March 2022

Gods and Demons

Rebecca Roanhorse and P. Djèlí Clark’s highly acclaimed dark-fantasy novels are set in worlds that draw on elements of American history and prehistory, featuring marvelous, in-depth characters fighting for justice. Come hear how these authors crafted their amazing mythic tales.

P. Djèlí Clark

Phenderson Djèlí Clark is the award-winning and Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon and World Fantasy nominated author of the novellas "The Black God's Drums," and "The Haunting of Tram Car 015." His latest is "Ring Shout," which gives a supernatural twist to the Ku Klux Klan's reign of terror....

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Rebecca Roanhorse

Rebecca Roanhorse is a New York Times best-selling and Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Award-winning speculative fiction writer and the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (Campbell) Award for Best New Writer.  Roanhorse has published multiple award-winning short stories and five novels, including two in The Sixth World Series, "Star Wars: Resistance Reborn," "Race to the Sun" for the Rick Riordan imprint, and her latest novel, the epic fantasy "Black Sun", which won the ALA Alex Award in 2021....

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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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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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Marshall Foundation

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