2023 Updates to the Schedule

All updates to the 2023 Texas Book Festival Schedule and Author Lineup will be recorded here. The most accurate and up-to-date schedule is always our online schedule.

Author Cancellations

  • Charif Shanahan
  • Zusha Elinson
  • George Black
  • Paulette Jiles
  • Sonora Reyes
  • Rosa Beltrán
  • Monica Youn
  • Tim Z. Hernandez
  • Peter Turchi
  • Angie Thomas
  • Asale Angel-Ajani
  • Jess Row

Session Updates

  • Amanda Moore will be in conversation with Austin Noir editors Hopeton Hay, Scott Montgomery and Molly Odintz in the Tales From the Dark Side: Austin Noir panel.
  • Luis Alberto Urrea will now be in conversation with Roxane Gay, Angie Thomas and Sabir Sultan (of PEN America) in the PEN America Presents: Threats to Freedom of Expression panel.
  • Aaron H. Aceves will join Ali Hazelwood in conversation in the panel formerly titled “Ali Hazelwood in conversation about Check & Mate.” The panel is now titled “Ali Hazelwood and Aaron H. Aceves on Teenage Love, Angst, and Coming-of-Age.
  • Anastacia-Renee will replace Charif Shanahan on the Finding Freedom panel, joining KB Brookins in conversation with moderator Amanda Johnston.

Tent Relocation