March 2022

Friend of the Festival Sign Up

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 and Reading Seed)

Friend of the Festival members receive benefits dependent upon giving level. 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's that easy!

Online Benefits: New virtual programming is top-notch! See these events while they are live, ask the presenters questions and engage with the festival at a higher level. Sponsors and Friends of the Festival get their tickets first. 

Contributions up to $999 are gladly accepted through this page. Donations of $1,000 or more are considered sponsorships. Visit our donation options page to invest in the Festival as a sponsor and see all donation options.

Become a Friend of the Festival today! Complete the form below to join!

Donation options

$ / mo

For donations totaling $1,000 or more, please contact the Executive Director at Such a donation entitles the donor to additional sponsor benefits.


For donations totaling $1,000 or more, please contact the Executive Director at Such a donation entitles the donor to additional sponsor benefits.

Donation details

Who is giving this gift? Can be an individual name (John Smith), multiple names (John and Jane Smith), a household (The Smith Family), or a group.

You can enter one email address to let someone know that your gift has been made in honor, memory, or dedication.

Member information

Please enter just one first name here. Use the 'Giver(s)' field above to enter multiple giver/donor names for the specific gift.


Subscribe to the Tucson Festival of Books email newsletter.

Receive information about volunteer opportunities.

Let the Festival use the member name in promotional materials.

Billing information
Payment information

Month and year

The CVV2 is the three or four digit code located on the back of the debit or credit card.

Click 'Send payment' only one time. It can take a while for some transactions to be processed. Clicking multiple times may result in multiple charges.

The Tucson Festival of Books Friend of the Festival program reserves the right to update membership benefits at any time during the course of a 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 PO Box 42466 | Tucson Arizona 85733. If you pay by check, please be sure to include an email address at which you may receive important Friend updates.

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
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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