University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Click here to view our Friend benefits grid.

Investing in the Friend of the Festival program ensures that:

  • Tucson Festival of Books programming will continue to be offered free-of-charge
  • Critical literacy programs in Southern Arizona are supported at the highest level (Literacy Connects, University of Arizona Literacy Outreach Programs & Reading Seed)

Friend of the Festival members receive benefits dependent upon giving level. Annual memberships are active for one year from the date of gift; renewal messages will be sent via email one month prior to membership expiration. Every donation is appreciated...thank you for your generosity!

Book benefit at every level: Year-round discount at the University of Arizona BookStore!
- 10% off general books (does not include textbooks or general merchandise)
- available year-round, in-store only (discount does not apply to on-line purchases nor at tent locations during Festival)
- special discounts will be emailed to Friends members as they become available - to take advantage of this benefit, all you do is provide your phone number at the register in the UA BookStore...it's that easy!

$30 for an individual / $50 per household
"The Good Earth"
by Pearl Buck
· Invitations to annual fall Prologue Party (typically held in November)
· Priority in volunteer sign-ups (typically in mid- to late January)
· Hot Off the Press book launch event - private invitation for Friends only (held Festival weekend)
· Book donation to children's literacy program
· Priority in volunteer sign-ups
·Note: Early ticket access is not a benefit at these levels

$125 contribution
"O Pioneers!" by Willa Cather
· Invitation to annual fall Prologue Party (typically held in November)
· Priority in volunteer sign-ups (typically in mid- to late January)
· Early access to four (4) free tickets to selected large venues at the Festival - Friend access begins in early March (details to be provided)
· Two (2) additional free tickets available when general public ticketing begins (Monday of Festival week)
· Hot Off the Press book launch event - private invitation for Friends only (held Festival weekend)
· Book donation to children's literacy program

$250 donation
"As You Like It"
by William Shakespeare
· Invitation to annual fall Prologue Party (typically held in November)
· Priority in volunteer sign-ups (typically in mid- to late January)
· Early access to six (6) free tickets to selected large venues at the Festival - Friend access begins in early March (details to be provided)
· Two (2) additional free tickets available when general public ticketing begins (Monday of Festival week)
· Hot Off the Press book launch event - private invitation for Friends only (held Festival weekend)
· Book donation to children's literacy program

$500 gift
"Great Expectations"
by Charles Dickens
· Invitation to annual fall Prologue Party (typically held in November)
· Priority in volunteer sign-ups (typically in mid- to late January)
· Early access to eight (8) free tickets to selected large venues at the Festival - Friend access begins in early March (details to be provided)
· Two (2) additional free tickets available when general public ticketing begins (Monday of Festival week)
· Hot Off the Press book launch event - private invitation for Friends only (held Festival weekend)
· One parking pass during Festival weekend
· Book donation to children's literacy program

The Tucson Festival of Books Friend of the Festival program reserves the right to update membership benefits at any time during the course of an annual membership cycle.

Payment through the secure website is preferred. All major credit and debit cards are accepted including Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. Checks may be made payable to Tucson Festival of Books and mailed to 615 N Park, Room 101 | Tucson Arizona 85721. If you pay by check, please be sure to include an email address at which you may receive important Friend updates.

To purchase a gift membership, please complete the member information for the recipient (you will provide your information in the payment section). Contributions may also be made to honor memorialize someone; this information is collected at the end of the process.

Contributions up to $999 are gladly accepted through this page. Donations of $1,000 or more are considered sponsorships. Visit our sponsor link if you would like to invest in the Festival as a sponsor.

The Tucson Festival of Books is a 501(c)3 organization supporting literacy programs throughout Southern Arizona. Friend memberships are tax deductible as allowable by law; consult your tax adviser to learn how this applies to your situation.


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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

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
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