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

Jane Smiley



Derek Shapton

Jane Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including "A Thousand Acres," which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and most recently, "The Last Hundred Years Trilogy: Some Luck," "Early Warning" and "Golden Age." She is also the author of several works of nonfiction and books for young adults. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she has also received the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature. She lives in Northern California.

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Scheduled events:
Saddle Up with Jane Smiley
Fans of Jane Smiley weren't surprised to learn her latest novel, "Perestroika in Paris," features a horse. A horse named Perestroika who finds friends and an adventure in Paris. Smiley loves horses and readers love her. Today we'll learn why as Smiley makes her first visit to our festival.

Crowdcast (Seats 1000)
Wed, Feb 3, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature

Panelist: Jane Smiley
Moderator: Helene Woodhams
Saddle Up With Jane Smiley
Fans of Jane Smiley weren't surprised to learn her latest novel, "Perestroika in Paris," features a horse. A horse named Perestroika who finds friends and an adventure in Paris. Smiley loves horses and readers love her. Today we'll learn why as Smiley makes her first visit to our festival.

Citi Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fiction / Literature

Panelist: Jane Smiley
Moderator: Helene Woodhams

Books:
Perestroika in Paris
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
January 2020
ISBN 9780525520351
Hardcover, 288 pages
$26.95, INSTORE
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A Thousand Acres
A Novel
Fiction / Literature
Anchor Books
December 2003
ISBN 9781400033836
Paperback, 371 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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