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In the News

The literary talent cup runneth over: all right, all right, all right Texas Book Festival! – Texas Lifestyle Magazine
Matthew McConaughey, David Chang, Kevin Kwan featured at 2020 Texas Book Festival – Houston Chronicle
Texas Book Fest reveals lineup for virtual event – Kirkus
Yaa Gyasi, Julia Alvarez, Erin Brockovich, and Michael Ian Black among Texas Book Festival authors – Sightlines 
Bob ‘Daddy-O’ Wade’s bucking horned frog adorns 2020 Texas Book Festival poster – Austin360
Texas Book Festival to go virtual for two-week event this year amid coronavirus – Houston Chronicle
Texas Book Festival goes virtual for 2020 – TRIBEZA
Texas Book Festival goes online for its 25th anniversary – Texas Highways
Texas Book Festival takes its two-week fall fest online – San Antonio Current
This year’s Texas Book Festival will go virtual – Dallas Morning News
Texas Book Festival calls off physical event, will go virtual in 2020 – Austin360
The 5 Best Unique Festivals in Texas – Destination Mundo
Students Meet Authors Who Wrote Books They’ve Read in School – NBC 5 DFW
Matthew Patin Named Texas Book Festival Literary Director – Sightlines
Round Rock, Pflugerville, Hutto public libraries expand collections through Texas Book Festival grants – Community Impact
Texas Book Festival 2019 – Texas Monthly
Book lover? Plan your trip around a literary festival – Washington Post
Is it crazy to look for solace from the news at the Texas Book Festival? – Dallas Morning News

News Releases

October 20, 2020 – Texas Teen Book Festival Launches Texas Book Festival, starting October 31 through November 1 
October 15, 2020 – Texas Book Festival announces 2020 Lit Crawl schedule
October 14, 2020 – Texas Book Festival Children’s Programming includes a virtual pass and engaging activities and conversations
October 8, 2020 – Texas Book Festival announces schedule for two-week virtual event
September 30, 2020 – Texas Book Festival to host events with Mathew McConaughey and Jodi Picoult at 2020 virtual festival 
September 16, 2020 – Texas Book Festival announces 2020 lineup featuring more than 125 authors for two-week virtual event 
September 2, 2020 – Texas Book Festival reveals authors participating in virtual First Edition Literary Gala
August 12, 2020 – Texas Book Festival reveals fifteen authors for 2020 virtual festival 
July 22, 2020 – Texas Book Festival announces keynotes for Texas Teen Book Festival
July 15, 2020 – Texas Book Festival reveals poster for 2020 virtual festival
June 24, 2020 – Texas Book Festival announces virtual two-week fall festival
March 10, 2020 – Texas Book Festival brings Reading Rock Stars program to Houston schools
February 24, 2020 – Texas Book Festival brings Reading Rock Stars to Rio Grande Valley schools on February 27-28
January 30, 2020 – Texas Book Festival brings Reading Rock Stars and Real Reads to Dallas-Fort Worth schools on February 6-7, 2020
January 29, 2020 – Texas Book Festival announces literary director

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Lois Kim, Executive Director