The Texas Book Festival connects authors and readers through experiences that celebrate the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. #txbookfest
Also, if you haven't had a chance to look over our other 2018 book previews, you can find those here: texasbookfestival.org/books-cant-wai…
Happy Friday, Booklovers! For our final TBF 2018 Book Picks preview, our resident #KidLit nerds Lea and Lydia are looking at some of the amazing picture books coming out this year! Check out some of these great #fridayreads over on our site: texasbookfestival.org/books-cant-wai… https://t.co/FXLCco2yn8
Tomorrow morning (Saturday, January 20) at 11:30am: two #txbookfest authors, Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña and bestselling illustrator Loren Long, present their new picture book LOVE in a special storytime at BookPeople. bookpeople.com/event/matt-de-… https://t.co/Fs4ZG76AZi
RT @nationalbook: We didn't know we wanted it until now. Oscar winner and true icon @Lupita_Nyongo is publishing a children's book. https:/…
Hey Booklovers, making plans for the weekend? If you'll be in Austin, join us at @BookPeople tomorrow night (Friday, January 19) at 7pm as #txbookfest author Helen Thorpe presents her book THE NEWCOMERS. Don't miss! bookpeople.com/event/helen-th… https://t.co/zWrSUBDjT8
Keep Austin Reading! We still have over a month until #AmplifyATX day, but starting now until March 1, you can schedule your Amplify Austin donation ahead of time. Help us inspire Texans of all ages to love reading! amplifyatx.ilivehereigivehere.org/texasbookfesti… https://t.co/jf0fhMfmYR
Only two days left to vote on the 2018 Fresh Ink Fiction Contest theme! Help us inspire young Texas writers and vote for the original story prompt before midnight, Jan 19. Fresh Ink Fiction Contest submissions will open Monday, January 22. texasbookfestival.org/vote-2018-fres…
Still building your 2018 TBR list? We've got @lgmelby's roundup of the 2018 middle grade novels she recommends or can't wait to read! Also don't forget to check out Julie's 2018 picks and Lydia's young adult recommendations over on our blog! texasbookfestival.org/books-cant-wai… https://t.co/hcAgU6Vnik
We're so grateful to both of the Kings for their wisdom and their words, on #MLKDay and every day. twitter.com/wellreadblkgir…
RT @getnicced: This book is my thank you letter to Dr. King. Today as we celebrate his triumphs, let us not forget the fight for justice co…
Thanks to our friends at Austin360 for helping us get the word out! austin360.com/entertainment/…
RT @nationalbook: Kate DiCamillo responded to @mattdelapena's essay from earlier this week, and we're crying all over again. https://t.co/o…
ICYMI: Our Lit Director @JulieWbach and Lit Coordinator @lgmelby have some thoughts (well, lots of thoughts) about exciting books coming out in 2018. Check out their recommendations on our site and kick off your weekend with some new #FridayReads texasbookfestival.org/books-cant-wai…
RT @TSLAC: The Feb. 2 deadline for submitting applications for the @texasbookfest Library Grants is fast approaching! Visit https://t.co/x9…
Happy Friday, y’all! Our literary coordinator @lgmelby has some 2018 YA lit recommendations to kick off your New Years TBR, (and we’re loving this neutral, minimalist #backwardsbooks trend too.) texasbookfestival.org/books-cant-wai… https://t.co/3J0UiBxN0S
 
Just kidding! We like actually being able to see the books we love and want to read. Jokes aside, check out Lydia’s 2018 YA books preview over on our site! texasbookfestival.org/books-cant-wai… https://t.co/L0xRaMc4Oc
RT @coaptowicz: Sweet thanks to @JulieWbach, Literary Director of the @texasbookfest, for including my forthcoming book, HOW TO LOVE THE EM…
RT @ErikaLSanchez: I can now announce that @anoncontent has optioned #IAMNOTYOURPERFECTMEXICANDAUGHTER. Their credits include Mr. Robot, 13…
RT @LuluDelacre: What I love about this festival is its Reading Rocking Stars program which strives to make readers out of kids who have ne…
Want present your new book at the 2018 #txbookfest? Author submissions are now open! Submit your book by June 1 to be considered for the 2018 Festival. You can read the full submission guidelines on our site: texasbookfestival.org/submit-book/
Want to help out and get behind the scenes at the #txbookfest? You can now sign up for the 2018 volunteer mailing list to get updates about volunteer opportunities and insider news! texasbookfestival.org/volunteer/
ICYMI: we're excited to announce the 2018 #txbookfest will take place in and around the Texas State Capitol on October 27-28! We can't wait to see y'all there. texasbookfestival.org/2018-texas-boo… https://t.co/GxCme5kvbk
