University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

All You Can Do is Laugh

Three dynamic authors discuss their approach to writing humor into their novel and how, sometimes, humor really is the best way to deal with the hard stuff.

Matthew Dicks

Matthew Dicks is the internationally bestselling author of the novels, "Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend," "Something Missing," "Unexpectedly, Milo," "The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs," "Twenty-one Truths About Love" and the nonfiction book, "Storyworthy: Engage, Teach, Persuade, and Change Your Life through the Power of Storytelling....

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Gigi Levangie

Gigi Levangie is the author of several novels, including "The Starter Wife," which was adapted for an Emmy award-winning miniseries starring Debra Messing, and "Maneater," which was adapted for a Lifetime miniseries starring Sarah Chalke....

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Kevin Wilson

Kevin Wilson is the author of the books, "The Family Fang," "Perfect Little World," "Tunneling to the Center of the Earth" and "Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine." Wilson’s newest novel is "Nothing to See Here....

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