Tucson Festival of Books

Ink and Emotion


In this thought-provoking panel discussion, three accomplished fiction writers come together to explore the multifaceted ways people approach grief in their literary creations. Discover the poignant, heartfelt, and diverse stories of coping with grief as these writers dive into the depths of this universal human experience.


Panelists
Melissa Broder

Melissa Broder is the author of the novels "Death Valley," "Milk Fed" and "The Pisces," the essay collection "So Sad Today" and five poetry collections, including "Superdoom." She has written for The New York Times, Elle....

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Elizabeth McKenzie

Elizabeth McKenzie’s latest book is "The Dog of the North," a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her previous novel, "The Portable Veblen," was longlisted for the National Book Award for fiction in 2016....

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Steven Rowley

Steven Rowley is The New York Times best-selling author of four novels: "Lily and the Octopus," a Washington Post Notable Book, "The Editor," an NPR Best Book of the Year, "The Guncle," winner of the 22nd Thurber Prize for American Humor and Goodreads Choice Awards finalist for Novel of the Year, and "The Celebrants," a TODAY Show Read With Jenna book club pick....

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Books:
Death Valley
A Novel
Melissa Broder
Fiction / Literature
Simon and Schuster
October 2023
ISBN 9781668024843
240 pages
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The Dog of the North
Elizabeth McKenzie
Fiction / Literature
Penguin
March 2023
ISBN 9780593300695
336 pages
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The Celebrants
Steven Rowley
Fiction / Literature
Penguin
May 2023
ISBN 9780593540428
320 pages
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