Tucson Festival of Books

Katrina Shawver


Katrina Shawver is a writer, experienced public speaker and history geek. She wrote for the Arizona Republic newspaper for eleven years. During that time, she met Henry Zguda, a Polish Catholic survivor of German concentration camps, and soon offered to write his incredible story. Her book is called "Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story." She is the recipient of the 2018 Polish Heritage Award and many other accolades.

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Scheduled events:
Indie Authors - Adult Fiction and Nonfiction

Book:
Henry: A Polish Swimmer’s True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America
A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America
History / Biography
Ribbon Falls Press
November 2017
ISBN 9781734572988
328 pages