Literary Festival

The Town of Wickenburg will host our fourth annual Literary Festival in beautiful Historic Downtown Wickenburg on April 13, 2019.  Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA) awarded the 2016 Literary Festival an award as the best event.

This will celebrate books with programming from regional authors, poets, performers and musicians. The Wickenburg Literary Festival’s mission is to promote reading, writing and civil conversation by celebrating written and spoken word and its role in improving the quality of life. Historic Downtown Wickenburg features the newly renovated Wickenburg Public Library, Wickenburg Community Center, Community Stage and the Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

The Town of Wickenburg is partnering with the Del Webb Center for Performing Arts, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, Wickenburg Unified School District, Wickenburg PTA, Library Society and Friends of the Wickenburg Public Library to host the Literary Festival.

Vendor Information

If interested in becoming a vendor at this event, please contact event organizer, Katie Davidson, at or 928-684-5451 ext 1565.

  1. Highlighted Authors
  2. Kid's Programming
  3. Stage Shows
  4. Special Events
  5. PTA Book Fair
  6. Sponsors

Kathy Lynn Young- 

Author and dynamic presenter for the stories, history and heritage of the Cherokee Nation. She will be offering a stirring recount of the Trail of Tears through images, stories and song. She will also have an interesting display of artifacts that were prevalent among the Cherokee Tribe during this time period.