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

Exciting New Voices

Three debut authors will examine the writing process for their first books ... and how it may change for their second.

Jennifer Acker

Jennifer Acker is author of the debut novel, "The Limits of the World," and both the founder and editor-in-chief of The Common. Her short stories, essays, translations and reviews have appeared in Amazon Original Stories, the Washington Post, Literary Hub, n+1, Guernica and the Yale Review....

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Juliet Grames

Juliet Grames was born in Hartford, Conn., and grew up in a tight-knit Italian-American family. A book editor, she has spent the last decade at Soho Press, where she is the associate publisher and curator of the Soho Crime imprint....

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Shannon Pufahl

Shannon Pufahl grew up in rural Kansas. She teaches at Stanford University, where she was a Stegner Fellow in fiction. Her essays, on topics ranging from eighteenth-century America to her childhood, have appeared in The Threepenny Review and elsewhere....

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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
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William & Mary Ross Foundation

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