Full YA Lineup at TBF

The YA and teen programming that you loved at the Texas Teen Book Festival will be featured at the Texas Book Festival Weekend on November 5-6 in downtown Austin, in and around the State Capitol. Check out the full 2022 Author Lineup. All YA programming is free and open to the public.

On Saturday, November 5 you can see . . .

Anna Gracia, Crystal Maldonado, and Natalie Sylvester on the panel “Writing Our Own Stories”

Lyla Lee, Katharine McGee, Kellis Rowe, and Steven Salvatore on “Modern Romance”Omar Epps in conversation about Nubia: The AwakeningLamar Giles and Andy Mientus on “Ancient Evils, Mysterious Boarding Schools, and Doomsday Resorts”Brigid Kemmer and J.Elle on their new fantasy booksAnd on Sunday, November 6 you can see . . .

Laekan Zea Kemp and Ashley Shumacher on “The Power of Music”Joan He, Judy I. Lin, Anne-Marie McLemore, Goldy Moldavsky, and Aiden Thomas on their “YA Buzz Books”Samira Ahmed, Francesca Padilla, and Marit Weisenberg on “Discovering Truths, Finding Justice”Ayana Gray, Varian Johnson, and Aiden Thomas on their “High Stakes” storiesMaggie Stiefvater on The Dreamer TrilogyGuadalupe García McCall and R.M. Romero on “Ghosts, Premonitions, and Transcending Time”And don’t miss the Library Foundation’s conversation with the Austin Youth Poet Laureate!

Festival books will be for sale from local indie bookstore BookPeople, and author signings will be happening all weekend.

The YA HQ Tent will be on 11th Street in front of the Capitol from 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday and from 11 am – 5 pm on Sunday. Check the entire schedule for exciting authors, illustrators, chefs, poets, and storytellers.

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