Tucson Festival of Books

Lily Brooks-Dalton (She/Her)


Lily Brooks-Dalton's first novel "Good Morning, Midnight" has been translated into seventeen languages and was the inspiration for the film adaptation "The Midnight Sky‚Äč." She is also the author of a memoir, "Motorcycles I’ve Loved," which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. "The Light Pirate," her second novel and third book, released in December 2022. A former writer-in-residence at The Kerouac House and The Studios of Key West, she currently lives in Los Angeles.

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Communities: LGBTQ+


Scheduled events:
The Disappearing World
Lily Brooks-Dalton and Julie Carrick Dalton have more in common than their last names. Both have come to the festival with stories about people who have overcome the changing times to discover a new world.

Koffler Room 216 (Seats 89, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lily Brooks-Dalton, Julie Carrick Dalton
Moderator: Stuart Mellan
Imagined Futures
Authors Kate Folk and Lily Brooks-Dalton will discuss how they conjured and created future realities that feel quite familiar in some ways, and quite distinct (even disturbing) in others.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 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: Lily Brooks-Dalton, Kate Folk
Moderator: Annie Boustead
Children of Climate Change
Authors Lily Brooks-Dalton, Ash Davidson, and Lydia Millet will explain why they have featured climate change and the environment in their novels, and if their young characters are helping young readers see what they see.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Lower Level (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lily Brooks-Dalton, Ash Davidson, Lydia Millet
Moderator: David Gardner

Books:
The Light Pirate
Fiction / Literature
Grand Central Publishing
December 2022
ISBN 9781538708279
320 pages

Good Morning, Midnight
A Novel
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Random House Publishing Group
July 2017
ISBN 9780812988192
tp, 272 pages