Stephen Siwinski

Communications Officer

(VIDEO) Texas Author Nikki Loftin's "Wish Girl" Chosen as 2016 Great Read for the National Book Festival

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 • Austin, Texas • News Release

Click video above for a special announcement from Texas Author Nikki Loftin.

Each year the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Texas Center for the Book chooses a work by a Texas Author to represent the Lone Star State at the National Book Festival (sponsored by The Library of Congress) in Washington D.C. as Texas' Great Read.

This year we have chosen "Wish Girl" by Nikki Loftin. The Texas hill country, which serves as the setting for "Wish Girl", is the perfect backdrop to a story of finding friendship in the most unexpected places. For more information on our literacy efforts in Texas visit SHARE this video above on social media  for a chance to win an AUTOGRAPHED COPY of "Wish Girl" signed by the author!