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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 will be open this summer. Below is more information on the various volunteer job descriptions.



Please click on any of the job descriptions below and click the sign up button to volunteer for the selected job.

Author Guides
Location: Festival Grounds

(Lari Bishop, Matt Patin, 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
  • 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.

Sign Up