Tucson Festival of Books

BEST BETS: Celebrate diversity, creative expression

March 12, 2015

Compiled by Danyelle Khmara Get outside this March, and ring in the spring with cultural, art and literary events. Tucson Festival of Books: March 14-15 Arizona’s largest literary event kicks off Spring Break. See discussions and readings with renowned authors such as Joyce Carol Oats and Noam Chomsky. Participate in free workshops and literary activities […]

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Novelist has Pima roots

March 13, 2014

 By SEBASTIAN BARAJAS Former Pima Community College student Nancy E. Turner is among the many celebrated authors leading workshops at the Tucson Festival of books. Turner’s latest novel, “My Name Is Resolute,” follows a young woman who is sold into slavery and abducted from her home in the Caribbean. She winds up in colonial America […]

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Festival of Books seeks volunteers

February 27, 2014

By JENNIFER GRAHAM The Tucson Festival of Books has become a leading book festival for authors, exhibitioners and festival goers. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, March 15, and Sunday, March 16, on the University of Arizona mall and nearby campus locations. Admission is free and all net proceeds fund Southern Arizona literary programs. […]

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