Tucson Festival of Books

Journeys Out of Pain


Today we will hear three tales of changes caused by grief and pain in very different settings: second-chance love after loss, coping with pain and violence through wildly disparate professions, and finding new joy in a parental relationship after a major loss.


Panelists
Elizabeth Bernays

Elizabeth grew up in Australia, became a British Government Scientist in London, and then a Professor of Entomology at the University of California Berkeley.  From there she was appointed Regents' Professor at the University of Arizona where she also obtained an MFA in Creative Writing....

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Margo Steines

A former New York homesteader, high-rise welder on a New York construction crew, and professional dominatrix, Margo Steines' life story is far more interesting than most. Fortunately, she shares that story—and reflects on lessons learned—in her new memoir, "Brutalities: A Love Story....

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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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Across the Divide: The Strangest Love Affair
The Strangest Love Affair
Elizabeth Bernays
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Wheatmark
May 2023
ISBN 9798887470870
248 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Indie Author Pavilion during the Festival.

Brutalities: A Love Story
A Love Story
Margo Steines
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
October 2023
ISBN 9781324050872
288 pages
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