Tucson Festival of Books

Meditations from the Borderlands


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


Panelists
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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Books:
Some of the Light
New and Selected Poems
Tim Z. Hernandez
Poetry
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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