Tucson Festival of Books

Nancy Jooyoun Kim (she/her)



Andria Lo

Kathy Alexander and Paul Lindsey

Nancy Jooyoun Kim is The New York Times best-selling author of "What We Kept to Ourselves" and "The Last Story of Mina Lee," a Reese’s Book Club pick. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Communities: Asian American


Scheduled events:
The Missing Piece
During this panel, these three authors will lead you on a gripping journey through their novels, where complex family dynamics and the mysteries of missing relatives take center stage. Explore the art of crafting thrilling narratives, unearthing hidden family secrets, and the compelling blend of suspense and familial intrigue that keeps readers on the edge of their seats.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Angie Kim, Nancy Jooyoun Kim, Jean Kwok
Moderator: Jody Hardy
Cradle to Conflict: Stories of Love and Strife
Authors Kate Christensen, Nancy Jooyoun Kim and Etaf Rum will explore the intricate tapestry of motherhood. From the profound love that binds families to the complex challenges and struggles mothers face, these stories explore the raw and tender stories of love, strife, and the unbreakable bonds that make up the essence of motherhood in literature.

UA BookStore (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Lower Level (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kate Christensen, Nancy Jooyoun Kim, Etaf Rum
Moderator: Jeaiza QuiƱones Ivory

Books:
What We Kept to Ourselves
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
Atria Books
October 2023
ISBN 9781668004821
416 pages
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The Last Story of Mina Lee
Fiction / Literature
Park Row Books
January 2021
ISBN 9780778388036
416 pages
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