Tucson Festival of Books

Meditations from the Borderlands

Two expert writers discuss the borderlands, borderland lives, and why these stories matter.

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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Héctor Tobar

Héctor Tobar is a distinguished author and journalist celebrated for his exceptional literary contributions and insightful storytelling. Born in 1963, Tobar's career has been marked by a commitment to exploring the human experience, particularly the stories of marginalized communities....

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Some of the Light
New and Selected Poems
Tim Z. Hernandez
Beacon Press
March 2023
ISBN 9780807006696
184 pages
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Our Migrant Souls
A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of “Latino”
Héctor Tobar
Nuestras Raices
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
May 2023
ISBN 9780374609900
256 pages
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