A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Robert Jones Jr.



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Appearing Courtesy of Jan & Mickey Dowling

Robert Jones Jr. has written for The New York Times, Essence, OkayAfrica, The Feminist Wire and The Grio. He is the creator of the social justice social media community Son of Baldwin. Jones was recently featured in T Magazine‘s cover story “Black Male Writers of Our Time.” 

His debut novel, “The Prophets,” published in January.

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Scheduled events:
Bonds Forged in Survival
Authors Robert Jones Jr. and Tiffany McDaniel come to the festival with two quite different stories that share one common theme: people can find themselves -- and someone else -- even in the most trying to circumstances.

Marshall Foundation Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fiction / Literature

Panelists: Robert Jones, Tiffany McDaniel
Moderator: Jessica Braithwaite

Book:
The Prophets
Fiction / Literature
Penguin Publishing Group
January 2021
ISBN 9780593085684
400 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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