2019 Arizona Author Series - Jana Bommersbach
The public is invited to attend a free presentation "Wild, Weird, Wicked Arizona" from journalist and author Jana Bommersbach on Thursday, May 30, at 1:00 p.m. at the Polly Rosenbaum State Archives and History Building, 1901 W. Madison Street, Phoenix.
For a state that has been home to Geronimo, Wyatt Earp, César Chavez and Wonder Woman, you would think Arizona earned some respect, yet achieving statehood was a 50-year struggle. Bommersbach borrows from both her work for True West Magazine and her work for Phoenix Magazine to put the 48th state into perspective. She shares some of the secrets that reveal why this small state has had an inordinate influence on American politics. This wicked, weird and wild romp through Arizona’s colorful history will shock, delight, inform and leave you wanting to learn more!
Bommersbach is an acclaimed and respected journalist whose work has encompassed every facet of the profession: she’s been a reporter and editor for both weekly and daily newspapers; she’s written books and is a major contributor to an anthology; she’s written columns and investigative stories for magazines; she’s appeared on television with both political commentaries and investigative stories.
This event is part of the 2019 Arizona Author Series, hosted by Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Arizona Secretary of State. Please be advised that there is no food or drink allowed in the Polly Rosenbaum Archives and History Building. Free parking and convenient bus access is available.
- Thursday, May 30, 2019
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- Polly Rosenbaum History and Archives Building -- 1901 W. Madison St. Phoenix, AZ 85009