RT @Brian_Sweany: Calendar marked! This gets better year after year! twitter.com/texasbookfest/…
RT @TXLA: Hooray! Mark your calendars, y'all. #txbookfest twitter.com/texasbookfest/…
Perfect photo of some of our favorite people! Congratulations, @JackieWoodson! twitter.com/LibnOfCongress…
Mark your calendars! We’re thrilled to announce the Texas Book Festival will return for its 23rd year on October 27 & 28, 2018, and will be held once again in and around the Texas State Capitol in downtown Austin. We’ll see you there! #txbookfest https://t.co/Oh8U4Zuq9P
RT @reesekwon: Having heard nothing but wholehearted good about the @texasbookfest, I'm utterly delighted to see its lit director, @JulieWb…
Whether you made a resolution to read more in the new year or plan to keep going as usual, it’s never too early to start building your 2018 TBR list! Check out Julie’s 2018 preview of some books she's read & some she can't wait to read over on our site! texasbookfestival.org/lit-director-d… https://t.co/TN3R36aWr8
RT @angiecthomas: This is slowly but surely becoming the book of my heart. I can’t wait for y’all to meet Bri this summer 😊. #OnTheComeUp h…
Help us inspire young Texas writers! Vote on the 2018 Fresh Ink Fiction Contest theme before January 19. texasbookfestival.org/vote-2018-fres… https://t.co/VZG5K4NYpE
Deadline to submit is February 2! Details and application on our site twitter.com/txla/status/94…
We had a great meeting with the @TexasTribune today to talk about #Tribfest and check out their new space! So fun to see this throwback to our Texas Bookend Award (now called the Texas Writer Award), and now we’re already excited for Tribfest 2018. https://t.co/O7hHBgMkhm
New year, new reads! Get excited for some of the stellar literature coming from our great state this year with this list of 10 recommended reads by our very own @JulieWbach for @AustinMonthly. Happy reading, Booklovers! #fridayreads #newyearnewbooks austinmonthly.com/AM/January-201…
RT @LibnOfCongress: I’m excited to announce that @JackieWoodson Jacqueline Woodson is the 6th National Ambassador for Young People’s Litera…
Happy #throwbackthursday, Booklovers! Exactly two months ago today we kicked off our 2017 #txbookfest, and we still can’t believe how fantastic that Festival Weekend was. Check out our full photo album of festival highlights over on our site! texasbookfestival.org/2017-festival-… https://t.co/yjneM47a3C
“Through [reading] we can be exposed to people and places and ideas we might not otherwise come across or confront in real life.” Thrilled to see award-winning #txbookfest author @JackieWoodson named next National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature! publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/ch…
Austinites: Join us in celebrating the launch of ANOTHER WAY TO SAY ENTER by #txbookfest poet @amejohnston! If you didn't catch her reading at the 2017 Festival, now's your chance to hear this brilliant poet share her work in person. Don't miss! facebook.com/events/8710327…
2017 was such an amazing year for Texas Book Festival, and we can’t thank each of you enough for helping us make this the fantastic year it was for celebrating books and literacy in Texas. We’re looking forward to 2018 with you! https://t.co/dpCB3UVdNS
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, Booklovers, from all of us here at #txbookfest! We hope you have a cheery holiday filled with warm drinks and good books. #happyholidays and #happyreading https://t.co/noY4r8Wpll
RT @Ride_Austin: #TuesdayRoundUp: One of our #RoundUp partners @texasbookfest has perfect holiday recommendations for you and all your book…
Hey Booklovers! Head into the new year looking forward to two fantastic author events with #txbookfest authors @scgwynne (Jan 16), and @kwinklerdawson (Feb 6). For more information and to get your tickets to the Chez Zee Author series, visit their page! eventbrite.com/e/chez-zee-aut… https://t.co/bBmhMkrYQs
Join the #Jolabokaflod & give books this holiday! Need the perfect read for a particular reader? The TBF staff is here to help with a list of some of the books we really loved this year. Check out Claire’s list on our blog! texasbookfestival.org/books-giving-h… https://t.co/5cXrpgxcJO
Join the #Jolabokaflod & give books this holiday! Need the perfect read for a particular reader? The TBF staff is here to help with a list of some of the books we really loved this year. Check out Claire’s list on our blog! #givebooks #giftideas texasbookfestival.org/books-giving-h…
