March 4 & 5, 2023!

Book Nominations have Concluded

Self-nominations for Presenting Authors have closed for 2023, however, self-published and emerging authors are welcome to apply for the Reimagined Indie Author Experience. More »

Book Nominations Now Being Accepted for Indie Authors

The Tucson Festival of Books is accepting nominations for books to be considered for the 2023 Reimagined Indie Author Experience. More »

Food & Beverage Sales at the Festival - Join our List for 2023!

Join our list to receive information on the application process for the 2023 Festival of Books. Click here to begin the process! 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 »


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

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 »

Festival Mobile Apps

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

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 »

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 - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Arizona Party Rental Companies
Marshall Foundation

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