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

Festival Mobile App for iPhone & Android Devices

Tucson Festival of Books mobile apps are available for Android and iPhone More »

Book Nominations have Concluded

Self-nominations for Presenting Authors have closed for 2022, however, self-published and emerging authors are welcome to apply to present your writing in the Indie Author Pavilions. More »

Exhibiting at the 2022 Festival

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2022 Food & Beverage Vending Applications

Learn more about applying to become a Tucson Festival of Books Food Vendor today! More »

Three Ways to Donate

The Tucson Festival of Books is a community-wide celebration of literature. Offered free-of-charge, the festival exists to improve literacy rates among children and adults. Proceeds that remain after festival expenses have been paid are contributed to local literacy programs. Learn how to become a Sponsor, join Friends of the Festival, or make a one time memorial/tribute gift in honor of a loved one. More »

History and Festival Founders

The Tucson Festival of Books debuted March 14-15, 2009, on the campus of The University of Arizona. More »


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Technical Issues - FAQs & Tips

If you are encountering technical issues with the Festival website, these tips may solve your problems. More »

Contact us

A list of Festival contacts and sign-up forms. More »

Frequently Asked Questions

Many questions arise related to the Festival. This comprehensive list can help in navigating the website and the event. Please let us know if you have other questions that should be addressed in this section. More »

Disability Access Information

Information about accessibility for the virtual festival be found here! More »

Festival Founders Award

The Founders Award, established in 2011, honors literary achievement that has captivated our imagination and whose body of work will be an inspiration to readers, writers and booklovers. More »

Festival Sponsors

The Tucson Festival of Books is grateful for the generosity of our sponsors. Investments in the Festival have long-lasting positive impact on the community. All proceeds from the Festival are directed to improving literacy rates in Southern Arizona. Please support our sponsors at every opportunity...they make Tucson and Southern Arizona a better place. More »

Site Policies

Our Privacy Policy, Security Policy, Refund Policy, and Shipping and Delivery Policy. 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
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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