2020 Texas Book Festival: October 31 – November 15

We are passing this information on for our friends at the 2020 Texas Book Festival. Please direct questions to bookfest@texasbookfestival.org.

The Texas Teen Book Festival (TTBF) kicked off the 2020 Virtual Texas Book Festival on October 31 and November 1, 2020. The Texas Book Festival is a nonprofit organization that connects authors and readers through year-round, statewide programs that celebrate the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. This year’s virtual event will feature two keynote speakers, Elizabeth Acevedo and Nic Stone, along with numerous panels, a Barrio Writers workshop, the Fifth Annual Costume Contest, and more.

2020 Texas Book Festival Schedule

  • Texas Teen Book Festival – Saturday, October 31 to Sunday, November 1
  • Children’s Programming – Monday, November 2 to Friday, November 6
  • Adult Programming Week – Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 15
  • Lit Crawl Brunch – Sunday, November 8 and November 15
  • Lit Crawl – Saturday, November 7, Friday, November 13, and Saturday, November 14

Here is a direct link to the 2020 Texas Book Festival schedule: https://www.texasbookfestival.org/2020-festival-schedule/

Children’s Virtual Pass

The 2020 Texas Book Festival have created a free Virtual Pass with fun activities and storytimes. The pass is available in English and Spanish, and children are encouraged to complete the Virtual Pass to receive a fun prize. To participate, download and print the Virtual Pass. Complete the Virtual Pass, take a picture, and ask an adult to email it to read@texasbookfestival.org for a fun prize! The deadline to submit the Virtual Pass is November 7, 2020. Here is a direct link to the pass: https://www.texasbookfestival.org/virtual-pass/

Say up to date

The best way for you to stay up to date with every part of our virtual programming is to follow the TBF’s social media accounts as well as their two Crowdcast channels, Texas Book Festival and Texas Book Festival 2. Updates to the schedule and lineup can be found on the Updates Page.

It is important to note that the teen and children’s sessions are pre-recorded and will be free and available anytime during the month of November. Please share this information with your colleagues, friends, and family! What session or sessions are you most excited to attend? Please post in the comments section!

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