Volunteer

Last year, over 1000 enthusiastic book-lovers volunteered their time and talent to make the Texas Book Festival a huge success. We are very grateful to all of our volunteers for your continued support.

HOW TO VOLUNTEER:

1. Read our Volunteer Guidelines (PDF)

2. Click on the left menu links below to read volunteer descriptions and to sign up.

Groups: please fill out our Group Volunteer Form or send an email to bookfest@texasbookfestival.org for more information or to register to volunteer.


Author Escorts
Location: Festival Grounds

(Helen Ginger, Terri Schexnayder, Lari Bishop, Chair)

Volunteers will:

  • assist with author check-in and hospitality at the Festival
  • escort the author(s) to their program/panel location
  • escort the author(s) from the program/panel location to the author signing area and stay with the author(s) until the end of the assigned book-signing time
  • serve as "gofer" for the author(s) as needed during book signing, for items such as Festival provided refreshments
  • must become familiar with Festival grounds so as to escort author to various TBF destinations
  • volunteers may sign up to escort more than one author or for multiple shifts
Volunteers must be age 20 or older for this event.


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