Attend the 2017 Fest

The Basics

The Texas Teen Book Festival is FREE and open to the public. No, you don’t have to be a teen to attend. We welcome all ages. The Festival will feature nationally and critically recognized authors, writing workshops, and workshops for educators.

Book sales at the Festival support the one-day event. Thank you for your support!


October 7, 2017
8:30am – 6:30pm
St. Edward’s University
3001 S Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78704

Parking is free, even for buses. See our festival map below for the exact locations.

Book Sales & Signings

View the complete list of 2017 books including titles that can be pre-ordered.

You may bring 3 personal books from home to be signed for every 1 book purchased at the festival. Cash, checks (made out to BookPeople), and credit cards will be accepted. Books sales are managed by our partner and proud sponsor BookPeople. All book sales will be in the Alumni Gym and will begin at 8:00am and continue all day.

You can have your books signed by authors during the author signing times taking place in the Signing Tent and Alumni Gym (end of day signing, only). Stay tuned for author signing times.


Download and print the festival map here,


Use our TTBF Fest Google Map here.


Download and print a hi-res festival poster.


View the full schedule including author panels and signings, workshops, and more.


Volunteer slots for teens and adults for Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7 are now open.