Tucson Festival of Books

Steven Rowley (He/Him)



Byron Lane

Sponsored by Banner Alzheimers Institute

Steven Rowley is The New York Times best-selling author of four novels: "Lily and the Octopus," a Washington Post Notable Book, "The Editor," an NPR Best Book of the Year, "The Guncle," winner of the 22nd Thurber Prize for American Humor and Goodreads Choice Awards finalist for Novel of the Year, and "The Celebrants," a TODAY Show Read With Jenna book club pick. His fiction has been translated into 20 languages.

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Awards: The Thurber Prize for American Humor

Communities: LGBTQ+


Scheduled events:
Ink and Emotion
In this thought-provoking panel discussion, three accomplished fiction writers come together to explore the multifaceted ways people approach grief in their literary creations. Discover the poignant, heartfelt, and diverse stories of coping with grief as these writers dive into the depths of this universal human experience.

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Melissa Broder, Elizabeth McKenzie, Steven Rowley
Moderator: Emily Walsh
Steven Rowley
Stacks Book Club Author Signing with Steven Rowley

Stacks Book Club LLC, Booth #243 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Fiction / Literature

Author: Steven Rowley
Pages & Partners: Navigating the Writer's Life Together
Join these two dynamic writing duos, Steven Rowley and Byron Lane, alongside Keir Graff and Linda Joffe Hull, as they share their experiences as writing partners. Delve into their creative journeys, the joys and challenges of working side-by-side, and the unique dynamics of navigating the writer's life together.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Linda Keir, Linda Keir, Byron Lane, Steven Rowley
Moderator: Emily Walsh
Exclusive for Friends of the Festival - Steven Rowley visits Friends Tent
Steven Rowley is the New York Times bestselling author of The Celebrants, A Read With Jenna Book Club pick, visits the Friends of the Festival Tent for an exclusive member event.

Friends of the Festival Hospitality Tent (Seats 25)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Panelist: Steven Rowley

Books:
The Celebrants
Fiction / Literature
Penguin
May 2023
ISBN 9780593540428
320 pages
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The Guncle
Fiction / Literature
Penguin
April 2022
ISBN 9780525542308
368 pages

From the bestselling author of Lily and the Octopus and The Editor comes a warm and deeply funny novel about a once-famous sitcom star whose unexpected family tragedy leaves him with his niece and nephew. More/less