FAQs

Will we have an event season this year?

Yes! We have signed contracts with 6 incredible authors this year, beginning in November 2021 through May 2022. You can view the schedule of authors here.

Will the events be virtual or in-person?

We are delighted that our author events will be held in-person for the 2021-2022 season.  We are eager to see our returning members and meet our new members throughout this year’s luncheons and events.

Will the luncheon events be held at the same locations?

If you designated Tuesday or Friday in Phoenix when you joined, your luncheon will continue to be at the Arizona Biltmore. The luncheons for members who designated Wednesday in North Scottsdale will be held at Grayhawk Country Club, and our Thursday members will enjoy lunch in Tucson at the Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch.

How do I renew my membership or join?

Renewing your membership or joining for the first time is easy!

If joining for the first time, click here to complete the online application.

If renewing your existing membership, login to your profile and click 'RENEW' at the top of your profile.

Will there be a cost for the Luncheon?

Yes, The luncheon price is $50/member.  We encourage Members to bring a guest to the author events. The cost for your guest is $50 and the same guest is only allowed once per season. 

How do I register for the luncheon?

Registration will be completed through the website here.  Now that the authors for next season have been announced, registration is open for our first event in November. When you register for the November event, you will make your lunch selection and pay your fee. After the November event has concluded, registration for the January event will begin, and so on until our last event in May. 

When I click Login, my password doesn’t work. What do I do?

Enter your email address, and then click “forgot password.” You will then receive instructions on how to reset your password.

Where shall I purchase my books for the season?

Members are encouraged to support local booksellers such as:  Antigone Books, Barnes & Noble, BookGallery, Bookmans, Changing Hands, and Poisoned Pen. If using Amazon, please remember to link to Literary Society’s Amazon Smile account for all your purchases.

Can I cancel my membership and receive a refund?

You may cancel your membership, but Member fees are considered non-refundable donations. Your donation activates your annual membership, including access to the luncheons featuring bestselling authors and their books.  As a non-profit, the Literary Society deploys member fees to help defray event and administration costs and provide grants to support literacy organizations in the community.  For tax purposes, membership fees and any additional donations are considered charitable donations and may qualify for federal deductions. 


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