Tucson Festival of Books

Kathleen Furin


Kathleen Furin has an Master of Social Work from Temple University and a Master of Fine Arts from New York University. She is the recipient of the 2022 Eludia award from Hidden River Arts for her story collection "Last Sunrise" which is forthcoming from Sowilo Press. She has published work in Permafrost Magazine, Evanescent, Philadelphia Stories, Literary Mama, Mutha Magazine and Midwifery Today, and has work forthcoming in American Literary Review. Her work has been recognized with Honorable Mentions from Glimmer Train Press and the Yeo writing prize. She works as a diversity consultant for Just Strategies and is an Author Accelerator certified book coach.

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Awards: Eludia Award


Scheduled events:
Literary Award Winners
Our book festival's annual Literary Awards Writing Contest attracted more than 600 submissions this year, and today we will meet the three biggest winners. Here's guessing they'll be back with books of their own one day soon!

Student Union Sabino (Seats 87)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kathleen Furin, Valentina Gnup, Jen Parsons
Moderator: Meg Files