Tucson Festival of Books

Ander Monson

Aldan Avery

Ander Monson is the author of nine books, the latest being "Predator." The book title honors the movie of that name, a film Monson has now seen 150 times. Its various scenes guide Monson through the scenes in his own life. Previous Monson books include "I Will Take the Answer" and "Vanishing Point: Not a Memoir." He lives in Tucson and teaches creative writing at the UA. 

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Awards: Guggenheim Fellow

Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan

Scheduled events:
That Got Weird
In this session, Juan Martinez and Ander Monson will chat about finding and deploying horror and science fiction tropes in unexpected places. Moderator Matt Bell is pretty good at that himself!

Student Union Kachina (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Juan Martinez, Ander Monson
Moderator: Matt Bell

A Memoir, a Movie, an Obsession
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Graywolf Press
September 2022
ISBN 9781644452004
272 pages

The Gnome Stories
Fiction / Literature
Graywolf Press
February 2020
ISBN 9781644450123
Paperback, 192 pages
$16.00, INSTORE
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