Tucson Festival of Books

Motherhood & Laborious Times


Jennifer Coburn, Armando Lucas Correa and Sadeqa Johnson come to the festival with stories about mothers and mothers-to-be, each of whom must navigate particularly difficult circumstances -- from fraught race relations to world wars.


Panelists
Jennifer Coburn

Jennifer Coburn is the author of "Cradles of the Reich," a historical novel about three very different women living at a Nazi Lebensborn breeding home at the start of World War ll. She has also published a mother-daughter travel memoir, "We'll Always Have Paris," as well as six contemporary women's novels....

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Armando Lucas Correa

Armando Lucas Correa is an award-winning journalist, editor, author and the recipient of several awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Publications....

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Sadeqa Johnson

Sadeqa Johnson is the award-winning author of "And Then There Was Me," "Second House From the Corner," "Love in a Carry-on Bag" and "Yellow Wife." "Yellow Wife" is a 2022 Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy nominee, a BCLA Literary Honoree and a Barnes & Noble book club pick in paperback....

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Books:
Cradles of the Reich
A Novel
Jennifer Coburn
Fiction / Literature
Sourcebooks, Incorporated
January 2022
ISBN 9781728250748
320 pages
$27.99
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The Night Travelers
A Novel
Armando Lucas Correa
Fiction / Literature
Atria Books
January 2023
ISBN 9781501187988
368 pages

The House of Eve
Sadeqa Johnson
Fiction / Literature
Simon & Schuster
March 2023
ISBN 9781982197360
352 pages

From the award-winning author of Yellow Wife, a daring, beautiful, and redemptive novel that explores what it means to be a woman and a mother, and how much one is willing to sacrifice to achieve her greatest goal. More/less