A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Susan Meissner


Appearing Courtesy of Melissa M. Vito

Susan Meissner is a USA Today best-selling author of historical fiction with more than half a million books in print in 15 languages. She is an author, speaker and writing workshop leader with a background in community journalism. Her novels include "The Nature of Fragile Things," starred review Publishers Weekly, "As Bright as Heaven," starred review in Library Journal, "Secrets of Charmed Life," a Goodreads finalist for Best Historical Fiction 2015 and "A Fall of Marigolds," named to Booklist’s Top Ten Women’s Fiction titles for 2014. A California native, she attended Point Loma Nazarene University and is also a writing workshop volunteer for Words Alive, a San Diego non-profit dedicated to helping at-risk youth foster a love for reading and writing.

Her new books are "The Last Year of the War" and "The Nature of Fragile Things"

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Scheduled events:
The Indomitable Female Spirit
Authors Susan Meissner and Kristin Harmel discuss the bravery, love and inner strength that women find in horrific times.

Marshall Foundation Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fiction / Literature

Panelists: Kristin Harmel, Susan Meissner
Moderator: Robin Kall

Books:
The Nature of Fragile Things
Fiction / Literature
Penguin Publishing Group
January 2021
ISBN 9780451492180
384 pages
$26.00, INSTORE
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The Last Year of the War
Fiction / Literature
Berkley Books
April 2020
ISBN 9780451492166
Paperback, 416 pages

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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