The Texas Book Festival connects authors and readers through experiences that celebrate the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. #txbookfest
"I begin writing with an objective then find the story and characters have a volition all their own." —@Rumaan Alam Get to know the 2018 #txbookfest authors before you see them at the Fest—check out this and other Q&As over on our site! texasbookfestival.org/tbf-author-q-a…
RT @EdwardCarey70: Dear Austin, I'm gearing up for an exhibition @LibFoundATX a week tomorrow, @texasbookfest @BookPeople. Do hope you'll c…
We're thrilled to announce the 2018 Texas Writer Award goes to James Magnuson—author of 9 novels & numerous plays, and previous director of the Michener Center for Writers, which he directed for 23 years. Join us in honoring Magnuson on Saturday, Oct 27! texasbookfestival.org/texas-writer-a… https://t.co/cnWPa3hR6A
RT @Taylor_Paige13: I was Texas Tent chair last year and it is SUCH A GOOD TIME. If you go to no other tent at Bookfest, go to this one. ht…
Howdy, Booklovers! We're hosting a brilliant group of TX writers in our Texas Tent, where they'll discuss the many facets of writing in & about Texas. Discover your new favorite Lone Star State writers at the 2018 Festival October 27-28! texasbookfestival.org/texas-tent-sch… https://t.co/C4Ov4ug0mn
RT @TXMOpromo: The @texasbookfest will finish the 2018 Festival w/ @PeteSouza & his new book, SHADE: A TALE OF TWO PRESIDENTS! Souza will d…
Don't miss @texasbookfest, October 27-28 at the Texas Capitol! 275+ authors, from activists & artists to comedians & chefs, along with live music, children's activities, a #YALit tent & more: texasbookfestival.org #txbookfest https://t.co/ApDj6M4d4R
Whether you’re a seasoned lover of poetry or a casually appreciative reader, there's something for everyone at the Festival and we’ve put together a guide to new and exciting poetry to discover at this year's Fest! texasbookfestival.org/discover-new-a… https://t.co/VoRWqsyVPt
There’s nothing quite like a crisp fall morning in Austin, and what better place to enjoy it than Lady Bird Lake? Join us for a morning spent kayaking with @CongressKayaks on Sunday, Oct 28—get the sign up link on our site! texasbookfestival.org/weekend-activi…
We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Fresh Ink Fiction Contest! The theme this year was “What Really Happened” and we were blown away by the submissions we received—read their winning stories on our site! texasbookfestival.org/2018-fresh-ink…
Be sure to catch these fantastic authors and illustrators at the #txbookfest during their presentations on Saturday, October 27 (check our full schedule over our site!) texasbookfestival.org/reading-rock-s…
We’re so excited for our biggest Reading Rock Stars ever on Friday, October 26! We're bringing authors to 10 local Title I schools to present their books, engage with young readers, and help us give out copies of those books to each student! texasbookfestival.org/reading-rock-s…
Saturday, 10/27: @LitCrawlATX is celebrating its 8th year of irreverent literary programming! Join us along E César Chávez + other East Side venues for performances, games, trivia, and storytelling. Everyone is welcome, and all events are free! https://t.co/Wlkio0ls8l
Saturday, 10/27: @LitCrawlATX is celebrating its 8th year of irreverent literary programming! Join us along E César Chávez + other East Side venues for performances, games, trivia, and storytelling. Everyone is welcome, and all events are free! texasbookfestival.org/lit-crawl-aust… https://t.co/I9mhuKDV97
"I find ideas to be one of the most muse-y, mysterious parts of the writing process. I can’t force them—I’m just glad when they happen!" —@chloekbenjamin Learn more about #txbookfest authors before October 27-28—check out our author Q&As over on our site! texasbookfestival.org/tbf-2018-q-a-w… https://t.co/C9meV6pa5j
