet. They are three of our best-loved authors of historical fiction, and today they will discuss their collaboration while writing "The Lost Summers of Newport."

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Karen White, Beatriz Williams, 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 Lost Summers of Newport
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2022
ISBN 9780063040748
400 pages
$28.99
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Our Woman in Moscow
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
June 2022
ISBN 9780063020795
464 pages