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Last year, more than 1,000 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! Don’t forget to sign-up to volunteer for the 2014 Texas Book Festival.


Volunteer positions and sign-up will be available July 15, 2014.

Read our 2014 Volunteer Guidelines (PDF)


Author Escorts
Location: Festival Grounds

(Lari Bishop, Tracy Young, Amber Shantel Hales, 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.

Sign Up