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Leadership Headshots

Marianne DeLeón, Chief Executive Officer
Dalia Azim, Chief Operations Officer
Susannah Auby, Development Director
Hannah Gabel, Literary Director
Michelle Hernandez, Director of Youth Programs

Press Releases

5.6.24 – Texas Book Festival Distributing More Than 3,000 Books to DFW Elementary Schools
4.5.24 – Book Discussion on Racial Wealth Gaps in America to Take Place at George Washington Carver Museum
3.29.24 – Texas Book Festival to Distribute Nearly 800 Books to El Paso-Area Elementary Schools
3.26.24 – Texas Book Festival Welcomes New Board of Directors Members
3.15.24 – Texas Book Festival Brings Reading Rock Stars Program to 4 Houston-Area Elementary Schools
2.27.24 – Texas Book Festival to Distribute More than 4,200 Books To 6 Rio Grande Valley Title I Elementary Schools For Reading Rock Stars Program
12.19.23 – 2024 Texas Book Festival Dates Announcement
12.1.23 – Texas Book Festival Announced Marianne DeLeón as CEO
11.27.23 – 2023 Austin Reading Rock Stars
10.25.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces 2023 Schedule
10.3.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces Ticketed Sessions with Michael Cunningham, Roxanne Gay and Stacey Abrams
9.25.23 – Olamaie to Host Brunch with Festival Author and Chef Kenny Gilbert to Benefit Texas Book Festival on November 12
9.13.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces 2023 Full Lineup Featuring More Than 300 Authors
7.31.23 – Texas Book Festival Reveals Sixteen Authors for the 2023 Festival
7.18.23 – 2023 Texas Writer Award Recipient: Elizabeth Crook
7.13.23 – 2023 Texas Book Festival Poster Reveal
6.26.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces Featured Authors at 2023 First Edition Literary Gala
4.3.23 – Lois Kim Departs TBF
3.9.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces New Board Chair and Members
3.9.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces Dates for 2023 Festival Weekend

In the News

4.2.24 – Texas Book Festival and El Paso Community Foundation Partner to Bring Author-Illustrators to City for Free Family Event!
1.15.24 – A First Edition Gala in Austin – Curated Texan
11.29.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces New CEO – Austin Chronicle
11.16.23 – 2023 Texas Book Festival Delights Literati – Publishers Weekly
11.10.23 – Five Themes at This Year’s Texas Book Festival – Austin Chronicle
11.9.23 – Texas Book Festival to delight 50k attendees this weekend – KXAN “Studio 512”
11.9.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces Lineup For This Weekend – KXAN “Studio 512”
11.9.23 – Texas Book Festival returns this weekend – FOX 7 Austin
11.9.23 – Texas Book Festival: Panels, signings, more – FOX 7 Austin
11.9.23 – 325 authors in Austin for Texas Book Festival – FOX 7 Austin
11.7.23 – Literature-loving bar crawlers hit the Austin streets for Texas Book Festival – CultureMap Austin
11.6.23 – Texas Book Festival Includes 300+ Authors & Exciting Literary Programming – Tribeza
11.3.23 – How the Texas Book Festival is Celebrating Latinidad this year – KUT 90.5
10.31.23 – Your Essential Texas Book Festival Reading List – Tribeza
10.26.23 – ACÉRQUESE A LA FIESTA DE LOS LIBROS – El Mundo
10.23.23 – The Texas Book Festival Returns for its 28th Year to Downtown Austin – Texas Lifestyle Magazine
10.23.23 – We’ll be at the Texas Book Festival, Nov. 11-12 – KUT 90.5
10.16.23 – Olamaie Brunch with Texas Book Festival Author Chef Kenny Gilbert – Tribeza
10.10.23 – Texas Book Festival returns Nov. 11 & 12 – FOX 7 Austin
10.6.23 – Texas Book Festival drops ticketed sessions with Stacey Abrams and others, plus 27 book recs – CultureMap Austin
9.15.23 – Texas Book Festival releases full lineup of 300 authors, including Roxane Gay and Ali Hazelwood – CultureMap San Antonio
9.14.23 – Star-studded Texas Book Festival lineup announced – ATX Today
9.13.23 – Roxane Gay, Tim O’Brien Join Texas Book Festival Lineup – Austin Chronicle
9.13.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces 300+ Authors Joining the November Event – Tribeza
9.13.23 – Texas Book Festival releases full lineup of 300 authors, including Roxane Gay and Ali Hazelwood – CultureMap Austin
8.4.23 – Stacey Abrams, Ann Patchett, Andrew Sean Greer among writers to appear at Texas Book Festival – NBC Houston
8.4.23 – 8 Facts About Texas Book Festival – Facts.net
8.3.23 – First 16 Featured Authors Announced For 2023 Texas Book Festival – KXAN “Studio 512”
8.1.23 – Stacey Abrams Tops Initial List of Texas Book Festival Authors – Austin Monthly 
8.1.23 – Texas Book Festival 2023 includes Stacey Abrams and 15 more literary and political leaders – CultureMap Dallas 
8.1.23 – Texas Book Festival Unveils Author Lineup – Kirkus Reviews 
8.1.23 – 2023 Texas Book Festival must read: Stacey Abrams, Ann Patchett, Walter Isaacson – Austin American-Statesman
7.31.23 – Stacey Abrams, Lawrence Wright Announced for Texas Book Festival – The Austin Chronicle
7.31.23 – The next Texas Book Festival lineup includes Stacey Abrams and 15 other literary and political leaders – CultureMap Austin
7.18.23 – Austin Author Elizabeth Crook Honored With Texas Writer Award – The Austin Chronicle
7.18.23 – Texas Book Festival Announces Jon Flaming as its 2023 Festival Poster Artist – Glasstire

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