Tucson Festival of Books

Jennifer Croft



Nathan Jeffers

Jennifer Croft won a Guggenheim Fellowship and the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her memoir "Homesickand the International Booker Prize for her translation of Nobel Laureate Olga Tokarczuk’s "Flights". She is the translator of Federico Falco’s "A Perfect Cemetery," Romina Paula’s "August," Pedro Mairal’s "The Woman from Uruguay" and Olga Tokarczuk’s "The Books of Jacob." She has also received the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. She lives in Tulsa, Okla. and Los Angeles.

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Awards: Guggenheim Fellow, The International Booker Prize for her translation of Olga Tokarczuk’s Flights, the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing for her memoir Homesick, the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature


Scheduled events:
First Draft
Join authors Sarah Tomlinson, Jennifer Croft, Ashley Elston and Stacie Denetsosie as they discuss the conception and process of creating their first books. From the spark of an idea to the final product, find out what it means to be a writer.

Integrated Learning Center Room 130 (Seats 143, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jennifer Croft, Stacie Denetsosie, Ashley Elston, Sarah Tomlinson
Moderator: Annie Boustead
Twists, Turns, Tantalizing Plots
Join authors Jillian Cantor, Jennifer Croft and Rebecca Hanover as they discuss the complexities of crafting a plot that will keep readers guessing and frantically turning the page. From unexpected twists and turns, missing characters, and unreliable characters this panel will have you on the edge of your seat.

Integrated Learning Center Room 150 (Seats 155, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jillian Cantor, Jennifer Croft, Rebecca Hanover
Moderator: Irene McKisson

Books:
The Extinction of Irena Rey
Fiction / Literature
Bloomsbury USA
March 2024
ISBN 9781639731701
288 pages
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Homesick
A Memoir
History / Biography
Unnamed Press
January 2019
ISBN 9781944700942
256 pages