About the Festival

St. Edward’s University
3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
The festival is FREE for all ages and open to the public

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Authors & Panels

Check out our 2014 author announcements, exclusive interviews, and 2013 happenings on the blog tab.


You may bring 3 personal copies to sign for every 1 title purchased at the festival. CASH, CHECKS (made out to BookPeople), and CREDIT CARDS will be accepted.


Fostering a community effort to celebrate and promote reading and writing by connecting teens to local and award-winning authors, whose writing spans across genres and interest levels.


Have fun!
Connect teen readers to local and award-winning authors
Encourage interaction between aspiring writers and established authors
Bring together teens who enjoy reading and to encourage struggling readers
Support, promote, and celebrate recreational teen reading
Promote life-long reading

Contact Us

Heather Schubert- Founder/Director – TTBFinfo@gmail.com
Hill Country Middle School, Librarian

Jen Bigheart – Publicity Director – TTBFmedia@gmail.com
Westbank Community Libraries, Librarian

Meghan Goel – Program Director, Author Liason
BookPeople – Exclusive Book Seller & Sponsor
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For volunteer opportunities – TTBFvolunteer@gmail.com
We use Volunteer Spot for volunteer sign up.  Stay tuned for the 2014 TTBF Volunteer Spot link!

For media inquiries and questions – TTBFmedia@gmail.com

For exhibitors, sponsorships, and donations – TTBFinfo@gmail.com

Interested in being an attending author? Submissions for the 2014 Texas Teen Book Festival are now open until June 1, 2014: 
The Texas Teen Book Festival typically presents 30 – 40 authors, from Texas and beyond, whose books are published in 2013 or later, for a teen audience. All authors who are invited to participate will be featured in a panel or a special session; the Festival does not feature authors for book signings only.

Please read all of the following information before submitting a book to the Festival:
To be considered for this year’s Festival, please fill out this online form and have your publicist send us one or two copies of a finished book / galley / ARC, electronic submissions will not be considered.

Send copies of books to:
Hill Country Middle School
Attention: Heather Schubert – Library
1300 Walsh Tarlton Lane
Austin, TX 78746