You're Invited to the Festival Friday Night Kick-Off!

Festival Staff / February 20, 2021

Join us on Friday, March 5 at 5:30 p.m. for this special pre-festival event with some of the biggest names in literature! Hosted by festival favorite and NPR host Scott Simon, this exciting hour-long event will begin with entertainment by Willy Vlautin, includes the presentation of the Tucson Festival of Books Founders Award to best-selling author Lisa See, and is followed by a conversation between Scott and United States Poet Laureate Billy Collins

Don't miss this kick-off of our 2021 virtual festival! Register here today!

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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