March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

James Han Mattson

Ria Czichotzki

James Han Mattson is the acclaimed author of The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves and Reprieve. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he is the recipient of awards from the Michener-Copernicus Society of America and Humanities North Dakota. He was a featured storyteller on The Moth and has taught writing at the University of Iowa, the University of Cape Town, George Washington University, the University of Maryland, Murray State University and the University of California-Berkeley. He is currently the fiction editor of Hyphen magazine. He was born in Seoul, Korea and raised in North Dakota.

A Novel
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
October 2021
ISBN 9780063079915
416 pages

The Lost Prayers of Ricky Graves
Fiction / Literature
Amazon Publishing
January 2017
ISBN 9781503942479
366 pages

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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

Key Sponsors

Marshall Foundation

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