Tucson Festival of Books

Pursuing the Many Pathways to Publication

Many pathways to publication exist beyond the major presses that dominate the field, including children's magazines, blogs, on-line venues, small presses, and self-publication. A panel of authors will share the venues they have pursued for publication.

Meghan Browne

Meghan P. Browne is the award-winning author of "Indelible Ann: The Larger-than-Life Story of Governor Ann Richards," "Dorothy the Brave" and "The Bees of Notre-Dame." Browne holds a bachelor's from the University of Arizona (Go, Cats!) and a Master of Fine Arts from the Vermont College of Fine Arts....

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Anne Broyles

Anne Broyles is the author of the picture books, “I’m Gonna Paint: Ralph Fasanella, Artist of the People,” “Arturo and the Bienvenido Feast,” “Arturo and the Navidad Birds....

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Vickie Gardner

Vickie Gardner is an award-winning author and an aerospace proposal manager, residing in Littleton, Colorado, with her husband and two cats. Vickie is living her life-long dream of being a published author of children’s books....

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Brian Mulcahey

Brian Mulcahey has been an educator and scientist for the last decade. His extensive field experience includes studying birds of the South Pacific, the Yucatan Peninsula and the Peruvian Amazon. Brian believes that one of the best ways to support wildlife conservation is by shining the light on the knowledge and effort by indigenous scientists and communities....


The Bees of Notre-Dame
Meghan Browne
Random House Children's Books
October 2023
ISBN 9780593374566
40 pages
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I'm Gonna Paint
Ralph Fasanella, Artist of the People
Anne Broyles
Holiday House
November 2023
ISBN 9780823450060
48 pages

The Ghost of Morgan Gulch
Vickie Gardner
Page Publishing, Incorporated
March 2018
ISBN 9781682893593
180 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Indie Author Pavilion during the Festival.

The Feather Necklace
Brian Mulcahey
DartFrog Plus
August 2023
ISBN 9781959096894
44 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Indie Author Pavilion during the Festival.