Tucson Festival of Books

Kitty Zeldis (she/her)


Born in Chadera, Israel, Kitty Zeldis is the pseudonym for an award-winning author of nine novels and over 35 books for children. Her essays, articles and short fiction have been published in many national and literary publications. She is also the fiction editor of Lilith Magazine. Her most recent work is "The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights." Zeldis lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Awards: Once Upon a World Award presented by the Simon Wiesenthal Center


Scheduled events:
Writing Across Time & Space
In this session, three authors will share their thoughts on historical fiction, from the Philippines in World War II to the Jazz Age in N.Y.C. to the Cuban Revolution to the 1930s in California.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Armando Lucas Correa, Susan Meissner, Kitty Zeldis
Moderator: Jeffrey Ronstadt
Defying Expectations
Kirstin Chen, Nghi Vo and Kitty Zeldis come to the festival with stories about women from different places, different cultures and different eras who break racial and gender norms to defy social expectations.

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kirstin Chen, Nghi Vo, Kitty Zeldis
Moderator: Susannah Myerson

Books:
The Dressmakers of Prospect Heights
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins
December 2022
ISBN 9780063026346
336 pages

Not Our Kind
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins
September 2019
ISBN 9780062844248
384 pages