Tucson Festival of Books kicks offPosted: Updated:
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Bookworms rejoice. The third annual "Festival of Books" kicks off Saturday morning.
More than 400 authors and presenters are scheduled to appear, including Elmore Leonard, Luis Alberto Urrea sportswriter Frank De-Ford and Bisbee's own J.A. Jance.
Dozens of workshops will cover topics from puppeteering to how to get published.
More than 80,000 are expected to attend this year.
Last year the event raised over $200,000 for local literacy programs.