We cannot wait to see @susanorlean present THE LIBRARY BOOK at the 2018 Texas Book Festival on Saturday, Oct 27 at 2pm. We'll see y'all there! texasbookfestival.org/schedule/
Fantastic interview with @susanorlean on her latest work of nonfiction, "aptly titled THE LIBRARY BOOK. It’s a love letter to libraries, the people who work in them, and the values they represent." publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/au…
TBF is also excited to announce we've partnered with @GSCTXcouncil to create our very own Girl Scout Patch encouraging girls to read, engage with their community, and discover new genres and authors! Find out how to earn this unique patch here: texasbookfestival.org/earn-a-girl-sc… https://t.co/2anxt9L30n
TBF is excited to be hosting @SylviaAcevedo, CEO of Girl Scouts USA at this year’s Festival on Saturday, October 27, 11:30 in the First United Methodist Church. Girl Scouts can sign up for an exclusive session with Acevedo: see our site for more details! texasbookfestival.org/earn-a-girl-sc… https://t.co/NBRxHog3yq
RT @mcallenlibrary: MPL's Teen Dept was awarded the 2018 Texas Library Grant! This grant allowed us to enhance our collection & continue to…
Austin's @CirrusLogic has generously sponsored the #TAMETrailer at the #txbookfest and will be joining in to share their firsthand knowledge of STEM learning! Visit the TAME trailer October 27-28 to discover where else the love of learning can take you! texasbookfestival.org/science-at-thi… https://t.co/J20olRFzPf
Calling all curious minds: @TAMESTEM's Trailblazer trailer, a hands-on mobile science museum that travels all across Texas, is coming to Texas Book Festival to encourage young readers to explore and question the world they live in! texasbookfestival.org/science-at-thi… https://t.co/6YRN1ul2Gr
This event at the Texas State Library, which explores the relationship between place, identity and narrative, and the Texas borderlands, is free to attend—just be sure to RSVP through the Eventbrite page below, and we'll see you there! eventbrite.com/e/third-annual…
We're excited to team up with the @TSLAC, Texas Center for the Book, and Writers' League of Texas to invite you to an evening celebrating Texas authors, stories, and history! eventbrite.com/e/third-annual…
Huge congrats to the 2018 #NBAwards finalists!!! We're so pleased to see each of these books on the list. Make sure to catch @jamelbrinkley, @rebeccamakkai, @Sarah_Smarsh, and @StudioJJK at the 2018 Festival, Oct 27-28. Check the full schedule here: texasbookfestival.org/schedule/ twitter.com/nationalbook/s…
RT @vilmairisblog: Have you ever attended the @texasbookfest? I'm so excited to partner with them (one of Austin's beloved non-profits) by…
Two weeks from today: we can't wait to celebrate the launch of @EdwardCarey70's new novel, LITTLE, and delight in an exhibition of Carey's extraordinary art at @AustinPublicLib Central! This event is free and open to the public. facebook.com/events/2109802… https://t.co/8gDqADM1xM
Two weeks from today: we can't wait to celebrate the launch of Edward Carey's new novel, LITTLE, and delight in an exhibition of Carey's extraordinary art at @AustinPublicLib Central! This event is free and open to the public. facebook.com/events/2109802… https://t.co/W8IC4uMgiY
RT @fox7austin: The @texasbookfest is going on at the end of October and it continues to grow every year. @LaurenOnFOX7 got details about t…
And when you're done there, hear over to our main schedule to see all there is to discover at the Texas Book Festival this year! texasbookfestival.org/schedule/
Didn't get enough #YAlit at TTBF last weekend? Not to worry, our YA HQ Tent is back again this year, giving readers of all ages a chance to dive into fantastic worlds, hilarious situations, & star-crossed love stories! Check out our YA HQ lineup here: texasbookfestival.org/discover-the-y… https://t.co/I9m30TkSkO
