Tucson Festival of Books

Restoring the Family


Sometimes it takes sharing a meal in a family restaurant, experiencing a kids' ballgame with a parent or tackling the toxic condition or situation head-on to make sense of life and to move forward.


Panelists
Curtis Chin

A co-founder of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop in New York City, Curtis Chin served as the non-profit's first executive director. He went on to write for network and cable television before transitioning to social justice documentaries....

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Meg Kissinger

Meg Kissinger's engaging memoir will have you look at mental illness in a whole new light. She spent more than two decades traveling across the country writing about America’s broken mental health system for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel....

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Teresa Strasser

Teresa Strasser is the multifaceted author of "Making It Home: Life Lessons from a Season of Little League." She is also an Emmy Award-winning writer and media personality who hosts television, radio and podcast programs....

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Books:
Making It Home
Life Lessons from a Season of Little League
Teresa Strasser
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Berkley
June 2023
ISBN 9780593546086
256 pages
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While You Were Out
An Intimate Family Portrait of Mental Illness in an Era of Silence
Meg Kissinger
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Celadon Books
September 2023
ISBN 9781250793775
320 pages

Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant
A Memoir
Curtis Chin
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Little Brown
October 2023
ISBN 9780316507653
304 pages
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