Whether it's a gift for friends, family, or yourself, what could be better than a few books to finish out the year? Today for our holiday book gift recommendations, we have a great list from Caroline, who was one of our fantastic interns this year! texasbookfestival.org/books-giving-c… https://t.co/ug71bsM2Pv
RT @getnicced: Still astonished I get to do this for a living. #grateful bustle.com/p/why-dear-mar…
Looking for one more gift for the #booklover in your life? Make a donation to the Texas Book Festival, and we'll send you or your loved one a signature #txbookfest gift! Donate today to ensure your gift arrives by December 25! texasbookfestival.org/gifts-for-read…
Our holiday book celebration continues as we count down to the end of the year with our lists of books we’re planning to give and hoping to get. Check out Maris’s list of a few of the books she loved and is planning to give this year over on our blog! texasbookfestival.org/books-giving-a… https://t.co/fHee48Ysot
RT @ErikaLSanchez: Holy mother of goat babies. @EW names I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER as one of the best #ya books of 2017. 😳 htt…
Hey Booklovers: giving books for the holidays? There’s no better feeling than giving a book you couldn’t put down to a fellow reader, so this week we're here to help with our picks of books to read and share: check out Lydia’s recommendations on our blog! texasbookfestival.org/books-giving-h… https://t.co/Q4Hq6Qhk5i
Exciting news for Minneapolis!! Big congrats to @stephopitz, we're looking forward to Wordplay in 2019. twitter.com/lithub/status/…
From the 1st version of THE ODYSSEY to be translated by a woman to Bandi's book smuggled out of DPRK: check out @worldlittoday's fantastic list of 75 notable English translations in 2017. What were your favorite translated works from this year? wordswithoutborders.org/book-review/th…
Booklovers all over the world know we don’t have to reside in Iceland (home of the #Jolabokaflod, or roughly “Yule Book Flood”)to understand the joy of giving books you love, so this week the TBF staff will be sharing some of books we're gifting this year! texasbookfestival.org/books-giving-h… https://t.co/ZqiL5dHRhF
RT @javaka_steptoe: "Eighty Years of Caldecott Books programming includes a presentation on Dec.16 by artist and author Javaka Steptoe" ht…
We’re excited to announce we are now accepting applications for our 2018 Texas Library Grants! In 2017, #txbookfest gave over $100,000 in collection enhancements grants to Texas libraries—help us spread the word for 2018! Applications due Feb 2. texasbookfestival.org/library-grants/ https://t.co/a1mgfX0XfQ
RT @Devas_T: Finished my last school visit of 2017! Thank you librarians and book sellers everywhere (especially @TXLA) for your support. L…
RT @thereadingwomen: We are happy to announce that HUNGER by @rgay and PACHINKO by @minjinlee11 have won the 2017 #ReadingWomenAward! Our h…
#TBT to this cute moment when #txbookfest author @mattdelapena shared a secret about MIGUEL Y LA GRAN ARMONÍA/MIGUEL AND THE GRAND HARMONY with an excited reader! Have you seen #CocoTheMovie yet? Is it as beautiful as De La Peña’s book? https://t.co/4np1Whshqa
Exciting news! @Eater names FEED THE RESISTANCE, by award-winning #txbookfest author Julia Turshen, #CookbookoftheYear. We're so happy to see @Turshen's fantastic work recognized! eater.com/cookbooks/2017…
RT @PWKidsBookshelf: Announcing new deals for @xtineMAY, @getnicced, @jeffhenigson + more pwne.ws/2AtVdAI https://t.co/q5mVFzwW6g
When the #Booklover in your life already has enough books (nearly impossible, we know): give a gift, get a gift! Ma… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @monicabrownbks: So happy to see both Frida and her Anmalitos and my Lola Levine series highlighted in this fabulous article! https://…
RT @kelstarly: Reading Rock Stars is such a special program. @ElloEllenOh shared that the welcome we received at Houston schools was one of…
RT @LuluDelacre: It's such a warm feeling to see the faces of Spanish speaking kids light up as I address them in español in the middle of…
RT @PortHoustonES: Thank you @texasbookfest for bringing the Houston Rockstars authors to PHES! @VGarcia_PH @artepublico @rivas_barbara htt…
What a fantastic Reading Rock Stars Houston we’ve had! We brought 7 authors into 4 Title I schools to engage with s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @PortHoustonES: Port Houston students love reading and connecting with the authors of great stories! @artepublico #jorgeargueta @texasbo…
TBF 💙s Houston! For #GivingTuesday we’re raising money for Reading Rock Stars Houston. Give the gift of literacy by… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
