Press Room

For media questions, or to request interviews with the Texas Book Festival’s staff, please contact Danielle Firestone at Giant Noise, or 512-382-9017.

Media Resources

Texas Book Festival Fact Sheet

 2016 Media Credentials Form

2016 Leadership Bios

2016 Festival Poster (Provided courtesy of The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University and University of Texas Press)

Logos, Leadership Headshots

TBF Logo: Brown

TBF Logo: White on Black

TBF Logo: Black

TBF Logo: White on Brown

Lois Kim, Executive Director

Julie Wernersbach, Literary Director (photo by Sarah Bork Hamilton Photography)

Janet Hutchison, Development Director

News Releases

October 12, 2016: Headline-grabbing Cookbook Authors to Present in Central Market Cooking Tent

September 15, 2016: The Texas Book Festival announces more than 280 authors as part of the 2016 lineup

September 15, 2016: Texas Teen Book Festival announces 2016 schedule

August 31, 2016:  Ethan Hawke, Diane Guerrero, Carl Hiaasen, and Marcus Samuelsson to be featured presenters at First Edition Literary Gala on November 4

August 25, 2016: The Texas Book Festival to host Design*Sponge founder Grace Bonney for In The Company of Women event

August 24, 2016: The Texas Book Festival to host Nick Offerman, Hannah Hart, T.C. Boyle as part of 2016 Festival Weekend

August 4, 2016: The Texas Book Festival to host Literary Libations Week August 15 to 19

June 14, 2016: The Texas Book Festival reveals the first 16 authors and official poster for 2016 Festival weekend

June 14, 2016: Jack Unruh Headshot, 2016 Festival Poster Illustrator

May 31, 2016: Texas Teen Book Festival announces 2016 lineup

April 21, 2016: The Texas Book Festival announces 2016 Library Grant Recipients

April 15, 2016: Giant Noise selected as Agency of Record for the Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas

February 24, 2016: Reading Rock Stars Rio Grande Valley, March 4

February 2, 2016: Texas Book Festival announces new literary director

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