University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

2020 Presenting Author Schedule

The Presenting Author Schedule is ready! View our offerings and make a personalized list of sessions you'd like to see. Ticketed events are identified with a small ticket icon in the upper right corner. More »

2020 Presenting Authors (A-Z)

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

2020 Presenting Authors (by genre)

A list of 2020 festival authors listed by genre. More »

Volunteer Registration for the 2020 Festival

Volunteer registration for the 12th TFOB is now available! Thank you for joining us! More »

How to Score Free Tickets!

Beginning at noon Mountain Standard Time on Monday, March 9, 2020 members of the general public will be able to reserve free tickets to selected venues. More »

Download Festival Marketing Materials

Do you need 2020 festival marketing materials? Find digital versions and download them 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 Authors Available for School Visits

Several authors and illustrators make themselves available to local schools as an added benefit of their appearance at the Tucson Festival of Books. Learn who is available and how to apply. More »

Your Gifts to the Festival in 2019

Donations to the Tucson Festival of Books make a big impact on literacy! In 2019 programs through Literacy Connects and the University of Arizona were able to serve thousands! More »

Food Vendors at the 2020 Festival

Getting hungry? Find your favorite food at the Festival...from cotton candy to delicious bar-b-que, there are lots of yummy food and beverage options to sustain you! More »

Why Our Sponsors Love Us

Festival of Books Sponsors fuel the event and literacy in the community! They also get VIP access to special events, company exposure to festival goers, and did we mention dinner? More »

Hotel Partners

Looking for a place to stay during the Festival? Try one of our partner hotels where special rates are offered for book-loving Festival-goers! Additional properties will be added as new hotel partners join us. More »

Disability Access Information

Information about accessible restrooms, parking and assistive listening systems can be found here! More »

Celebrate the Young Author and Young Artist winners!

Our celebration takes place on the Main Entertainment stage Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM More »

Teen Audio Interviews with Festival Authors!!

Teens involved with the Pima County Public Library conducted a number of interviews with TFOB authors in 2019! 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
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Party Rental Companies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation
Tucson Electric Power Co.

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