Tucson Festival of Books

Surviving, Thriving in the Borderlands


A poetic conversation on the complexities of family and life in the borderlands.


Panelists
Tennison Black

Tennison Black is the author of "Survival Strategies," award winner of the National Poetry Series and editor of "A Body You Talk To: An Anthology of Contemporary Disability." They received their Master of Fine Arts at Arizona State University, where they learned poetics from Alberto Ríos, Cynthia Hogue and the late Norman Dubie....

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Gabriel Dozal

Gabriel Dozal is from El Paso, Texas.  He is a poetry editor for DIAGRAM and received his bachelor's in creative writing from the University of Texas at El Paso and his Master of Fine Arts from the University of Arizona....

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Tim Z. Hernandez

Tim Z. Hernandez is an award-winning author, research scholar and performer. His books include fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and he is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Book Award....

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Books:
The Border Simulator
Poems
Gabriel Dozal
Poetry
Random House Publishing Group
August 2023
ISBN 9780593447291
240 pages
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Some of the Light
New and Selected Poems
Tim Z. Hernandez
Poetry
Beacon Press
March 2023
ISBN 9780807006696
184 pages
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Survival Strategies
Poems
Tennison Black
Poetry
University of Georgia Press
September 2023
ISBN 9780820365152
96 pages
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