Sep 25, 2010

Austin Teen Book Festival - October 2nd

This Saturday, October 2nd, authors and readers will travel to Austin, TX for the 2nd annual Austin Teen Book Festival. The festival is a time where we can celebrate and promote reading by connecting teens to local and award-winning authors. The lineup is fantastic this year! 

Keynote Author: Ellen Hopkins

Panels & Authors:
The Dastardly Daydreamers: Fantasy – Melissa de la Cruz, Kiersten White, Sophie Jordan, Nancy Werlin, & Alexandra Adornetto
The Mustache Twirlers: Evil Machinations – James Dashner, Pam Bachorz, S.A. Bodeen, Catherine Jinks, Ally Carter
The Boundary Breakers: Realistic/Edgy Fiction – Ellen Hopkins, Kenneth Oppel, Susane Colasanti, and Jon Skovron

The festival is FREE and open to everyone! Book People will be selling books - you must buy 1 book from each author to get books signed from home. 

Here are the major details:

WHEN: Saturday, October 2nd, 10 am – 5 pm
WHERE: Westlake High School: 4100 Westbank Dr., Austin, TX 78746  
      *The closest parking will be outside of the Performing Arts Center (PAC) and by the Chap Court (next to the football field)

Please visit for more information!

Hope to see you there - I will be moderating the Dastardly Daydreamers panel.