Tucson Festival of Books

Lou Berney


Terramar Properties Inc.

Lou Berney is the author of the novels "Dark Ride," "November Road," "The Long and Faraway Gone," "Whiplash Riverand "Gutshot Straight." His books have won the Edgar, Hammett, Steel Dagger, Barry, Macavity, Lefty and Anthony awards, and he has been a finalist twice for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His short fiction has appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Ploughshares and the Pushcart Prize anthology. He teaches in the Master of Fine Arts program at Oklahoma City University.

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Awards: Edgar Award, Macavity Award, Pushcart Prize, Anthony Award, Barry Award, Oklahoma Best Book Award


Scheduled events:
Echoes from the Past
These authors have come to the festival with tales that are far more complex than may first appear. Each has echos from the past and a mystery waiting to be unveiled.

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lou Berney, Bruce Borgos, Mike Stark
Moderator: Christine Burke Hewitt
Save the Children
In this panel, three expert writers explain how they craft their heart-racing mysteries about protecting the innocent. And why this matters.

Integrated Learning Center Room 130 (Seats 143, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lou Berney, Rebecca Hanover, Jess Lourey
Moderator: Christine Burke Hewitt
Unlikely Heroes
Lou Berney, Margot Douaihy, Nick Petrie and Mark Pryor excel at crafting stories that twist and turn. And sometimes who you least expect can save the day.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mystery / Thrillers
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Lower Level (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lou Berney, Margot Douaihy, Nick Petrie, Mark Pryor
Moderator: Shannon Baker

Books:
Dark Ride
A Thriller
Mystery / Thrillers
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2023
ISBN 9780062663863
256 pages
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November Road
A Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
HarperCollins
October 2019
ISBN 9780062663856
336 pages