And don't forget: we'll thank all donations of $100 or more with a #txbookfest logo tote (perfect for carrying all… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
It's #GivingTuesday, y'all! Today we're raising money for Reading Rock Stars in Houston w/ @BigGiveHouston to help… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
After #BlackFriday & #CyberMonday comes #GivingTuesday, and we’re raising money to support the Festival & our year-… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
"It’s Berwald’s reflections on her own career arc that make this more than just another well-written book of popula… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Don't miss official 2017 #txbookfest poster artist Joel Salcido at @BookPeople tomorrow, presenting his gorgeous ph… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Free cards & coloring pages by #txbookfest author/artist @jonnysun: it's an early holiday surprise! Didn't catch Jo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @cylev: How much do I love #ReadingRockStars @texasbookfest? This much and more. https://t.co/JpPt9CRDWP
RT @BookTV: It's a 4-day BookTV weekend, today features our coverage @texasbookfest @SoFestofBooks @BKBF + @ScottAdamsSays @kilmeade & more…
"Food allows us to understand each other, connect with each other, and care for each other." Fantastic review of… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
"Florida’s tales follow characters dealing with the state’s thin boundaries between the human world and the nature… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
"We are still a land of wide open spaces. As our great and diverse republic passes below me, I take a deep breath,… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @nationalbook: Medina, “This year’s #NBAwards in Young People's Lit goes to Robin Benway @RobinBenway, Far from the Tree.
RT @nationalbook: Youn, “This year’s #NBAwards in Poetry goes to Frank Bidart, Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016.
RT @nationalbook: Giddings: “This year’s #NBAwards in Nonfiction goes to Masha Gessen, The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed…
RT @nationalbook: Woodson: “This year’s #NBAwards in Fiction goes to Jesmyn Ward, Sing, Unburied, Sing.
RT @OffTheShelf: 11 @NationalBook Award-Winning Novels to Read Before You Die offtheshelf.com/2017/11/11-nat… #LouiseErdrich #JamesMcBride #JaimyG…
"More than our own personal favorites, these are the works that rose to the top as titles that should have a spot o… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @Splitsider: Exploring “humamnity” with Jonny Sun splitsider.com/2017/11/explor… https://t.co/paRbFCc8bg
RT @ErikaLSanchez: How is this real life? ❤️#iamnotyourperfectmexicandaughter #kidlit @KnopfBFYR @nationalbook https://t.co/MbyK6VNS5y
Gorgeous essay by @nationalbook Award finalist and #txbookfest author @minjinlee11 on falling in love, breaking tra… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
If you weren't able to catch Min Jin Lee at the 2017 Texas Book Festival, you can still… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
"Every aspect of this recognition is really meaningful.” Huge congrats to #txbookfest author Ladee Hubbard, winner… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Dallas Booklovers! If you haven’t been over to gorgeous new #indiebookstore @interabangbooks, tonight is the time t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Dallas Booklovers! If you haven’t been over to gorgeous new #indiebookstore @interabangbooks, tonight is the time t… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
Tell your Festival story! We love seeing so many great 2017 #txbookfest moments, and want to keep ‘em coming. Post… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
"I think poets often make strong prose writers because we pay obsessive attention to image, rhythm, & sentence stru… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
"It was timely then and timely now." The #NBAwards will be announced November 15: get to know @iamlisako, a… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
"Choose the important over the urgent." The National Book Awards will be announced November 15: get to know… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
RT @dallasnews: 📚 Missed the @texasbookfest? Here are highlights about Tom Hanks, fake news and more at #txbookfest | @ChrisVognar https:/…
RT @KarinaYanGlaser: Thank you @texasbookfest for putting me on the Family Hijinks panel with these amazing people! I had so much fun! #txb…
 
 
 
 
 
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