Tucson Festival of Books

Julie Carrick Dalton

Sharona Jacobs

As a journalist, Julie Carrick Dalton has published more than a thousand articles in The Boston Globe, BusinessWeek, The Hollywood Reporter, Orion Magazine, Electric Literature and other publications. A Tin House and Bread Loaf alum, and graduate of GrubStreet’s Novel Incubator, Dalton holds a master’s degree in literature and creative writing from Harvard Extension School. She is a frequent speaker on the topic of writing fiction in the age of climate crisis. A mom to four kids and two dogs, Dalton is an avid skier, hiker, and kayaker. A former beekeeper, she also farms a gorgeous tract of land in rural New Hampshire. "The Last Beekeeper" and "Waiting for the Night Song," named a Most Anticipated 2021 novel by CNN, Newsweek, USA Today, Parade and others.

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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
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
Character Creation
Attention aspiring authors: Don't miss this session with three award-winning authors. They will reveal how they create living, breathing characters who readers will want to follow. Learn from the experts!

Integrated Learning Center Room 130 (Seats 143, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Julie Carrick Dalton, Susan Dennard, Jonathan Maberry, Veronica Roth
Moderator: Christine Russell

The Last Beekeeper
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
March 2023
ISBN 9781250269218
384 pages

Waiting for the Night Song
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tom Doherty Associates
January 2021
ISBN 9781250269188
336 pages