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 http://austinteenbookfestival.com/ for more information!
Hope to see you there - I will be moderating the Dastardly Daydreamers panel.