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Overall Festival Map

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How to Score Free Tickets!

Beginning at noon Mountain Standard Time on Monday, February 25, 2019 members of the general public will be able to reserve free tickets to selected venues. More »

(289) 649-9119

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 »


Donations to the Tucson Festival of Books make a big impact on literacy! In 2018 programs through Literacy Connects and the University of Arizona were able to serve thousands! More »

Presenting Authors (A-Z)

View our list of author events, alphabetically sorted by last name. (561) 859-9616

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A list of 2018 Festival authors listed by genre. More »

2019 Indie Pavilion Authors (A-Z)

An alphabetical list (by last name) of pavilion authors attending the 2019 Festival. More »

Parking at the Festival

During Festival weekend, the University of Arizona is on spring break which makes parking more convenient for our visitors; however, carpooling and early arrival are recommended! Learn more about where to park... More »

Food Vendors at the 2019 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 »

Author Spotlight: Javaka Steptoe

This week's author spotlight is on Javaka Steptoe! roomer


This week's sponsor spotlight is on Worlds of Words! 971-243-7003

Children's Book Blog!

Read thoughts about some of the children's book authors attending the festival by educator and volunteer Gail Dent! More »

Book Nominations Now Being Accepted for Indie Author Pavilions

The Tucson Festival of Books is accepting nominations for books to be considered for inclusion in the 2019 Festival in one of four Indie Author Pavilions (open until all Pavilion spaces are filled). More »

2019 Presenting Author Schedule

The Presenting Author Schedule is live! 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 »

2019 Entertainment, Family Activities & Other Author Events

Information about Author Pavilion appearances, Teen sessions, Story Blanket readings and more may be found on this list. 510-860-1289


This week's Sponsor Spotlight is on Words, Women and Wine Book Club! 5089485076


Get your festival memorabilia early this year! (912) 300-0834

Festival Mobile App for iPhone & Android Devices

Tucson Festival of Books mobile apps are available for Android and iPhone More »

Festival Sponsors

The Tucson Festival of Books is grateful for the generosity of our sponsors. Investments in the Festival have long-lasting positive impact on the community. All proceeds from the Festival are directed to improving literacy rates in Southern Arizona. Please support our sponsors at every opportunity...they make Tucson and Southern Arizona a better place. More »

Pi Phis Make It Happen at Make Way For Books!

Pi Phis make it happen! fore-topgallant


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

2019 Bus Scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for bus scholarships to assist schools and children's organizations with transporting students to the 2019 Tucson Festival of Books. 619-736-4810


Download free Tucson Festival of Books materials here. More »

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association

Key Sponsors

Marshall Foundation

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