It's Complicated

National Book Award-finalist Julia Phillips and Liz Moore both come to the festival with books that might be called whodunnits. But they are more than that. These tales are told with such depth, such empathy and such care they have all the earmarks of great modern fiction.

Liz Moore

Liz Moore is a writer of fiction and creative nonfiction. Her first novel, "The Words of Every Song," was published in 2007. Subsequently, Moore obtained her master's of fine arts in fiction from Hunter College....

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Julia Phillips

​​Julia Phillips is the debut author of the nationally best-selling novel "Disappearing Earth," which is being published in 14 countries and is a finalist for the National Book Award....

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