2017 TBF Confirmed Appearances

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The Festival Weekend (November 4-5) will be here before we know it, and we’ll announce our full author and presenter lineup in September!

Here’s a running list of the authors and illustrators we have already announced will be appearing at the 2017 Texas Book Festival (check back for updates):


Dan Rather – What Unites Us 

  • Book Tickets granting a signed copy and priority access seating available now!

Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Pierce Bush – Sisters First

  • Book Tickets granting a signed copy, a place in the meet and greet line, and priority access seating available now!

Jami Attenberg – All Grown Up

Mark Bittman – How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Tenth Anniversary Edition

Matthew Dowd – A New Way

Margarita Engle – Forest World and All the Way to Havana

Carson Ellis and Colin Meloy – The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid

Jeffrey Eugenides – Fresh Complaint

Roger D. Hodge – Texas Blood

Ladee Hubbard – The Talented Ribkins

Lisa Ko – The Leavers

Claire Messud – The Burning Girl

Tomás Q. Morín – Patient Zero

Gail Simmons – Bringing it Home: Favorite Recipes from a Life of Adventurous Eating

Javaka Steptoe – Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Angie Thomas – The Hate U Give

Peter Wadhams – A Farewell to Ice

Kelly and Zach Weinersmith – Soonish