Tucson Festival of Books

Byron Lane (He/Him)


Sponsored by Frank Farias

Byron Lane is the author of the novels "Big Gay Wedding" and "A Star Is Bored." The New York Times Book Review calls his writing "wildly funny and irreverent." He is also a playwright, screenwriter, Emmy-winning journalist and former assistant to actress and writer Carrie Fisher. He is originally from New Orleans and lives in Palm Springs, Calif. with his husband, author Steven Rowley, and their rescue dogs, Raindrop and Shirley.

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Communities: LGBTQ+


Scheduled events:
Byron Lane
Stacks Book Club Author Signing with Byron Lane

Stacks Book Club LLC, Booth #243 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Fiction / Literature

Author: Byron Lane
All in the Family
Love to explore the delightful chaos of quirky family dynamics? From big gay weddings to offbeat relatives and family-operated supper clubs in Minnesota, these authors have crafted narratives that breathe life into unconventional family relationships. Today they will explain why stories about family are fun to write ... and so much fun to read.

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Byron Lane, Elizabeth McKenzie, J. Ryan Stradal
Moderator: Mary Ellen Flynn
Pages & Partners: Navigating the Writer's Life Together
Join these two dynamic writing duos, Steven Rowley and Byron Lane, alongside Keir Graff and Linda Joffe Hull, as they share their experiences as writing partners. Delve into their creative journeys, the joys and challenges of working side-by-side, and the unique dynamics of navigating the writer's life together.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Linda Keir, Linda Keir, Byron Lane, Steven Rowley
Moderator: Emily Walsh

Books:
Big Gay Wedding
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
Henry Holt and Company
May 2023
ISBN 9781250267146
336 pages
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A Star Is Bored
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
St. Martin's Publishing Group
June 2021
ISBN 9781250266507
352 pages
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