Tucson Festival of Books

Alternative Realities


These writers have taken our reality and shaped it serve their own purposes, whether it's through time manipulation or travel to other universes. Find out why manipulating reality makes for a great story!


Panelists
Annalee Newitz

Annalee Newitz writes science fiction and nonfiction. They are the author of "Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age" and "Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction," which was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize in science....

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Josh Riedel

Josh Riedel was the first employee at Instagram, where he worked for several years before earning his Master of Arts in Creative Writing at the UA. He comes back to Tucson with his first novel, "Please Report Your Bug Here," which was published in January....

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Books:
The Terraformers
Annalee Newitz
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Tor Publishing Group
January 2023
ISBN 9781250228017
352 pages

Please Report Your Bug Here
A Novel
Josh Riedel
Fiction / Literature
Henry Holt and Company
January 2023
ISBN 9781250813794
288 pages