Posts By: Lois Kim

Schedule Changes

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With more than 280 authors, a few things are bound to change. Stay up-to-date with the changes on our Festival updates page. The web and mobile app schedule will always be the most up-to-date. The Statesman print schedule is terrific to hold in your hands and it is 98% correct — just note that any schedule […]

Gala Afterparty – Cocktails with the Authors!

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  We’re excited to announce that, for the first time, the Texas Book Festival is hosting an Afterparty after our Gala. Our official welcome to all 285 Festival authors, the Afterparty will be your opportunity to mingle with your favorite writers over cocktails and late night snacks. Tickets are only $75. Register now!

Amplify Reading Rock Stars, March 5-6!

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  Thank you to everyone who donated to our Reading Rock Stars Program during the Amplify Austin campaign that took place March 5th and 6th, 2015. Because of you, we not only reached our goal of raising $10,000, but we surpassed it, raising a total $13,190!  Reading Rock Stars gives students in disadvantaged public schools […]

The First Edition Literary Gala

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  The Texas Book Festival held its First Edition Literary Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel on Friday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. The traditional prelude to the Festival weekend, the Gala is an elegant evening of culture which had some fun and quirky twists this year. At the 6:30 cocktail reception sponsored by AT&T, […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Roger Polson

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Roger Polson has been with the Texas Book Festival since its beginnings 18 years ago. Friends involved with planning the Festival first recruited Polson to coordinate the entertainment for the Music Tent.

Storybook Character Fashion Show

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With Halloween always right near by, wearing costumes is a great tradition at the Festival. This year, we want all the kids to dress up as their favorite storybook character and join us at the Storybook Character Fashion Show, emceed by author Adam Rex! Where: Children’s Activity Tent, Colorado Street, between 12th and 13th Streets […]