Meet Mary E. Pearson at #TTBF 2018!

Meet Mary E. Pearson at #TTBF 2018!

Attention Mary E. Pearson Fans! We have some news you are going to LOVE thanks to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group! Every person who preorders Mary’s new book Dance of Thieves will receive a special, die-cut bookmark and automatically be entered to win a Grand Prize worth over $1000! The Grand Prize Winner will receive one American Express travel voucher with…

Nic Stone, author of Odd One Out Neal and Jarrod Shusterman, authors of Dry

And, our Keynote Speakers for 2018 are…

This is one of the best days of the year! We’re so excited to announce the keynote speakers at the 2018 Texas Teen Book Festival! Join us on Saturday, October 6 at St. Edward’s University for memorable keynote addresses from Nic Stone and Neal and Jarrod Shusterman! Nic Stone is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Dear…

Seeking 2018 Interns

The Texas Teen Book Festival is offering unpaid internships designed to introduce qualified applicants to editorial, marketing and publicity, and other aspects of nonprofit organizations, and event planning. We are currently seeking a social media intern who will help develop online challenges as well as create content for our social channels. We are also looking for a graph design intern…

TTBF and Delacorte are at it again!

The Fiction Writing Contest is back, and we are now accepting submissions! Our annual contest is generously sponsored by Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children’s books, and it is FREE to enter for Texas teens ages 11 to 18-years old. Three winners will be selected by our contest judges, and each winner will receive a prize of $150,…

Introducing Year 10!

10th Annual Texas Teen Book Festival We are so excited to announce that TTBF 2018 will be Saturday, October 6 at St. Edward’s University! Yes, 10! We can hardly believe it ourselves! Just like the nine years before this, we’ll be giving you an opportunity to meet some of your favorite authors, discover exciting new voices in YA, and get you copies of…