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Texas Book Festival 2017

11/4/2017 to 11/5/2017 From 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM



Booth 320-321 (Exhibitor Tent 3, near Colorado and 12th St.)

We're thrilled to once be an exhibitor at the Texas Book Festival! In addition to all-day signings with authors & WLT members at our booth (scroll down), you can join us for the following events: 

Saturday, 3 p.m. - A Toast to Our Book Award Winners & Finalists
WLT Exhibitor Booth

Join us at our booth for a champagne toast to celebrate the 2016 Book Award Winners/Finalists. Full list here.

Saturday, 4 p.m. - "Obsessed with Texas" Panel Discussion
Texas Tent

WLT Executive Director Becka Oliver will moderate a conversation with authors Skip Hollandsworth, Amy Gentry, Michael Hurd, and Owen Egerton about the enduring draw of the Lone Star State and why writing about its unique landscape, complex history, and compelling people never gets old. Let us know you're coming on Facebook!

Sunday, 3 p.m. - Watercolor with the Writers' League!
Children's Activity Tent (Congress near 9th street)

If you have little ones, take them to this fun watercolor activity with author/illustrator Salima Alikhan. Sponsored by our Project WISE program, Salima will lead the children through a hands-on project to make beautiful art that mimics natural phenomena like snow, coral, leaves, and rain. Let us know you're coming on Facebook!

All Weekend - WLT Members Signing and Selling Their Books
WLT Booth


10 a.m.
Lauren Flake & Kathryn Kronenberg (Children’s)

11 a.m.
Melinda Freeland & Maureen Lomo (Women’s Fiction/Romance)

12 p.m.
Jerry Craven & James Garrison (General/Literary Fiction)

1 p.m.
Donna & Stacy Richardson (Children’s)

2 p.m.
Cynthia E. Davis, Ruth Davis, & Monica Shaw (Spirituality + Historical Fiction)


11 a.m.
Jess Hagemann & Bernadette Nason (Memoir/Nonfiction)

12 p.m.
Lynn G. Abrams, R. Rachel Gauna, & JoDee Neathery (Children’s + Literary Fiction)

1 p.m.
Rosa Walston Latimer & Bruce Thatcher (Nonfiction)

2 p.m.
Joe Giordano & Meredith Lee (Mystery/Thriller)