National Book Foundation Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards
11:00 am - 11:45 am
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Capitol Extension Room 1.016
1100 Congress Avenue, Austin TX

One month before the 70th Annual National Book Awards, join the National Book Foundation at the Texas Book Festival for the fall season’s first preview featuring 2019 Awards Finalists and Longlisters—and potential Winners—Jericho Brown (The Tradition, Poetry), Julia Phillips (Disappearing Earth, Fiction), and Randy Ribay (Patron Saints of Nothing, Young People’s Literature). Across subject and genre, the conversation will highlight some of the best contemporary literature in America. Moderated by Elizabeth Jordan, CEO of BookPeople. Sarah Broom, originally scheduled to appear on this panel, is unfortunately no longer able to attend the Festival.

  • Moderator: Elizabeth Jordan
  • Book Signing: 12:00PM – 1:00PM. Texas Monthly TBF Book Signing Tent

Jericho Brown, Julia Phillips, Randy Ribay, The Tradition, Disappearing Earth, Patron Saints of Nothing


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