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Coming soon: our 2018 Literary Libations Celebration!

It’s almost time for our annual Literary Libations celebration! This year we’re partnering with Austin Film Society, American Short Fiction, and Chicon Street Poets to bring Austin booklovers three art and culture events around the city the week of August 12 in support of Lit Crawl Austin. Lit Crawl Austin takes place during the Festival Weekend, […]

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2018 First Edition Literary Gala

Join us at the 2018 First Edition Literary Gala! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018 FOUR SEASONS AUSTIN The First Edition Literary Gala is always a memorable evening packed with literary luminaries, dignitaries, and cultural arts supporters, and it helps the Texas Book Festival make an impact in communities across Texas. Proceeds from the Gala allow us to keep the […]

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Cecile Richards at the Texas Book Festival!

WHO: Cecile Richards WHAT: Discussing Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead—My Life Story WHERE: Texas Book Festival (venue to be announced) WHEN: Saturday, October 27 at 10:00AM BOOK TICKET: $30. Includes one pre-signed copy of Make Trouble, priority seating at the session, and supports the Festival, your nonprofit Texas literacy organization! BOOK TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!   […]

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Lineup Sneak Peek: Fifteen Authors presenting at the 2018 Texas Book Festival

We are thrilled to give you a sneak peek at our 2018  Texas Book Festival Lineup! These fifteen authors are set to present their books over the Festival Weekend, October 27 and 28, in and around the Texas State Capitol in downtown Austin. We’ll reveal our full lineup of authors presenting at the 2018 Festival […]

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Announcing our 2018 Festival Poster Artist!

  We are thrilled to announce we have selected our 2018 Festival poster artist, Austin-based painter Valerie Fowler! Fowler’s oil painting, Spring, Everything Changes, will be featured on this year’s Festival poster and will represent our annual Festival Weekend. Fowler’s career has spanned more than thirty years and includes a wide variety of works, from […]

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Announcing the Recipients of our Harvey Relief Fund!

  Last November over the 2017 Texas Book Festival Weekend, Festival-goers from all across the state helped us raise money to provide relief for school libraries affected by Hurricane Harvey. With matching grants from The Tocker Foundation and the Texas Book Festival, we were able to raise $10,000 to help five school libraries in Houston and […]

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The 2018 Texas Teen Book Festival!

The Texas Teen Book Festival has announced its 2018 date! Mark your calendars now for another awesome celebration of YA authors, books, reading, writing, and the wonderful YA community we have here in Texas. Head to the #TTBF website for full details of when and where to be. Be sure to sign up for the #TTBF enewsletter while you’re there to stay […]

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2018 Texas Book Festival Dates Announced!

The Texas Book Festival is proud to announce its 2017 Festival Weekend was the most successful on record, with 50,000 attendees coming together on November 4 and 5 in the largest celebration of books and literacy in the Festival’s history. The Texas Book Festival will return for its 23rd year on October 27 and 28, […]

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Attend the Festival

FIRST EDITION LITERARY GALA Friday, October 26, 2018 Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas 2018 TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL WEEKEND Saturday, October 27 10:00AM – 5:00PM Sunday, October 28 11:00AM – 5:00PM LIT CRAWL AUSTIN Saturday, October 27  |  Schedule FESTIVAL LOCATION The Texas Book Festival is held in and around the grounds of the State Capitol Building […]

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