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Tucson Festival of Books

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Saturday, March 12, 2022

8:30 am – 9:30 am
Hot Off The Press! Book launch party
Exclusively for Friends of the Festival!
Panelists: Julissa Arce, Matt Bell, Erica Ferencik, Olivie Blake, Kellye Garrett, Lily Geismer, Reyna Grande, Gigi Pandian, Gary Phillips, Bob Rosebrough, Peng Shepherd
Student Union South Ballroom 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Workshop: The Publishing Journey

Two authors, a literary agent, and an editor discuss how to navigate the publishing journey.
Panelists: John Boessenecker, Aaron Downey, Claire Gerus, Bob Rosebrough
Student Union Sabino

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Southwest Tales Read Worldwide
Tony Hillerman’s novels put Navajo culture and Gallup, New Mexico on the map. Who better to explore the Land of Enchantment’s cultural icons, spiritual conflicts and true and fictional crime than Hillerman biographer James McGrath Morris and author and former Gallup Mayor Bob Rosebrough.
Panelists: James McGrath Morris, Bob Rosebrough
Moderator: Stuart Rosebrook
Student Union Santa Rita

Sunday, March 13, 2022

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
On the Outside Looking In

Kendra James and Bob Rosebrough know all about being outsiders. They’ve been there. Today they’ll discuss the challenges of making it despite the suspicion and mistrust that surrounded them every day.
Panelists: Kendra James, Bob Rosebrough
Moderator: Maribel Alvarez
Student Union Tucson Room

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