We had such a wonderful @TXTeenBookFest last Saturday—thanks to everyone who came out and celebrated #TTBF’s 10th birthday with us! Special thanks to our presenting sponsor @HEB,and our contributing sponsors @humanitiestexas, @3M, @EpicReads, @PenguinTeen, and @DelacortePress! https://t.co/I1o7G56EAN
We're thrilled to introduce for the first time this year: our Latinx Lit Tent! Join us for a celebration of Latinx culture and literature, and bring the whole—there's something for everyone! texasbookfestival.org/discover-latin… https://t.co/v9IWZ3fNY9
Support the #txbookfest and join our First Edition Literary Gala silent auction! When you bid on these unique experiences and items—like a private meal with some of our favorite authors—proceeds help us keep the Festival free & open to the public! txbf2018.ggo.bid/bidding/packag… https://t.co/volxKGLcyj
The 10th annual Texas Teen Book Festival is TOMORROW!! Saturday, Oct 6 from 9am-6pm at @stedwardsu—come celebrate books and YA lit with us and more than 35 of your favorite YA authors! We can't wait! twitter.com/TXTeenBookFest…
"The moment I figured out that Hero... was going to be the main narrator, the world of the book opened up—the story to tell became clear." —Elaine Castillo Learn more about #txbookfest authors before Oct 27-28—check out our author Q&As over on our site! texasbookfestival.org/tbf-author-q-a… https://t.co/m27hxffv7d
The #txbookfest is a great place to discover new favorite authors! Check out the fresh talent and new voices at this year’s Fest—they'll be dazzling our shelves, and awards lists, for years to come. texasbookfestival.org/discover-debut… https://t.co/DOi0wCLvZZ
RT @AustinISDLibs: Only two days left till @TXTeenBookFest 📚 Join us this Saturday @stedwardsu 9am-6pm Check out the session with AISD Book…
Austin Festivalgoers: we've partnered with @CapMetroATX to make sure everyone can get to the Festival downtown! For details on how to get a free bus ticket Saturday, Oct 27, visit this link: bit.ly/2Pa1gil https://t.co/c4fqoKQqzf
New favorite authors, exciting ideas, local exhibitors, great new reads, and more—there's so much to discover at #txbookfest! Visit our website for details and tips for attending the Festival on October 27-28, and start planning your best Fest yet! texasbookfestival.org/attend_festiva… https://t.co/G7UrRoRneT
Can't make it to some select sessions, but still want a book signed by the author? Don't worry: we've got you covered! Pre-order your signed copies of select Festival titles through @BookPeople, the official TBF bookseller. BookPeople ships worldwide! bookpeople.com/pre-order-sign…
Book sales at the Festival fund the Festival weekend, our Reading Rock Stars program, and our Library Grants initiative. Browse all featured 2018 titles on the Festival Bookstore, and start planning additions to your library today! texasbookfestival.org/2018-texas-boo… https://t.co/LPYoRvkRis
And don't forget to check out our available volunteer shifts to get behind the scenes with the Festival crew and some of your favorite authors! texasbookfestival.org/volunteer-sign…
Our 2018 Texas Book Festival schedule is here! You can now view all session locations and times for October 27-28—start planning your Festival Weekend today! texasbookfestival.org/schedule/ https://t.co/TktgGaRdsf
Next week on Thursday, October 11, don't miss @asfmag's The Stars at Night 2018, a bright Texas evening of songwriting, honky-tonk, and literary splendor honoring some of our favorite writers! americanshortfiction.org/2018/08/15/the… https://t.co/IX352eMEgd
So pleased to see @CNTraveler list the 2018 Texas Book Festival as one of their picks for things to do in Texas this month! The #txbookfest takes place in owntown Austin, October 27-28—see you there! cntraveler.com/story/what-to-… https://t.co/30sSjCcU4Q
