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  • San Antonio Book Festival - Lilly Gonzalez Named San Antonio Book Festival’s New Executive Director

    Lilly Gonzalez Named San Antonio Book Festival’s New Executive Director

    The San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) marked a new chapter in its seven-year history as it announced its first change in leadership since its founding. Lilly Gonzalez was named executive director, succeeding founding executive director Katy Flato. Gonzalez previously served as the Book Festival’s deputy executive director. She joined the SABF team as communications director…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - Update on the Festival Marketplace

    Update on the Festival Marketplace

    For its upcoming 7th annual event, the Book Festival team is making changes to its outdoor Festival footprint, reducing significantly the number of spots available for exhibitors and vendors. The Festival plans to double the size of the Barnes & Noble tent and adjacent book signing tent previously located on Augusta Street. These plans will…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - Josh McCormack Joins Growing Book Festival Staff

    Josh McCormack Joins Growing Book Festival Staff

    As the San Antonio Book Festival enters its 7th year, changes in staffing reflect the Festival’s recent tremendous growth. Effective Tuesday, September 4, Josh McCormack joins SABF as Communications Coordinator. Josh will be responsible for the Festival’s website, social media accounts, newsletter, media outreach, and promotion, as well as correspondence to Festival authors, moderators, donors, and…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - Now Hiring: Communications Coordinator

    Now Hiring: Communications Coordinator

    We are no longer accepting submissions. We are reviewing applications and will share the news of our hire soon. The San Antonio Book Festival seeks a full-time Communications Coordinator to join the SABF team. SABF celebrates national and local authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination. The free, daylong event…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - San Antonio Book Festival Brings The Moth Back to Majestic Theatre

    San Antonio Book Festival Brings The Moth Back to Majestic Theatre

    The Moth Storytellers Revealed! The popular storytelling showcase, The Moth Mainstage, is returning to the Majestic Theatre on April 6, as part of the 6th annual San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) weekend. The lineup of five talented storytellers will share their take on the theme of the night: “Standoff.” Tickets are available on Ticketmaster and at the…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - Download the NEW Book Festival App

    Download the NEW Book Festival App

    Plan Your Day, Interact, and Connect with Festival Authors Using Our New SABF App Available in the App Store and Google Play The 6th Annual San Antonio Book Festival now has an app! Download it for FREE in Apple’s App Store or Google Play, if you’re an Android user. It’s easy! Search “SABF” or “San…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - 2018 Fiction Contest Winners Announced

    2018 Fiction Contest Winners Announced

    The San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) revealed nine winners from among 119 entries for its annual fiction contest. To commemorate the city’s tricentennial celebration, students in grades 7-12 were asked to put their imaginations to work and write a story on the theme of “MISSION: San Antonio.” They were asked to pick a place that…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - 2018 Author Lineup Revealed

    2018 Author Lineup Revealed

    6th annual Book Festival to bring more than 90 authors to San Antonio The San Antonio Book Festival (SABF) has released its lineup of more than 90 national, regional, and local authors who will appear at the 6th annual Festival, which will take place on Saturday, April 7, from 9 am to 5 pm at…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - Lilly Gonzalez Named Deputy Executive Director

    Lilly Gonzalez Named Deputy Executive Director

    Lilly González has been named Deputy Executive Director of the San Antonio Book Festival, effective January 1, 2018. The Festival’s first full-time employee, Lilly held the role of Communications Director for two years. The promotion marks an important transition for SABF as Festival leadership considers a succession plan for the long-term future. “Lilly has performed…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - 2018 Fiction Contest Open for Submissions

    2018 Fiction Contest Open for Submissions

    UPDATE: Contest deadline has been extended to Monday, January 22! SUBMIT TODAY! SABF launched its annual fiction contest today for students in 7th-12th grades living in Bexar County. This year’s story theme is “Mission: San Antonio” to coincide with the city’s Tricentennial celebrations. Students are asked to create a story of action, mystery, lessons learned,…

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  • San Antonio Book Festival - A Conversation with Stephanie Elizondo Griest

    A Conversation with Stephanie Elizondo Griest

    Author of All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands On Wednesday, September 6, SABF is hosting GET LIT(erary) with Stephanie Elizondo Griest at the Central Library. The conversation will be moderated by Raúl Lomeli-Azoubel, chairman of SABEResPODER. This event is FREE and open to the public. Registration is encouraged. Book sales and signing will…

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