Press Room

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Media Resources

Texas Book Festival Fact Sheet
2018 Media Credentials Form
2018 Leadership Bios

Logos, Leadership Headshots

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Lois Kim, Executive Director
Julie Wernersbach, Literary Director

News Releases

October 17, 2018 – Texas Book Festival celebrates literary programming with Lit Crawl Austin

October 16, 2018 – Texas Book Festival presents Kids on Congress

October 16, 2018 – Culinary hotshots showcase their latest offerings at the Central Market Tent

October 3, 2018 – Texas Book Festival announce full schedule with exciting author panels, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, and more

September 12, 2018 – Olamaie to host brunch with Chef Edward Lee to benefit Texas Book Festival on October 28
August 29, 2018 – Texas Book Festival announces 2018 lineup featuring more than 280 authors
August 22, 2018 – Texas Book Festival to host “Books and Breakfast” at Hat Creek Burger Company on September 22
August 7, 2018 – Texas Book Festival announces featured authors at the First Edition Literary Gala on Friday, October 16
July 25, 2018 – Texas Teen Book Festival announces 2018 Lineup
July 23, 2018 – Texas Book Festival and The Long Center Present “An Evening With Pete Souza” as closing event of 2018 Festival weekend
July 10, 2018 – Texas Book Festival to host Cecile Richards as part of 2018 Festival weekend
June 19, 2018 –  Texas Book Festival reveals the first 15 authors for the 2018 Festival weekend lineup
June 6, 2018 – Texas Book Festival announces recipients of Harvey Relief Funds
April 5, 2018 – Texas Book Festival announces 2018 recipients of Texas Library Grants
February 16, 2018 – Texas Book Festival announces Reading Rock Stars presentations at Rio Grande Valley Elementary Schools
February 13, 2018 – Texas Teen Book Festival announces 2018 festival date
January 30, 2018 – Texas Book Festival announces Reading Rock Stars presentations at Thomas Tolbert Elementary and Rosemont Elementary.
January 10, 2018 – Texas Book Festival announces 2018 Festival Weekend dates.
November 28, 2017 – Texas Book Festival to host Reading Rock Stars with Acclaimed Authors at Cunningham Elementary School on December 1
October 26, 2017 – Texas Book Festival Presents Kids on Congress
October 25, 2017 – Texas Book Festival Celebrates Literary Programming With Lit Crawl Austin
October 13, 2017 – Texas Book Festival announces 2017 Full Schedule
October 12, 2017 – Texas Book Festival to host Reading Rock Stars with Renowned Authors at KIPP Comunidad Elementary School on November 3
September 26, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival, Alamo Drafthouse, and Texas Capital Bank Present Tom Hanks as Part of 2017 Festival Weekend
September 13, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces 2017 Lineup – More than 275 authors to be featured
September 11, 2017 – Texas Teen Book Festival announces 2017 Schedule
September 7, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces featured presenters at First Edition Literary Gala
August 24, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival to launch Dan Rather’s New Book, What Unites Us, as part of 2017 Festival Weekend
August 3, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces lineup and details surrounding Literary Libations Week 2017
July 27, 2017 – Texas Teen Book Festival announces 2017 Lineup
July 25, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces partnership with BookPeople
June 6, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces the first 12 authors of the 2017 Texas Book Festival Author Lineup
May 11, 2017 – The Texas Teen Book Festival announces the first 3 authors of the 2017 Texas Teen Book Festival Author Lineup
May 3, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces Reading Rock Stars presentations at Tolbert Elementary School
April 21, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces the 2017 library grants recipients
March 20, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces Evening With The Authors at La Orilla Del Rio Ballroom
February 24, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces Reading Rock Stars presentations at Emiliano Zapata Elementary School
January 31, 2017 – The Texas Teen Book Festival announces 2017 festival dates
January 5, 2017 – The Texas Book Festival announces 2017 festival dates