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

Evan Hughes

Mike Lawrie

Evan Hughes was a finalist for the National Magazine Award in Reporting in 2015. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, GQ, New York, Wired and The New York Review of Books. He is the author of "Literary Brooklyn," and his latest work is "The Hard Sell."


The Hard Sell
Crime and Punishment at an Opioid Startup
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
January 2022
ISBN 9780385544900
288 pages

Literary Brooklyn
The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life
History / Biography
Henry Holt and Company
August 2011
ISBN 9780805089868
352 pages

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