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Texas Teen Book Festival announces lineup

10:02 am May. 31, 2016

The Texas Teen Book Festival announced its lineup Tuesday for the Oct. 1 event at St. Edward’s University, and participants include Renee Ahdieh, Sabaa Tahir, Ally Carter, Jeffery Self, Traci Chee and John Corey Whaley.


Youth Fiction Writing Contest entries being accepted

10:47 am Mar. 29, 2016

Entries are being accepted for the 2016 Youth Fiction Writing Contest until July 1, and this year’s theme is “Note to Self.”

The contest is hosted by the Texas Book Festival and the Division of Diversity

Texas Teen Book Fest set for Oct. 1

3:03 pm Jan. 13, 2016

The Texas Teen Book Festival has set its date for 2016: Oct. 1 at St. Edward’s University.

The festival is one of that nation’s largest teen book events, usually attracting more than 4,000 readers. In 2015, 32 authors spoke at the fest.

The festival is a joint project of te Texas Book Festival and BookPeople, with support from St. Edward’s University and Humanities Texas, and in partnership with the Badgerdog writing program.

Texas Teen Book Festival announces lineup

9:55 am Aug. 14, 2015

The Texas Teen Book Festival has announced more than 30 authors who’ll appear at its annual event, which takes place this year on Sept. 26 on the campus of St. Edward’s University.

The keynote speaker is Emmy