Tucson Festival of Books

Hafsah Faizal (she/her/hers)

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Hafsah Faizal is The New York Times best-selling author of "We Hunt the Flame," "We Free the Stars" and "A Tempest of Tea." She is the founder of IceyDesigns, where she creates websites for authors and beauteous goodies for everyone else. She was a a Forbes 30 under 30 honoree. Faizal was born in Florida and raised in California. She now resides in North Carolina with her husband and a library of books waiting to be devoured.

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Awards: FIYAH Award

Communities: Asian American, Muslim

Scheduled events:
Vampires, Horror, and Justice: Embrace the Night
The combination of the danger and allure of vampires entices readers. Authors of three new vampire books talk about their most recent books and why vampires raise both feelings of horror and issues of justice. Shelby Mahurin, author of the Serpent and Dove series, shares her new dark fantasy, "Scarlet Veil," while Hafsah Faizal, author of the We Hunt the Flame duology, shares her new book in the Blood and Tea duology, and Roseanne Browne shares her Serwa Boateng series.

YA Author Stage (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Roseanne A. Brown, Hafsah Faizal, Shelby Mahurin
Moderator: Celeste Trimble
Teen Worlds: A Carousel of YA Authors
Meet a bunch of YA authors in 60 minutes and enter teen worlds of fantasy, mystery and complicated relationships. Each author will be seated at a table to talk with a small group about their newest book. Every eight minutes the authors will rotate to a new table in our version of author speed-dating.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Hafsah Faizal, Ayana Gray, C.A. Gray, Marc J. Gregson, Shelby Mahurin, Samuel Miller, Axie Oh, Kristen Simmons, Amélie Wen Zhao
Moderators: Lauren Freedman, HOLLY JOHNSON

A Tempest of Tea
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
February 2024
ISBN 9780374389406
352 pages
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We Hunt the Flame
Children / Teens
Square Fish
December 2020
ISBN 9781250250797
Paperback, 480 pages