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Last year, hundreds of 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!

Volunteer sign up for the 2016 Texas Book Festival is now OPEN. Sign up below!


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 Guides
Location: Festival Grounds

(Lari Bishop, Matt Patin, Elizabeth Barrett, 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
  • must become familiar with Festival grounds so as to escort author to various TBF destinations
  • volunteers may sign up for multiple shifts
Volunteers must be age 20 or older for this event.

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