Tucson Festival of Books

Journey to the Past: Bringing History to the Pages


Authors Elizabeth Crook, Laura McNeal, Denene Millner and Elizabeth Silver bring history onto the page ... with all the good, bad and ugly that comes along the way. Delve into the past and gain a glimmer of a different time with atmospheric and rich new stories.


Panelists
Elizabeth Crook

Elizabeth Crook, a recipient of the prestigious Texas Writer Award, has lived most of her life in Texas, where the landscapes have served as both backdrop and muse for her writing. She has skillfully woven together narratives that interlace historical events and richly drawn characters, creating a tapestry of compelling storytelling....

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Laura McNeal

Laura McNeal is the author of "Dark Water," a finalist for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature in 2010, the historical novel, "The Practice House," "The Incident on the Bridge" and four critically-acclaimed novels co-written with her husband, Tom, all of them published by Knopf Books for Young Readers....

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Denene Millner

Denene Millner is a six-time New York Times best-selling author, Emmy Award–nominated TV show host and award-winning journalist who has written 31 books, among them Taraji P. Henson’s "Around the Way Girl" and the picture book "Early Sunday Morning....

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Elizabeth Silver

Elizabeth L. Silver is the author of  “The Majority,” a novel, "The Execution of Noa P. Singleton," a novel and a memoir entitled “The Tincture of Time.” Her work has been published in seven languages and optioned for film....

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Books:
The Madstone
Elizabeth Crook
Fiction / Literature
Little Brown
November 2023
ISBN 9780316564342
288 pages
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The Swan's Nest
Laura McNeal
Fiction / Literature
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
March 2024
ISBN 9781643753201
320 pages

One Blood
A Novel
Denene Millner
Fiction / Literature
Tor Publishing Group
September 2023
ISBN 9781250276193
Hardcover, 432 pages
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Join New York Times bestselling author Denene Millner as she explores the lives of three generations of women tied together by love, hope, dreams, ambition. More/less

The Majority
A Novel
Elizabeth Silver
Fiction / Literature
Penguin
July 2023
ISBN 9780593331088
384 pages