The 2019 Texas Book Festival was held from October 26 to October 27 on the State Capitol grounds in Austin, Texas. The festival featured panels, book signings, and discussions with more than 300 nationally and critically recognized authors, as well as a book fair, music performances, and a Saturday night Lit Crawl. Participating authors included poets Lauren Alleyne, Jericho Brown, and Vanessa Angélica Villarreal; fiction writers Kristen Arnett, Jamie Attenberg, John Grisham, and Rion Amilcar Scott; and nonfiction writers Sarah M. Broom, Jaquira Díaz, Saeed Jones, and Tim O’Brien. All events were free and open to the public. Visit the website for more information.
Texas Book Festival, 1023 Springdale Road, Building 14, Unit B, Austin, TX 78721. (512) 477-4055.