Tucson Festival of Books

Speaking Your Own Truth

In this session, authors Adiba Nelson, Patricia Grayhall and Laura Cathcart Robbins will share share their own life journeys, and where they discovered self-worth, inner strength, acceptance and understanding.

Laura Cathcart Robbins

Laura Cathcart Robbins is an author, freelance writer, speaker, and host of the popular podcast The Only One in the Room. Her work has appeared in HuffPost, The Tempest and more. She is the author of "Stash" and lives in California....

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Adiba Nelson

Adiba Nelson is the author of "Ain't That A Mother," the memoir that Essence, Bustle, Ms. Magazine and Shondaland all hailed as a "must read," and the subject of the Emmy-winning documentary, "The Full Nelson....

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My Life in Hiding
Laura Cathcart Robbins
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Atria Books
March 2023
ISBN 9781668005330
288 pages

Ain't That a Mother
Postpartum, Palsy, and Everything in Between
Adiba Nelson
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Blackstone Publishing
May 2022
ISBN 9781799932260
246 pages

Making the Rounds
Defying Norms in Love and Medicine
Patricia Grayhall
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
She Writes Press
October 2022
ISBN 9781647422738
344 pages