Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Book Reading and Signing of "Illegal, Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone"

Terry Greene Sterling discusses her controversial nonfiction book profiling immigrants living in Phoenix, the heart of Arizona's Immigration War Zone,
at Antigone Books in Tucson on May 6th.

Terry Greene Sterling

What: Book Reading and Signing of "Illegal, Life and Death in Arizona's Immigration War Zone" by Terry Greene Sterling.
When: May 6th, 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Where: Antigone Books
411 Fourth Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705

Award-winning Arizona journalist Terry Greene Sterling, author of the only nonfiction book that profiles unauthorized immigrants living in Phoenix, will give her first Tucson reading and book signing at Antigone Books in Tucson, on May 6 at 7:00 p.m.
Sterling is a three-time winner of Arizona's highest journalism award and a former staff writer at Phoenix New Times. She has been honored with multiple national and regional journalism awards. Today, she's contributor for The Daily Beast , the only national publication that had a writer (Sterling)  cover day-to-day proceedings of the borderlands murder trial of Shawna Forde - the  Minutewoman sentenced to death for the murders of Brisenia Flores and her father Raul in a botched home invasion.
Sterling's 2010 investigative package for Phoenix New Times, about the influence of nativist groups in the immigration debate, was among several Village Voice Media stories that won the Aranson Award for social justice reporting.
Sterling is also Writer-in-Residence at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, where she coaches students and teaches Magazine Writing.
Her stories have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines, including The Washington Post, Newsweek,,,