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

Familias: The Ties That Bind


The authors share stories regarding family histories and how home shapes and anchors us.


Panelists
Oscar Cásares

Oscar Cásares is the author of "Brownsville," a collection of stories that was an American Library Association Notable Book of 2004, and the novel "Amigoland." He is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Copernicus Society of America, and the Texas Institute of Letters....

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Jaquira Diaz

Jaquira Díaz was born in Puerto Rico. Her work has been published in Rolling Stone, the Guardian, Longreads, the Fader, T: The New York Times Style Magazine and has been included in The Best American Essays 2016....

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Sergio Troncoso

Sergio Troncoso is most recently the author of "A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son." Troncoso is also the author of "The Last Tortilla and Other Stories," "Crossing Borders: Personal Essays" and the novels, "The Nature of Truth" and "From This Wicked Patch of Dust....

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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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