Come & Take It Live
"...Here comes the Texas Teen Book Festival, a day-long feast for the relentlessly ink-hungry among us who revel in the best of what corporate marketing departments like to brand as YA fiction...."
"...The Texas Teen Book Festival turns 10 in 2018, and this annual celebration of young adult lit is marking the milestone with another stellar lineup of YA writers, including New York Times bestselling author Marissa Meyer, debuting Archenemies, the second installment in her superhero series The Renegades Trilogy...."
"...She can tell you how to get to Sesame Street. And she can tell you a lot more about her life pre-PBS when she headlines the 2015 Texas Teen Book Festival..."
"...We may be cracking the triple-digits still, but fall festival season will be here before you know it, and the names are already dropping faster than autumn leaves (once they start to drop, that is). Case in point: the Texas Teen Book Festival, which let fly a full 29 authors who will be coming to the celebration of YA reading on Saturday, Oct..."
"...The Texas Teen Book Festival announced the authors for its ninth celebration of young adult literature. This year's lineup? Thirty-eight authors ranging from "high fantasy to high tech to high drama,” says the TTBF Programming Director Meghan Goel..."
"...22), but Catmull doesn't seem like a person inclined to sit still and accept praise. She is, however, happy and generous enough to speak about how The Radiant Road came to be in advance of her Texas Teen Book Festival appearance on the "With Great Power ..." panel, Sat., Oct..."
"...The Texas Teen Book Festival is always a starry affair, but it's especially so this year with Mindy Kaling as first author. The beloved creator and star of Hulu's The Mindy Project, playwright, and author of the autobiographical Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) and Why Not Me? will open the 2016 fest on Sat., Oct..."
"...Austin is teeming with both authors and enthusiasts of the young-adult genre – tough crowd, for sure – but the third annual Austin Teen Book Festival has assembled a lineup that's sure to impress even the most discerning YA reader...."
"...What event could bring together Gary Hart and John Sununu, Jonathan Lethem and Lemony Snicket, Taye Diggs and Leonard Pitts, Robert Christgau and Jessica Hopper? The Texas Book Festival, natch. And for its 20th edition, the annual lit extravaganza has booked a record 300 authors...."
"...“Both draw well,” he says. His Texas Book Festival entry Saturday, The Monsterator, goes one step beyond...."
"...All events take place on Capitol grounds and are free and open to the public. Check the information booth at 12th and Colorado for program directories and locations of specific panels and readings or access http://www.austin360.com/texasbookfestival...."
"...Included here are more reviews of films screened during the SXSW Film Festival 1998. Additional reviews can be found in last week's issue..."
"...For 21 years now, the Old Settler's Music Festival has marked the arrival of spring to Central Texas as surely as bluebonnets alongside Lady Bird Lake. While other local music festivals continue pushing toward critical mass, Old Settler's has retained its casual, family-oriented appeal while drawing renowned Americana artists from jam bands to traditional bluegrass, folk and blues to jazz and country...."
"..."Two years ago," relates Henry, a former programmer with the Austin-based CinemaTexas Film Festival, "a friend of mine sent me an article from Out magazine. At that time, I wasn't even thinking of doing a documentary, and it just was such an interesting idea that it really intrigued me..."
"...The Western Head Band headlined weekend nights at Soap Creek and the Opera House in Austin, playing festivals like the Kerrville Folk Festival and opening tours. Western Head Music Co..."
"...CHUCK E. WEISS: It didn't hurt this L.A.-based songwriter's rep at last year's SXSW that he was instrumental in bring buddy and peer Tom Waits to the music festival..."
"...Cory Doctorow – co-editor of überblog Boing Boing, author of enough science fiction to make the ghost of Hugo Gernsback twitch, copyfighting cyberactivist and general man-about-the-Internet – is on his way in from the UK to be at this Saturday's jam-packed Texas Teen Book Festival at St. Edward's University..."
"...If you like large gatherings of book lovers, book authors, and books themselves, then October's your month. In only its third year, the Austin Teen Book Festival has fast grown into one of the largest gatherings of its kind in the country..."