YA at the 2022 Texas Book Festival!

Natalia Sylvester at the 2017 Texas Book Festival.

In 2022, all of 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 two full days of programming at the YA HQ, as well as cool authors and programming throughout the Festival!

Maggie Stiefvater at the 2013 Texas Teen Book Festival.

Featured YA authors include Omar Epps, Maggie Stiefvater, Marit Weisenberg, Natalia Sylvester, Lyla Lee, Varian Johnson, Aiden Thomas…AND MANY MORE! Check out the full 2022 Author Lineup. All YA programming is free and open to the public.

Lyla Lee with the Texas Book Festival in Fort Worth.

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 10am – 5pm on Saturday and from 11am – 5pm on Sunday, and check the entire schedule for exciting authors, illustrators, chefs, poets, and storytellers.

Stay tuned for the schedule release in early October (and grab the October 27 issue of The Austin Chronicle…it’s the Halloween Mask issue!…for the full schedule and maps). Follow TBF on Instagram,Facebook, and Twitter. @texasbookfest #texasbookfest

YA Tent at the 2017 Texas State Capitol.