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Events Calendar

Here is a list of all the upcoming events in and around the state as well as virtual events on Zoom. If you are an Arizona Authors Association member with an author-related event that you'd like to advertise, please contact the Webmistress HERE.

Online and Arizona Events
If you are an Arizona Authors Association member and have an event to list, please contact the webmistress HERE


Wed. January 5-9, 2022


Used Book Clearance - Friends of the Chandler Public Library, Chandler, Arizona

Support your library through used book purchases! The Friends of the Chandler Public Library will host a Clearance Used Book Sale January 5-9, 2022 at the Downtown and Sunset library locations in Chandler. All day sale. For more info click HERE 

Tues. January 25, 2022


Prescott Public Library 6:00 pm
215 E. Goodwin St. Prescott, AZ. 26303
Description: Mike Rothmiller, New York Times Bestselling Author and Arizona Authors Association member, will be giving a seminar on all aspects of book writing, research, publishing, agents, marketing, PR,  Q & A, etc. It will be held in the Founders Room in Prescott and is free to the public. For more info click HERE

Wed. January 26, 2022


The Scottsdale Society of Women Writers welcomes Lynne Marie, multi-published author,

editor for Dancing Flamingo Press, The Picture Book Mechanic. Lynne Marie will be speaking about the art and craft of writing children’s picture books and will discuss ways to embark upon this path. At the conclusion of the presentation, she will be happy to answer questions.Among her books are Moldilocks and the Three Scares, Let’s Eat: Mealtime Around the World, and American Pie. She currently lives in South Florida. Visit her at

JANUARY 26, 2022, Wed at 6:00 pm - RSVP NOW for the monthly ZOOM Meeting early due to the holidays   Please use Patricia’s text 480-250-5556 or email her at for ID and PW to join us.

Patricia pays the Zoom call monthly, there is no charge for members or their guests to attend. Please consider purchasing a book from the speaker or a member of SSWW as a gesture of payment.

We thank you! Dues are $50 annually. We will be on a Zoom meeting for several more months. Thank you for moving forward with SSWW into 2022.


Please be on time and check-in to Zoom by 5:50 pm. This allows the host time to setup before the meeting begins, and you time to chat with members and guests. The meeting starts promptly at 6:00 pm AZ Time (currently MST) For a Zoom link to the meeting, RSVP to Brooks at or text 480-250-5556. For details about SSWW, click HERE

Sat. Feb 5th-Sun. Feb 6th   2022

The Mesa Historical Museum will sponsor its annual Book Fair from 9-4 PM at its location on  2345 N. Horne, Mesa, Arizona 85203. The Book Fair will be held outdoors and will offer thousands of books, dvds, and CDs at low prices. Books start at a dollar. For more information on this free event, click HERE

Sat. Feb12th-Sun. Feb 13th

The VNSA Used Book Sale will be held at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, Ag Center Building, 1826 West McDowell Phoenix, AZ 85007. While the Book Sale will not charge an entry fee, please note that the State Fairgrounds does charge a parking fee. Parking spaces will be on a first come, first served basis. Tens of thousands of used books will be available. Prices for paperbacks, standard size, will be two dollars. For more information, click the VNSA website HERE

Sat and Sun. Mar 12-13 2022


The Tucson Festival of Books will be held on March 12-13 between 9:30-5:30 on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson. Arizona Authors Association member Jan Cleere will be one of the authors presenting their works at the festival, and Arizona Authors Association will have a booth for our members to use. All member-authors who wish to volunteer to man the booth and sell their books at the festival must have their own Tucson sales license, but the booth itself is paid for by the association. For more info on volunteering, contact Toby

There will be a variety of workshops, informative lectures, and more during the two days of the festival. For more information on the festival, click HERE.

Sun. Mar 27 2022


Arizona Authors Association members Patricia L Brooks and Earl Goldmann will be two of the speakers at the For the Love of Story event at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy Street, Carefree, Arizona. The event begins at 3pm and is free to the public. 

Ten local writers will share their personal short stories. Enjoy autobiographical excerpts written and read by each author. Meet writers of all genres and levels of experience. You may also be a part of this new storytelling experience. To submit a story of your own or to find out more, click HERE