UNP at the Tucson Festival of Books

Saturday, March 12 through Sunday March 13, 2022, UNP will be at the Tucson Festival of Books. Come visit Bison Books Executive Editor Clark Whitehorn, and our amazing authors for signings and more!

UNP authors in attendance:

Wynne Brown, author of The Forgotten Botanist, a 2022 Top Pick in Southwest Books of the Year 

Alan Day, author of The Horse Lover, a Will Rogers Medallion Award Winner

Lisa Hendrickson, author of Burning the Breeze

Amy Haddad, author of An Otherwise Healthy Woman

Signings will take place at UNP’s Booth #201 over the course of the event, Saturday through Sunday

Wynne Brown, author of The Forgotten Botanist, will also be speaking and hosting panels during the event. Below is her schedule of events:

March 12 at 10:00 a.m. Book Proposals: First Step Toward Publishing Your Manuscript

Are you planning to pitch a book to an agent or editor? In this interactive how-to workshop, Wynne Brown will provide a step-by-step guide to developing a successful book proposal with tips, examples and extra resources.

Location: Student Union Sabino 

March 12 at 2:30 p.m. Forgotten Women of Arizona

Wynne Browne and Jan Cleere will remind us about the often-overlooked role of women in 19th-century Arizona.

Location: Integrated Learning Center Room 130

March 13 at 12:30 p.m. Forgotten Botanist
An inspiring biography of the courageous botanist for whom Mt. Lemmon in the Santa Catalina range is named. Along with her botanist husband John Gill Lemmon, she discovered hundreds of new plant species, many of them illustrated by Sara, an accomplished artist.

Location: Border Community Alliance

March 13 at 2:30 p.m. Bandit and the Botanist

Mt. Lemmon namesake Sara Plummer Lemmon and notorious outlaw Pearl Hart left their respective marks on the West in a way few other women have. Authors John Boessnecker and Wynne Brown discuss their extraordinary lives.

Location: Student Union Sabino

More information about the Festival and UNP’s booth is available here!

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