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The Tucson Festival of Books brings together authors, publishers and the reading public in a family-friendly community event. Net proceeds of the Festival are used to promote literacy in Southern Arizona.

Thank you to all our authors, sponsors, vendors and participants who made the 2011 Tucson Festival of Books a great success!

2012 Dates & location

The 2012 Tucson Festival of Books will be held:

  • Saturday, March 10, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 11, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • The University of Arizona Campus, Main Mall (map)

2012 Tickets & admission

General attendance is free!

We suggest arriving at least 10 minutes early to each venue to ensure seats are available. Seating in each venue is on a first-come, first-served basis.

2012 parking

Parking on the U of A campus is free on the dates of the Festival. All garages and surface lots are free except the Second Street Garage, which is reserved for authors and moderators.

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