Tuesday, February 26, 2019
The Tucson Festival of Books, a community-wide celebration of literature believed to be the third-largest in the U.S., returns to the University of Arizona campus for its 11th year. More than 130,000 literature and science lovers are expected to take part in the two-day festival, which features more than 300 presenting authors in three dozen venues. The festival, founded by the university and the Arizona Daily Star, features a variety of presentations and panel discussions from nationally renowned authors, poets, columnists, political scientists, essayists, scientists and storytellers. The festival also features the popular Science City, sponsored by the UA BIO5 Institute and UA College of Science in association with the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and in partnership with the Arizona SciTech Festival.