Tucson Festival of Books

Elizabeth L. Silver


Elizabeth L. Silver is the author of  “The Majority,” a novel, "The Execution of Noa P. Singleton," a novel and a memoir entitled “The Tincture of Time.” Her work has been published in seven languages and optioned for film.

She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University’s School of Law, and holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of East Anglia.

Silver has written for The Washington Post, The Guardian, New York Magazine, Harper's Bazaar, Los Angeles Review of Books, McSweeney's and others. She now teaches creative writing in UCLA Writers Program. She is also the founder and director of Onward Literary and lives in Los Angeles with her family.

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Scheduled events:
Penning the Past
Asha Lemmie, Laura McNeal and Elizabeth Silver have come to the festival with stories about well-known authors from the past. Did their own experience as authors help shape the narrative? Where do they draw the line between fact and fiction as they craft their historic novels?

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Asha Lemmie, Laura McNeal, Elizabeth Silver
Moderator: Irene McKisson
Journey to the Past: Bringing History to the Pages
Authors Elizabeth Crook, Laura McNeal, Denene Millner and Elizabeth Silver bring history onto the page ... with all the good, bad and ugly that comes along the way. Delve into the past and gain a glimmer of a different time with atmospheric and rich new stories.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Elizabeth Crook, Laura McNeal, Denene Millner, Elizabeth Silver
Moderator: Rae Goodnight

Books:
The Majority
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
Penguin
July 2023
ISBN 9780593331088
384 pages

The Tincture of Time: A Parent's Memoir of (Medical) Uncertainty
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Penguin
January 2017
ISBN 9781101981450