Tucson Festival of Books

Lauren Willig (she/her)



Amanda Suanne

Lauren Willig is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 20 works of historical fiction, including "Band of Sisters," "The Summer Country," the RITA Award-winning Pink Carnation series, and four novels co-written with Beatriz Williams and Karen White. Her books have been translated into more than 20 languages, picked for Book of the Month Club, awarded the RITA, Booksellers Best, and Golden Leaf awards, and chosen for the American Library Association’s annual list of the best genre fiction. An alumna of Yale University, she has a graduate degree in history from Harvard and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She lives in New York City with her husband, two young children, and vast quantities of coffee.

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Awards: RITA Award


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
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

Books:
The Lost Summers of Newport
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2022
ISBN 9780063040748
400 pages
$28.99
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Band of Sisters
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
March 2022
ISBN 9780062986160
544 pages