University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Young Author and Young Artist Contest Information

Children / Teen Committee / August 5, 2019

Winning entries will receive $100 in gift certificates; artists will receive a poster identifying all finalists within age range and authors will have their story published in a special book including all winning stories.

To learn how to submit a story or poem click here for more information, and for forms click here. Many thanks to Altrusa International, Inc. of Tucson. Their generosity makes the writing contest possible.

Original artwork must be submitted for consideration. To download submission guidelines click here, and for forms click here. We are grateful to Friends of Western Art for sponsoring this contest.

PLEASE NOTE: The competitions are co-sponsored by the Tucson Festival of Books and are not school district-sponsored events.

The Tucson Festival of Books will be held on Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, 2020, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus in Tucson, Arizona. The Festival enters its tenth year as one of the premier literary events in the country. All proceeds from the Festival are donated to local non-profit organizations that support improved literacy in Southern Arizona. More than $1,800,000 has been donated since the Festival began in 2009.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association

Key Sponsors

Marshall Foundation
Arizona Party Rental Companies

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