Tucson Festival of Books

A Hint of Magic

From tarot decks to curses, an infusion of magic can bring novels to life in imaginative ways. Authors Ruben Degollado, Katy Hays and Amy Meyerson will discuss how they used magical elements in their writing.

Rubén Degollado

Rubén Degollado is an educator from Texas and the author of "The Family Izquierdo: A Novel" and the young adult novel "Throw." His fiction has appeared in Beloit Fiction Journal, Gulf Coast, Hayden’s Ferry Review and Image....

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Katy Hays

Katy Hays is a writer and adjunct art history professor in California, where she teaches rural students from Truckee to Tecopa. She holds a Master of Arts in art history from Williams College and pursued her Ph....

Amy Meyerson

Amy Meyerson will be making her third visit to our book festival, this time with her newly-released book, "The Love Scribe." Along with bestsellers "The Bookshop of Yesterdays" and "The Imperfects," her novels have been translated into 11 languages....

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The Family Izquierdo
Rubén Degollado
Nuestras Raices
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
September 2022
ISBN 9780393866827
304 pages

The Cloisters
A Novel
Katy Hays
Fiction / Literature
Atria Books
November 2022
ISBN 9781668004401
320 pages

The Love Scribe
Amy Meyerson
Fiction / Literature
Harlequin Enterprises ULC
February 2023
ISBN 9780778387084
352 pages