Organizers have already had several conversations about things that could be improved and new ideas for next year, said Marcy Euler
, Tucson Festival of Books executive director.
"I think that it's such a dynamic system and everybody who participates is really passionate about it.
So always thinking about what we can do differently and better is part of the excitement," she
Though it will be a while before official attendance numbers are released, well over 120,000 book lovers are estimated to have attended the event over its two days, Euler
So many people were trying to access the festival's website and mobile apps Saturday that they crashed the system.
"It's a problem, but it's great to know that there's that much interest," Euler
"A trademark of the festival is the friendliness of the event," said Marcy Euler, the festival's executive director.
"The authors say that audiences ask great questions and interact in a personal way.
It is part of the charm of Tucson."
Of the approximately 450 authors at the festival, about one-third call Arizona home, Euler
said, and this weekend on the University of Arizona campus these local authors will add their voices to the story of the Tucson Festival of Books