Tucson Festival of Books

T.J. Klune


Sponsored by Friend of the Festival

T.J. Klune is The New York Times and USA Today best-selling, Lambda Literary Award-winning author of "The House in the Cerulean Sea," "Under the Whispering Door," "In the Lives of Puppets" and the "Green Creek" series for adults, the "Extraordinaries" series for teens and more. Being queer himself, Klune believes it's important—now more than ever—to have accurate, positive queer representation in stories.

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Awards: Lambda Literary Award

Communities: LGBTQ+, Neurodivergent


Scheduled events:
Love in the Time of Monsters
Join authors TJ Klune, Isabel Cañas, and Tracy Wolff as they discuss writing new romances with classic characters such as shapeshifters and vampires. Find out how they approach writing such iconic character types and how they made it their own.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Lower Level (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Isabel Cañas, Tracy Wolff, T.J. Klune
Moderator: Jody Hardy
Once Upon a Time
Dive into a world where age-old enchantments meet modern imagination in this spellbinding panel featuring three visionary authors. This panel will explore the authors’ unique abilities to travel across time and cultures, weaving threads of ancient folklore into the rich tapestry of contemporary and historical fiction.

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Yangsze Choo, T.J. Klune, Emma Törzs
Moderator: Jessica Braithwaite
Tales from the Writing Trenches
Do you want to hear Kim Harrison, TJ Klune, David Slayton, and Tracy Wolff tell you their wildest, funniest, or favorite stories about writing? Of course you do.

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kim Harrison, Tracy Wolff, T.J. Klune, David Slayton
Moderator: John Muñoz

Books:
Heartsong
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
January 2024
ISBN 9781250890405
480 pages

In the Lives of Puppets
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
March 2024
ISBN 9781250217431
480 pages
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