*Excludes Meditation and Author Talks, Walk & Talks, and Spirits Tastings
The Santa Fe International Literary Festival has made 1,500 complimentary tickets available for NM students, teachers, librarians, and book lovers in need of financial assistance. Please fill out this form for one complimentary ticket: Free Ticket Request Form
Buddhist teacher and social and environmental activist
Bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, The Wager, and The Lost City of Z
Legendary conflict photographer and bestselling author of the memoir It’s What I Do
Please enjoy live music in the courtyard. Bring lunch or visit the food truck.
2023 National Book Award finalist in nonfiction for Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World
Arthur Sze, National Book Award–winning poet, and Wang Jiaxin, award-winning poet, translator, and educator—two legendary international stars talk poetry
Pulitzer Prize finalist, winner of a National Book Critics Circle Award for There There, and author of the forthcoming Wandering Stars
Former U.S. poet laureate, Pulitzer Prize winner, and author of To Free the Captives: A Plea for the American Soul
Join us for a short walk to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center to visit the museum’s library and archives and enjoy a short talk by a museum staff member, followed by a self-guided tour of the museum. (Limited to 10)
Walk & Talk
Pulitzer Prize–winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, About Grace, and Cloud Cuckoo Land
Legendary writing teacher and author of Writing Down the Bones
Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and biographer of Robert Oppenheimer, Robert Ames, Jimmy Carter, and others
Revered investigative journalist for The New Yorker and author of Empire of Pain, Say Nothing, and Rogues: True Stories of Grifters, Killers, Rebels and Crooks
Please enjoy live music in the courtyard. Bring lunch or visit the food truck.
Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award winner for the memoir Stay True
Celebrated novelist and short story writer Robinson and bestselling journalist and author Preston discuss the star-studded collaborative novel Fourteen Days. Presented by the Authors Guild.
Author of the harrowing memoir Solito, a New York Times Notable Book
Bestselling master of narrative histories including Blood and Thunder, In the Kingdom of Ice, and the forthcoming The Wide Wide Sea
Two brilliant New Mexico authors—critically acclaimed novelist Figueroa and prizewinning essayist and memoirist Shapland—talk about the power of essay and memoir
Join us on a short walk from the Convention Center to Los Poblanos Farm Shop Norte, where we'll raise a glass of botanical spirits with local treasure and James Beard Award winner Cheryl Alters Jamison.
Ticket prices are subject to change.
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Tickets will be sent to you electronically and you can show your ticket(s) at the event or present a printed copy. If you lose your ticket, please contact us and we will reissue your tickets.
There is a 6.75% processing fee charged for each purchase ($45 cap), a 3.2% credit card transaction fee, and New Mexico tax added to the ticketing price.
New Mexico Resident Discounts:
Discounted tickets are available for New Mexico residents. When purchasing your ticket, proof of residency (such as a driver's license) may be required in the ticketing process, and must be shown prior to entering a session.
Student / Teacher Ticket Program:
Free tickets are available for students and teachers currently enrolled or working in the New Mexico pre-primary–higher education system.
The Santa Fe International Literary Festival strives to create an environment in which people are treated with dignity, decency, and respect. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of any kind. We will seek to prevent, correct, and discipline behavior that violates this policy.
Activities that are prohibited include: offensive verbal comments, physical assault, intimidation, harassment, non-consensual photography or recording, any disruption of the Festival sessions, inappropriate physical contact or unwanted attention to any other Festival guest, author, staff member, or volunteer. These include but are not limited to: actions in relation to race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, body size, disability, appearance, nationality, religion, and pregnancy.
All of the people working at the Festival, whether in paid or volunteer roles, authors, moderators, attendees, press, security, vendors and anyone else present at the Festival are included in this policy and expected to comply with it and to take appropriate measures to ensure that prohibited conduct does not occur.
Anyone who engages in harassing behavior will be subject to prompt action by SFILF staff, including expulsion from the Festival.
We encourage anyone who has been the subject of harassment or witnessed it to report it to SFILF staff. You may visit the welcome desk in the Convention Center lobby and ask to speak to the appropriate staff member. If necessary, we will contact the Santa Fe Police Department and will work to provide a safe place for anyone experiencing harassment for the remainder of the Festival.
Please do not unnecessarily touch anyone at the Festival and always ask before taking anyone’s photo. We thank you for your help in making SFILF a safe place for everyone involved.
Tickets, Day Passes, and Weekend Passes are non-refundable.
In the event that the Santa Fe Convention Center is closed and the event must be canceled, we will accept your tickets as a contribution or issue you a voucher for a future festival. We recommend the purchase of travel insurance, including cancellation insurance for Covid, medical reasons, etc. One option for refund protection is available for purchase upon checkout. This is provided by a third-party group and is not administered or regulated by SFILF.
In the unfortunate event that you are unable to attend and you have purchased a Day Ticket or Weekend Ticket, you may transfer your pass to another individual. Notice must be given in writing to tickets@
General admittance is for individuals age 18 and up. Children age 12 and over are allowed at SFILF when accompanied by an adult. Children under 12 are welcome to designated age-specific activities, when available.
- Vaccine requirements and masks may be required to enter the Festival venue at Santa Fe Convention Center.
The use of cameras, recording devices, and cell phones (e.g. calling, texting, apps) is prohibited during sessions. Please turn off or silence all mobile phones.
Latecomers and those who exit during a session will be seated at the discretion of SFILF staff and volunteers.
The Santa Fe Convention Center is ADA accessible on all levels. Please contact us in advance to let us know your needs.
Talking during sessions is strongly discouraged out of respect for the authors, moderators, and other audience members.
Smoking is not permitted inside the Santa Fe Convention Center.
You are prohibited from bringing into the Santa Fe Convention Center, home to the Santa Fe International Literary Festival, guns or any other weapons, illegal drugs, or alcohol. Attempting to do so will result in forfeiture of your pass or individual session tickets.
In consideration of the health and safety of your pet, animals (with the exception of service dogs) are not permitted in the Convention Center and may not be left outside the premises.
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