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 http://austinteenbookfestival.com/ for more information!

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


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