Tucson Festival of Books

Melissa Marr (she/her/hers)


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Melissa Marr writes fiction for adults, teens and children. Her books have been translated into 28 languages and been best-sellers in the U.S. (NY Times, LA Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal) as well as overseas. "Wicked Lovely," her debut novel, was an instant New York Times best-seller and evolved into an internationally best-selling multi-book series with a myriad of accolades. "Remedial Magic" is the first of two books in a witchy lesbian fantasy-romance series. If she's not writing, you can find her in a kayak or on a trail with her wife.

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Communities: Arizona Author, LGBTQ+, Person with a Disability


Scheduled events:
Supernatural Romance
Authors Roshani Chokshi, Melissa Marr and Isabel Cañas explore writing "romantasy" and how they spice up their writing with love and romance. Learn how they balance the tender moments with a darker, fiercer, more determined heroine.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Isabel Cañas, Roshani Chokshi, Melissa Marr
Moderator: Jocelynne Simone
The Draw of Dark Academia
Join authors Olivie Blake, Melissa Marr and Emma Törza as they explore the depth of writing dark academia. Learn more about how they create complex magic systems while keeping the suspense and tension as their characters explore the dark arts.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Olivie Blake, Melissa Marr, Emma Törzs
Moderator: Jennifer Wong

Books:
Remedial Magic
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
February 2024
ISBN 9781250884138
336 pages

The Arrivals
A Novel
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
HarperCollins
July 2014
ISBN 9780061826979
320 pages
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