March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Tom Zoellner

Tom Zoellner is the author of eight nonfiction books, including new "Island on Fire: The Revolt that Ended Slavery in the British Empire", and works as a professor at Chapman University and Dartmouth College. Tom is a fifth-generation Arizonan and a former staff writer for The Arizona Republic and the San Francisco Chronicle. He is the recipient of fellowships and residencies from The Lannan Foundation, the Corporation of Yaddo, the Economic Hardship Reporting Project and the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation.  

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Island on Fire
The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire
History / Biography
Harvard University Press
February 2022
ISBN 9780674271159
376 pages

The National Road
Dispatches from a Changing America
Counterpoint Press
November 2021
ISBN 9781640094932
272 pages

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