March 2022

Bryan Washington



Dailey Hubbard

Appearing In Memory of Stephen Tanner

Bryan Washington is a National Book Award 5 Under 35 honoree, winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence and The New York Times Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. His first book, the story collection "Lot," was a finalist for the NBCC’s John Leonard Prize, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize and the Aspen Words Literary Prize. "Lot" was a New York Times Notable Book, one of Dwight Garner’s top ten books of the year, and on best-of-the-year lists from Time, NPR, Vanity Fair, BuzzFeed and many more. He has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, BuzzFeed, Vulture, The Paris Review, McSweeney’s Quarterly, Tin House, One Story, Bon Appétit, GQ, The Awl and Catapult. His latest novel is "Memorial."

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Scheduled events:
The Humanizing Power of Humor
Authors Bryan Washington and Mateo Askaripour will discuss the unforgettable characters they introduced in their best-selling books, and why humor was so effective in making them so human.

Marshall Foundation Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 2021, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Fiction / Literature
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Panelists: Mateo Askaripour, Bryan Washington
Moderator: Jessica Braithwaite
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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