Who's coming to the Texas Teen Book Festival?
The Texas Teen Book Festival has released its full schedule, which include keynote authors Akilah Hughes and Erika L. Sánchez. This year the event moves to Southwestern University in Georgetown and will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 12.
Hughes' new book "Obviously: Stories from My Timeline," reflects her story from small-town Kentucky to YouTube star.
Sánchez' novel "I'm Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter," came out in 2017, and reflected her life as the daughter of undocumented parents.
This year in addition to the author signings and book fair, the panels include:
What’s Your Platform: How to Find Your Voice and Make Your Mark
Kill Your Darlings (about murders and mysteries)
Reality Bytes (about books with a serious cyber presence)
Even Stranger Things (about books with a magical feel)
It’s Our World. Now What? (about making your world your own)
Love Me for Who I Am (books about love)
Fierce, Funny, and Fearless (books with great heroines)
This Is Us (books about family dramas)
The Texas Teen Book Fest is a free event and comes a few weeks before the Texas Book Festival at the State Capitol.
Find more at texasteenbookfestival.org.