RT @ATXStateof_Mind: From @aclfestival to the @texasbookfest, there’s something for everyone. Here’s 15 October events in Austin you need t…
RT @LibFoundATX: We're thrilled to partner w/ @texasbookfest to host the launch of @EdwardCarey70's new novel, LITTLE, about the early year…
THIS SATURDAY, OCT 6: don't miss the 10th annual @TXTeenBookFest! With keynote speakers @getnicced and Jarrod & @NealShusterman, reader faves @loversdiction, @CynLeitichSmith, and @marissa_meyer, and more, there is something for every reader at the #TTBF! statesman.com/entertainmentl…
RT @MayaSmart: October is #NationalBookMonth. I'm celebrating by reading as many #txbookfest selections as I can get my hands on. I'm off t…
“When I sit down to write, what I’m truly interested in is how a person operates on the inside.” Learn a little more about #txbookfest authors before October 27-28! Check out our author Q&As, beginning with Aja Gabel, author of THE ENSEMBLE. texasbookfestival.org/2018-tbf-autho… https://t.co/2hDuRuLYU2
RT @TXTeenBookFest: Need to register to vote?? We’ll have Travis County voter registrars at #ttbf to register anyone who is qualified! No…
We’re out at the #UTVolunteerFair today, signing up volunteers til 2pm! If you want to help make the Festival happen (& you have opposable thumbs, unlike Peanut from Learning Together Equestrians here), visit our site to see what spots are available! texasbookfestival.org/volunteer-sign… https://t.co/KQDdLTaYF9
RT @TXTeenBookFest: Don’t miss out on all this and more at #ttbf! It’s our 10th birthday and we would love for you to celebrate with us. Se…
Congratulations to the 2018 5 under 35 authors! So pleased to see each of these authors recognized for their work. Don't miss Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah presenting FRIDAY BLACK at the 2018 #txbookfestival, October 27-28! texasbookfestival.org/2018-festival-… twitter.com/nationalbook/s…
RT @Meyer_Michele: Already great #BookBuzz for November Road by @Lou_Berney. You can meet the author: he hits the road -- in Texas -- in Oc…
RT @BookTV: Fall is a busy time for book fairs and festivals across the country. We're covering events at @BmoreBookFest, @WIBookFestival,…
Come out to Hat Creek for Books & Breakfast with Cate Berry! Storytimes at 9 and 10! @HatCreekBurgers #txbookfest https://t.co/wGcuBNaIWV
Stay out of the rain tomorrow morning! Come to our Books & Breakfast at @HatCreekBurgers Westlake! We'll be there from 8:30-10:30am with local author @cberrywriter reading PENGUIN AND TINY SHRIMP DON'T DO BEDTIME—come out and support TX literacy with us! mystatesman.com/lifestyles/wha…
This Saturday, September 22, join us for Books & Breakfast at @HatCreekBurgers (Westlake)! Hat Creek will donate 25% of proceeds to TBF, so come grab some breakfast, share your love of reading, and help TBF put books in the hands of Austin students! facebook.com/events/2203699… https://t.co/rmJyI49IBL
Also, this exciting book launch coincides with an art exhibit at the Austin Central Library Art Gallery, featuring illustrations from LITTLE and Carey’s other works. We'll see y'all there! texasbookfestival.org/tbf-and-aplff-… https://t.co/4767GgXcJt
Join TBF and @LibFoundATX on Tues, Oct 23 to celebrate the launch of LITTLE, the highly anticipated new novel by Austin writer+illustrator, @EdwardCarey70, in conversation with fellow Austin author (and wife) @elizmccracken! texasbookfestival.org/tbf-and-aplff-… https://t.co/koX0HcO04G
 
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RT @Do512Family: Join @texasbookfest @HatCreekBurgers in Westlake for food, fun, & a very special storytime! Texas author Cate Berry will r…
