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…

Watch Teen Press Corps Interview Marie Lu!

Teen Press Corps Member Haley Interviews Author Marie Lu by Haley Jústiz, video by Sophia Martinez, BookPeople Teen Press Corps TTBF Keynote speaker Marie Lu is the author of two YA series—Legend and The Young Elites—as well as a new book revolving around a virtual reality game called Warcross. Warcross is a technological rags to riches story about a girl who hacks herself…

Teen Press Corps Interviews Renee Watson!

Teen Press Corps Member Addison Interview Author Renee Watson! by Addison Doherty, BookPeople Teen Press Corps Addison Doherty: Where is your favorite place to write and what makes it your favorite? Renee Watson: I like to write in coffee shops, so I have a few favorites depending on where I’m at, like sometimes I’m in Portland and sometimes I’m in…