Lisa McMann FeaturedThe Mesa Book Festival is excited to welcome Lisa McMann as a featured author at the 2023 Festival.

Lisa McMann is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 30 books, including The Forgotten Five series, The Unwanteds series, the Wake trilogy, and Clarice the Brave. She is married to fellow writer Matt McMann, and they have two adult children—their son is artist Kilian McMann, and their daughter is actor Kennedy McMann. Lisa spends most of her time in Arizona and loves to cook, read, and watch reality TV. Visit Lisa at

Visit the MBF Schedule Page to learn more about Lisa's schedule at the event.

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