New Partnerships! New Authors! New Opportunities for Young Writers!

New Authors Announced!We are beyond excited to announce that we have scored FOUR more amazing authors to add to our 2016 #TTBF lineup! So, ready your reading list for an update, and add four more great books to those pre-fest reading goals!

Today we celebrate the addition of

Guadalupe Garcia McCall,
author of Shame the Stars;

Joe Jiménez,
author of Bloodline;

Rene S. Perez II,
author of Seeing Off the Johns;

& Isabel Quintero,
author of the award winning Gabi, A Girl in Pieces
and recipient of the
first annual
Barrio Writers Featured Author Sponsorship,
given this year in partnership with the
Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award!

But wait! That’s not all the great news!

Barrio Writers will also be hosting a writing workshop opportunity at the festival. We will be announcing details and registration opportunities in the near future, so keep an eye out! That info will be coming soon … along with more exciting news about new programming being developed with Red Salmon Arts and Alamo Drafthouse!

Stay tuned for all that and more, including this year’s Texas Throwdown line-up. We’re nowhere close to being finished!

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