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

Significant Settings

Many times, a key unnamed character in a novel is actually its setting. Today, three skilled authors will explore "place" and how it impacts the overall tone and development of their stories.

Diane Chamberlain

Diane Chamberlain is the bestselling author of more than 25 novels published in more than 15 languages. Her books include "The Dream Daughter," "Necessary Lies," "The Silent Sister," "Pretending to Dance" and "The Stolen Marriage....

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Allen Eskens

Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of six novels, including "The Life We Bury," "The Shadows We Hide" and his latest release, "Nothing More Dangerous." He is the recipient of the Barry Award, Minnesota Book Award, Rosebud Award and Silver Falchion Award....

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Alice Lichtenstein

Alice Lichtenstein comes to Tucson, Ariz. from Oneonta, N.Y., where she teaches fiction and poetry writing at Hartwick College. Her latest novel, "The Crime of Being," was recently nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction....

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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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