Between the pandemic reducing in-person events, and the ongoing Texas legislative session taking over the Capitol grounds, this year's Texas Book Festival (Oct. 23-31) has had to make some changes. However, today's reveal of the full schedule shows the celebration of literature isn't letting readers down.
Knock knock. Who's there? Oh, only Austin's Moontower Comedy Festival and the internationally recognized Just For Laughs, announcing that they will be hosting a new joint laugh-a-thon, Moontower Just For Laughs Austin, next year.
The Texas Book Festival, one of the largest literary festivals in the country, announced its lineup of more than 200 authors. The fest returns to Austin with a mix of virtual and in-person events over nine days starting on October 23 and is, as always, free and open to the public.
We mean, literally high: Not from having recently enjoyed a bowl or two of, like, dank nugs … but by actually inhabiting a certain excessive physical altitude. Because there’s a new 30,000-square-foot artwork on a Domain NORTHSIDE rooftop.