Tucson Festival of Books

Children of Climate Change

Authors Lily Brooks-Dalton, Ash Davidson, and Lydia Millet will explain why they have featured climate change and the environment in their novels, and if their young characters are helping young readers see what they see.

Lily Brooks-Dalton

Lily Brooks-Dalton's first novel "Good Morning, Midnight" has been translated into seventeen languages and was the inspiration for the film adaptation "The Midnight Sky‚Äč." She is also the author of a memoir, "Motorcycles I’ve Loved," which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award....

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Ash Davidson

Ash Davidson's debut novel, "Damnation Spring," won the Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Assn. Reading the West Book Award for debut fiction. It also was shortlisted for the Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, and was a finalist for the Chautauqua Prize....

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Lydia Millet

One of Tucson's most honored authors, Lydia Millet will be making her eighth visit to our book festival. This time she will discuss "Dinosaurs," which was released in October. Her previous book, "A Children's Bible," was a finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction in 2020....

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Lydia Millet
Fiction / Literature
W W NORTON & Company
October 2022
ISBN 9781324021469
240 pages
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Damnation Spring
Ash Davidson
Fiction / Literature
Simon and Schuster
May 2022
ISBN 9781982144418
464 pages

The Light Pirate
Lily Brooks-Dalton
Fiction / Literature
Grand Central Publishing
December 2022
ISBN 9781538708279
320 pages