Austinites: join us this Sunday, Sept 23 at @Mexic_Arte Museum for the 21st annual #AustinMuseumDay! From noon to 4pm, stop by and create recycled art inspired by Alebrijes with artist in residence, KUNIKLO. Free & open to the public—we'll see y'all there! mexic-artemuseumevents.org/upcoming-event…
Austin Booklovers: don't miss this chance to see Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edward P. Jones read at the Mulva Auditorium next Monday, September 24! Hosted by @MichenerCenter for Writers—we'll see y'all there! facebook.com/events/1623222…
2018 #txbookfest author @Sarah_Smarsh discusses her new book, HEARTLAND, which has been longlisted for a #NationalBookAward in nonfiction. Don’t miss her during our Festival Weekend, October 27-28! npr.org/2018/09/16/648…
The @nationalbook Awards longlist for Fiction is here! This is such an exciting list and we're so happy for each of these deserving authors. Come celebrate with @tayari, @thommyorange, @jamelbrinkley, & @rebeccamakkai at the 2018 #txbookfest Oct 27-28! newyorker.com/books/page-tur…
RT @MayaSmart: Grab some breakfast on 9/22, share your love of reading and help @texasbookfest put books in the hands of Austin students! H…
RT @TXTeenBookFest: Not only did we announce the Marissa Meyer fan event earlier today, but we also released the iTent schedule packed full…
Fantastic list of brilliant, important books—so excited to see these authors recognized! Don't forget, you can catch both @ProfCAnderson with ONE PERSON, NO VOTE and @Sarah_Smarsh with HEARTLAND at the 2018 #txbookfest! twitter.com/nationalbook/s…
YA readers & fans of Marissa Meyer's books! The 1st 50 PEOPLE to pre-order #Archenemies from @BookPeople will be registered for an awesome opportunity to meet @marissa_meyer herself at the 10th anniversary #TTBF! Preorder your copy of ARCHENEMIES TODAY! bookpeople.com/pre-order-mari… twitter.com/TXTeenBookFest…
RT @LaramieStroud: Looking forward to reading this book and seeing you @texasbookfest in October! #txbookfest twitter.com/beschlossdc/st…
RT @ZillianZi: Just booked my tickets to Austin for @texasbookfest!! Check out this crazy author line-up, and come say hi: https://t.co/I8P…
RT @Mexic_Arte: We're extremely excited to be teaming up with @austinfilmfest, @texasbookfest, and @CapMetroATX for 'Super Saturday,’ a day…
RT @PrisOliveras: I'm super excited to join the list of authors presenting at the 2018 Texas Book Festival in Austin! Looking forward to an…
RT @JackieWoodson: This @nationalbook longlist is SO FABULOUS. Very excited for @AcevedoWrites, @StudioJJK, Elizabeth Partridge and all the…
RT @BrazosBookstore: Excited to host Sarah Bird for her new book THE DAUGHTER OF A DAUGHTER OF A QUEEN. TONIGHT at 7pm! - Inspired by Priva…
Excited to see so many fantastic authors on the @nationalbook Awards longlist for Young People's Literature (including 2018 #txbookfest author @StudioJJK!) newyorker.com/books/page-tur…
RT @austinfilmfest: Coming this October - Join us for a full day of culture, arts, literature and activities in the heart of downtown Austi…
We are thrilled to partner with @OlamaieAustin to host @chefedwardlee for an exclusive brunch at 11am Sunday, Oct 28. Tickets are now on sale & include a 3-course brunch featuring recipes from Lee’s cookbooks, including his newest, BUTTERMILK GRAFFITI! texasbookfestival.org/edward-lee-bru… https://t.co/i2Q2byjkwn
Also, @CapMetroATX and @AustinPublicLib want to make sure everyone can join us for Super Saturday! On Oct 27, go to the front desk at any of the 6 participating branch libraries (below) between noon–5PM to get a free #CapMetro Day Pass and Travel Guide! texasbookfestival.org/join-tbf-the-a… https://t.co/hFfJSwVVX5
Texas Book Festival, @austinfilmfest, and @Mexic_Arte's Viva La Vida Festival are joining forces to make Saturday, October 27 the most Super Saturday ever! Join us for a full day of culture, arts, literature and activities in the heart of downtown Austin. texasbookfestival.org/join-tbf-the-a… https://t.co/EvxMMBJfsU
