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

2022 Presenting Authors (A-Z)

View our list of authors, alphabetically sorted by last name. More »

2022 Presenting Authors (by genre)

A list of 2022 festival authors listed by genre. More »

COVID 19 Precautions

Do you miss the in-person festival? So do we! Let's celebrate our favorite books and authors safely together next March. Read up on our COVID mitigation efforts for the 2022 in-person festival. More »

Exhibiting at the 2022 Festival

Want a Booth at the 2022 Festival? More »

Worlds of Words Imagination Fridays Returns!


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 »

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 »

Seeking Science City Participants and UArizona Open Houses and Tours!

Science City applications are open and available until December 17th! Apply today to participate in the 2022 in-person Science City at the Tucson Festival of Books. More »

2021 Festival Weekend Author Events - Watch the Replays!

Festival events are available to view on demand! Click on this article to find your favorites! But don't forget to consider something or someone you know nothing about-you may find a new favorite! More »

We Need Your Input!

Take this short survey today about our virtual 2021 festival! More »

Hotel Partners

These hotels offered special rates for rooms to festival-goers. We appreciate their partnership and hope to work with them for the 2022 TFOB. More »

Young Author & Artist Ceremony

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

Presenting the Explore STEM Series!

Tucson Festival of Books and Roche Diagnostics present this fun series combining science and literacy! More »

Introducing the Author Q&A Series!

First up: Meet T. Jefferson Parker More »

Disability Access Information

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

An Interview with Bestselling Author W. Bruce Cameron - Now On Facebook!

There is never a dull moment in this new virtual world! More »

Teen Audio Interviews with Festival Authors!!

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

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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