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

Helen Macdonald

Bill Johnson, Jr.

Appearing Courtesy of the Sandroff Family

Helen Macdonald is a writer, poet, naturalist and historian of science. Her book H is for Hawk won many prizes, including the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, the Costa Book of the Year, the Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger in France, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction. She is a frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine, and lives in Suffolk, England.


Scheduled events:
Take Wing with Helen Macdonald
Naturalist and best-selling author Helen Macdonald is bringing her love of writing, birds, and the natural world to the festival for the first time to discuss her latest book, "Vesper Flights.”

Citi Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure

Panelist: Helen Macdonald
Moderator: Jim Cook

Vesper Flights
New and Collected Essays
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Grove Atlantic
August 2020
ISBN 9780802128812
Hardcover, 288 pages
$27.00, INSTORE
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H Is for Hawk
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Grove Atlantic
March 2016
ISBN 9780802124739
Paperback, 322 pages
$16.00, 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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