Tucson Festival of Books

Priscilla Gilman



Gail Albert Halaban

Priscilla Gilman is the author of the memoir "The Anti-Romantic Child" and a former professor of English literature at Yale University and Vassar College. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, O, the Oprah Magazine, and elsewhere. "The Critic's Daughter" is her most recent work. She lives in New York City.

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Scheduled events:
The Critics' Kid
Nona Aronowitz is the daughter of a famous literary critic. Priscilla Gilman's parents are cultural critics. They must have lots to talk about!

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Priscilla Gilman
Moderator: James Reel
The Quest to Understand Family
Supernatural gifts and guerilla warfare. Roaches and other household hazards. Devastating divorce. These three authors share stories of their unique family challenges, how they coped with the incomprehensible, and came to understand themselves as well as those who raised them.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Priscilla Gilman, Ingrid Rojas Contreras, Joseph Earl Thomas
Moderator: Jodi Horton

Books:
The Critic's Daughter
A Memoir
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
February 2023
ISBN 9780393651324
288 pages

The Anti-Romantic Child
A Memoir of Unexpected Joy
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
HarperCollins
April 2012
ISBN 9780061690280
304 pages