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

Matters of the Heart

Romance and love create complexity, confusion and connection in the lives of teens. Three best-selling YA authors create worlds of reality and fantasy in which teens connect with a special someone in their lives, despite complications and conflict.

Kiersten White

Kiersten White is the New York Times bestselling author of "The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein," the Slayer series, the And I Darken trilogy and many more novels. Her latest book is "The Guinevere Deception," the first book in the Camelot Rising series....

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Marie Rutkoski

Marie Rutkoski is the author of "The Shadow Society," the Kronos Chronicles series and the New York Times bestselling Winner's Trilogy, which has garnered starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly and the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and was included in lists for Best Books of the Year by Amazon, YALSA and Kirkus, among others....

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David Yoon

David Yoon grew up in Orange County, California, and now lives in Los Angeles with his wife, novelist Nicola Yoon, and their daughter. He drew the illustrations for Nicola's New York Times bestseller "Everything, Everything....

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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
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William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
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