FOSTER CARE SYSTEM IN CRISIS - San Antonio Book Festival
April, 15 2023


  • 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
  •    |   Location of Session: Hawn Holt Family Auditorium
  • Adult Sessions
  • Start of Signing: 1:30 pm
  •    |   Signing Location: Festival Marketplace

About the Event

After a murder-suicide in 2018, reporter Roxanna Asgarian (We Were Once a Family) spent years investigating the troubled foster care system in Texas and in the United States. A riveting narrative and indictment of a system that continues to fail America’s most vulnerable children while upending the lives of their families.

About the Author

Roxanna Asgarian - The San Antonio Book Festival Photo Credit: Michael Starghill

Roxanna Asgarian

Roxanna Asgarian is a Texas-based journalist who writes about courts and the law for The Texas Tribune. Her work has appeared in The Washington PostNew York, and Texas Monthly, among other publications. She received the 2022 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award for We Were Once a Family.


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