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

Guns and Roses

Meg Waite Clayton, Lara Prescott and Jennifer Rosner come to the festival with war stories featuring soldiers no less brave, no less heroic than the ones in uniform. What do heroes look like? Discuss.

Meg Waite Clayton

Meg Waite Clayton’s seventh novel, the international bestseller "The Last Train to London," is based on the true story of the Kindertransport rescue of 10,000 children from Nazi-occupied Europe—and one brave woman who helped them escape....

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Lara Prescott

Lara Prescott's debut novel "The Secrets We Kept" was an instant New York Times bestseller, a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick and will be translated into 29 languages. Prescott received her master of fine arts degree from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas....

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Jennifer Rosner

Jennifer Rosner is the author of the novel, "The Yellow Bird Sings," and the memoir, "If A Tree Falls: A Family's Quest to Hear and Be Heard." Her children's book, "The Mitten String," is a Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable....

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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
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Party Rental Companies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
Tucson Electric Power Co.

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