March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Worlds of Words Imagination Fridays Returns!

ONE FRIDAY A MONTH FROM 1:00-1:40 P.M. ON ZOOM More »

Volunteer for the 2022 Festival!!

We need you for the 2022 TFOB! We are very much hoping to be back to an in-person Festival. If you have volunteered previously you will automatically be emailed in mid-January 2022. If this is your first time volunteering you have a treat in store! Please enter your name and email address on our list and we'll contact you in mid-January as well. Registration will open in January 2022; first pick for jobs goes to Friends of the Festival. See you in 2022!!! More »

Tucson Festival of Books Celebrates Young Authors and Artists!

The 2021 Young Author Young Artist winners are here! More »

FREE Marketing Materials!

We are happy to provide Arizona schools with bookmarks, family flyers and other materials to promote festival attendance. Orders will be filled in February; we will make every attempt to fill your orders, however, quantities are not guaranteed. More »

Teacher Professional Development

Children’s and Teen festival sessions give teachers credit for professional development! Educators can receive professional development clock hours during the festival by documenting their attendance at children's and teens' author presentations and workshops. More »

2022 Bus Scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for bus scholarships to assist schools and children's organizations with transporting students to the 2022 Tucson Festival of Books. More »

Young Author & Artist Ceremony

Join us to congratulate our young artists and authors who won in 2021! More »

Teen Audio Interviews with Festival Authors!!

Enjoy these 2020 Teen Audio Interviews but come back soon for the 2021 versions! More »

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Marshall Foundation

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