Tucson Festival of Books

Liz Lawson (she/her/hers)


Liz Lawson is the New York Times Bestselling author of "The Agathas," "The Night in Question: An Agathas Mystery," and "The Lucky Ones." Lawson resides outside of Washington, D.C. with her family and two bratty cats.

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Scheduled events:
Murder, Mystery and Dark Secrets
The everyday world of school and family can hide a darker world of murder and deep secrets ... a dark world whose mysteries must be uncovered to discover what is actually occurring.

Teen & Author Stage (Seats 105)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kathleen Glasgow, Sofia Lapuente, Liz Lawson, Jarrod Schusterman
Moderator: Amanda Becker
Teen Worlds: A Carousel of Young Adult 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.

College of Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nick Brooks, Alexene Farol Follmuth, Kathleen Glasgow, E. Lockhart, Sofia Lapuente, Kami Larsen, Liz Lawson, Sunya Mara, Jarrod Schusterman, Ibi Zoboi
Moderators: Marie LeJeune, Tracy Smiles
Writing an Engaging and Suspenseful Mystery
The authors of The Agatha mysteries will share their tips for how to write a murder mystery that engages the reader, but also keeps the reader in suspense. They will talk about the balance of not giving away the solution too quickly, while not making the mystery so complex that readers get lost.

Education Room 333 (Seats 44, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kathleen Glasgow, Liz Lawson

Books:
The Agathas
Children / Teens
Random House Children's Books
May 2022
ISBN 9780593431115
416 pages
$18.99
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The Lucky Ones
Children / Teens
Random House Children's Books
March 2021
ISBN 9780593118528
352 pages