Tucson Festival of Books

Influenced Identities


Today we will meet Kirstin Chen, Caroline Frost and Tara Ison, and see how their characters fall prey to the whims and manipulation of others. Each must determine how to regain control of their own narratives.


Panelists
Kirstin Chen

Kirstin Chen is the New York Times bestselling author of three novels. Her latest, "Counterfeit," is a Reese Witherspoon book club pick, a Roxane Gay book club pick and a New York Times Editors’ Choice....

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Caroline Frost

Caroline Frost is the author of "Shadows of Pecan Hollow," which won the 2022 Crook's Corner Book Prize for best first novel. A native of Texas, she earned a graduate degree at the University of Southern California and now is a licensed marriage and family therapist who lives with her husband and three children in Los Angeles....

Tara Ison

Tara Ison is the award-winning author of four novels, the latest "At the Hour Between Dog and Wolf," the story of a young Jewish girl living in hiding in WWII France; " The List;" "A Child Out of Alcatraz," which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and "Rockaway....

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Books:
Counterfeit
A Novel
Kirstin Chen
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2022
ISBN 9780063119543
288 pages

Shadows of Pecan Hollow
A Novel
Caroline Frost
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
February 2022
ISBN 9780063065345
416 pages

At the Hour Between Dog and Wolf
Tara Ison
Fiction / Literature
Ig Publishing, Incorporated
February 2023
ISBN 9781632461452