Tucson Festival of Books

Inspiration from Earth and Space

As unlikely as it seems, the history of the simple egg and the beginnings of the universe have brought these remarkable women together here today ... and we get to greet both of them. Say hello to Lindy Elkins-Tanton and Lizzie Stark!

Lindy Elkins-Tanton

Lindy Elkins-Tanton is the lead of the NASA Psyche mission, ASU Vice President of the Interplanetary Initiative and co-founder of Beagle Learning, a tech company training and measuring collaborative problem-solving and critical thinking....

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Lizzie Stark

Lizzie Stark is a participation designer and the author of three nonfiction books, "Egg: A Dozen Ovatures," "Pandora’s DNA," and "Leaving Mundania." Her writing has been featured in The Washington Post, the Daily Beast, i09 and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among other publications....

A Dozen Ovatures
Lizzie Stark
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
March 2023
ISBN 9780393531503
288 pages

A Portrait of the Scientist As a Young Woman
A Memoir
Lindy Elkins-Tanton
Science / Medicine / Technology
HarperCollins Publishers
June 2022
ISBN 9780063086906
272 pages
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