Tucson Festival of Books

Emma Törzs (she/her)



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Emma Törzs is a writer, teacher and occasional translator based in Minneapolis. Her debut novel, "Ink Blood Sister Scribe," was a Sunday Times best-seller, a National Indie best-seller, and was selected as a Good Morning America Book Club pick, while her short fiction has been honored with an National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in prose, a World Fantasy Award for Short Fiction and an O. Henry Prize. She received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Montana, Missoula and is an enthusiastic member of the Clarion West class of 2017.

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Awards: O. Henry, World Fantasy Award

Communities: LGBTQ+


Scheduled events:
The Magic of Storytelling
Join authors Olivie Blake, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, and Emma Törzs as they discuss the power and magic their characters wield ... and the epic quests they pursue in search of the truth.

Student Union Santa Rita (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Olivie Blake, Suyi Davies Okungbowa, Emma Törzs
Moderator: Katherine Morter
Once Upon a Time
Dive into a world where age-old enchantments meet modern imagination in this spellbinding panel featuring three visionary authors. This panel will explore the authors’ unique abilities to travel across time and cultures, weaving threads of ancient folklore into the rich tapestry of contemporary and historical fiction.

UA Mall Tent (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Yangsze Choo, T.J. Klune, Emma Törzs
Moderator: Jessica Braithwaite
The Draw of Dark Academia
Join authors Olivie Blake, Melissa Marr and Emma Törza as they explore the depth of writing dark academia. Learn more about how they create complex magic systems while keeping the suspense and tension as their characters explore the dark arts.

Koffler Room 218 (Seats 142, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Olivie Blake, Melissa Marr, Emma Törzs
Moderator: Jennifer Wong

Book:
The Ink Blood Sister Scribe
A Novel
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2023
ISBN 9780063253469
416 pages
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