Tucson Festival of Books

Our Feathered Friends

Fierce. Enchanting. Vital. Birds are all this and more. Join us as authors Priyanka Kumar and Sy Montgomery share their experiences and stories on the Science stage.

Priyanka Kumar

Priyanka Kumar is the author of the critically-acclaimed books "Conversations with Birds" and "Take Wing and Fly Here." Her essays and criticism appear in The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Orion, and High Country News....

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Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of thirty-four  acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including "The Hawk's Way," "The Hummingbirds’ Gift," the National Book Award finalist "The Soul of an Octopus" and the memoir "The Good Good Pig," which was a New York Times bestseller....

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Conversations with Birds
Priyanka Kumar
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Milkweed Editions
November 2022
ISBN 9781571313997
304 pages

The Hawk's Way
Encounters with Fierce Beauty
Sy Montgomery
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Simon and Schuster
May 2022
ISBN 9781668001967
96 pages