TTBF 2019 Keynote Speakers


Author and YouTube sensation
Akilah Hughes
Bestselling, award-winning author
Erika L. Sánchez

“Both Akilah Hughes and Erika L. Sánchez bring wit, humor, and valuable realism to their important stories, and we cannot wait to celebrate their work at the Texas Teen Book Festival.”

—TTBF Program Director Meghan Goel

Hughes and Sánchez will be the opening and closing presenters at our annual Texas Teen Book Festival, which returns for the 11th year on Saturday, October 12, 2019 to our brand new location on the campus of Southwestern University.
They will join 30+ fantastic Young Adult authors for a day packed with panels, author talks, book signings, workshops, contests, and more. We’re already hard at work planning our 11th annual TTBF—stay tuned for more news and updates!

Join us October 12 on Southwestern University campus!

Mark your calendars and RSVP to our Facebook event