Tucson Festival of Books

E.A. Aymar (he/him)


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Anthony Award-nominated E.A. Aymar’s 2023 thriller "No Home for Killers" received praise from The New York Times, Kirkus and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. It was an instant Amazon best-seller. His next thriller, "When She Left," is coming out February 2024 and was called "crime fiction at its finest" by New York Times best-seller Wendy Corsi Staub. His essays have frequently appeared in The Washington Post, as well the Washington City Paper, Publishers Weekly and more. He is a former member of the national board of the International Thriller Writers and is an active member of Crime Writers of Color and Sisters in Crime. He was born in Panama and now lives in the Washington Metropolitan Area. His next book is "When She Left" and releases in February. 

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Awards: Anthony Award - 3x nominee, but no wins :(

Communities: Hispanic or Latinx, Mixed Race, I lived in Arizona for five years (in Sierra Vista) and still feel like AZ is home.


Scheduled events:
Into the Shadows
Join three outstanding mystery authors discussing unforgettable characters, how they create their stories, and what inspires them to write into the shadows.

Integrated Learning Center Room 130 (Seats 143, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: E.A. Aymar, Stephen Mack Jones, Nick Petrie
Moderator: Pamela Schuster
Killers and Thrillers
A thrilling conversation about four books where women solve murders, confront the past, and draw on sisterhood, friends, and family for strength.

Nuestras Raíces Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: E.A. Aymar, Nick Medina, Lauren Muñoz, Ana Reyes
Moderator: Dra. Karla Cruze-Silva
A Thrill A Minute
Hold on to your seats. These three mystery writers know how to take their readers on a wild ride--from page one to The End.

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Erin Adams, E.A. Aymar, Joe Ide
Moderator: Marty McCune

Books:
When She Left
A Thriller
Mystery / Thrillers
Amazon Publishing
February 2024
ISBN 9781662504532
333 pages

No Home for Killers
A Thriller
Mystery / Thrillers
Amazon Publishing
February 2023
ISBN 9781662504563