Tucson Festival of Books

Laura Warrell



Rachael Warecki

Laura Warrell is the author of "Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm," praised by Vanity Fair, People, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Apple Books, The Root, The Millions, Hollywood Reporter, Bustle, Today, Debutiful and elsewhere. The novel was chosen as a Good Morning America Buzz Pick, a Barnes & Noble Discover Pick and an Indie Next List Pick. She is a graduate of the Creative Writing Program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has attended residencies at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Tin House Writer's Workshop, and she has taught Creative Writing and Literature through the Emerging Voices program at PEN America Los Angeles, at Writing Workshops Los Angeles, and at academic institutions in Los Angeles and Boston. She currently writes and teaches in Los Angeles. Her writing has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Huffington Post, The Rumpus, The Writer and Post Road Magazine. 

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Communities: African American, Mixed Race


Scheduled events:
Laura Warrell
"Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm": An ensemble-cast novel about the perennial temptations of dangerous love, following a jazz musician and the multiple women-some charmed by him, others scorned-who find the power of their own voices in this thrilling debut.

Mostly Books, Booth #241 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 4, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature

Author: Laura Warrell
Love Lost and Found
Terri-Lynne DeFino, Amy Meyerson, Laura Warrell and Laura Zigman introduce us to characters who lean on friends and family while navigating the journey to love.

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Terri-Lynne DeFino, Amy Meyerson, Laura Warrell, Laura Zigman
Moderator: Mary Ellen Flynn
Modern Family
Terry-Lynne DeFino, Larua Warrell, and Laura Zigman come to the festival with books that feature families -- and all the drama we know so well in our own. The relationships between siblings, parents, partners, and in-laws can get complicated!

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 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: Terri-Lynne DeFino, Laura Warrell, Laura Zigman
Moderator: Natalia Gabrielsen

Book:
Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
September 2022
ISBN 9780593316443
Hardcover, 368 pages