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Becoming a Food Vendor at the 2020 Festival

To add your name to the list of potential food vendors serving the public at the 2020 Tucson Festival of Books, please follow this link. More »

2019 Entertainment Applications

Learn more about performing at one of our many entertainment venues during the 2019 Tucson Festival of Books! More »

Freedom of Speech Policy

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Contact us

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

Friend of the Festival Benefits

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History and Festival Founders

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

Family Resource Map

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Book Nominations Now Being Accepted for Indie Author Pavilions

The Tucson Festival of Books is accepting nominations for books to be considered for inclusion in the 2019 Festival in one of four Indie Author Pavilions (open until all Pavilion spaces are filled). More »

Reader's Choice Award Winner!

Tucson Festival of Books is honored to be the 2017 Arizona Daily Star Reader's Choice Winner for 2017! More »


Find information about our Anti-Harassment and Nondiscrimination policy and reporting here. More »

Become a Sponsor / Invest in the Festival

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September means Science City In 2019!

The arrival of September means it is time to begin engagement with the public for the next Festival season. Start your Science City experience by visiting here for applications and information! 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 »

Volunteer for the 2019 Festival

If you are interested to volunteer for the 2019 TFOB, please add your name to our volunteer list. Registration will open in January 2019, first for Friends of the Festival. 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 »

Digital Marketing Toolkit

Download free Tucson Festival of Books materials here. More »

Site Policies

Our Privacy Policy, Security Policy, Refund Policy, and Shipping and Delivery Policy. More »

Pets at the Festival

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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Marshall Foundation

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