RT @MayaSmart: Y'all. The @texasbookfest author lineup is incredible. Get to Austin October 27th and 28th. Buy a plane ticket. Rent a car.…
RT @LaramieStroud: While at lunch, I spotted two great @texasbookfest Volunteer Co-Chairs marking off Festival grounds in preparation for…
Have you started planning your Festival Weekend yet? Check out some of the authors and books highlighted here in the @dallasnews! dallasnews.com/arts/books/201…
RT @Do512Family: You're invited to Books & Breakfast @HatCreekBurgers (Westlake) on Sept 22nd for a very special story time with author Cat…
It’s a perfect morning to sit by the rainy window and read! Lydia’s #fridayread is this breathtaking collection of animal portraits by @RandalFord—we can’t wait to see him present THE ANIMAL KINGDOM in October at the #txbookfest! What are y’all reading this weekend, Booklovers? https://t.co/ALH1HRqxlA
Check out this gorgeous #Year10 poster for the 2018 @TXTeenBookFest!! The schedule is live today, so you can start planning your best #TTBF yet! twitter.com/TXTeenBookFest…
RT @alkekarlene: They'll be in Austin on October 27, 2018 at the @texasbookfest! twitter.com/penguinkids/st…
We can't wait to welcome @mattdelapena and Christian Robinson to the Festival this October with their new book, CARMELA FULL OF WISHES! twitter.com/mattdelapena/s…
If you don't have a Festival Friends Pass, you can become a Festival Friend right now! Your donation makes a crucial difference in our communities by helping us keep art+culture accessible for readers in Austin. Read the full details on our site! texasbookfestival.org/2018-festival-… https://t.co/AutpjcgK8o
Our Festival Friends Pass sessions are here! Each year, Festival Friends Pass holders enjoy priority access to seating and signing lines for select Festival sessions—our way of thanking our generous friends and donors for their support. texasbookfestival.org/2018-festival-… https://t.co/gDGp3B3a2J
RT @tupress: There's a little less than two months to go until the @texasbookfest! Over 280 authors will be there, including six of our own…
RT @CamillePerri: I'm thrilled to be part of the @texasbookfest this year. Hope to see you in Austin! texasbookfestival.org/2018-festival-…
Check out the Holiday House books instagram today to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of author and illustrator @yuyimorales's 2018 #txbookfest title DREAMERS! instagram.com/holidayhousebk… twitter.com/yuyimorales/st…
Volunteers are a big part of making our Festival come alive and we couldn't do this without you! Take part in an iconic TX event, meet new friends, & get your own TBF shirt. Our volunteer registration is open now—start planning your Festival Weekend today! texasbookfestival.org/volunteer-sign… https://t.co/xCArsPNss7
RT @Do512Family: The @texasbookfest is one of our favorite annual events, and the 2018 festival lineup has just been announced! See if your…
RT @nitanelle: Should have waited until tomorrow to check the @texasbookfest lineup. Now I’m too excited to sleep.
And, if you haven’t gotten a chance yet, take a look at our just-revealed 2018 Festival Lineup—we’ll see y’all in October! texasbookfestival.org/2018-festival-…
We had a wonderful time last night announcing our 2018 Festival Lineup! We’re so grateful to our enthusiastic community for supporting the Fest—we couldn’t do it without y’all. Special thanks to hosts Heather Stallings & John Little, and to @WilliamChrisVin for providing drinks! https://t.co/1ksNkJbbYc
RT @TXTeenBookFest: Still time to show us your favorite #ttbf book cover! https://t.co/X8SmYHupt8
RT @guidetoglo: @NataliaSylv @thismaya @ingrid_rojas_c @jamelbrinkley @DavidOBowles @zafatista @CarrieLFountain @rachelhengqp Making my lis…
 
 
 
 
 
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