2024 PAYSON BOOK FESTIVAL – July 13, 2024

Media contact:  Carol Baxter, media@paysonbookfestival.org or 928-978-5376.


Payson Book Festival Flyer


Download printable flyer – 2023 Payson Book Festival Flyer

Kids Zone activities. Download Payson Book Festival Kids Zone

Download the FACT SHEET 2023 Payson Authors & Artists

Download the Payson Authors & Artists Festival 2023 program and get a sneak peak! Locate your favorite authors. Make sure you don’t miss the Kids Zone activities and more!

Payson Book Festival
The Ninth annual Payson Book Festival, this year called the Authors and Artists Festival, will showcase around 80 Arizona authors. We promote literacy at a celebration of books for people of all ages. Activities include: Kid’s Zone sessions for children, as well as books in every genre and art of all kinds. For more information go to: paysonbookfestival.org. Contact Carol Baxter or call 928-978-5376 for photos and more information.

Mazatzal Hotel & Casino is located at Mile Marker 251, State Road 87, Payson, AZ 85541 Map


Payson Mayor Chris Higgins presented a signed proclamation proclaiming July 15 as Payson Author and Artist Festival Day to Festival Director Connie Cockrell and representatives of the Festival.

Audio announcements:

See Photos from 2021

Link to Publicity

In 2017, an Advisory Board was formed to assist the Payson Book Festival Committee. Current members are: Christine Royer and Chris Walsh.

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