Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2022 and 2023)

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8 Events Found in Texas

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San Antonio Book Festival San Antonio Book Festival
Central Library and the Majestic Theatre

600 Soledad Street, San Antonio, Texas 


Hosted by: The San Antonio Library Foundation
Date: Saturday, May 21, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Website: San Antonio Book Festival
Phone: 210.225.4728
Email: information@saplf.org

Description:

The Festival is a day-long event that unites readers and writers alike. Author presentations are held indoors while outdoors the Festival grounds are active with book sales, signings, children’s story time and learning projects, family activities, and a technology area. Food trucks offer a variety of eats; special tents feature live music and recipe demonstrations by cookbook authors. The large Festival Marketplace offers a lively setting for booksellers, publishers, literary-minded nonprofits, and local artists and craftmakers.

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Austin African American Book Festival Austin African American Book Festival
George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702, Austin, Texas 


Hosted by: Roz Oliphant
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Time: 10 a.m. to 2.p.m.

Website: Austin African American Book Festival
Email: info@aaabookfest.org

Description:

Now [2021] in its fifteenth year, the Austin African American Book Festival is a community-focused event that invites some of the greatest literary talent of our generation to engage directly with readers to foster creativity, activism, and positive change.

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Book Lovers Con Book Lovers Con
Sonesta Houston Galleria

2222 W Loop S, Houston, Texas 77027


Dates: Thursday, August 11, 2022 to Sunday, August 14, 2022

Website: Book Lovers Con
Email: info@bookloverscon.com
Price: $395

Description:

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Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair

3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75210


Date: Saturday, August 20, 2022
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Website: Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair
Phone: 214-565-9026 ext 311

Description:

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National Black Book Festival National Black Book Festival
Fallbrook Church / Gymnasium

12512 Walters Rd, Houston, Texas 


Hosted by: Cushcity.com
Dates: Thursday, October 20, 2022 to Saturday, October 22, 2022

Website: National Black Book Festival
Phone: 1-800-340-5454
Email: info@nationalblackbookfestival.com

Description:

The National Black Book Festival (NBBF) is an annual event, sponsored by Cushcity.com, the world’s largest African-American retailer online. The event attracts a wide array of authors, publishers, book clubs, libraries and individual readers from the Southwest U.S. and nationwide.

The festival was cofounded by author and entrepreneur Gwen Richardson and her husband Willie Richardson.

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Texas Book Festival Texas Book Festival
State Capitol and surrounding grounds

Dates: Saturday, November 5, 2022 to Sunday, November 6, 2022

Website: Texas Book Festival
Email: bookfest@texasbookfestival.org

Description:

The Texas Book Festival (#TXBOOKFEST) celebrates authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination.

The Texas Book Festival was established in 1995 by Laura Bush, a former librarian and an ardent advocate of literacy. Along with Mary Margaret Farabee, founding co-chair, Mrs. Bush created a task force to plan a book festival to honor Texas authors, promote the joys of reading and serve to benefit the state’s public libraries. The first Festival took place at the Capitol in November 1996.

The signature event has evolved into one of the premier literary events in the country and takes place in and around the State Capitol in Austin, hosting about 250 authors each year. More than 40,000 book lovers of all ages attend the Festival annually, enjoying author readings and presentations, panel discussions, book signings, cooking demonstrations, live music, local food, YA authors, children’s activities, and exhibiting vendors from across the state. While remaining an important showcase for the work of Texas authors, the Texas Book Festival hosts important writers from all over the world and has earned a national reputation for the quality of its programming and its appeal to readers, authors, and publishers alike.

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San Antonio African American Book Festival San Antonio African American Book Festival
Next Door to Carver Library

3310 E. Commerce Street, San Antonio, Texas 78220


Hosted by: The Friends of Carver Library
Date: Saturday, February 25, 2023
Time: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Website: San Antonio African American Book Festival
Phone: 210-685-8400
Email: saaabookfest@gmail.com

Description:

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North Texas Teen Book Festival North Texas Teen Book Festival
Irving Convention Center

500 W. LAS COLINAS BLVD. Irving Texas, 75039, Irving, Texas 


Dates: Friday, March 3, 2023 to Saturday, March 4, 2023

Website: North Texas Teen Book Festival
Email: info@nttbf.org

Description:

The North Texas Teen Book Festival strives to connect our reading community, adding dimension to the reading experience through diverse author panels and dynamic discussions in a safe and fun environment.

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