This year’s Tucson Festival of Books promises to be the largest yet, with hundreds of authors and booksellers speaking directly to thousands of avid readers. What’s more, this is the 2nd year in a row during which our friends at Southern Arizona Senior Pride have sponsored an LGBTQ presence at this incredible event. Come to the Tucson Festival Of Books for your Free Opportunity to Learn from Amazing LGBT Authors!
Who Are The Amazing LGBT Authors I Will Learn From?
Learn from noted feminist scholar bell hooks and UA Professor of English, Fenton Johnson, two powerful authors in conversation about “Writing Home”. They will also discuss the influence of the faith and spirituality imprinted upon them by their shared Kentucky roots.
Who is Fenton Johnson?
As a professor of creative writing in the English Department of the University of Arizona, Fenton Johnson is the perfect person to lead this lively discussion. An incredible author in his own right, he and bell hooks have an excellent rapport as they discuss the modern process of writing amazing books.
We might also be treated to a reading from Fenton Johnson’s latest memoir, Everywhere Home – A Life in Essays. This incredible compilation is receiving rave reviews and happens to be on my list of must-reads!
Who is bell hooks?
A respected social activist and feminist icon, bell hooks is the author of a multiplicity of books and articles. She also founded the bell hooks institute in Berea, Kentucky to share her incredible gifts with the next generation. Learn more about the bell hooks institute here: http://www.bellhooksinstitute.com
What An Opportunity! We Get To Learn from 2 Amazing LGBT Authors!
As if the Tucson Festival of Books wasn’t already a fantastic Thing to Do in Tucson, we now have this great chance to learn from bell hooks and Fenton Johnson, 2 amazing LGBT authors. Have an incredible time at this free event and, as always:
Tell Them Tony Ray Sent You 😎