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

Exhibiting at the 2022 Festival

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Worlds of Words Imagination Fridays Returns!


Literary Awards Competition for 2022 Now Open!

Learn how to participate in our literary awards competition and win a spot at the Master's Workshop. 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 »

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 »

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 »

We Need Your Input!

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

2021 Presenting Authors (A-Z)

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

Young Author & Artist Ceremony

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

2021 Presenting Authors (by genre)

A list of 2021 festival authors listed by genre. More »

Literary Award Winners 2021

We have winners! Read about our 2021 Literary Awards Writing Competition awardees and workshop. More »

Presenting the Explore STEM Series!

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

Introducing the Authors In Conversation 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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