TTBF is not just about getting to hear from favorite authors and snagging a few great autographs. (Although, we admit, that’s pretty great.)

We’re also about encouraging our future creators…YOU!

This year we will once again be offering free writing workshops for attendees who register in advance. We’re welcoming back Barrio Writers and Badgerdog for two outstanding writing workshop opportunities, and !

Claim your spot today! Space is limited.

These workshops are open to teens age 13 to 18-years old.

Writing Workshop
Advance registration required.

Saturday, October 12 | 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM
Southwestern University | Olin Building, Room 111

BarrioWriters Workshop RSVP

Teens (13 to 18) will unite for a 50 minute workshop to read, reflect, and write with Festival Author Alex Temblador and BarrioWriters Director Leticia Urieta!  Plus—the BW workshop will end with a TTBF book raffle!

Writing Workshops
Advance registration required.

Zine Making Workshop
Saturday, October 12 | 12:15 AM to 1:10 PM
Southwestern University | Olin Building, Room 110
Join us for a cut-and-paste-pallooza that will empower teen writers to make and circulate their ideas through zines!

World Building Workshop
Saturday, October 12 | 3:30 PM to 4:25 PM
Southwestern University | Olin Building, Room 110
In this workshop, we’ll experiment with some world building exercises and prompts that will allow us to create lush, original worlds.