Tucson Festival of Books

V. Castro


Senior Healthcare Partnerships & S.A.S.H.A.

V. Castro is a two-time Bram Stoker Award nominated author of "Aliens: Vasquez," "The Haunting of Alejandra," "The Queen of The Cicadas," "Goddess of Filth, Hairspray and Switchblades" and "Out of Atzlan."

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Communities: Hispanic or Latinx


Scheduled events:
Resiliency and Survival: Tales of Women Breaking Free
These authors' stories of female empowerment and women supporting each other through difficult experiences take us on different journeys - across oceans, la frontera, or spanning generations - of hope, resilience, and survival.

Nuestras Raíces Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Multigenre
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: V. Castro, Estella González, Luis Alberto Urrea
Moderator: Kristina Santiago
Are You Afraid of the Dark?
Dive into a world of spine-tingling horror inspired by folklore, history, and the stories our parents told us at night.

Nuestras Raíces Stage (Seats 150)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Pima County Public Library/Nuestras Raíces/Craft Tent & Signing Area (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Isabel Cañas, V. Castro, Shane Hawk, Theodore Van Alst, Jr.
Moderator: Megan Hellwig

Books:
The Haunting of Alejandra
A Novel
Nuestras Raices
Random House Worlds
January 2024
ISBN 9780593499719
288 pages

Aliens: Vasquez
Nuestras Raices
Titan Books (US, CA)
October 2023
ISBN 9781803363035
432 pages